Please note that this is not an official page for Weston's RTC - only an unofficial support website.
ON ISSUES FROM ALL G.O.P. LEGISLATIVE
REPRESENTATION IN HARTFORD
REGISTER TO VOTE HERE: https://voterregistration.ct.gov/OLVR/welcome.do
Local matters...CT State links. Issues impact? President's Facebook Page
Please note in 2017-2018 Session of Congress: G.O.P. has majority in both houses of Congress and holds White House, too.
SENATORIAL ELECTION COMING
CONGRATULATIONS SENATOR BOUCHER AND GOOD LUCK WITH NEW RESPONSIBILITES!!!
CONNECTICUT SENATE 18 - 18 IS TIED FOR 2017 - 2019 BIENNIAL SESSION NOW UNDERWAY...
(L) Congratulations Senator Hwang on re-election and welcome ADAM DUNSBY (R), State Rep. 135th District (on Environment Committee)
WATCH 135th District Debate in Weston: http://www.thewestonforum.com/70205/election-2016-dunsby-troy-share-similar-goals-but-different-paths/
Direct link to new President on youtube: Remember this from the campaign?
PANEL DISCUSSION AS REPORTED: http://www.thewestonforum.com/68664/panel-discusses-opioid-crisis-at-forum-in-weston/
H E L P M A K E
T H E Q U O R U M O
F 1 3 0 T H I S C O M I N
G W E D N E S D A Y ! ! !
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 8PM in Weston High School Auditorium is Annual Town Budget Meeting ("ATBM")
WESTON BUDGET SCHEDULE FY'`18 (Please note later revision in red)
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - Departments submit
budget requests to Town Administrator/Finance Director. (Charter
requires submission by January 14 of each year)
Monday, January 9 to Friday January 13, 2017 - Departments meet with Town Administrator, Finance Director, First Selectman to review budget requests.
Wednesday January 18, 2017 - Department revisions to original requests are due.
Monday January 30, 2017 - First Selectman submits budget request to Board of Selectmen (Charter requires by Feb. 10)
Thursday February 2, 2017 - Board of Education transmits budget request to the Board of Selectmen (Charter required by Feb 3)
Monday February 6, 2017 - 7:30pm - Board of Selectmen review First Selectman's budget request.
Tuesday February 7, 2017 - 7:30pm - Board of Selectmen review Board of Education budget request.
Tuesday February 21, 2017 7:30pm - Board of Selectmen review Board of Education budget request (and if necessary)
Friday February 27, 2017 - Deliver Budget Books to Board of Finance
Monday March 6, 2017, 7:30pm - Board of Finance reviews Board of Selectmen's approved budget request.
Tuesday March 7, 2017 7:30pm - Board of Finance reviews Board of Selectmen's budget (if necessary)
Wednesday March 8 (and 9th) 7:30pm - Board of Finance reviews Board of Education budget request.
Thursday March 16, 2017 - Publish notice of Public Hearing on the budget
Wednesday March 29, 2017 at 8pm - Board of Finance Public Hearing in the Weston Middle School cafeteria. If necessary, next night, too.
Now Monday April 3, 2017 7:30pm - Board of Finance Deliberation
Meeting - this is where budget gets cut if cuts will happen - easier to
do it here than at ATBM.
Thursday April 13, 2017 Publish and post notivfe of ATBM (Charter requires at least 5 days prior to meeting)
Wednesday April 19, 2017 8pm - ATBM W.H.S. Auditorium
Thursday April 27, 2017 PROPOSED REFERENDUM
Thursday May 4, 2017 Board of Finance meets "after ATBM..."
REFERENDUM 2016 FOLLOWED A.T.B.M. - THAT HAD A QUORUM THIS YEAR!
All three budgets pass: 533 - 40 (Town); 509 - 63 (School); 526 - 47 (Capital).
Referendum votes from after A.T.B.M. plus Thursday's Referendum voting = 575
Bravo Nina and Dennis!!!
A P R I L 2 6
, 2 0 1 6 P R E S I D E N T I A L P R E F E
R E N C E P R I M A R Y R E S U L T S : T R U M P W I N S
First Selectman Nina Daniel has expressed succinctly the
significance of this historical building/structure to the Town. As
well as importance of Historic District entry to the town, too!!!
W E S T O N W
A T C H O U T : S T U D Y R E P O R T
Weston has lowest "child poverty rate" - Weston has highest median income, highest % of bachelor's degrees (25yrs and older)...
More study: http://f2q4j2hltvexe31v1j1b8w14.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/DataHaven_FairfieldCounty_Wellbeing-1.pdf
First snow emergency for new Board of Selectmen January 23rd...2016
S W E A R I N G - I N C E R E M O N
Y N O V E M B E R 1 0
, 2 0 1 5 : T H E S O U N D F I L E
Salute and color guard (please note picture is below caption on this "picture story"...
Audience excited! Candidates who could make it excited, too!
Business of the meeting...those not sworn in will be before they take action!
A brand-new face on the Board of Education!
Weston's two State Senators front and center...
TOP OF THE TICKET LOOKS HAPPY TO US!!!
Before the mantle of leadership weighs her down, the new First Selectman proposed to share power with the people.
Swearing-in: Nicole sang, Nina waved to crowd and her son...and our new First Selectman Nina hasn't skipped a beat!
The people spoke.
CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERY SINGLE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE - BRAVO!!! GREAT PICTURE HERE: Channel 12 news.
W E S T O N L I B R A R Y D E B A T
E L I N K : www.lwvweston.org
WESTON GOP FIELDS A PERFECT COMBINATION OF TALENTS AND EXPERIENCE - READ FORUM ENDORSEMENTS TODAY!!!
Nina Daniel and Dennis Tracey, a pair you can depend on!
NEXT REGULAR SESSION JANUARY 2017 - ISSUES ACCORDING TO O.L.R. : https://www.cga.ct.gov/2016/rpt/pdf/2016-R-0296.pdf
for when Committees meet, Public Hearing info...
T h e C o n n e c t i c u t G e n e r a l A s s e m b l y
: W e s t o n ' s s e n a t o r
s a n d r e p r e s e n t a t i v e .
From an A.P. wire story, Sunday, May 22, 2016.
Weston's legislators always busy...Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce above...at Lachat, below.
has the best Senators. Town divided
for State Senate districts - #26 ("District 2") and #28 (District 1");
Senatorial District - NORWALK HOUR ENDORSED FOR RE-ELECTION
SATURDAY BEFORE "BLUE PRINT" PH - RIGHT, AFTER 4th DISTRICT CONVENTION UNANIMOUSLY NAMES JOHN!!!
Senator Hwang and Rep. Shaban give Legislative update Saturday before
the Monday Public Hearing on the GOP budget alternative.
CT HOUSE GOP:
CH12/FOCUS ON CT - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Sy-LenmvQ&feature=youtu.be&list=PLC3BC5ECD69F44EF6
SPECIAL INFORMATION MEETING
How will state finances cause other disadvantageous impacts on Weston?
Republicans in local government set an
example...and work in non-Partisan way!
EDUCATION MANDATE RELIEF
Senator Boucher speaks to the
various aspects of this problem - a problem so complex and charged - almost impossible to gain
traction in Hartford for ANY help...and thaat was before C.C.J.E.F.
Our new representative
in the 135th up on issues having particular potential impact on small South Western CT towns' budgets;
ON LAWSUIT ON FAA OVER - NO APPEAL HEARD AT SUPREME COURT
re-routing of flights over CT - what did you say? What was that???
Oriented Development (T.O.D.) and other outside funding
Will Weston try for a grant to unify circulation in and around its government-commercial center in 2017?
How about safety?
"Stimulous Package" focus on
transportation or cities be useful for Weston?
EVERSOURCE is the new name for CL&P/NU.
the outlook for 2016 Election results turning into action?
IS NOT THE OFFICIAL WESTON RTC SITE. For the official
Party line: http://www.westonrtc.org/wp/