Sherman residents have approved a budget. The town budget was approved 416 to 96.
The school portion is flat, while municipal spending is up. That's to anticipate costs from having to pay 100-percent of the Resident State Trooper program.
First Selectman Clay Cope says that cost-shift alone added $45,140 or an increase of 25.6% to that line in the budget.
First Selectman Clay Cope says even though there is a spending increase, property taxes won't go up because of grand list growth and renegotiated bonds resulting in a debt-costs savings.
The Board of Education budget was approved on a vote of 389 to 123. Voters also narrowly approved the Septic Ordinance, 298 to 208.