Letter: Courage in Leadership

To the Editor:

Citizens who attended the Feb. 19 Board of Selectman meeting were treated to an act of courage we rarely witness in our leaders. Selectwoman Kristi Sogofsky suggested that the BOS withdraw a decision they made last summer and bring the issue to our legislative body, Continue reading “Letter: Courage in Leadership”

Body Cameras for the Easton Police Department

Plans are being made for the Easton Police Department to acquire body cameras in order to be in compliance with the state’s new police accountability law. The law requires each member of the department to wear a camera at all times while on duty. Department vehicles must also have Continue reading “Body Cameras for the Easton Police Department”

Tax Relief for the Elderly Committee to Review Existing Ordinance

A Tax Relief for the Elderly Committee has recently been formed by the Board of Selectmen to review the ordinance that governs the town’s program for property tax relief for Easton residents who are 65 years old or older and meet other eligibility requirements. 

The committee is Continue reading “Tax Relief for the Elderly Committee to Review Existing Ordinance”

Board of Selectmen Extends 5G Moratorium

Easton’s ban on the installation of 5G technology within the town now extends to June 30, 2021. First Selectman David Bindleglass, Selectman Bob Lessler and Selectman Kristi Sogofsky voted to extend the moratorium. The June deadline allows time for several state proposals on the Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Extends 5G Moratorium”

Selectmen Rebuke Wednesday’s Rampage of U.S. Capitol

During board comment at the end of their meeting tonight, the Board of Selectmen condemned Wednesday’s storming and occupation of the United States Capitol. 

“I don’t think we can leave the table tonight without reflecting on the horror of yesterday,” First Selectman Bob Lessler Continue reading “Selectmen Rebuke Wednesday’s Rampage of U.S. Capitol”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of Dec. 17, 2020

For the first time, the members of the board met entirely via Zoom because of the snowstorm and bitter cold temperatures. The board unanimously acted on routine matters by approving the minutes of the Dec. 3 meeting and approving several tax refunds as recommended by the tax collector.

Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of Dec. 17, 2020”

Board of Selectmen Business

The Board of Selectmen addressed several topics at its most recent regular meeting, including approval of  the schedule of regular monthly meetings for 2021.  The schedule will be posted on the town Board of Selectmen page.  Meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of the Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Business”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of November 19, 2020

Notes from the Board of Easton Selectmen’s Meeting
November 19, 2020

The Board of Selectmen held its second regular meeting in November with all members of the board present in person. The board approved the minutes of the Nov. 5 meeting and approved two tax refunds as recommended Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of November 19, 2020”

Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap

The Board of Selectmen Meeting on Nov. 5 included discussion and action on several ongoing topics.

Easton Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

The selectmen discussed making changes to the Easton Diversity and Inclusion Task Force. Following the task force’s first meeting, one Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap”

Bindelglass Follows up on Support for Intersection Improvements

I would like to take this opportunity to follow up on the discussion at the last Board of Selectmen meeting and my last post regarding improvements in town, most specifically the potential work on the intersection of Center Road and Route 136. Clearly, when there are large events Continue reading “Bindelglass Follows up on Support for Intersection Improvements”

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