Wilton's Mill Rate for FY 2013 set at 21.05

Twelve percent of the eligible voting populace came out to vote

FY 2013 passed, setting for next year at 21.0555 mills.

1,341 out of 11,121, or 12 percent, of eligible voters turned out to vote this year, with 800 persons voting to approve the budget, 515 against the budget, and just 10 people that believed the FY 2013 budget of $144 million was too low.

voting results are as follows:

  • Road repair: 877 for, 465 against.
  • New engine 4 tanker truck: 965 for, 371 against
  • New roof and generator for the : 850 for, 482 against.
  • repair/renovations: 702 for, 641 against.
  • Multiple renovations and repairs for: 843 for, 490 against.


What do you think? Tell us in the comments below. 

Duck Hook May 08, 2012 at 07:20 PM
EMR - You are a grinch, who sees the glass half empty. Put on your smile and take a walk through our great town. Or hop in your car and drive away - but you lost ! Deal with it and in quiet !!
EMR May 08, 2012 at 08:23 PM
Little Miss Duck Hook, allow me to guess where taxpayers money is going to purchase the supplies necessary to renovate our lovely pumpkin patch farm...Ring's end pray tell? also, who's "friends" of Ambler Farm are going to be engaged in this project that should have been funded privately rather than out of taxpayer's pockets???
Duck Hook May 09, 2012 at 01:04 PM
Don't know if supplies are purchased from Rings End or even if maybe some are even donated by them, but I guess i have to ask - are you against Ring's End ? A thriving business in Wilton that pays taxes to the Wilton coffers !! Lots of helpful employees ready and willing to serve. And support their families by doing so. Many families of which live and spend in Wilton. Are you against any other Wilton businesses too ? Should we all be buying everything in Bridgeport to support that city's economy ?? You speak out of so many sides of your mouth we all can't keep track which dribble to follow. So how about ... just be quiet. Confucious or some other deep thinker once said ... "it is better to keep your mouth closed and be thought a fool then to open it and REMOVE ALL DOUBT !!"
EMR May 09, 2012 at 04:10 PM
Little Miss Duck Hook, Do you have a copy of the Request For Proposal or bid request that Ambler Farm is sending out for supplies and work orders due to the result of our taxpayer handout?
Sarah Cusati May 14, 2012 at 11:54 PM
Many people don't vote, because they know their vote will not count. All over this country peoples votes have been destroyed, are took away from them. Only the rich and the powerful will decide what will happen, and who will be voted into any office in this country.This is America. Which is now, more like a 'Third World Country', to millions of its citizens.


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