The Town Council chair violated the Code of Ethics by mixing use of his own Realtor’s email account and promotion of a real estate panel with use of a town videoconferencing tool, New Canaan’s highest elected official said.June 18, 2020 | https://newcanaanite.com/first-selectman-in-foid-email-town-council-chair-violated-code-of-ethics-3082966
The Town Council’s vote is disheartening, not just for healthy start times but for our town’s democracy.
Assuming everything in this article is correct, which I have no reason to doubt, the Town Council made a decision against the choice taxpayers have overwhelmingly expressed and against the best interests of children in our town, in the latter case by flouting clear supporting scientific evidence.April 7, 2020 | https://newcanaanite.com/letter-town-council-vote-also-disheartening-for-our-democracy-2762566
To those on the Town Council who voted not for the presence or absence of later starts—that decision is made entirely by the BOE, and roughly $1 billion of taxpayer money over 10 years is more than enough to do later starts for all kids if it is a priority—but for some semblance of fiscal restraint, thank you.April 6, 2020 | https://newcanaanite.com/letter-thank-you-to-the-town-council-for-budget-vote-2759301
The Town Council during an emotionally charged meeting Thursday voted 8-4 in favor of a spending plan for next fiscal year that effectively forestalls long-discussed changes to New Canaan Public Schools start times.April 2, 2020 | https://newcanaanite.com/town-council-preempts-change-to-school-start-times-in-divided-budget-vote-2742052
Please delay your current budget that was created before the pandemic.March 31, 2020 | https://newcanaanite.com/letter-postpone-new-canaan-budget-vote-2728031