A Message to the Board of Education, Board of Selectman, Board of Estimate and Taxation, Planning and Zoning Commission, RTM.
“Leadership requires making bold decisions because you value and seek to protect the welfare of the community’s citizens rather than lauding the number of playable hours on a field.” – Susan Rudolph, Greenwich Continue Reading →
In his LWV voter guide bio, Von Keyserling says a Greenwich issue is fanatical bullying and character assassination of public volunteers in the media. Continue Reading →
Listing 3 issues facing Greenwich today, District 8’s von Keyserling wrote, “provision of public debate without the fanatical bullying and character assassination of pubic volunteers in the media.” Continue Reading →
March On Greenwich said they recruited 40-50 RTM candidates for the Nov 7 election. Town Clerk Carmella Budkins said her office received a total of 110 petitions, 31 of which were from incumbents, with a total of 79 new candidates and contested races in 8 of the 12 districts. Continue Reading →
The meeting highlighted the idea of a National Popular Vote, changing representation in the Representative Town Meeting and maintaining equal representation in the town’s school board.
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Calling hours are at Knapp Funeral Home on Thursday, April 6 and Friday, April 7 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 8 at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church 178 Greenwich Avenue. Continue Reading →
“While we understand that Mr. Von Keyserling is “innocent until proven guilty” in a court of law, Mr. von Keyserling has admitted to inappropriate actions against a town employee and the charges against him are based on video recordings of the incident and are in line with behaviors others, including our own first selectman, have observed in the past.” – Statement from Move On Greenwich Continue Reading →
RTM District 8 chair was charged with Sexual Assault 4 on Jan 11. Noting the circumstance, he is temporarily turning over his duties to his vice chair, Joshua Brown. Continue Reading →
Longtime Byram resident Matt Popp, an architect, is challenging the MI for New Lebanon School. He told 3 committees of the RTM that the 3-lane bus loop is simply too big and that without it, a new school be built on the hilltop and save the “urban forest.” He said he doubted families from the east side of town would send their children to New Leb, and an exodus from under-enrolled Parkway would be problematic for that school. Continue Reading →
At Thursday morning’s Board of Selectmen Meeting Peter Tesei said the BET hadn’t done a good job selling their budget to the RTM and that it wasn’t fair to characterize the budget increases as “out of control.” He cited unfunded legislative mandates and legal obligations of the town to fund pensions. He lamented the divisive nature of the fire station controversy. Drew Marzullo described Monday’s RTM meeting as a reality show, complete with booing and heckling. Continue Reading →