Board of Selectmen Meeting Recap

The Board of Selectmen meeting on Oct. 7 included several appointments to boards and commissions including:

Selectman Kristi Sogofsky (R), Board of Selectmen, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

Easton is my family’s home. We love being part of this community and I feel it’s important to be involved. I first became active in our town government in 2017, accepting a position on the Easton Library Board of Trustees and later serving as board chair. The following Continue reading “Selectman Kristi Sogofsky (R), Board of Selectmen, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Selectman Bob Lessler (D), Board of Selectmen, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

I’m a 31-year Easton resident, married 37 years, with two children who attended Easton public schools from K-12. I graduated from Union College in 1978 and American University Washington College of Law with a Juris Doctor degree in 1981. I’m an attorney, Clerk of Continue reading “Selectman Bob Lessler (D), Board of Selectmen, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Jeff Parker (R), First Selectman, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

My name is Jeff Parker and I am excited to be running for First Selectman. I have served the town of Easton for nearly a decade on the Board of Education, so I understand that a full-time commitment is imperative to effectively lead our town. I have the time to dedicate, Continue reading “Jeff Parker (R), First Selectman, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Dave Bindelglass (D), First Selectman, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

I was born in New York city and grew up in White Plains New York where I attended high school and was a varsity football player. I am particularly proud of playing side by side with pro-football hall of famer Art Monk. I went on to Harvard College and Columbia Medical Continue reading “Dave Bindelglass (D), First Selectman, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Board of Selectmen Meeting of September 23, 2021

At the start of the year, the Board of Selectmen moved its second regular September meeting from the 16th to the 23rd due the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. Our normal schedule calls for meetings to be held on the first and third Thursdays of each month.

The board approved the minutes Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of September 23, 2021”

Selectmen Explain Proposed Land Sale Ordinance

On the Agenda for Sept. 13 Special Town Meeting Agenda

Adoption of a proposed new Land Use Ordinance is one of the agenda items voters will be asked to consider at the Sept. 13 Special Town Meeting on Monday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School. The Special Town Continue reading “Selectmen Explain Proposed Land Sale Ordinance”

Special Town Meeting Set for September 13

The Board of Selectmen formally called a Special Town Meeting for Monday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at Samuel Staples Elementary School.

The meeting will include discussion and action on the following items:

Op-Ed: South Park Advisory Committee Final Report

At the next Board of Selectmen meeting I will officially make public the final report of the South Park Avenue Advisory Committee. It is a well-reasoned and well thought out report which the selectmen will consider as we move forward with the potential disposition of the South Park Continue reading “Op-Ed: South Park Advisory Committee Final Report”

Op-Ed: Opposes Region 9 School Board Appointment

The last Board of Selectmen meeting included a vote to appoint a new member to the Region 9 Board of Education. The vacancy came up because one of the elected members is moving out of town. That member happens to be a Republican. I strongly believe that education should not be politicized, Continue reading “Op-Ed: Opposes Region 9 School Board Appointment”

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