UA-8412995-1 The Southport Globe: Community concerns discussed at RTM District 1 Taxpayer Meeting

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Community concerns discussed at RTM District 1 Taxpayer Meeting


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Community concerns discussed at RTM District 1 Taxpayer Meeting
Town of Fairfield RTM District 1 Representatives (David Becker, Michael Herley, Gaylord Meyer, Carolyn Richmond and Eric Sundman) held an informal Community Meeting at Trinity Church's Parish Hall in Southport on Saturday where over 65 town residents participated in an open dialogue, on topics such as: speeding and traffic concerns, hunting on town owned property, unfair tax assessments in District 1, the proposed Mill River remediation project, and a preliminary discussion on the upcoming 2012-2013 town and education budgets, and post-IRENE Pine Creek repair work.
Officer Jay Valle of the Fairfield Police Department, gave a brief presentation on the town's Neighborhood Watch Program, inviting residents of District 1 to attend classes at the Police Department and to get proactive in their neighborhoods. RTM  Representative Kathy Braun outlined details regarding the proposed plan to remediate the Mill River and parts of Southport Harbor near Tide Mill. Also in attendance:  Brenda Kupchick (Connecticut State Representative 132nd) who answered questions and met with constituents along with
State Senator and Minority Leader John McKinney.
Another RTM District 1 Community Meeting will be held in April, to discuss with residents the upcoming town/education budgets before they are voted on.

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