Jon Stinson, Easton Board of Education chairman, provides a brief overview of the budget process for the 2021-22 school year in the video below.
The Easton Board of Education oversees Samuel Staples Elementary School and Helen Keller Middle School. The board is comprised of six Continue reading “Video Explains Easton Board of Education Budget Process”
Update for 4/01/2021
Given the short week, I wanted to reach out to all of you. First, Happy Easter and Passover to all who celebrate.
Our Covid numbers again rose slightly. The per 100,000 number for the two weeks ending March 27 was 19. We had to go virtual Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Update for 3/19/2021
The news on Covid is mostly good. The state continues to vaccinate more and a wider range of people. The CDC says that small gatherings of people who have been vaccinated can be done without masks. In Easton for the second week in a row the Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Update for 3/12/2021
The state continues to make progress in fighting the Covid-19 virus. More re-openings are on the horizon. Vaccinations continue. We will be looking at our policies for in-person meetings, use of Town Hall, and the travel policy for town Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Update for 12/12/2021
It has been a snowy week with more to come!
The focus in Town Hall has shifted to the annual town budget. I have been meeting with all of the departments to review their respective budgets. The Board of Education has begun their budget Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Your property taxes are collected, and that money is spent. Who decides how much to collect and what to spend it on? Additionally, who makes sure it is spent properly?
The Board of Finance (BOF) of course. The BOF sets the annual mill rate and manages the process Continue reading “Civics 101: On Boards of Finance”
April 14, 2020
I hope you all had a peaceful holiday weekend.
I am happy to report that things in Easton are relatively quiet. We have 18 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in town and two deaths, again our condolences to the families. Other First Selectmen in neighboring Continue reading “Bindelglass Updates Town on Progress, Challenges”