Litchfield voters determine in warrant article 17, how they wish their budget to be created by the Budget Committee. Warrant article 17 is a non-binding article that advises the Budget Committee to use lease-purchases for items placed into the Town’s operating budget. It is the opinion of the Litchfield Selectmen that allowing this
On March 10th, the citizens of Litchfield will have a decision to make on warrant article 14 as to whether they will provide their Town non-bargaining employees the opportunity to begin moving to a wage plan that makes sense. In the past, the Town’s wage structure was composed of a system of grades
The Litchfield Budget Committee has sent to the voters on the March 10th ballot for the town an appropriation of $5,232,478 representing a 4.5% increase over the 2014 default budget approved by the voters. Notable areas of increase are spending of $119,376 for the voter approved Police Union contract as well as the
District Administration and School Board Members, I am writing to ask for and encourage the school board and administration to support a lacrosse program at the high school level. The Litchfield Lacrosse Association has put together a great program at the recreation level; but there are many high school aged
In a recent HLN “Letter to our Editor”, Jason Guerrette states that the Board of Selectmen will be developing the 2014 Town Budget without televising. Well I would like to clarify, what is happening is a department head meeting; which is typically held during the business day and not normally
Public safety needs to be a priority!!!