January 29, 2020

Old Lyme BOS to Hold Special Town Meeting Tonight; No Vote on Sewers, But Vote on $328K Mile Creek Bridge Repairs Will Be Held

Old Lyme First Selectwoman Bonnie Reemsnyder

OLD LYME — The Old Lyme Board of Selectmen will hold a Special Town Meeting, Monday, Aug. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Hall. The first item on the agenda relates to the Appropriation of $9,500,000 for Construction of Sewers and the Authorization to Issue Bonds, etc. to finance the appropriation.

By statute, the Board of Selectmen voted to remove this vote to a referendum on Tuesday, Aug. 13.

Town officials will not make a presentation nor discuss the substantive issues presented by this item during this Town Meeting. The informational literature that was mailed to each address in Old Lyme will be available.

There will NOT be a vote on any aspect of the sewer project at this meeting.

Voting at the referendum scheduled for Aug.13, will be held from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Cross Lane Fire House. Absentee ballots are now available in the Town Clerk’s Office.

The second item on the agenda is to appropriate $328,500 for the engineering and repair work of the Mile Creek Road Bridge.

A vote on this matter WILL be held at this meeting.



  1. Mike Falzarano says

    The cost of the sewer project should be borne by the whole town, not just the three streets named. This project affects the quality of life of the entire town.

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