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Minutes of Annual Town Budget Meeting, 04/22/2015

AGENDA: Annual Town Budget Meeting

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Present:  First Selectman Julia Pemberton, Town Clerk Michele Grande, Aimee Pardee, Richard Emerson

First Selectman Julia Pemberton called the meeting to order at 3:04 p.m.  She asked for nomination of the moderator.

Motion:  To nominate Richard Emerson Moderator of the meeting.  Grande, Pardee.  Motion passed unanimously. 

Mr. Emerson called upon the Town Clerk, Michele Grande, to read the call of the meeting.


The Legal Voters in the Town of Redding, Connecticut, 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 the Town Hall Office Building in Redding, Connecticut on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 3:00 P.M., EDT for the following purpose:

 “to set the date and time for the Annual Budget referendum for fiscal year July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. Pursuant to the provisions of CGS 7-7 amended by Public Act 81-228, the Board of Selectmen voted at their monthly meeting duly warned and held on April 6, 2015 to send the budget to referendum.”

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 6th day of April, 2015.

Julia Pemberton, First Selectman
Leon Karvelis, Selectman
Michael Thompson, Selectman

Mr. Emerson asked for a motion to approve the warning as read.

Motion:  To approve the warning of the annual town budget meeting as read.  Pemberton, Pardee.  Motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Emerson then indicated he had received a Certification of Publication of Legal Notice pursuant to the provisions of CGS 7-4, signed by the First Selectman.

Mr. Emerson noted that the sole purpose of the meeting was to set the date for the budget referendum, since the Board of Selectmen voted to send the annual budget to referendum at their special meeting held on April 6, 2015.

Mr. Emerson then asked for a motion to set the referendum date.

Motion:  To set the date for the town annual budget referendum for Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Redding Community Center.  Grande, Pardee.  Motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Emerson stated since there was no further business to come before the meeting, he would entertain a motion to adjourn the meeting.

Motion:  To adjourn the annual town budget meeting.  Pemberton, Grande. Motion passed unanimously.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:07 p.m.

Submitted by,
Michele Grande, Secretary of the Meeting