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School Budget Validation Referendum - Tuesday, July 7th

posted Jun 18, 2015, 6:26 AM by Tody Justice   [ updated Jul 3, 2015, 5:22 AM ]
The Town Clerk's Office will be the only office open on Friday, July 3rd [8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.] to comply with State Election Laws. All other offices will be closed.

Voting will take place in Town Council Chambers at the Scarborough Municipal Building located at 259 US Route One from 7:00
a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2015.

The Absentee Ballot for the School Budget Validation Referendum is as follows:

As of Friday, July 3rd and Monday, July 6th you must have a “Special Circumstance” in order to vote by absentee ballot. You are requested to fill out the ‘Special Circumstance” Application and check the appropriate box that applies: 

Voter must check the applicable box indicating the reason for this after deadline request:
  • I will be absent from my municipality of residence unexpectedly during the entire time the polls are open on election day. 
  • I have a physical disability.
  • I am unable to leave my home or treatment facility due to an incapacity or illness;
  • I am a resident of a coastal island ward or precinct and am unable to travel to the Polls.
I certify, under penalty of law, that the information provided on the application is true.

Detailed information about the school budget may be found on the Scarborough Schools Web site: 


If the referendum vote does not pass on Tuesday, July 7th, another budget meeting must be held at least 10 days after the Validation Referendum Election and another budget must be approved. The revised budget will be submitted to the voters for validation at a third Validation Referendum Election. This process must be repeated until a budget is validated at a referendum election.
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Tody Justice,
Jun 18, 2015, 6:27 AM
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Tody Justice,
Jul 2, 2015, 1:33 PM
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