Borough of Litchfield
Notice of Special Voters Meeting to Amend the Budget
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
A Special Meeting of the Voters and Electors of the Borough of Litchfield will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at 5:45 p.m. at the Borough Office, 28 Russell St., Litchfield, Connecticut to consider and act upon two recommendations by the Borough’s Board of Warden & Burgesses acting as the Borough’s Board of Finance to Amend the 2017 – 2018 Fiscal Year Budget:
1) To increase the expenditures line item “Legal, Code and Consulting” by $60,000; i.e. from $30,000 to $90,000.
2) To increase the income line item of “General Funds – Transfer In” by $60,000; i.e. from $88,552 to $148,552.
Excerpt from 9-12-17 BoardMinutes explaining reason for Oct. 3rd Voter’s Meeting
The Annual Meeting of the voters and electors of the Borough of Litchfield will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at 5:45 p.m. at the Borough Office, 28 Russell St., Litchfield, Connecticut to consider and act upon two recommendations by the Borough’s Board of Warden & Burgesses acting as the Borough’s Board of Finance: 1) the Borough Budget for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year; 2) and to authorize the transfer of $70,000 from General Funds to the Reserve Fund for Capital and Nonrecurring Expenditures and to allocate such amount to “Borough Sidewalk Projects”. A copy of the proposed Borough budget is available at the Litchfield Town Clerk’s Office in Town Hall or online at www.boroughoflitchfield.org.
The 2017-2018 proposed budget is available for download by clicking on the link below.
Budget 2017-2018 Draft&LegalNotice
A Special Meeting of the legal Voters of the Borough of Litchfield will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. at the Borough Office, 28 Russell St., Litchfield, Connecticut to take action on a recommendation to the Voters by the Borough Board of Warden & Burgesses (acting as the Borough’s Board of Finance). The recommendation is: that the entire current balance (approx. $73,000.) of the Borough’s Reserve Fund for Capital and Non-Recurring Expenditures be allocated to “Borough Sidewalk Projects”. (Tentative Board plans is that the next sidewalk project be the sidewalk on the south-side of the West Street.)
An election for Burgesses (for a 4 year term) by the qualified voters of the Borough of Litchfied, CT will take place on Monday, May 1, 2017, from 6:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m. at the Litchfield Fire House.
Snow and Ice Removal
The Litchfield Board of Warden and Burgesses would like to remind Borough residents that, according to Article III Sec. 95-7 and 95-8 of the Borough Code, The owner, agent of the owner or occupant of any building or land bordering upon any street, park or public place within the Borough of Litchfield, except crosswalks and park walks, where there is a sidewalk shall cause to be removed therefrom any and all snow, sleet and ice within eight (8) hours after sunrise, when the same shall have fallen in the night, and whenever any such sidewalk or any part thereof shall be covered with ice, the owner, agent or occupant of the building or lot adjacent thereto shall, within one (1) hour thereafter during the daytime or within one (1) hour after sunrise when it falls during the night, cause such sidewalk to be made safe and convenient by removing the ice therefrom or by covering the same with sand or other suitable substance.
Failure to comply will result in the Borough sidewalk committee ordering the cleaning and sanding of the sidewalk and a 25% surcharge will be added to the cost to be paid by the owner or occupant.
For further information, please visit the Borough website at www.boroughoflitchfield.org or call Gerry Perusse at 860 567-5640.