Ray Ganim (R), Zoning Board of Appeals

Having lived in Easton most of my life, I am running for reelection to the Zoning Board of Appeals because I care about our local zoning issues.

It is important for our town and its residents to have a Zoning Board of Appeals which can continue to provide an avenue of relief from Continue reading “Ray Ganim (R), Zoning Board of Appeals”

Victor George (R), Zoning Board of Appeals

Victor George, a 62 year resident of Easton, is seeking his seveth term on the Zoning Board of Appeals.

An Easton native, he was a member of Joel Barlow High School’s first graduating class in 1961. Victor received an accounting degrees from both Champlain College and the University Continue reading “Victor George (R), Zoning Board of Appeals”

Neighbors Sue ZBA Over Approved Slaughterhouse

A group of Tranquility Drive residents are suing the Zoning Board of Appeals after it refused last month to deny a permit to allow a slaughterhouse to operate on their street.

“We aren’t giving up on this thing, this is baloney,” said Joe Calzone, a Tranquility Drive resident who Continue reading “Neighbors Sue ZBA Over Approved Slaughterhouse”

Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Updated 5/28/21

Memorial Day

Good afternoon,

 I am happy to say that Val and Derek Buckley are home and recuperating.  Although they are making progress every day, thoughts and prayers are still in order.

On Monday, the Zoning Board of Appeals upheld a permit for a slaughter house on Continue reading “Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”

ZBA Approves Slaughterhouse on Tranquility Road

Despite opposition from homeowners, the Zoning Board of Appeals approved a permit to allow a chicken farm equipped with a slaughterhouse to operate on Tranquility Drive.

The five-member board voted 4 to 1 with conditions to allow a 10-by-10 slaughterhouse with a sink and separate Continue reading “ZBA Approves Slaughterhouse on Tranquility Road”

ZBA Delays Vote on Permit for Slaughterhouse

The Zoning Board of Appeals during its May 3 meeting delayed voting on a controversial permit to allow a chicken farm equipped with a slaughterhouse to operate on Tranquility Drive.

After more than three hours of impassioned debate at the packed meeting at Samuel Staples Elementary Continue reading “ZBA Delays Vote on Permit for Slaughterhouse”

Zoning Appeal Hearing for Tranquility Drive Slaughterhouse Moved to May 3

The Easton Zoning Board of Appeals has rescheduled the in-person public hearing for the Appeal for 59 Tranquility Drive from its original date of April 5 to Monday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Samuel Staples Elementary School Cafetorium due to Covid-19 space restrictions.

As reported Continue reading “Zoning Appeal Hearing for Tranquility Drive Slaughterhouse Moved to May 3”

A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass

Update for 4/01/2021

Good evening,

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”

Neighbors Appeal Plans for Chicken Farm with Slaughterhouse

Homeowners concerned about potential noxious odors, their safety and the impact to their property values are fighting a proposal to allow a chicken slaughterhouse to operate on Tranquility Drive.

“It’s out of character with the neighborhood,” said Joe Calzone, a longtime Tranquility Continue reading “Neighbors Appeal Plans for Chicken Farm with Slaughterhouse”

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