Tag Archives: town council

Contract reflects shift in recycling industry

PROSPECT — In the wake of a shift in the recycling industry, the town is now paying to dispose of recyclable materials collected from households. Voters approved a contract between…

Longtime Town Council member steps down

PROSPECT — Douglas Merriman has spent basically half his life in public service — a run that came to an end last week. Merriman, 84, resigned from the Town Council…

Council supports sidewalk project

PROSPECT — Most of the 70 or so people who filled the council chambers at Town Hall Aug. 8 for a hearing on a Route 69 sidewalk project urged the…

Council transfers funds for fuel tank, generator

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week approved two transfers, totaling $118,527, to install a generator and a new oil fuel tank at the Prospect Community Center. The cost of…

Appointment keeps tax collector job in the family

PROSPECT — The Town Council last week unanimously appointed Ann Marie Burr to be the town’s tax collector. Burr, who was the assistant tax collector, has been serving as acting…

Council advances budget to town meeting

PROSPECT — The town’s budget proposal for the 2019-20 fiscal year is now in the hands of the voters. The proposed budget is roughly $9.1 million, which increases town spending…

Council to hold hearing on budget

BUDGET BOX 2018-19 town budget: $8,637,659 2019-20 proposed town budget: $9,121,014 Proposed increase: $483,355 or 5.5 percent Next: The Town Council will hold a hearing on the proposed town budget…

Council to hold hearing on noise ordinance, amendment

PROSPECT — The Town Council will hold a hearing on a noise ordinance and an amendment to an existing ordinance at its March 5 meeting. The noise ordinance had been…

Ordinance, amendment to go to hearing

PROSPECT — Months after discovering the town’s noise ordinance wasn’t enforceable, officials took a step closer to establishing one that is. The Town Council last week approved sending the ordinance…

Town Council eying two properties

PROSPECT — The town is eyeing two pieces of land. The Town Council voted Jan. 15 to spend up to $500 for an appraisal on a piece of property and…