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Minutes of Georgetown Special Taxing District, 06/13/2017

AGENDA: Georgetown Special Taxing District

RECEIVED 06/14/2017 9:14am
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

GEORGETOWN SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
June 13, 2017
Minutes & Voting Record

Present: F. Taylor, C. Lynch & J. Schmitz (by phone)
At Town Hall: Michele Grande, Redding Town Clerk; Ms. Olivia Greenspan

Mr. Lynch called the meeting to order at 11:05 am via phone.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Motion: move to accept the minutes of the May 9, 2017 meeting as submitted. Taylor/Schmitz – Approved. Unanimous.

Motion: to approve minutes of Annual Meeting May 9, 2017. Taylor/Schmitz – Approved, unanimous

UPDATE ON STATUS OF COURT PROCEEDINGS
The court meeting is ongoing today in New Britain but no word of any status or changes in positions.

OTHER BUSINESS
No other business from the Board
Ms. Greenspan asked, “at the annual meeting the taxing district budget was approved for over $1.9 million dollars. Where do those finds come from?” President Lynch said the taxing district has the authority to levy taxes and has levied taxes on the sole property owner to meet its various financial obligations. Liens have been placed on the GLDC properties to reflect unpaid taxes. The GSTD liens are part of the pending litigation to resolve the Town foreclosure. There have been some preliminary discussions of creating a TIF to manage the resolution – but that will require a vote by the registered voters in the Town to approve.

Ms. Greenspan also asked who were the Board members. President Chris Lynch (appointed by GLDC), Vice President (open), Frank Taylor (Redding Town representative) District Clerk and Secretary, Scott Harrison and Joe Schmitz who are also partners in GLDC.

ADJOURNMENT
Motion: move that the meeting be adjourned. Schmitz/Taylor. Approved. Unanimous.

The meeting adjourned at 11:19 am.

Submitted by Frank Taylor, District Clerk

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