RUMFORD — Town Clerk Beth Bellegarde said Friday afternoon that the results of Tuesday’s referendum ballot have been deemed official.

The official results are as follows:

* $749,000 for general government, 514-444.

* $650,000 for public safety, 506-450.

* $716,000 for the Police Department, 510-448.

* $625,000 for the Fire Department, 528-431.

* $874,000 for Public Works, 516-441.

* $60,000 for General Assistance, 535-422.

* $358,000 for capital accounts, 531-422.

* $1,276,000 for unclassified accounts, 478-478.

Bellegarde said that all budget votes are considered unofficial until the following day, when they recount the ballots.

“The official vote count was the same as our original count following Tuesday’s vote,” Bellegarde said.

In regard to the tie vote for the unclassified accounts budget, Town Manager Carlo Puiia said that a tie vote counts as a defeated budget and that the selectmen and the Finance Committee would have to “return to the drawing board” at a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Oct. 15 to offer new recommendations.

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