Tag Archives: town council

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…

Town Council approves new ordinances

PROSPECT — The town has two new ordinances. Town Council approved an ordinance banning fracking waste in town and an ordinance that establishes a hearing procedure for citations issued by…

Council takes first blight remediation action

PROSPECT — The town is preparing to remediate blight on private property for the first time since the Anti-Blight Commission formed in early 2015. The Town Council last week voted…

Council to hold hearing on ordinances

PROSPECT — The Town Council will hold a public hearing on two new ordinances and an amendment to an existing ordinance next week. The hearing will take place at 6:30…

Council to hold hearing on ordinances

PROSPECT — An ordinance blocking fracking waste from the town will be considered at a hearing Tuesday. The ordinance, titled “Ordinance Prohibiting Waste Associated with Natural Gas and Oil Extraction,”…

Tax rate drops slightly in Prospect

PROSPECT — The Town Council on Tuesday approved a tax rate of 31 mills for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The tax rate is a decrease of 0.25 mills from the…