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Transactions the result of ‘human error’

PROSPECT — After months of questioning how certain transactions were made, the Town Council got its answer on Monday — human error. The questions centered on seven transactions totaling about…

Council opts to investigate transactions

PROSPECT — In a split decision, the Town Council last week voted to open an investigation into the treasurer’s office to determine how and why a series of transactions were…

Council OKs public works contract

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week approved a three-year agreement between the town and AFSCME Local 1303-39 Prospect Public Works Union. The contract is retroactive to July 1 and…

Council chairman expresses ‘frustration,’ won’t seek another term

PROSPECT — Citing frustration with not being able to get answers to financial questions, Town Council Chairman Tom Galvin has announced that he will not be running for re-election. Galvin,…

Council sets mill rate

Towns playing guessing game with state revenue PROSPECT — Weeks after the town’s budget was approved, the Town Council on Monday set the mill rate for the 2017-18 fiscal year…

Council deliberates over budget

PROSPECT — The Town Council this week continued fine-tuning the 2017-18 municipal budget proposal. Heading into a budget workshop on Monday night, the proposed spending plan stood at a little…

Council gets to work on budget

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week got its first look at the proposed 2017-18 municipal budget, a plan that would increase town spending by $271,874, or nearly 3.3 percent….

Residents call for cameras

PROSPECT — Officials are looking into the possibility of using security cameras to help keep an eye on the town following a resident’s request. Resident Angelica Ariola came before the…

Council gets update on anti-blight activity

PROSPECT — Nearly 40 cases have been submitted to the Anti-Blight Commission since its inception in 2015. The Town Council adopted a blight ordinance in February 2015. The ordinance defines…

Attorney provides opinion on residency language   

PROSPECT — The directors of public safety, the Recreation Department and the Prospect Public Library don’t have to be town residents, according to Town Attorney John Yarbrough’s interpretation of the…