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SPECIAL TOWN MEETING TOWN OF GRISWOLD
MARCH 26, 2019
Notice is hereby given to the electors of the Town of Griswold and those qualified taxpayers lawfully entitled to vote in Griswold Town Meetings pursuant to $ 7-6 of the Connecticut General Statutes that a Special Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 (if necessary to postpone due to inclement weather, the meeting will be held at the same place and time on Tuesday, April 9, 2019) at 5:00 P.M. in the Town Hall Meeting Room, 28 Main Street, Griswold, CT 06351, for the purposes of considering and acting upon the
following proposed changes to the Town Code of Ordinances:
1. Replacement of Chapter 124 (Blight).
2. Amendments to $$ 10-1, and 10-3 of Chapter 10 (Budget and Appropriations).
This summary is not all-inclusive. Copies of the current versions of both ordinances, as well as both ordinances incorporating the proposed revisions, are available for review and comparison at the Griswold Town Hall, Office of the Town Clerk, 28 Main Street, Griswold, CT or on the Town of Griswold website at Griswold ct.org.
Dated at Griswold, Connecticut, this 21st day of March, 2019.
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
Todd Babbitt, First Selectman
Steven Merchant Sr., Second Selectman
Edmund Burke, Third Selectman
Click here for a copy of the existing Blight Ordinance
Click here for a copy of the proposed Blight Ordinance
Click here for a copy of the existing Budget and Appropriations Ordinance
Click here for a copy of the proposed Budget and Appropriations Ordinance
NONE AT THIS TIME
REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS ( RFPS & rfqs )
Griswold School Readiness Quality Enhancement Grant
OPEN BID PROCESS:
Quality Enhancement Grant-The purpose of the QE grant is to provide funding for early care and
education programs to address quality standards and/or expand comprehensive services for children
and families. C.G.S. Section 17b-749c identifies the following as appropriate use of grant funds:
1. Help providers who are not accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young
Children to obtain such accreditation;
2. Help directors and administrators to obtain training;
3. Provide comprehensive services, such as enhanced access to health care, a health consultant, a
mental health consultant, nutrition, family support services, parent education, literacy and parental
involvement, and community and home outreach programs; and provide information concerning
access when needed to a speech and language therapist;
4. Purchase educational equipment;
5. Provide scholarships for training to obtain a credential in early childhood education or child
6. Provide training for persons who are mentor teachers, as defined in federal regulations for the Head
Start program, and provide a family service coordinator or a family service worker as such positions
are defined in such federal regulations;
7. Repair fire, health and safety problems in existing facilities and conduct minor remodeling to comply
with the Americans with Disabilities Act; train child care providers on injury and illness prevention;
and achieve compliance with national safety standards;
8. Create a supportive network with family day care homes and other providers of care for children;
9. Provide for educational consultation and staff development;
10. Provide for program quality assurance personnel;
11. Provide technical assistance services to enable providers to develop child care facilities pursuant to
C.G.S. Sections 17b-749g, 17b-749h and 17b-749i;
12. Establish a single point of entry system; and
13. Provide services that enhance the quality of programs to maximize the health, safety and learning of
children from birth to three years of age, inclusive, including, but not limited to, those children
served by informal child care arrangements. Such grants may be used for the improvement of staff
to child ratios and interaction, initiatives to promote staff retention, pre-literacy development,
parent involvement, curriculum content and lesson plans.
The Quality Enhancement Application – Programs interested in participating in the open-bid process for
the Quality Enhancement Program Local Request for Proposal (RFP), please contact Sandy Frizzell,
Griswold School Readiness Coordinator, at email@example.com by Tuesday March 12th to
state your intent to apply and to receive a copy of the School Readiness Quality Enhancement RFP.
Submission/ Due Date-Local Request for Proposals must be submitted electronically and are due to
Sandy Frizzell on April 1, 2019 by 4:00 pm.
Grant award letters will be issued annually based on the annual appropriation of the Connecticut
Legislature and the grant recipient’s compliance with the program requirements.
None at this time.
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