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Budget 2013-2014


2013-2014 RSU5 Budget



June 11th Election Results

Freeport High School Renovation Failed
Yes votes 2028
No votes 2202  
Fails by 174

Breakdown by Town
Pownal: Yes 118 -  No 472
Durham: Yes 287 - No 828
Freeport: Yes 1623 - No 902

FY'14 Budget Passed  
Yes votes 2414  
No votes 1716  
Passes by 698

Breakdown by Town
Pownal: Yes 182 - No 395
Durham: Yes 399 - No 701
Freeport: Yes 1833 - No 620

Question to Continue the Budget Validation Referendum
Yes votes 2624
No 1450
Passes by 1174 to keep a Budget Validation Referendum

Breakdown by Town
Pownal: Yes 364 - No 215
Durham:  Yes 651 - No 444
Freeport: Yes 1609 - No 791


May 23, 2013 - Information as a result of the May 22nd Annual Budget Meeting

Please attend the Annual Budget Meeting - 6:30p.m. on May 22nd at Freeport High School for the purpose of preparing a citizen-supported school budget to send to a referendum vote on June 11th.  

Documents for the Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Annual Budget Meeting

The Board of Directors adopted the 2013-2014 Budget at their meeting on May 8, 2013



The next two steps in the budget adoption process are as follows:
The Annual Budget Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at Freeport High School.  At this meeting, registered voters will have the opportunity to modify and ultimately adopt a final budget to send to a referendum vote by all three towns on June 11, 2013.  Absentee ballots will be available at each town office after the May 22nd meeting.  Please participate in the process and let us know your expectations and aspirations regarding the future course of our schools.

Budget Documents from the May 8, 2013 Board Meeting

Budget Documents from the March 26, 2013 Board Meeting


January 24, 2013
Budget Priorities for 2013-2014
At their Board meeting on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, the Board established their budget priorities to guide the development of our budget. The budget priorities can be found here and we encourage you to provide input electronically at  Your input will be distributed to all Board members and help us gain a better understand your priorities.

Budget Priorities

October 10, 2012
A series of workshops leading up to the December adoption of budget priorities by the Board are scheduled for October 10th on Energy Efficiencies and Capital Planning; November 14th on Use of Technology; and December 12th on Current and Projected Enrollments.

12/12/12 Current and Projected Enrollments

11/14/12 Board Presentation on Technology Presentation

10/10/12 Board Presentation on Energy Efficiencies and Capital Planning

 When viewing the 20 Year Capital Plan please zoom out to see the complete document.