RTM Budget Meeting 05-10-17

You Can Petition to Go On The November Ballot to Fill a Vacancy in the Representative Town Meeting

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Looking to get involved in the workings of our Town? Since it’s expected that the Representative Town Meeting will have some vacancies going into the Nov. 5, 2019 election, town officials are  seeking interested registered voters who can petition their way onto the RTM portion of November’s ballot. The petition process requires that an individual acquire at least 25 signatures of voters residing in his/her district. Petitions are available in the Town Clerk’s Office, and once completed must be returned to the Town Clerk’s Office by 4 p.m., Sept.

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Democrats Nominate Slate With Gaps for 2019 Town Election

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The 2019 Democratic Caucus recently endorsed a slate of five candidates already approved by the Democratic Town Committee, and declined to offer opposition to various other candidates endorsed by the Republican Caucus. Barring defeat in a primary, the Democratic candidates on this November’s ballot includes Board of Education Chair Tara Ochman; Board of Selectmen candidates Sarah Neumann and David Martin; Board of Finance candidate Dan Bumgardner; and Planning & Zoning Commission candidate George Reilly. No candidates were nominated and none were endorsed for town clerk, tax collector, treasurer, constables or the Board of Assessment Appeals. ____________________

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GOP Caucus Ratifies Republican Town Committee’s Slate of Candidates for Town Offices (July 22)


Rob Werner nominated Chris Noe for first selectman, but in an overwhelming vote, about three dozen caucus members endorsed David Bayne, instead. Noe received only two votes.

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GOP Caucus Ratifies Republican Town Committee’s Slate of Candidates for Town Offices

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The entire slate of candidates endorsed by the Republican Town Committee was endorsed by a Republican voters caucus held Monday night. The caucus for Democrats is scheduled to be held tonight, Tuesday, July 23. “Honored beyond words to be nominated to serve a 5th term as Darien’s First Selectman along with an exceptional team of dedicated board and commission volunteers!” First Selectman Jayme Stevenson tweeted at 7:59 p.m. with a picture of many of the candidates. Unless individual candidates face a primary (which would be triggered by a petition campaign), here’s the GOP slate for the Nov.

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Letter: Local Democrats Have an Election Website: LeadershipInAction2019.com

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To the editor,

The Town of Darien is at a turning point. On Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, Darien residents will have the chance to be heard and elect the leaders who will make the decisions that will define our town for decades. This is why it is vital to elect leaders who will be deliberative and collaborative in their decision making, transparent in their process and include valuable public input as they guide our town. That’s why we are running to serve Darien.

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Darien Republican Town Committee Now Accepting Applications for Candidate Endorsements

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The Darien Republican Town Committee is now accepting applications for these positions: The Board of Selectmen, town treasurer, tax collector, Board of Finance, Board of Education, Board of Assessment Appeals, Planning & Zoning Commission, and constables. — an announcement from the Darien Republican Town Committee

The Darien RTC plans to conduct interviews at its meetings on Wednesday, April 10, May 8, and June 12, at the Darien Town Hall. If you are a registered Republican in Darien and are interested in one of these positions, please complete an application (available at www.DarienRTC.com/rtc-notices.html) and submit it to Chris Taylor, Darien RTC Chair, at DarienRTCchair@gmail.com. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible in order to schedule candidates’ interviews on a timely basis, but not later than Wednesday, June 5.