40B LIP Negotiations End Without Agreement By Gregory T. Federspiel
The LIP (Local Initiative Project) negotiations between the Board of Selectmen and SLV, the applicant for an apartment complex at Shingle Hill, have ended without an agreement. At the Board’s public negotiation session on Tuesday, April 6, Mr. Engler of SLV concluded that it was no longer in his best interest to continue the negotiations.
April 2, 2021 An Overview of Town Finances By Gregory T. Federspiel
Our Annual Town Meeting, where voters will decide on next year’s municipal budgets, has been delayed until June 21. None-the-less, we are seeing an uptick in discussions about town finances. There are certainly many aspects of a town’s budget. In the end it is the choices voters make that determine how much in taxes is collected and what services these dollars provide.
March 26, 2021
Our Water and Sewer Systems By Gregory T. Federspiel
With all the attention development proposals and options for new zoning are receiving, there has been renewed interest in the status of the Town’s drinking water and sewer systems. These utilities are often taken for granted but they are critical parts of our infrastructure that provide essential services to residents.