This year’s Annual Town Meeting (ATM) is scheduled for June 21 at the Middle-High School athletic field. The gavel will strike at 6:30 p.m. to call the ATM to order. To encourage all to attend COVID protocols will be in place as an extra safety precaution. While the number of articles has been kept to as few as possible there are still very important decisions that need to be made including the resolution of five citizen petition articles.
Search / 24 results found Showing: 1-10 of 24
Voters attending Saturday’s Annual Town Meeting in Essex are being asked to consider the town’s future. And that future has a clear theme: zoning.
At their meeting set for Monday, on May 3, the Selectmen will review the Annual Town Meeting (ATM) articles and finalize the budget as we enter the final stages of preparation for the ATM, scheduled for June 21st. We will gather once again on the football field to vote on numerous budget articles and a handful of citizen petition articles.
The LIP (Local Initiative Project) negotiations between the Board of Selectmen and SLV, the applicant for an apartment complex at Shingle Hill, have ended without an agreement. At the Board’s public negotiation session on Tuesday, April 6, Mr. Engler of SLV concluded that it was no longer in his best interest to continue the negotiations.
Our Annual Town Meeting, where voters will decide on next year’s municipal budgets, has been delayed until June 21. None-the-less, we are seeing an uptick in discussions about town finances. There are certainly many aspects of a town’s budget. In the end it is the choices voters make that determine how much in taxes is collected and what services these dollars provide.
It is back to the football field for the Annual Town Meeting. The Selectmen plan to vote to officially move the Annual Town Meeting to June 21 at their upcoming meeting on March 1st and to use the football field once again at the high school as the outdoor venue.
This report was presented by Essex Town Administrator Brendhan Zubricki at this week’s Board of Selectmen meeting on February 22nd, and it covers topics of interest for town business from February 6th to February 19th.
This report was presented by Essex Town Administrator Brendhan Zubricki at this week’s Board of Selectmen meeting on August 24th, 2020 and it covers topics of interest for town business from August 8th to August 21st.