Thursday, May 7, 2015

RECAP TOWN COUNCIL MEETING – MAY 5TH --- by Larry Fillmore


Sorry this recap is late.  The following is a summary of what took place at Tuesday night’s Town Council meeting:

Under Public Hearings – Both the town and the school presented their budgets.  This was followed by a Public Hearing on each.  There were approximately 50 individuals in attendance.  There were numerous questions ask and for the most part answered.  The bottom line is that the Municipal budget requires a tax increase and the school budget does not.

Under Council Orders, Resolutions, & Ordinances – The following items were approved by a vote of 7-0:

1. Ch. 70 Zoning Map & Sec. 70-531 Table of Land Uses.
2. Ch. 2 Administrative Div. 2 Finance Committee.
3. Proclamation – Municipal Clerk’s Week.
4. Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Application.
5. Tax Acquired Property.
6. Sewer Commitment.

The following items were tabled:

1. Health Insurance.
2. Dental Insurance.

The following items were approved by a vote of 5-2 with Councilors Garrison and Lunt voting no:

1. School Warrant Articles.
2. Additional local contributions to school budget.

This concludes the recap.

Larry Fillmore