Board of Selectmen Meeting of Feb. 18, 2021

The board held its second regular February meeting as a full Zoom session due to the snowy weather. The board approved the minutes of the Feb. 4, meeting and approved five tax refunds as recommended by Krista Kot, tax collector.

Resignations and Appointments

The board acted on Continue reading “Board of Selectmen Meeting of Feb. 18, 2021”

After a Tumultuous 2020, Wishing for a Better 2021

It has been a tumultuous 2020 in Easton as in every other town in America, due to COVID-19. The town got through the first wave in the spring with very low numbers of infections, although like most towns,  we were forced to suspend  in-person learning in our schools, for  the spring Continue reading “After a Tumultuous 2020, Wishing for a Better 2021”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 11/20/2020

Good afternoon,

We have had 12 crews working on tree pruning and removal in Easton. They are working along a 47-mile circuit of wires which was work initially planned two to three years ago. This should greatly improve our storm resilience. We are waiting Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

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”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 10/23/2020

Good afternoon,

There is no question in my mind that we are looking at a real uptick in COVID-19  cases in Connecticut and in Easton. There has been slow, steady growth in the number of people in the hospital in the state and county, but also a growing number Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

Do You Know about the Beautiful Property on South Park that the Town Owns?

In 2008 Easton purchased 29.5 acres of land bounded by South Park Avenue and the Mill River to prevent a high-density development that would have broken our zoning. We paid $6,150,000 for the property. At the same time, the New England Prayer Center paid the Town $300,000 for an option Continue reading “Do You Know about the Beautiful Property on South Park that the Town Owns?”

UPDATED 5/29: Board of Selectmen’s Meeting of May 21

The Board of Selectmen used a combination of Facebook live and Zoom to conduct its regular meeting on May 21 in a manner that supports our goal of transparency and openness, even in these days of physical distancing.

Public comment

After approving the minutes of our May 7 meeting, Continue reading “UPDATED 5/29: Board of Selectmen’s Meeting of May 21”

South Park Advisory Committee Special Meeting Tonight, Monday, April 20, at 7

John Cunningham, chairman of the South Park Advisory Committee, is inviting Easton residents to participate in a Special Meeting tonight, Monday, April 20, 2020 at 7 p.m. The meeting is available online or by telephone, per the instructions below.

The meeting will be conducted Continue reading “South Park Advisory Committee Special Meeting Tonight, Monday, April 20, at 7”

Bindelglass Explains New Measures for Communal Protection

Good Morning,   

As of last evening, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Easton was 21. To underscore the need for continued and increased efforts at social distancing and self and communal protection, we have made changes to our normal routines in Town Hall. When moving Continue reading “Bindelglass Explains New Measures for Communal Protection”

Bindelglass Updates Town on Progress, Challenges

April 14, 2020

Good afternoon, 

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”

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