CUMBERLAND — By a 2-1 margin Tuesday, School Administrative District 51 voters approved a $35 million budget for next year.
Cumberland voters elected former Town Councilor Mike Perfetti to the SAD 51 Board of Directors.
The budget passed in Cumberland, 620-327, and in North Yarmouth, 933-373, according to unofficial results.
Thanking voters from both towns in a message Tuesday night, SAD 51 Superintendent Jeff Porter wrote that the budget “balances the needs of our students with the ability of our community to support our high-performing school district.”
Perfetti won the one contested seat on the SAD 51 Board of Directors, defeating Pete Wilson 523-322.
“I’m excited, I’m honored, and I’m looking forward to serving,” Perfetti said Tuesday night.