Arlington approves budgetsMarch 05,2014ARLINGTON — Voters in Arlington approved the town budget of $1,258,815 from the floor Monday night, according to Town Clerk Robin Wilcox.
By Australian ballot Tuesday, nine other questions were approved, increasing the budget by an additional $119,000 for things like sidewalks, town vehicles and an audit. All agency appropriations were also approved.
The school budget of $6,591,225 was approved 284-114. Kevin Smith defeated Glen Gross, 209-128, for a two-year seat on the School Board. There was no incumbent in the race.
All items on the school ballot were passed, including a question asking for approval to reduce all two-year terms on the School Board to one-year terms.
Both the town and school asked voters if they could notify residents with postcards about the availability of future annual reports. In both cases, voters gave their approval.MORE IN This Just InWASHINGTON — Two senior Islamic State group leaders were killed in U.S. Full Story
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