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Posted on: May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020... Executive Order 7HH Clarification of Executive Order No. 7I, Section 13

Edited vote

 – Mandatory Suspension of In-Person Voting Requirements by Members of the Public on Municipal Budgets. Executive Order No. 7I, Section 13 shall be deemed to require the budget-making authority of every municipality to adopt a budget for the July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 fiscal year and to set a mill rate sufficient, in addition to the other estimated yearly income of such town and in addition to such revenue surplus, if any, as may be appropriated, not only to pay the expenses of the municipality for said fiscal year, but also to absorb the revenue deficit of such town, if any, at the beginning of said fiscal year using the procedures set forth therein, and to suspend any requirement for a vote on such budgets or mill rates by residents, electors, or property owners, including, but not limited to, any vote by annual town meeting or referendum. All conditions precedent to any such adoption, including without limitation, public notices, hearings, or presentations, shall proceed in a manner as closely consistent with the applicable statutes, special acts, town charters, municipal ordinances, resolutions or procedures as possible, and in compliance with the open meeting provisions set forth in Executive Order No. 7B… 

Please continue to frequently check the links and resources posted on our Town Website and Town Facebook for information during this crisis. If you have any questions on Town operations or services, any concerns, or need assistance, please call the Town Hall and the respective department at  860-887-5581. In addition, 211 is our CT State information line which stands ready to help with questions or needs as well. 

“Stay Safe, Stay Home” to limit exposure and risk- this is more imperative than ever. We will get through this together.
Feel free to reach out, we are here to help, 860-887-5581. Our thoughts continue to be with everyone during this time. 

Sincerely, Sandra Allyn-Gauthier First Selectwoman 



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