Tag Archives: town council

Prospect budget proposal ready for hearing

PROSPECT — If not for increases in areas related to salaries and insurance, the town’s 2018-19 municipal budget proposal would have decreased spending slightly. Following a series of workshops, the…

Council finds uses for school surplus

PROSPECT — The town will use $191,597 in surplus funds from the Region 16 school budget to purchase a number of items that would’ve otherwise been included in next fiscal…

Supervisors union, town agree to first contract

PROSPECT — The Town Council has approved the first contract for one of the town’s newest union. The supervisors union agreed to a three-year contract with a 3 percent raise…

Council agrees to pay clerk for filling in 

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week agreed to pay Land Use Clerk Roselyn Moffo $100 a week extra for the 13 weeks she filled in as land use inspector…

Fire officials give update on fleet’s status 

PROSPECT — The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department’s Fire Engine 5 is due for replacement in 2019, an expense that promises to top $750,000. Fire Chief William Lauber and Captain John…

Town Council elects Slapikas chairman

PROSPECT — For the first time in a decade, the Town Council has a new chairman. On Nov. 19, the Town Council unanimously elected Republican Jeff Slapikas as chairman. “I…

Candidate profiles: Prospect Town Council (Democrats)

The Citizen’s News asked candidates running for Town Council in Prospect in the Nov. 7 municipal election four questions. The responses from Democratic candidates are below: Name: Theresa Cocchiola-Graveline Age:…

Candidate profiles: Prospect Town Council (Republicans)

The Citizen’s News asked candidates running for Town Council in Prospect in the Nov. 7 municipal election four questions. The responses from Republican candidates are below: Name: Richard L. Blanc…

Candidate profiles: Prospect Town Council (Petitioning)

The Citizen’s News asked candidates running for Town Council in Prospect in the Nov. 7 municipal election four questions. The responses from Petitioning candidates are below: Name: Carl David Cicchetti…

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…