Town Manager's Report - March 19th, 2018
March 27 Budget Workshop for Windsor Residents
Residents are invited to a budget workshop on Tuesday, March 27th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM here at town hall. The meeting is an informal and interactive gathering that will provide residents with an opportunity to hear an overview on the proposed fiscal year 2019 budget.
A public hearing on the FY 2018-2019 budget will be held on April 2nd.
On April 25th, April 26th and May 2nd, community budget forums will be held throughout town sponsored by the League of Women Voters and CTVotes.
A detailed schedule of budget hearings, workshops and community forums can be found on the town’s website. For more information call 860-285-1835.
Bradley Airport Master Plan Informational Meeting
The Connecticut Airport Authority will be holding a public informational meeting for the Bradley International Airport Master Plan update on March 28, 2018 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Windsor Locks High School, 58 South Elm Street, Windsor Locks. At the meeting, information on the overall study will be presented with the opportunity for the public to ask questions and provide comments. The meeting will include a presentation of airfield recommendations, terminal alternatives, and ground access improvements that are being proposed in the Airport Master Plan update. For additional information, visit the website at www.bradley-planning.com
Friends of Northwest Park (NWP) Pancake Breakfast
Wake up and head over to NWP for their annual pancake breakfast on March 24 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the warming shed. There will be pancakes smothered with 100% pure maple syrup (made at NWP), sausages, juice, tea and coffee. $6.00 for adults, $4.00 for kids. Children ages 3 and under free. For more information and to register, call 860-285-1886.
2018 Neighborhood Assistance Act Proposals Welcomed
The Town of Windsor Office of Community Development is again soliciting program proposals from community non-profit organizations and municipal agencies for funding consideration under the State’s Neighborhood Assistance Act (NAA) program.
This program allows businesses to claim a State tax credit for cash contributions made to qualifying community programs conducted by tax exempt or municipal agencies. The types of community programs that qualify for the NAA tax credit program include, but are not necessarily limited to: energy conservation; employment and training; child care services; neighborhood assistance; substance abuse; open space acquisition; crime prevention programs and affordable housing development. The minimum contribution on which a tax credit may be granted is $250, and the maximum contribution that any non-profit or municipal entity can receive under this program is $150,000.
For further information about the Neighborhood Assistance Act Program or to receive an application packet, please contact the Office of Community Development at (860) 285-1984 or go to the DRS website at www.ct.gov/drs. All applications must be received by close of business on May 25, 2018 in order to be considered.