SAD 61 budget passes in all four towns

By a 505 to 245 vote, the SAD 61 school budget passed the four-town validation vote Tuesday.

The measure, which included a $10,000 addition made at the district budget meeting aimed to assist “pay-to-play” sports at the middle and high school levels, passed muster in each town. The vote on the $28.5 million budget, which represents about a 2.3% increase, went as follows:

Bridgton — 133 Yes, 67 No

Casco — 73 Yes, 34 No

Naples — 216 Yes, 99 No

Sebago — 83 Yes, 45 No

Voters also agreed to allow SAD 61 to seek up to a $135,824 loan through the Maine Drinking Water Program to add storage capacity and a water treatment system at Songo Locks Elementary School. The vote went as follows:

Bridgton — 150 Yes, 50 No

Casco — 81 Yes, 28 No

Naples — 229 Yes, 89 No

Sebago — 80 Yes, 49 No

Total — 540 Yes, 216 No

 

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