Public budget workshops are over, and the mill rate looks like it will be kept to zero again, pending any last-minute surprises. Read details on the town website (granby-ct.gov) where the “budget book” should be posted under Public Documents by April 1.
The Fiscal Year 22 budget proposals from the Board of Selectmen and Board of Education have been forwarded to the Board of Finance. On Monday, March 29, the finance board will review them, ask questions of the two boards and administrations and then finalize a unified budget package to present to the Budget Public Hearing on Monday, April 12 as designated in the town charter.
John Adams, 3 Westview Drive, addressed the board stating he was a member of the former Town-Owned Land Study Committee. In light of the recent discussions considering the sale of the development rights for 107 East Street, Adams wanted to remind people of some of the study findings.
Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) has announced the 2021 Connecticut Neighborhood Assistance Act Program Proposal. This program provides tax credits to businesses that make cash investments in qualifying community nonprofit programs.
The intentions behind a recent Drummer letter on public education were seemingly benign and certainly ambiguous. The author assured us that “it was not meant to reflect on Granby’s status” and that she “looks forward to any reaction on the current situation of public education in America.”