The question that will appear on the ballot for the September 26, 2017 Referendum is:
“SHALL THE TOWN OF MADISON APPROPRIATE $34,284,000 FOR DEMOLITION OF THE EXISTING RYERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING OF A NEW KINDERGARTEN THROUGH THIRD GRADE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ON THE SAME PARCEL AS THE EXISTING SCHOOL, AND AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS AND NOTES IN AN AMOUNT SUFFICIENT TO FINANCE THE PORTION OF THE APPROPRIATION NOT DEFRAYED FROM GRANTS (AN ANTICIPATED NET PROJECT COST OF BETWEEN $28,584,000 AND $30,284,000)?”
To avoid misunderstandings, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 203-245-5672. No one but Town Clerk Staff should be giving out any information regarding Absentee Ballots. Per State statute, no one is allowed to distribute more than five (5) Applications without registering them with the Town Clerk.
Absentee Ballot APPLICATIONS are AVAILABLE NOW at the Town Clerk’s office or online here: Application
Absentee Ballots will be available FOR PICK UP beginning Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at the Town Clerk’s office 8 Campus Drive. At that time, you can come in and fill out the application and your absentee ballot at the same time.
To obtain an Absentee Ballot:
An Application MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE VOTER OR TAXPAYER prior to issuance of the Ballot. Applications are available online and in the Town Clerk’s Office.
Because the Town Clerk cannot mail ballots for a referendum with less than three weeks notice, the voter must obtain the Ballot IN PERSON at the Town Clerk’s office OR if out of town may designate a third party to pick up their Ballot (see Application). Voter will arrange with designee how to receive your ballot. That designee may be one of the following people:
The Ballot must be returned to the Town Clerk’s office by mail or by the designee before the end of business on voting day, Sept. 26, 2017.
Those who are taxpayers but not registered voters in the Town of Madison may be eligible to vote on the Ryerson Elementary School Referendum.
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