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”
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”
Update for 11/20/2020
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”
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”
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?”
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.
After approving the minutes of our May 7 meeting, Continue reading “UPDATED 5/29: Board of Selectmen’s Meeting of May 21”
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”
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”
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”