Town Manager Kevin Smith advised the Town Council to amend the Airport Area Tax Increment Finance (TIF) District, decreasing its size and scope. “The original thought when you adopted this resolution was you didn’t know when development would get going on Pettengill Road, so you captured it all to make future infrastructure proposals,” Smith said.
The School Board unanimously approved moving a citizen’s petition related to bus stop locations and procedures to the Deliberative Session, but voted 5-0 against supporting it. The Fletcher citizen’s petition, Article 11, Transportation Costs, would require the District to raise $451,552 and if passed would have a $.13 per thousand impact on the tax rate,
Although plans for the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline were only recently presented to the Town Council, opponents to the project have organized and are urging residents to take action. “The thing people don’t understand is that this process is way down the railroad track,” said Patrick Leary of Hancock, who is proposing an