While writing this article, I found myself reflecting on the recent tragedy in Bristol. Bristol lost two young police officers in a heinous ambush. The nightmare that the Bristol Police Department, the families of the fallen officers, and all those who love a man or woman in blue find themselves in is heartbreaking.
Due to the importance of two topics under consideration, the Board of Selectmen and the Planning and Zoning Commission held a joint meeting on Sept. 19. To be discussed were the questions of whether there should be a town center study and which board or commission should study each of the components of the Granby Affordable Housing Plan.
After almost three hours of input and discussion among interested parties on Oct. 17, the Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to approve a proposal that gives town-owned Holcomb Farm a long-term Granby Land Trust conservation easement and a path to sustainability.
State Law requires all municipalities to conduct a revaluation of all properties every five years so that all properties can reflect their current market value. Granby’s last Revaluation was completed in 2017. The Assessor’s Office has been engaged in the process to complete the 2022 Revaluation over the last 18 months.