Tag Archives: Board of Selectmen

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Surplus subject of query

BEACON FALLS — A projected surplus in the Region 16 school budget was at the center of discussions Monday night at the Board of Selectmen meeting. The $39.7 million 2014-15…

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Selectmen OK appraisal of school

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen voted last week to have an appraisal done on Community School in Prospect. The Board of Selectmen awarded a $4,500 contract to Shelton-based…

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Officials focus in on roads to repair

BEACON FALLS — The list of roads town officials are hoping to repair through a bond package has grown to three. In April, the Board of Selectmen discussed a plan…

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Voters OK Beacon Falls town budget

BEACON FALLS — The 2015-16 municipal budget was approved at a town meeting April 29. Voters approved the $6.23 million budget, which is an increase of $36,162 or 0.58 percent…

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Town budget sent to vote

BEACON FALLS — About a dozen people turned out for a public hearing last week on the proposed 2015-16 municipal budget. The budget proposal is $6.23 million, an increase of…

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Selectmen target bond for road work

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen plans to pursue a $2.3 million bond to repair roads in town. Beacon Falls receives $189,000 from the state annually for road repairs,…

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Fund balance eyed for projects

BEACON FALLS — The town has earmarked $850,000 from the general fund balance for capital expenditures. A recent audit showed that as of June 30, 2014 the town’s general fund…

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Memorial fund dwindling

Towns reduces scholarship, to seek donations BEACON FALLS — The town hopes that by giving less it can reach more people. For more than 10 years, the town has given…

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Selectmen put forward spending plan

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen Monday night approved a $6.4 million municipal budget proposal for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The spending plan, which is an increase of $230,270…

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Solar project piques interest

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen voted Monday night to pursue the installation and use of solar energy panels on town-owned property along Lopus Road. Adam Burkitt, the director…