News & Notes: Borough of Jewett City Meeting – March 2, 2020
This article was published on: 03/12/20 8:48 PM by Mike Minarsky
Senior Center Dir Tina Falck talked about the 3rd Annual Clean-up Day which is scheduled for April 18th. The hours will be expanded 7AM to 1PM. There is no fee that day at the transfer station. Looking for anyone that would like to adopt a road. If interested she has 2 telephone numbers for people to call. It was noted that this is for bulky waste only, not household trash. There will be people with trucks that will pick up if someone is unable to get to the site with their load. They would need to call and schedule in advance for pick up. Griswold First Selectman Todd Babbitt noted that they will have gloves and bags for the volunteers.
The Jewett City Little League Parade is scheduled for April 26, 2020. According to Todd Babbitt, the parade may see a new route this year due to the possibility of road construction.
Daniel Deguire was present to discuss the proposed changes for the park. He noted that the trees that are there now are getting big, overgrown and dying. He would like to take the trees out, remove the stumps and plant white dogwood trees. Also, put flower beds in around the monuments and trees. Deguire is also going to check to see what the cost would be for power washing the existing monuments. There are also plans to add a monument to the park, Deguire stated there was room. A motion was made and passed that any action on this to be delayed until the borough budget workshop.
Babbitt also stated that there was a new business that is interested in going into the old Arremony’s spot…. but it’s not a bakery, but possibly a barber shop. Babbitt also stated that they owner of the building is not willing to sell it.
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