Updated May 25, 2021
On Monday, May 10, 2021 the Town Council voted unanimously in favor of approving both the Municipal General Fund Fiscal Year 2022 expenditure budget in the amount of $16, 857,021, not including overlay, and the Cape Elizabeth School Department's Fiscal Year 2022 expenditure budget in the amount of $29,857,097. After a recent adjustment in state revenue sharing which added an additional $200,000, the total net to taxes to be raised is $35,893,477. The total tax rate rate (combining municipal, county assessment, school department) is $20.49; a 2.86 percent increase.
The school budget will go to a referendum on Tuesday, June 8 for citizen validation. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Cape Elizabeth High School.
Absentee ballot applications are available now.
Registered voters may request an absentee ballot to be mailed by one of the following methods:
Accessible Absentee Ballot
An accessible absentee ballot is now available for the June 8, 2021 School Budget Validation Referendum Election. For those voters with disabilities who prefer to vote absentee, an accessible electronic ballot is available for voters to vote independently at home using screenreader technology.
The accessible ballot is intended for voters with print disabilities, which may include vision impairment or blindness, physical dexterity limitations, learning disabilities or cognitive impairment, all of which prevent the individual from independently marking a paper ballot.
Registered voters may request an Accessible Absentee Ballot by one of the following methods. The Online Request Form and Application are available until 4:00 p.m. Thursday, June 3, 2021.
After June 3, voters requesting an Accessible Absentee Ballot may do so by contacting the Town Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org until 4:00 p.m. Election Day. Completed ballots must be received by the Town Clerk by 8:00 p.m. Election Day.
P.O. Box 6260
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
Phone - 207-799-7665 / Fax - 207-799-7141
Below is a Specimen Ballot. Click Specimen Ballot June 8 2021.pdf :