Tag Archives: Board of Selectmen

Selectman pledges town salary to pay off back taxes

BEACON FALLS — Selectman Peter Betkoski has vowed to put the salary he earns from the elected position toward paying off back taxes on his business. Betkoski, a Democrat, made…

Voters approve tax incentive program

BEACON FALLS — The town has a new incentive to help attract businesses. On Monday, voters approved a tax incentive ordinance at a town meeting. About 15 people attended the…

Selectmen set new pay schedule for clerks

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen last week voted unanimously to adopt a new pay schedule for board and commission clerks. The flat rate of $35 for attending a…

Beacon Falls eyes incentives to spur business development

BEACON FALLS — The town is hoping to lure some new businesses into town and help existing ones grow with a tax incentive program. Town officials have proposed an ordinance…

Beacon Falls buys new firetruck

BEACON FALLS — After a few years of searching and two failed attempts at going out to bid, the Board of Selectmen last week approved the purchase of a demo…

Transfers to be voted on at town meeting

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen will seek voter approval at a town meeting to make two transfers from the town’s unassigned fund balance. The town meeting is Feb….

Selectmen eye incentives to lure businesses 

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen is considering instituting a tax incentive policy to attract new businesses to town. A draft policy, which was modeled after policies used by…

Proposal would raise cost of building permits

BEACON FALLS — Building in town may soon cost a little bit more. The Board of Selectmen is considering raising the building permit fees. Currently, the town charges a flat…

All options on the table for firetruck

BEACON FALLS — Beacon Hose Company No. 1 is leaving no stone unturned while looking for a new firetruck. In January, the Board of Selectmen rejected all three bids the…

Selectmen reject firetruck bids again

BEACON FALLS — For the second time, officials have rejected the bids for a new firetruck and are now planning to take a different approach to buying the vehicle. The…