New Fairfield First Selectman Column

June 28, 2018

Storm Recovery Update

  FEMA personnel conducted damage assessments throughout the region during the week of June 11. The inspectors spent approximately 5 hours assessing damage in New Fairfield […]
June 8, 2018

Storm Recovery

Now that the storm is three weeks behind us, we are in full recovery mode. I have a few updates on the recovery process. FEMA New […]
June 1, 2018

Storm Update

On Tuesday, May 15, our town experienced a catastrophic weather event. Although we are awaiting an official determination from the National Weather Service, we can confirm […]
May 4, 2018

Candlewood Lake Authority State of the Lake

On Sunday, April 22, I had the opportunity to attend the annual “State of the Lake” presentation offered by the Candlewood Lake Authority (CLA). This year […]

New Fairfield Selectman Column

May 28, 2018

A Selectman’s View

    Our town and our lives changed late in the afternoon on May 15. I don’t think anyone in New Fairfield was untouched. Most tragically, […]
May 4, 2018

Consider Our Future… Vote No

For the first time in 15 years I will be voting against the budget. I hate doing that but a 10% increase in the Municipal budget […]
April 20, 2018

We Need Your Voice on the Budget

Saturday, May 5th is the date likely to be set for a vote on the Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget for our schools and town operations. The […]
March 27, 2018

A Quick Look at New Fairfield’s Department of Health

  As we move forward with our municipal budget proposal, it is important to understand the many services made available to you or carried out on […]

New Fairfield Board of Finance Column

May 4, 2018

Vote Like Your Town Depends On It

Mark your calendars, put reminder alarms on your phone, and tack post-it notes all over your house – the budget vote is likely to be Saturday, […]
March 27, 2018

Let’s Hear From You

Last year at budget time the BOF was faced with considerable uncertainty about the amount of state revenue to include in the budget. The Governor was […]
March 7, 2018

The Budget Process – What, Why, and When and How You Can Express Your Opinions

Overview When you receive your property tax bill or pay your personal property taxes each year, the town of New Fairfield’s annual budget process is probably […]
February 14, 2018

Reaching Out to You

Hi and welcome to the new monthly column from the Board of Finance, the elected, budget-making, tax rate setting, and overall fiscal authority of the Town […]