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10/1/2021 - Special Town Meeting - Oct 20 @ 7pm @ CHS

TOWN OF CANTON
WARNING AND NOTICE OF
SPECIAL TOWN MEETING - OCTOBER 20, 2021
CANTON HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM
76 SIMONDS AVENUE, CANTON, CT
7:00 PM
REFERENDUM – NOVEMBER 2, 2021


The electors and citizens qualified to vote in town meetings of the Town of Canton, Connecticut, are hereby warned and notified that a special town meeting will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Canton High School Auditorium, 76 Simonds Road, Canton, Connecticut, for the following purposes:
Item 1.     To discuss and consider a resolution (a) authorizing an appropriation of $5,400,000 to fund the costs of the construction of new fire station at 51 River Road, including testing and analysis, demolition of the existing fire station, site work and other related improvements (the “Fire Station Project”), and authorizing the Town to issue of general obligation bonds or notes and temporary notes in an aggregate amount not to exceed $5,400,000 to finance the appropriation, (b) authorizing the Board of Selectmen to determine the scope and particulars of the Fire Station Project, to reduce or modify the scope of the Fire Station Project, including deletion of components thereof, and spend the entire amount of the appropriation on the Fire Station Project as so reduced or modified; (c) authorizing the First Selectman and the Treasurer to determine the amount, date, interest rates, maturities, form and other details of the bonds or notes and temporary notes; (d) authorizing the First Selectman, Chief Administrative Officer or other proper officers of the Town to apply for and accept federal or State grants, if available, to help finance the appropriation and to enter into any grant agreement in connection therewith; and (d) authorizing the Board of Selectmen, the First Selectman, the Treasurer, the Chief Administrative Officer and other proper officers of the Town to take all other action which is necessary or desirable to enable the Town to complete the Fire Station Project and to issue the bonds, notes and/or temporary notes.

Item 2.      Pursuant to Sections 7.7, 9-369 and 9-369d of the General Statutes of Connecticut, to adjourn said special town meeting at its conclusion and to submit the resolution contained in item 1 of the call of the meeting to referendum vote on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, between the hours of 6:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M., in conjunction with the election to be held on that date.  

Voting for electors will take place at the following polling place:  Canton High School, 76 Simonds Avenue, Canton, Connecticut.  Persons qualified to vote in Town meetings that are not electors shall vote at Room #208 at Canton High School, 76 Simonds Avenue, Canton, Connecticut.

The aforesaid resolution will be placed on the ballots under the following heading:

“SHALL THE TOWN OF CANTON APPROPRIATE $5,400,000 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW FIRE STATION AT 51 RIVER ROAD, INCLUDING TESTING AND ANALYSIS, DEMOLITION OF EXISTING FIRE STATION AND SITE WORK AND RELATED IMPROVEMENTS, AND AUTHORIZE THE ISSUE OF BONDS OR NOTES AND TEMPORARY NOTES IN AN AGGREGATE AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $5,400,000 TO FINANCE SAID APPROPRIATION?”

Voters approving a resolution will vote “Yes” and those opposing a resolution will vote “No”.

Application for absentee ballots shall be made at the Town Clerk’s office.

The complete text of the resolution to be presented under Item 1 of this Notice is on file and available for public inspection at the Office of the Town Clerk during regular business hours, or, when requested, will be made available by mail. 

Dated at Canton, Connecticut, this 1st day of October, 2021.
Board of Selectmen
Robert Bessel, First Selectman
William Volovski
Gail Deutsch
Warren Humphrey
Timothy LeGeyt

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