Maine School Administrative District #1

Presque Isle • Mapleton • Chapman • Castle Hill • Westfield

Education in MSAD #1 will empower students to reach their potential as critical thinkers, problem solvers and effective communicators.

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BUDGET REFERENDUM VOTETuesday, JUNE 22, 2021

Polls will be open as follows:

Presque Isle        7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.          Presque Isle Rec Center

Mapleton           8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.          Mapleton Fire Station

Chapman            10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.      Chapman Ridge Runners

                                                                        Snowmobile Club

Castle Hill             10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.     Castle Hill Grange Hall

Westfield              3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.       Westfield Town Office

Highlights

  • NO CHANGE in total local taxes with slight changes by municipality based on valuations for the third consecutive year
  • Additional state aid of $200,513
  • Total budget of $26,500,704, an increase of $596,862 (2.3%)
  • Availability of $481,043 in cash balance due to reduced expenses in several categories during the current year.
  • Position eliminations of 1 teaching position, 1 library technician position, 1 secretarial position.
  • Added Librarian position at PIHS, 2 Special Education Educational Technicians
  • Existing employment agreements are in the budget, however, some agreements are still pending

Proposed Schedule

May 12, 2021@ 5:30 pmBudget Workshop
May 19, 2021 @ 5:30 pmBoard Meeting
Approval of Budget and Warrant Articles
June 9, 2021@ 5:30pmRegular Board Meeting
June 9, 2021@ 7:00pmDistrict Budget Meeting
June 22, 2021Budget Validation Referendum