First Selectman's Weekly Calendar
 

THE GRISWOLD TOWN HALL

BUSINESS OFFICES ARE CLOSED ON TUESDAY

ELECTION DAY

NOVEMBER 4, 2014

Polls are Open

6 AM TO 8 PM

AT THE  GRISWOLD TOWN HALL

AND THE PACHAUG TOWN HALL

 

The Town Clerk's Office will be closed  for for businesss

at Lunch time on

Monday 12/8, Tuesday 12/9, and Wednesday 12/10
   

PAVING  TO START WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2014

Reclaiming and paving will begin on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 through Friday, October 31, 2014.  There will be no on-street parking available from 6AM to 6 PM  on the following roads: 

Mary Street

Anthony Street

Rhea Street

Russell Street – from Williams Street to Brown Ave.

Brown Ave – Russell Street to N. Main Street

We are asking that residents have their vehicles off the streets in a timely manner.    If necessary, cars will be towed. 

Thank you for your cooperation

 

ELECTION DAY

NOVEMBER 4, 2014

ABSENTEE BALLOTS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON OCTOBER 3, 2014 IN THE TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE.

ALSO ON THE BALLET IS A QUESTION FOR A PROPOSED AMENDMENT

TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

 

DESIGNATION ON BALLOT

  1. Shall the Constitution of the State be amended to remove restrictions concerning absentee ballots and to permit a person to vote without appearing at a polling place on the date of an election?
 

TO READ THE TEXT OF THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT (AS SET FORTH IN H.J.R. NO. 36 OF 2013) CLICK HERE

Click here to go to Sample Ballot  of  Candidates

 

ON SALE NOW   Bicentennial Celebration Memorabilia

Jewett City Commemorative Coins   and  Griswold Commutative Coins  on Sale Now

Griswold Bicentennial Tee Shirts and Hooded Sweatshirts  on Sale Now           

Click here to see examples and where you may purchase these items

 

NOVEMBER 1, WALKING WEEKEND UPDATE

The November 1st Walking Weekend   “Jewett City Vampires”  is fully registered Thank You all for your interest! 

Due to the overwhelming popularity of this event, the Bicentennial Committee is scheduling “Vampire” events in February 2015 and in October 2015.  Stay tuned!

Upcoming Events

Choirs Gather To Sing

Sunday, November 16, 2014  2 PM

  

Choirs from local churches and schools will gather to offer an afternoon of song on Nov16th for an Ecumenical Thanksgiving Choral Event, presented by the Bicentennial Committee.  The Host Church is St Mary Church of Jewett City,  and the event begins there at 2 p.m. on November 16, with  refreshments after the event.  Read More

  

Bicentennial House Decorating Contest

Begins on November 1st !

The Bicentennial Committee is sponsoring a fun House Decorating Contest for all Griswold residents:        Prizes!        Photos!       Bragging Rights!

See the Application on this website, or pick up an application at the Griswold Town Clerk’s office, or by contacting the Chair of the Decorating Contest Event, Cece Norwid,  at the email listed.    Read More

 

WEDNESDAY

NOVEMBER 19, 2014

6 to 8 PM

AmericInn Lodge & Suites

Come join us for an enjoyable night filled with information and opportunity. Our local experts will be available through this event and will offer group lectures as well as more personalized discussions. 

Read More Information on Event Flyer

 

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT HOURS
 
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
Building Official / Zoning Enforcement Officer
Building Department Secretary 
TOWN PLANNER HOURS
Peter Zvingilas
Shannon Webster
Mario J Tristany, Jr.

 Monday 

 Wednesday

 Thursday

 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30 AM  to 3:00 PM

8:30 AM  to 3:00 PM

8:30 AM  to 3:00 PM

8:30 AM  to 5:30 PM

8:30 AM  to 12 Noon

Tuesday

  

 Wednesday

  

Thursday

  8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

   8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

   3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

 
 
 
 
 
MONDAY - NOVEMBER 3 RD
9:00

Meeting to discuss Children’s First

6:00 Borough Meeting
   
TUESDAY -NOVEMBER 4TH
 

TOWN HALL BUSINESS OFFICES CLOSED

FOR ELECTION DAY

   
WEDNESDAY - NOVEMBER 5TH
   
   
THURSDAY - OCTOBER 30 TH
9:00

Meeting with East River Energy

1:30 Meeting with Larry Wagner
3:30 SECTER Meeting
4:30 Emergency Planning Meeting
5:00 Meeting with employee
   
   
FRIDAY - OCTOBER 31 ST
8:30 – 1:00

Office Time

   
   

  TOWN OF GRISWOLD MEETINGS AND EVENTS

 

STATE AND

UNITED STATES

REPRESENTATIVES

State Representative

Steve Mikutel

Web site

State Senator

Andrew Maynard

Web site

U.S. Congressman

Joe Courtney : Home

Web site

 

Info Line

Click for help

day or night

 

 

Click on the House 

logo for

HUD and CHRO Fair

Housing Information

http://www.state.ct.us/

chro/   

www.hud.gov/complaints/

housediscrim.cfm

Submissions to this site by town and borough groups may be sent to

dszall@griswold-ct.org.

Businesses established

in Griswold may be

eligible to appear on our

Businesses Page

State of Connecticut Announcements

GOV. MALLOY: STATE LAUNCHES EBOLA INFORMATION WEBSITE

Residents Can Visit www.ct.gov/ebola for Useful Facts

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State of Connecticut has launched a web site to keep residents informed regarding the Ebola virus.  There will also be a hyperlink to www.ct.gov/ebola on the homepages of all state agencies    Read more

 

Gov. Malloy: Connecticut State Police to Adopt

Domestic Violence Assessment Program

Proclaims October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced the Connecticut State

will be adopting a lethality assessment program (LAP) to keep victims of

domestic violence safe by encouraging more victims to use shelters, counseling and advocacy and support services.  Read more

    

GOV. MALLOY OUTLINES STATE’S EFFORTS

TO SAFEGUARD AGAINST EBOLA

Announces that Commissioner Mullen has Invoked DPH’s Quarantine and Isolation Authority

in New Haven

Pledges to Provide Any Resources or Personnel Necessary to Deal with a

Potential Exposure or Infection

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced today that the State of Connecticut is taking additional steps to strengthen the level of preparedness for the Ebola virus by enacting the quarantine and isolation protocols that were authorized under the order he signed last week.  In addition, the Governor is directing that every hospital in the state perform a drill within the next week to assure that procedures and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are up to standard.  

CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ANNOUNCEMENT

Legislative Updates

CLICK HERE for State of Connecticut CT-N  Connecticut Network Daily Video Broadcasts & Live Events Schedule

Board and Commission and Committee Vacancies

 
Board and Commission Vacancies

COMMISSION

PARTY

AFFILIATION

TO FILL

REMAINING TERM

Economic Development
D or I
5 year   10/28/18
Recreation Committee

Board and Commission vacancies may be filled by

the party affiliation or by an independent registered voter.

 
 
   
 

Town News You Can Use

ATTENTION GRISWOLD/JEWETT CITY RESIDENTS:

BITGOOD ROAD CLOSURE

MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014

THROUGH

END OF NOVEMBER, 2014

Bitgood Road, in the Town of Griswold, will be closed

to thru traffic due to Bridge Reconstruction. 

The closure will begin on Monday, April 21, 2014 and

will continue through the end of November, 2014. 

Detour signs are posted

 

THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT

THE EASTERN SIDE OF I-395

AT EXIT 86

THIS PROPERTY IS BEING PREPARED FOR

TWO COMMERCIAL BUILDING PAD SITES

FOR FUTURE DEVELOPMENT.

THERE ARE NO INTERESTED DEVELOPERS

AT THIS TIME.

 
CT DEEP NOTICE OF DRAW DOWN SCHEDULED FOR GRISWOLD PONDS

Official notification has been receive from the CT DEEP regarding pond draw down schedules.

Hopeville Pond and Ashland Pond will be drawn down this winter 2014/2015 and draw down should be completed on or about October 30th, 2014. Both ponds will be restored to normal levels around April 6, 2015. 

The draw down for Glasgo Pond is scheduled for winter 2015/2016 and the draw down for Pachaug Pond is scheduled for Winter 2016/2017.   The draw down will be three feet for all of the ponds.

Pond draw down is scheduled to be done every three years.

 

A MESSAGE FROM THE SELECTMEN

   Welcome to the Town of Griswold web site!      Our site is designed to function as a virtual gateway to Griswold so that the public may stay informed about our town, our local government, and our municipal affairs. We strive to provide the highest quality of public service for residents and visitors alike.   We are committed to keeping our web site contemporary so that you may find it to be a valuable resource for you to use.  We urge you to visit our web site often to find out what kinds of  help  and  information are available to entertain, to educate and to keep you up to date.

      We invite you to visit Griswold so that you can experience of all the opportunities that our town has to offer you from shopping to entertainment, dining to golf, to outdoor recreation, as well as some out-of-the-way surprises. We are confident that you will enjoy your experience so that you will understand what we mean when we say that Griswold is  “Growing on Strong Foundations".

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