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Oct 11

October 11, 2013

Posted on October 11, 2013 at 3:12 PM by Terri Oswin

Municipal offices will be closed on Monday, October 14th, in recognition of Columbus Day.

A reminder that next Wednesday, October 16th, is the Special election for US Senate.  Polls are open from 6am-8pm.  Don’t forget to vote!

There are two volunteer interviews scheduled (6:30pm and 6:45pm respectively) on Monday, October 28th, and our next Town Council meeting will follow at 7:00pm.  An Executive Session will occur after same.


Morris Lake was 19 inches below the top of the spillway on 10.7.13.

The Planning Board will review the Area in Need of Redevelopment Study for McGuire Chevrolet and Surrounding Parcels at their October 23rd meeting.

I have created a Quality of Life working group to meet at least monthly to discuss issues that relate to Police, Code Enforcement/Property Maintenance, and Public Works.  Gina Thomas, our Marketing Consultant, will assist in providing feedback from businesses and merchants alike so that we may foster quicker resolution to any concerns.

I have released my annual budget message to my department heads.  Budget submittals are due by October 25th

Our marketing event on Monday evening was very successful.  A lot of positive feedback was received on the improvements we have made, and continue to make, in the commercial district and throughout the Town.

Tom Kosten and Cory Stoner will be ready to discuss various options for the Fire Museum at the October 28th Council meeting.

The BID feasibility analysis report will be discussed at the November 25th Council meeting.

Stay safe and have a great weekend!