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Haddam Town Meeting Was Held May 18: Budget/Capital Budget Approved

Submitted by Sam Crum

On May 18, 2022, the Annual Meeting and a Special Town Meeting for the Town of Haddam was held at the Higganum Firehouse.  The proposed Budget for fiscal year July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023, was unanimously approved. The Capital Budget of $1,479,000 was also unanimously approved.

In the Special Town Meeting the acquisition of real estate and authorization for the First Selectman to enter into a purchase and sales agreement with CTDOT for the purchase of the Scovil property for $326,000, subject to Town’s receipt of funding from a State Financial Assistance Agreement for $1.8 million for the Scovil Mill Remediation Project was approved without objection.

Authorization for the First Selectman to enter into and execute all documents necessary to have the Town receive the State Financial Assistance Agreement for the Scovil Mill Remediation Project was approved without objection.

Also approved was the sale of real estate and authorization for the First Selectman to enter into a purchase and sale agreement with PB Projects VIII, LLC for the sale of the Scovil property after PB Projects VIII, LLC expends $650,000 improving the property for future use, as well as the acquisition of two (2) parcels from Haddam Volunteer Fire Company, including the Town Community Center, which adjoin the Scovil property (no change in use proposed).

The acceptance of use of the Town Green for Town (WPCA) owned and operated septic system serving Scovil property and Town (Community Center) property was also unanimously approved.

The Special Meeting was adjourned at 6:55 p.m.

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