Lois Silver of Morris checks in with Morris Town Clerk Laurie Halloran and Morris Democratic Registrar of Voters Larry Sweeney before voting on the Region 6 Board of Education’s proposed budget on Monday. BZ photo
The Region 6 Board of Education’s proposed budget of $20,571,133 for 2021-22 was approved 47-3 during a district meeting Monday at Wamogo Regional High School.
The approved budget is $332,775, or 1.64 percent, higher than the current budget of $20,238,358, but the assessment on the towns of Warren, Morris and Goshen will remain at $17,307,410 for the fifth consecutive year under the approved budget because of an increase in revenue of $332,775.
The vote breakdown by town was as follows: Morris, 22-0; Goshen, 14-3; and Warren, 11-0.
Goshen’s assessment increases by $92,082, from $8,588,839 to $8,680,921, under the approved budget, which will kick in on July 1. Warren and Morris see decreases in their assessments under the budget, with Warren’s dropping from $3,139,727 to $3,047,847, a decrease of $91,880, and Morris’s dropping from $5,578,853 to $5,578,649, a decrease of $204.