Griswold, Connecticut

                               and the Borough of Jewett City

      A Heritage River Community Growing on Strong Foundations

 

 
                                    
 

 

 

STATE AND

UNITED STATES

REPRESENTATIVES

State Representative
Paul Brycki

State Senator
Andrew Maynard

U.S. Congressman
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NOTICE OF SPECIAL TOWN MEETING

TOWN OF GRISWOLD

TO BE HELD ON

TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015

5 PM

Griswold Town Hall

 

              Notice is hereby given to the electors of the Town of Griswold and those qualified taxpayers lawfully entitled to vote in Griswold Town Meetings pursuant to Section 7-6 of the Connecticut General Statutes that a Special Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 5:00 P.M., at the Griswold Town Hall, 28 Main Street, Jewett City, CT 06351, for the following purpose:

 

                           

                            Should the Town of Griswold adopt an ordinance expanding the number of members of the Town of Griswold Board of Selectmen from three (3) to five (5) commencing with the next regular election? 

 

Notice is further given that, pursuant to C.G.S. § 7-7, the Board of Selectmen voted on April 10, 2015 to remove the aforementioned question from the call of the Special Town Meeting on April 28, 2015 and to submit the question to a town-wide referendum vote on May 12, 2015.

 

             

Copies of the proposed ordinance are available for review at the Griswold Town Hall, Office of the Town Clerk, 28 Main St., Jewett City, CT 06351

 

Dated at Griswold, Connecticut, this 21st day of April, 2015.

 

BOARD OF SELECTMEN

Kevin Skulczyck, First Selectman

Steven Mikutel, Second Selectman

Philip E. Anthony, Third Selectman                

NOTICE OF ADJOURNED SPECIAL TOWN MEETING

AND referendum

TO BE HELD ON

 

TUESDAY

MAY 12, 2015

6 AM to 8 PM

 

              Notice is hereby given to the electors of the Town of Griswold and those qualified taxpayers lawfully entitled to vote in Griswold Town Meetings pursuant to Section 7-6 of the Connecticut General Statutes that an adjourned Special Town Meeting by Referendum Vote will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, to vote on the following question:

 

"Shall the Town of Griswold adopt an ordinance expanding the number of members of the Town of Griswold Board of Selectmen from three (3) to five (5) commencing with the next regular election?”  YES/NO

 

              The voting will be by optical scan voting machine. Those desiring to vote for the

question shall select "YES" on the ballot. Those desiring to vote against the question shall select

"NO" on the ballot.  Absentee ballots will be made available in accordance with law.

 

              The vote on the aforesaid resolution will be taken under the authority of Section 7-7 and Chapter 90 of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended.

 

              The polls will be open during the hours between 6:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. and electors shall cast their votes at:

 

District No. 1:  Griswold Town Hall, 28 Main Street, Jewett City (Griswold), Connecticut.

 

District No.2: Griswold Volunteer Fire Department, 883 Voluntown Rd., Griswold, Connecticut.

 

              Property owners who are not electors but are Qualified Voters pursuant to Section 7-6 of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended, shall cast their votes at the above referenced voting district in which their property is located, providing a Qualified Voter may not vote in more than one district.  A Qualified Voter is any citizen eighteen years of age or more who, jointly or severally, is liable to the Town of Griswold for taxes assessed against him or her on an assessment of not less than One Thousand Dollars on the last completed grand list of the Town, or who would be so liable if not entitled to an exemption under subdivision (17), (19), (22), (23), (25) or (26) of Section 12-81 of the General Statutes.

  

Dated at Griswold, Connecticut, this 21st day of April, 2015.

 

BOARD OF SELECTMEN

Kevin Skulczyck, First Selectman

Steven Mikutel, Second Selectman

Philip E. Anthony, Third Selectman                

 

Arrive in Style!

Lowes

Classic Vehicle Rally

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

4 pm to 8 pm

 

Bring your Classis/Sport Cars, Bikes and Trucks.

 

Come to Lowe's Spring "15 Pro Appreciation Event  Burger & Hotdog Cookout!         Link to Flyer

 
 
 

BOROUGH ELECTIONS

SCHEDULED FOR

MAY 4, 2015

6 AM TO 8 PM

 

BLASTING TO OCCUR AT NOON

AT PLEASANT VIEW ROAD

THERE WILL BE PERIODICAL OCCURANCES OF BLASTING DURING THE

DEVELOPMENT OF THE SITE..

   
BICENTENNIAL

PARADE

SATURDAY

MAY 16, 2015

AT  1 PM

   

I don't know about you, but I will be running this race in historical clothing.  Most likely my vintage base ball uniform (1861). 

Hopefully, this will bring some attention to the Vintage Base Ball game we will be playing on July 25th during the encampment.

 https://runsignup.com/Race/CT/JewettCity/Griswold5K    Thanks Jay Rainier

 

Click on Link to download Registration form and Road Race Course Map

 

 

 

NOMINATION DEADLINE: MAY 6, 2015   READ MORE ABOUT IT    

 
 
 

2015 Connecticut Trails Weekend

June 6th or June 7th, 2015

  

Are you interested in leading a trail event in your community on June 6th or June 7th, 2015?

The event can be a walk, run, bike ride, horseback ride, etc…

   

If so, please contact www.ctwoodlands.org/ct-trails-weekend or Jennifer Benner at 860-346-7733 as soon as possible.

 

 

2015  BICENTENNIAL CALENDARS  COLOR CALENDARS ARE $12 CASH ONLY  

Jewett City Commemorative Coins   and  Griswold Commutative Coins  on Sale Now

Griswold Bicentennial Tee Shirts and Hooded Sweatshirts  on Sale Now           

Griswold Bicentenial Calendars   in Color   on Sale Now. 

 

ON SALE NOW   Bicentennial Celebration Commerative Coins, Tees and Hoodies

Click here to see examples and prices and where you may purchase these items

 
 
BUILDING DEPARTMENT HOURS
 
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
Building Official / Zoning Enforcement Officer
Building Department Secretary 
TOWN PLANNER HOURS
Peter Zvingilas
Shannon Webster
Mario J Tristany, Jr.

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8:30 AM  to 12 Noon

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Thursday

  8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

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   3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

 
 
 
   
MONDAY - APRIL 27 TH

11:00 –

12:30 –

6:00 –

Housing Authority Mtg.

Meet with Joy Smith

Board of Ed. Mtg.

     
   
TUESDAY - APRIL 28 TH
     
     
   
WEDNESDAY - APRIL 29 TH
 

 

 

     
   
THURSDAY - APRIL 30 TH
   

 

     
   
FRIDAY - MAY 1 ST
     
     
     
   
FRIDAY - APRIL 24 TH
  9:00 –

Meeting at DPH Hartford

     
 
 

2013 Grand List Mill Rates

 

Griswold 26.08

Borough of Jewett City 3.90

 

Last Revaluation October 1, 2011

 
BOARD AND COMMISSION VACANCIES

COMMISSION

PARTY

AFFILIATION

TO FILL

REMAINING TERM

   
   
 

Board and Commission vacancies may be filled by

the party affiliation or by an independent registered voter.

     
 
TOWN NEWS YOU CAN USE

Green Infrastructure Opportunities

that Arise During Municipal Operations

Below is the link to the Green Infrastructure Opportunities that Arise During Municipal Operations document HQs recently completed, and is now posted on EPA’s website.  The document demonstrates ways in which localities can incorporate GI into work they are doing in public spaces, and includes a number of useful case studies.

 http://epa.gov/owow/ocpd/green_infrastructure_roadshow.pdf

 

Solarize Griswold is a unique discount buying program that uses a tiered-pricing structure, town-supported education and outreach and one competitively selected installer to dramatically reduce the cost of solar. The more residents sign up for Solarize, the more the cost comes down. Read More

 
ANTHEM INSURANCE CONSUMER UPDATE

Please review this important consumer update impacting Anthem insurance customers.   Read More

 
 
 

CT DEEP NOTICE OF DRAW DOWN SCHEDULED

FOR GRISWOLD PONDS

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Official notification has been receive from the CT DEEP regarding pond draw down schedules.   Read More

 
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Welcome to the Town of Griswold web site!      Our site is designed to function as a virtual gateway to Griswold so that the public may stay informed about our town, our local government, and our municipal affairs. We strive to provide the highest quality of public service for residents and visitors alike.   We are committed to keeping our web site contemporary so that you may find it to be a valuable resource for you to use.  We urge you to visit our web site often to find out what kinds of  help  and  information are available to entertain, to educate and to keep you up to date.

 

We invite you to visit Griswold so that you can experience of all the opportunities that our town has to offer you from shopping to entertainment, dining to golf, to outdoor recreation, as well as some out-of-the-way surprises. We are confident that you will enjoy your experience so that you will understand what we mean when we say that Griswold is  “Growing on Strong Foundations".

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Every effort has been made to insure that this site is accurate and up to date.

If there is a discrepancy or error, official town documents supersede any information included in this web site

 

 

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