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Danbury voters approve $208M educational bond package

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June 7, 2022


Rob Ryser

June 4, 2022

DANBURY — The $208 million borrowing package to meet the city’s surging enrollment passed Tuesday’s referendum.

Local leaders said they’re thrilled with the outcome.

“Today is a great day for the city of Danbury and the future of the Danbury Public Schools,” Mayor Dean Esposito said Tuesday evening, calling the results of the referendum a “win” for the entire city.

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“I am so honored by the overwhelming support that the residents have shown for our children,” he said.

Superintendent Kevin Walston echoed that sentiment, saying he’s “so happy about all of the voters who came out in support of the referendum.”

With about 7 percent voter turnout, the referendum passed with 2,641 votes in favor and 433 against the $208 million educational bond package.

Danbury voters approve $208M educational bond package