Board of Selectmen Highlights

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June 5, 2023

Members: Mark H. Fiorentino, Kelly Rome, Mark C. Neumann, Frederick A. Moffa, Margaret Q. Chapple and student liaison Charles Orluk.

Others: Scott A. Nolan, Kimi Cheng, Sandra Yost, Kristin Vincent.

Connecticut Neighborhood Assistance Act (NAA) Tax Credit

The NAA Tax Credit Program is designed to provide funding for municipal and tax-exempt organizations by providing a corporation business tax credit for businesses that make cash contributions to entities. Neumann said three applications to continue energy efficiency upgrades have been received from Holcomb Farm: mini splints for the farmhouse, wiring upgrades and new fans for the greenhouses to improve air flow and Powerwall battery backup installation for greenhouses and irrigation systems. The board approved the proposals and directed staff to complete the application by July 1.

Charter Revision Update and Public Hearing Scheduling

The charter revision commission has finalized its work and submitted the draft report of the Granby Town Charter, filed with the town clerk’s office on May 28. Neumann noted that the commission would present and review the draft at the board’s June 20 meeting. Connecticut General Statutes require a public hearing. The board resolved the public hearing will be Monday, July 10, 7 p.m. in the town hall meeting room.