Tag Archives: town council


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…


Ordinance would offer seniors tax credit

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week approved sending a proposed ordinance that would provide property tax credits to senior citizens and totally disabled homeowners to a public hearing. The…


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….


Council goes through revisions

PROSPECT — The Town Council Tuesday night made its feelings clear on all of the proposed Charter revisions, save one. Officials in the midst of reviewing potential changes to the…


Council holding hearing on Charter revisions

PROSPECT — The public will get another chance this week to speak on proposed Charter revisions. The Town Council will host a public hearing Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Town…


Council sets mill rate for 2016-17

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week set the mill rate for the 2016-17 fiscal year at 29.91 mills. The mill rate is the amount of taxes payable on the…


Council, commission review proposed revisions

PROSPECT — Potential revisions to the town charter were at the center of discussions again last week during a joint meeting of the Town Council and Charter Revision Commission. Officials…


Council sends budget to a vote

PROSPECT — The Town Council Tuesday night approved a proposed $8.27 million municipal budget that will now go to a vote at a town meeting. The 2016-17 spending plan is…


Budget almost ready for hearing

PROSPECT — The Town Council is getting ready to bring its budget proposal to the public. A public hearing on the 2016-17 municipal budget is set for April 19 at…