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Minutes of Town Meeting Minutes – Annual Town Budget Meeting, 03/25/2013

AGENDA: Town Meeting – Annual Town Budget Meeting

RECEIVED 04/29/2013 8:30am
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk


Present:  Selectman:  Julia Pemberton, Susan Henderson, Assistant Town Clerk, Richard Emerson, Sara Sobel, Peggy Sullivan, Kimberly Ajavananda, Scott Smith, Alexander Gray.

Selectman Julia Pemberton called the meeting to order at 3:10 p.m.  She asked for nomination of the moderator.

Motion:  To nominate Richard Emerson Moderator of the meeting.  Sullivan, Sobel. Motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Emerson called upon the Assistant Town Clerk, Susan Henderson, 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 Thursday, April 25, 2013 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, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  Pursuant to the provisions CGS 7-7 amended by Public Act 81-228, the Board of Selectmen voted at a Special Meeting duly warned and held on March 11, 2013 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 13th day of March, 2013.

                                        BOARD OF SELECTMEN

                                        Natalie Ketcham, First Selectman

                                        Julia Pemberton, Selectman

                                        Donald Takacs, 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, Sullivan. 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 Town Clerk.

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 March 11, 2013.

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 7th, 2013 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Redding Community Center.  Pemberton, Sullivan.  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, Ajavananda.  Motion passed unanimously.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:15 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Susan Henderson, Secretary of the Meeting