Tag Archives: Board of Selectmen

Grant writer a first for Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen on Monday approved hiring Thomas Sobocinski to be the town’s first grant writer. The position was created in this year’s budget, and officials…

Expenditure for capital projects voted down

BEACON FALLS — Voters turned out in force for a town meeting last week and soundly rejected using surplus funds for four capital projects. Officials sought approval to use $127,000…

Issues surface again on private road

BEACON FALLS — Twenty months after a judge ruled the town has to maintain aspects of a private road, residents of the road came before the Board of Selectmen seeking…

Survey to gauge interest in building project 

BEACON FALLS — Officials want to know whether residents want a new library and community center. The town bought the house and land at 35 Wolfe Ave. — known locally…

Selectmen fill finance board vacancy  

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen on Monday appointed Steve Leeper to the Board of Finance. Leeper is filling the unexpired term of Joe Dowdell, who is facing criminal…

Officials shave town spending

Editor’s note: The date of the budget referendum was changed to June 20 after Monday’s meeting. The story has been updated to reflect the change. BEACON FALLS — After combing…

Resolutions will reallocate bonded funds

BEACON FALLS — Officials want to use money left over from a 2016 bond to buy a police car and a Ford F-550. The Board of Selectmen on Monday approved…

Selectmen approach proposal with caution

BEACON FALLS — Officials are cautiously looking into a way to streamline operations in the land use office. The town’s building inspector, Jim Baldwin, is also a qualified zoning enforcement…

Selectmen OK codification of ordinances, regulations

BEACON FALLS — The Board of Selectmen on Monday approved the codification of the town’s ordinances and regulations. The board hired the Rochester, N.Y.-based General Code to provide codification services…

Selectmen hear another option for plant

BEACON FALLS — The town’s ongoing discussions on how to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant continued this week with a new method laid out for officials. Engineer David Prickett, of…