Letter: Several Big Issues Coming to the Representative Town Meeting on June 10

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To the editor:

On June 10 Darien’s Representative Town Meeting (RTM), the town’s legislative body, will address several items of importance to the Darien community. The RTM is a nonpartisan body, comprised of 100 members representing six districts in Darien.

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Items of particular interest on the agenda include:

—Consideration and action on appropriation of $609,000 for the Highland Farm Improvements Project and authorizing the issuance of bonds and notes in the amount of $609, 000 to meet said appropriation.

—Consideration and action on amending the resolution (19 -12) appropriating $3,000,000 for the planning, design and construction of a new Ox Ridge Elementary School and authorizing the issuance of bonds and notes in the amount of $3,000,000 to meet said appropriation, to increase the scope of the project and the appropriation and bond authorization by $60,000,000 to $ 63,000,000.

—Consideration and action on a gift from the Darien Athletic Foundation (DAF) of up to $300,000 for the construction of a cross country running path over the Darien High School and Diller properties

—Consideration and action on an amendment to Darien’s Code of Ordinances regarding Management of Plastic and Paper Checkout Bags n Darien

RTM members work on behalf of Darien citizens. As we deliberate significant initiatives, we would be happy to hear from constituents.

If you wish to contact a member of the RTM or any other public official , you will find contact information in the Government Guide produced by the League of Women Voters of Darien.

The publication is available at the Darien Library, the Town Hall lobby and the office of the Registrars of Voters. It can also be accessed on line at lwv.darien.org; click on the 2019 Government Guide tab at the top of the page.

Clara C. Sartori

Old King’s Highway, South

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