A Referendum was held at the Ellington Senior Center on Tuesday, March 1, 2022:
Total Turnout: 853 voters, including 3 absentee - 7.81% turnout
- Windermere Building Project: 630 - 223 in favor
- Athletic Facilities Lighting Project: 533 - 320 in favor
A Special Town Meeting was held on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 7:00 pm at the Ellington High School Auditorium to allow electors and citizens qualified to vote in Town Meetings to consider and discuss resolutions related to two proposed projects: the Windermere Building Project, and the Athletic Facilities Lighting Project.
- The full text of the Windermere Building Project Resolution can be reviewed here.
- The full text of the Athletic Facilities Lighting Project can be reviewed here.
- View the presentation of the Athletic Facilities Lighting Project here.
The resolutions were submitted to the voters as follows:
"SHALL THE TOWN OF ELLINGTON APPROPRIATE $61,640,000 FOR COSTS RELATED TO RENOVATIONS, IMPROVEMENTS, AND ADDITIONS TO WINDERMERE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS AND NOTES TO FINANCE THE PORTION OF THE PROJECT COST NOT PAID FROM GRANTS (AN ESTIMATED NET COST OF $27,515,000)?"
"SHALL THE TOWN OF ELLINGTON APPROPRIATE $3,047,000 FOR COSTS RELATED TO THE ACQUISITION OF, INSTALLATION OF AND IMPROVEMENTS TO LIGHTING AT VARIOUS ATHLETIC FACILITIES OF THE TOWN, AND AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS AND NOTES TO FINANCE THE PORTION OF THE PROJECT COST NOT DEFRAYED BY GRANTS OR OTHER FUNDS?"
For questions related to the proposed Windermere Building Project, please contact Ellington Public Schools at 860-896-2300.
For questions related to the Athletic Facilities Lighting Project, please contact the Department of Public Works at 860-870-3140.
For any other questions, feel free to send us an email and we will be sure that it is answered by the appropriate party.