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Fraud controls needed for rec district

As a resident of Essex, I have attended meetings about the new municipal tax district recommended by the park and recs study committee. A very basic issue about finances is being obscured. At the Aug. 1 selectboard meeting, member Andy Watts raised questions about finances for the new tax district. First, he questioned why the…

Voters deserve better

First, my words are entirely my own and do not represent the opinion of any board or committee. In February the Essex Town Selectboard joined the Essex Village Trustees and Prudential Committee (school board) in appointing a Recreation Governance Study Committee to explore various options for consolidating the town and village recreation programs. This exploration…

Recreation in Essex: Our past, our present, our future

On February 16, the Essex Village Trustees and Essex Selectboard unanimously formed the Recreation Governance Study Committee to study and explore options for potentially restructuring the village and town recreation departments. Past: RGSC, with community input, thoroughly reviewed both consolidated and separated structures. The RGSC unanimously approved the formation of a unified municipal district –…

Gimmick got my attention

I am writing in support of Irene Wrenner’s actions in regard to the distribution of her flyer about the creation of a special tax district. I was one of those voters who have been away for a substantial part of the summer. I had no idea this proposal had been made and am grateful to…