Voters in the six communities that send their students to Regional School Unit 13 schools will decide on a 2 percent increase at a regional budget meeting Tuesday, May 28.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at Oceanside High School East in Rockland. The budget will then be ratified at the polls Tuesday, June 11.

From the $27 million budget, $22.8 million will come from taxpayers of Rockland, Thomaston, Cushing, St. George, South Thomaston and Owls Head.

The breakdown, by town, is as follows:

  • Rockland, $7,516,314, up 3.78 percent ($283,936)
  • St. George, $4,150,024, down 1.38 percent ($57,191)
  • Thomaston, $3,227,926, up 1.48 percent ($47,684)
  • Cushing, $2,553,598, up 2.48 percent ($63,301)
  • South Thomaston, $2,509,433, up 1.01 percent ($25,386)
  • Owls Head, $2,388,400, up 5.82 percent ($139,000)