Major Council Actions:
🔹️The Council voted to appropriate $75,000 in ARPA (federal) funding to cover cost overruns for the Town Green Upgrade project. No discussion occurred of what the nature of the cost overruns were.
🔹️Councilor Naomi Rodriguez (pictured) denounced the acts by Bacon Academy fans against our High School Womens' Basketball players.
🔹️Masks will be optional in Town Buildings starting today, Feb. 10.
🔹️The initial Governor's budget apparently included a reduction in PILOT funding. The Mayor and Council will ask the state legislative delegation to push for full funding.
🔹️More info: https://ctmirror.org/2022/02/09/see-how-your-town-could-fare-in-gov-lamonts-proposed-budget/
Watch the full meeting at:
💻The Public Information Forum about ARPA spending is Tuesday, 2/15. See more information at www.ledyardct.org.
💻The Administration Committee is considering how Town Commissions, Council and Boards can move to hybrid meetings (under consideration is whether meetings should be held in person, hybrid, or full virtual, and how to work out the logistics of the various options).
If you are interested in knowing when town meetings are coming up, we provide guidance at www.ledyarddtc.com under Town Info!
What can the DTC and its members/supporters do?
🔹️Email Town Council at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org to encourage them to make sure that meetings are kept as accessible as they are now (with the option to call or video into the meetings).
🔹️Show support for our players this Saturday morning! Nicole Cruz-Glacken (Ledyard DTC member) is encouraging residents to come to Ledyard HS this Saturday, 9:15-10:15, to cheer on the HS Girls' Basketball team! More info: https://fb.me/e/2u9F23Mrb
💥As always, send your input, ideas, and thoughts to: BOE@ledyard.net, email@example.com (superintendent), firstname.lastname@example.org, and email@example.com.💥