ANNUAL TOWN BUDGET MEETING
TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2022 @3:00 P.M.
IN REDDING TOWN HALL MEETING ROOM
Present: First Selectwoman Julia Pemberton, Selectwoman Margaret L. O’Donnell, Selectman Michael Thompson, Town Clerk Michele Grande, Moderator Colleen Joyce, minute taker Alice Smith and member of the public, William Miller.
The Annual Town Budget meeting was called to order on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 by Julia Pemberton at 3:04 p.m. The first order of business was to nominate a moderator.
Motion: Nominate Colleen Joyce as Moderator. Michele Grande. Peg O’Donnell. Unanimous.
Ms. Joyce noted the first item of this meeting to call upon Michele Grande, the Redding Town Clerk to read the warning of the meeting.
Mrs. Grande: “The Legal Voters in the Town of Redding, CT and those entitled to vote therein are hereby warned and notified to meet at the Annual Town Budget Meeting to be held in the Hearing Room of Town Hall in Redding, CT on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 3:00 P.M., for the following purpose:
1. To set the date and time for the Annual Town Budget Referendum for fiscal year July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023. Pursuant to the provisions of CGS 7-7 amended by Public Act 81-228, the Board of Selectmen voted at its meeting duly warned and held on March 21, 2022 to remove the 2022-23 budget vote from the call of said meeting and send to a machine vote. It was further voted at its meeting duly warned and held on April 4, 2022 to include any capital expenditures and remove said capital expenditures from the call of the meeting and send to a machine vote.
To do any and all things legal and necessary to accomplish the above-named purpose and take any other action that may legally and properly come before the meeting.
DATED at Redding, Connecticut this 5th day of April, 2022.
BOARD OF SELECTMEN: First Selectwoman Julia Pemberton, Selectmen Margaret L. O’Donnell and Michael Thompson.”
Motion to accept the warning as read. M. Thompson. J. Pemberton. Unanimous.
Ms. Joyce received a return certifying the publication of the warning of this meeting signed by Redding’s First Selectman Julia Pemberton and directed the certification be recorded at length with the doings of this meeting in accordance with the requirements of Section 7-4 of the Connecticut General Statutes.
The sole purpose of this meeting today is to set the date and time for the Annual Budget Referendum for the fiscal year July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023, as the Board of Selectmen voted at their meeting duly warned and held on March 21, 2022 to remove the budget from the call of this meeting and send to a machine vote. The Board of Selectmen further voted at their meeting duly warned and held on April 4, 2022 to remove capital expenditures from the call of this meeting and send to a machine vote along with the budget. Mrs. Pemberton stated the date for the annual town budget referendum is May 3, 2022.
Motion to set May 3, 2022 as the date for the Annual Town Budget Referendum. P. O’Donnell. M. Grande. Unanimous.
No other business.
Motion to adjourn at 3:09 pm. J. Pemberton. P. O’Donnell. Unanimous.
Submitted by Alice Smith