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Tag Archives: town council

Town, public works union agree to deal

PROSPECT — The town and the union that represents public works employees have agreed on a short-term contract. On Dec. 20, the Town Council approved the contract with Local 130-379…

Council seeks clarity on resident elector requirement

PROSPECT — When voters rejected all the proposed Charter revisions on Election Day, it left more questions than answers regarding one specific section of the Charter. The Charter states, “All…

Council members question mayor’s actions

PROSPECT — The actions of Mayor Robert Chatfield leading up to Election Day did not sit well with several Town Council members. There were five Charter revision questions on the…

Council approves revisions to blight law

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week approved changes to the town’s blight ordinance. The council adopted the blight ordinance in February 2015. The ordinance defines blight, gives the town…

Council approves revised tax relief ordinance

PROSPECT — The Town Council on Tuesday unanimously approved revisions to a local property tax relief ordinance that increase the tax credit and the income requirements under the program. The…

Tax relief ordinance heading back to a hearing

PROSPECT — Officials will go back before the public with a proposal to revise a local property tax relief ordinance that has been slightly tweaked since a hearing in September….

Revisions proposed to blight ordinance

PROSPECT — A public hearing on proposed changes to the town’s blight ordinance is scheduled for Nov. 15. The Town Council approved the blight ordinance in February 2015. The ordinance…

Proposed changes to ordinance under further review

PROSPECT — Officials are going to take another look at proposed changes to a local tax credit ordinance for senior citizens and totally disabled homeowners. The Town Council unanimously voted…

Charter changes heading to the ballot

PROSPECT — The voters will ultimately decide come November whether they want their town clerk, town treasurer and tax collector appointed or elected. The Town Council on Tuesday approved the…

Council to decide fate of Charter changes

PROSPECT — After months of discussion, the Town Council is poised to act on what potential Charter changes will go to the voters. The council will vote at its Aug….