Polls are open for Rutland Town School budget vote
Polls are open until 7 p.m. tonight for residents to vote on the proposed budget for the Rutland Town School District.
The proposed budget of $7,845,300, an increase of $82,385, or 1.1 percent, compared to the current budget of $7,762,915. The proposal would represent a 4-cent drop in the tax rate, from $1.26 to $1.22.
This is Rutland Town’s fourth trip to the polls to vote on the school budget since March. On Town Meeting Day, voters defeated a proposed budget of $8,127,036. Since then, the School Board has cut $281,736 from the budget.
Residents living east of Route 7 will vote at Rutland Town School on Post Road. Residents living west of Route 7 vote at the Town Hall on Route 4.