Have you ever considered running for a position in your local government? Every year around this time comes the need for willing resident to consider giving back to the community and this year is no different. There are several elected positions up this year; two (2) on the
The Litchfield Board of Selectmen is seeking the consensus of Litchfield’s residents on the warrant article 16 concerning the town’s possible adoption of a tax cap. Under state law, RSA 32:5b allows municipalities to implement a cap limiting the growth of taxes either through a percentage or dollar increase. If this warrant is
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
Public safety needs to be a priority!!!