Tag Archives: Board of Selectmen

Selectmen approach proposal with caution

BEACON FALLS — Officials are cautiously looking into a way to streamline operations in the land use office. The town’s building inspector, Jim Baldwin, is also a qualified zoning enforcement…

Selectmen OK codification of ordinances, regulations

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen on Monday approved the codification of the town’s ordinances and regulations. The board hired the Rochester, N.Y.-based General Code to provide codification services…

Selectmen hear another option for plant

BEACON FALLS — The town’s ongoing discussions on how to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant continued this week with a new method laid out for officials. Engineer David Prickett, of…

Legal opinion steadfast on proposed ordinance

BEACON FALLS — For the second time in seven months the Board of Selectmen received a legal opinion on a proposed addition to an ordinance. That opinion didn’t change the…

Selectmen get breakdown of streetscape extension

BEACON FALLS — A plan to extend the downtown streetscape to Riverbend Park would cost more than $3 million. Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments Senior Regional Planner Aaron Budris presented…

Selectmen OK health care for Beacon Hose position

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen on Monday approved offering health insurance to Beacon Hose Company No. 1’s administrative assistant position. The administrative assistant is the company’s sole full-time…

Town considering health care for Beacon Hose position

BEACON FALLS — The possibility of providing health insurance for the only full-time position at Beacon Hose Company No. 1 is under consideration by town officials. The administrative assistant is…

Selectmen approve switch to LEDs

BEACON FALLS — The town’s streetlights are set to become more energy efficient. The Board of Selectmen on Monday voted to allow Eversource Energy to replace all the streetlights in…

Consultant presents alternative plan for plant

BEACON FALLS — The town’s wastewater treatment plant is in need of major and expensive upgrades, but officials could opt for an alternative plan. The town has deferred making significant…

Voters OK use of funds for projects

BEACON FALLS — Voters on Monday approved using $146,390 from the town’s excess fund balance to pay for 11 capital projects. The motion was approved, 23-1, at a town meeting,…