Legislative Council Ordinance Committee

  • Ordinance Panel To Set Hearing On Proposed Water Rate Hike

    On September 17, the Legislative Council acted on a request to initiate a phased rate hike for users of the Fairfield Hills water system, and moved the matter to its Ordinance Committee to research and set a date for a public hearing.

  • We Are All In This Together

    When Newtown property owners got their local tax bills last year, there was concern and consternation among some people for whom the basic calculus of assessment and taxation seemed to have changed. In addition to the 3.5 percent increase in the tax rate for 2013-14, certain property owners were facing assessment upgrades in the recently completed revaluation. Owners of waterfront homes and other “high value” properties throughout town and those who bought over-55 condos were hit with the taxation double-whammy.

  • Legislative Council Ordinance Committee meeting

    Legislative Council Ordinance Committee meeting, 7:30 pm, Newtown High School, 12 Berkshire Road, agenda posted.