Residents vote on budget today

Plainville residents have until 8 p.m. to vote on the budget recommendations by the Town Council and also the Board of Education for the next fiscal year. Voting is taking place at the Plainville Fire House, 77 West Main St. The council’s budget, including Debt Service, totals a little over $21.2 million or a 1.6 percent increase on the current year’s budget.The board’s $33.3 proposed budget would be an increase of a little over $326,000, and would be paying for things like curriculum upgrades, a new health teacher at the middle school, two elementary literacy teachers, a new math program for grades seven and eight, a technology replacement plan, additional security at Plainville High School, instrumental music in fourth grade, a college and career readiness center at the high school, and one new technology support staff member which would be split with the town.
Residents will vote on the budgets separately.

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