P & Z minutes May 8, 2018

Public Hearings
The continuation of the public hearing of a Special Permit for a rear lot subdivision with proposed excavation in excess of 5,000 cubic years of earth material for property located at 292 Granville Road. Tim Coon, PE with J.R. Russo and Associates, presented the application and provided a summary of the application to date.

Notes from Board of Ed April 18 Meeting

 Business Manager’s Report

Business Manager Anna Robbins, presented the March statement of accounts that reports a negative forecast of $251K, which is $97K worse than the prior month. Special education expenditures are projected to be unfavorable at $297K, which is $57K less favorable than last month.

Registrar of Voters

August 14 Primary, Maybe
May State Conventions have been held by both Democrats and Republicans for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Chris Murphy, the U.S. House of Representatives seat currently held by John Larson, the 62nd State Representative seat currently held by Bill Simanski, the 7th State Senate seat currently held by John Kissel, the 8th State Senate seat currently held by Kevin Witkos and the 9th District Probate Judge seat currently held by Cynthia Becker. If either party has a contested nomination for any of the above positions at its convention or caucus, the candidates not chosen will have the option to petition for a primary.

62nd District Republicans endorse Simanski

Area Republicans unanimously endorsed Bill Simanski as their candidate for the 62nd District House Seat on May 16. “It is an honor run for a fifth term as your state representative,” Simanski said during the party convention held at the Granby Police Department Community room.

IMPACT Melanoma and Bright Guard install sunscreen dispensers in Granby parks

IMPACT Melanoma, a non-profit aimed at providing education, prevention and support for the most serious form of skin cancer, has provided the Granby Recreation and Leisure Services Department sunscreen with four dispensers for public use, part of the nonprofit’s Practice Safe Skin program. “Upon learning of this program, I knew it was the right thing to do for the patrons of our recreation facilities.

Hornish to challenge Kissel in state senate District 7 race

Annie Hornish, former State Representative and current advocate for animal issues, has declared her candidacy for State Senator, challenging incumbent John Kissel. As a Representative, Annie passed legislation that created high-quality jobs, preserved state aid for towns and local schools, and cut government waste through vigorous results-based accountability and regionalization efforts.

Browse & Borrow

Granby Public Library
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Cossitt Public Library
Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; 3 – 8 p.m.

Saturday: 12 – 5 p.m.

Find us online at www.granby-ct.gov; use links to join us on Facebook and Pinterest. Holiday Closings

Both libraries will be closed on Wednesday, July 4.

Public Works

Trash Holiday: Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, will be a holiday for Paine’s. All trash/recycling pickups after the holiday will be delayed by one day.

Sen. Kissel to seek re-election

Sen. John A. Kissel (R-Enfield) will seek re-election to the 7th Senatorial District seat, which includes East Granby, Enfield, Somers, Suffield, Windsor Locks and portions of Granby and Windsor. He was unanimously endorsed at the local Republican convention.