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Southington benefits from CCM budget conference

May 18, 2016
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Connecticut Conference of Municipalities
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Southington officials joined 70 members of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) at a conference on May 10 to discuss the state budget. The conference preceded a May 12 special session of the Connecticut General Assembly and focused on helping municipalities across the state navigate budget cuts. Town Manager Garry Brumback and…

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Town Manager seeks executive secretary

April 27, 2016
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Town of Southington

The Town of Southington is currently seeking an executive secretary for Town Manager Garry Brumback. According to the job posting, the ideal candidate will be able to perform “a variety of highly skilled secretarial and administrative support to the town manager.” The position is open to the public until Friday, May 6. The executive secretary…

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Disabled veterans to receive property tax exemption

October 2, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The Town Council recently voted unanimously for a property tax exemption for 100 percent disabled veterans. Town Manager Garry Brumback suggested that fully disabled veterans be exempt from property taxes during his report and the council shared his support. Brumback said that the tax exemption would not cause a significant…

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Town officials approve max reward for the Berlin Avenue vandal

September 26, 2014
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Town officials approve max reward for the Berlin Avenue vandal

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The Town Council recently voted unanimously to offer $200, the maximum reward, for information leading to a conviction of the vandal responsible for the recent tagging of the newly paved Berlin Avenue. The maximum reward for information is typically $200, but Town Manager Garry Brumback increased the amount to $1,000,…

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Brumback seeks 4.85 percent increase in his budget proposal

February 27, 2014
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Town Manager Garry Brumback has submitted a budget proposal of $51,536,722 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-2015.The proposal is a 4.85 percent increase over the current budget of $45,081,001. “We believe this budget strikes at our need to maintain our infrastructure and establish programs to make sure we stay current with…

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Southington is running low on road salt

February 19, 2014
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Southington was not among the municipalities that were able to secure road salt from the state, thanks to a relief package proposed by Governor Dannel Malloy. Though the town was able to acquire some road salt from a backup contractor, there could be issues if the town does not receive more. “We are expecting more…

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Southington Grand List increases by 1.13 percent

February 7, 2014
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Southington’s 2013 Grand List has increased overall by 1.13 percent to $3,773,777,166, according to the town’s Department of Assessors. The Grand List, which comes out every year, measures the net assessment for property in the community in three areas, including real estate, motor vehicle and personal property. In 2012, the…

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The sharing of services; School board and town to work together

December 27, 2013
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer The Southington Board of Education recently announced plans to partner with the town in the sharing of services, including technology, human resources and finance as well as purchasing. During a recent Board of Education meeting, Southington School Supt. Dr. Joseph Erardi said the planning phase about sharing services started in…

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Officials reflect on last fiscal year

August 16, 2013
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By Lissa Capobianco Staff Writer Fiscal year 2013 ended in a surplus for the town’s budget, reported Town Manager Garry Brumback. Brumback said the town had a little more than $600K in expenditures and a similar amount of surplus in revenues. “We budgeted under a certain set of assumptions that the state was not going…

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Management change permanent; Town manager to keep authority over Calendar House

June 12, 2013
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By Rob Glidden Staff Writer The Town Council made a permanent change to how the Calendar House senior center will be managed after a test period yielded mostly positive feedback from members. Last year, the council’s ordinance subcommittee made a proposal to give the Town Manager more direct authority over the senior center. In the…

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