Voters in Warren, Morris and Goshen likely made history on Monday when they unanimously approved the Region 6 Board of Education’s proposed budget of $19,905,863 for 2019-20.
Approval was granted in a district meeting held at Wamogo Regional High School’s James M. Eisenhaure Auditorium.
The vote in favor of the spending plan was 94-0. There were 43 voters from Morris, 36 from Goshen and 15 from Warren. It is believed to be the first time a proposed district education budget was approved without at least one dissenting vote.
The new budget is $412,612, or 2.1 percent, higher than the current budget of $19,393,251.
Goshen’s share of the budget is $8,035,586, an increase of $37,844, Morris’s is $5,975,180, a decrease of $155,581, and Warren’s is $3,296,651, an increase of $117,737. The assessments are based on the number of students each town had enrolled in district schools on Oct. 1, 2018.