Tag: Town Council

Council passes trash ordinance

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A new trash pick-up ordinance was passed with a 6-2 vote by the Town Council on Oct. 11 following a public hearing.  The number of people that spoke against the ordinance significantly outnumbered those speaking for it, however, the motion passed…

Editorial: Quickly…A show of hands

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Once again, we were disappointed by the Town Council and their knee jerk reactions. On Monday, they voted, 7-2, to suspend all rules of procedure outlined in the Charter before making a unanimous vote to rename the municipal center in…

Town sets tax rate at 29.64 mills

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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Board of Finance (BOF) set a new tax rate for Southington last week, of 29.64 mills. The mill rate was approved unanimously by the BOF on May 11, after the Town Council approved the town’s 2016-2017…

Town Council selects final chip seal option

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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Town Council voted to approve a pavement surface treatment project on March 28, selecting a chip seal for repairing residential roads. After testing three different types of chip seal at various locations around town, Town Manager…