Budget referendum vote June 18

RSU 40 calls emergency meeting

By Beth A. Birmingham | May 29, 2014
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham

Union — Regional School Unit 40 held an emergency Board of Directors meeting May 29 to address incorrect numbers approved in Article 13 at the May 27 district budget meeting.

Article 13 deals with the town assessment and breakdown of the RSU 40 budget.

The board met to cancel the Budget Validation Referendum currently in place for Tuesday, June 10.

The board also approved warrants for Corrective Budget Meeting for Article 13 on Thursday, June 12 at Medomak Valley High School gymnasium at 7 p.m., and warrants for a new Budget Validation Referendum on Wednesday, June 18.

Polls will be open as follows: Friendship, town office, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Union, town office, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Waldoboro, town office, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Warren, town office, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Washington, Gibbs Library, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The chart below explains the variances discussed.

RSU 40 serves the towns of Friendship, Union, Waldoboro, Warren and Washington.

Courier Publications reporter Beth A. Birmingham can be reached at 594-4401 ext. 125 or via email at bbirmingham@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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Beth Birmingham
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Beth rejoined Courier Publications' news staff in February 2013. She previously worked at The Courier-Gazette from 1981 to 1990.

Her coverage area includes Warren, Union, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington and RSU40.

Beth has a passion for photography, and a degree from the University of Maine at Augusta, in affiliation with the Maine Photographic Workshop in Rockport.

Aside from photography, Beth enjoys working out, ocean therapy sessions and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 16.

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