This Week's Meetings: $55 Million Budget Adoption, New Rules At WPCA, 'Senior Safety Zones'

Myriad Municipal Meetings With Packed Agendas


The real full first week of June brings a plethora of municipal meetings with full agendas and opportunity for the public to weigh in on the issues.

Today both the Water Pollution Control Authority and the Board of Education meet.  

The WPCA will meet twice in Town Council Chambers in Town Hall – with a special meeting slated for 6 p.m. to discuss updating WPCA rules and procedure and employee policy language and a 7 p.m. regular meeting with a full agenda including reports, talks of a sub-committee for a solar project and citizen comments, the latter limited to three minutes per citizen.

The BOE 4:30 p.m. meeting will likely end up as an executive session given the single agenda item is a “confidential hearing of a student matter.”  It may or may not be related to the

Tuesday, June 5, the Town Council Special Meeting is slated for 6 p.m. at the Montville High school auditorium; a large venue required given the two-item agenda is comprised of adopting the $11.8 million five-year capital improvement plan and the $55,718,440 town budget. The 2012-2013 spending plan, if adopted, will set the mill rate at 29.36. Public comments are limited to three minutes.

Wednesday June 6, the Zoning Board of Appeals meets with at least one agenda item that might draw public comment. Slated for 7 p.m. in Council Chambers, the ZBA will hold a public hearing on a request for a certificate of location approval for a used car lot and shop for 904 Norwich-New London Turnpike in Montville.

Three meetings are scheduled for Thursday, June 7.

At 10 a.m. the Commission on Aging will meet at the Montville Senior Center, 12 Maple Ave. Among other agenda items, the Commission will hear a report from center director Kathleen Doherty-Peck and an update on Senior Safety Zones.

At 6 p.m., the Inland Wetlands Commission has a site walk slated at 316 Chapel Hill Road, Oakdale, the potential location for a 32-lot subdivision.

And finally, for the week, the Board of Education called a just-in-case meeting; 5 p.m. in the Superintendent’s Conference Room at Montville High School with a single agenda: to discuss possible changes on the 2012-2013 budget.


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