Easton, Redding's Region 9 School District Aims For 1.44% Budget Hike

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A proposed 2014-15 budget for the Region 9 School District would include a 1.4 percent increase.
A proposed 2014-15 budget for the Region 9 School District would include a 1.4 percent increase. Photo Credit: File

EASTON, Conn. -- The Region 9 School District, serving Easton and Redding, has released a proposed 2014-15 budget that would see a 1.4 percent increase in spending, according to the Easton Courier. 

Based on student enrollment, the new budget would mean a tax decrease of 0.036 percent for Redding residents, but a 3.15 percent hike for Easton residents, the Easton Courier reported. 

The plan includes some big-ticket expenditures, including a boiler replacement for $73,418 and repairs to Barlow Drive for $225,000, the Easton Courier said. 

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