Monroe voters have approved the Pepper Street project.
According to a tweet from Monroe Courier, the $5.05 million bond proposal passed 484 to 271.
Our original report follows:
On Tuesday, Feb. 4, Monroe residents will weigh in on whether to approve or deny $5.05 million in bonding for the Pepper Street Improvement Project.
Time & Date: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4
Location: Monroe Senior Center, 235 Cutlers Farm Rd.
The project, if approved, will provide better pavement management and safety improvements for the road and a portion of the Rail Trail, according to a Jan. 14 article on Monroe Patch.
Eighty percent of the project will be funded by the federal government, with the town of Monroe and the state of Connecticut each funding 10 percent.
Councilman Tony Unger said the town would bond for the entire project but would be reimbursed as the project progresses.
What readers are saying
On the Monroe Patch Town Square board, two readers shared their thoughts: