CCS Pasta Dinner

Colebrook Consolidated School Pasta Dinner Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 Seatings: 4:30pm, 5:15pm & 6:00pm Tickets: $8. Adult / $6. Seniors & kids 12 and under Tickets available from any 6th grade student Proceeds go towards the 6th grade Cape Cod trip Any questions contact Tracy Groman Tracy.groman@yahoo.comTracy.groman@yahoo.com>

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CSCC Breakfast As You Like It

Colebrook Senior/Community Center BREAKFAST AS YOU LIKE IT! Friday, September 26th, 2014 7:30am – 9:30am Breakfast to order – the way you like it Eat in or take out Call in orders to 860-738-9521 or order when you get here!

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FW: EMAIL: Annual Turkey Dinner

Colebrook Senior/Community Center ANNUAL TURKEY DINNER Saturday, September 20th, 2014 Seatings: 5:00pm and 6:15pm Takeouts: pick up between 4:30pm-5:00pm with advance notice Tickets: Adults $14.00 / Children 10 and under $7.00 This is an annual fundraiser for the Senior/Community Center Call 860-738-9521 for tickets

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Wolfords Hill Road Bridge Remains Closed

Wolfords Hill Road Bridge will remain closed for at least another week due to paving issues Any questions please let me know Tom

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Old Forge Bridge & Wolford Hill Bridge Closure Notice

Old Forge Bridge will be closed Monday, September 15th, 2014 for approximately a week and a half. Wolfords Hill Bridge will remain closed until Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 9am If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me Thanks Tom

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Seeking Region 7 Board of Education representative

The town is looking for a representative to fill a vacancy on the Region 7 Board of Education effective October 2014 Anyone interested please contact me at 860-379-3359 x202 or via email tommckeon@colebrooktownhall.orgtommckeon@colebrooktownhall.org> Thank you

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Colebrook Tree Planting Committee

Please join us for an informative collaboration meeting September 3, 2014 at the Town Hall Meeting Room 7:00PM.

Everyone welcome!

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Fuel Assistance Season 2014-2015

Fuel Assistance is available through New Opportunties for Colebrook Residents Income guidelines and/or award amounts are set by the legislators who meet the end of September. In the meantime you may make an appointment with Lee Jasmin, Administrative Assistant, to complete an application Phone: 860-379-3359 x201 or email ljasmin@colebrooktownhall.orgljasmin@colebrooktownhall.org> Application process will take approximately 30 minutes per application. Applications are processed only through the Selectmen’s Office. At the time of your appointment please be sure to bring all documentation pertaining to your income – pay stubs, unemployment benefits, social security benefits, IRA statements, Pension Plans, Retirement Funds, etc. Anyone receiving child support and/or alimony must also bring documentation for that. All applications required a copy of your most recent bank statements – checking and savings and any other banking statements New this year it is required that you bring your last electric bill regardless if you heat with electricity or another fuel source. Zero Income Affidavits will be completed at the time of application if that is your situation. Self-employed individuals will be provided a separate form to complete. Last year’s allowance was approximately $300-$350 for the year per applicant. Allowable fuel sources include heating oil, electricity, propane, wood, coal or pellets. All applications are held in confidence. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Lee in the Selectmen’s Office 860-379-3359 x201

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Local Input Requested on Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan

The Northwest Hills Council of Governments is preparing an update to the “Litchfield Hills Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan” prepared in 2006. A draft of the updated section prepared for our town is available for review by clicking the following link:

Colebrook Risk Assessment

The NHCOG is accepting public comments on the draft report through the end of July.

The purpose of the region’s Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan is to identify measures that can be implemented today to lessen the severity of a natural hazard that might strike tomorrow.  In recent years, the 11-town Litchfield Hills Region has been hard hit by severe winter storms, high winds, and flooding.  These three types of events represent the major natural hazards of concern in the region.   All three events can pose a threat to public safety, and the buildings and infrastructure in the regional area.

Comments on the draft town plan section can be directed to our municipal Emergency Management Director or Rick Lynn from the Northwest Hills Council of Governments at rlynn@northwesthillscog.org (860-491-9884). The individual town reports for the 11-town region, along with a regional analysis, will be compiled into a final report for submission to DEEP and FEMA.  In addition to identifying priority hazard mitigation measures, the report is required by FEMA in order for the town to qualify for pre-disaster mitigation funding.

 

 

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Colebrook/Norfolk School Study

COLEBROOK/NORFOLK REGIONALIZATION STUDY – INFORMATION SESSION Colebrook and Norfolk school board members, town officials and members of each community have been conducting a year-long study to determine the advisability of Norfolk and Colebrook school districts merging into one regional elementary school district. An important characteristic of this merger would be that Colebrook Consolidated School will close and all elementary students will attend Botelle School in Norfolk. Prior to submitting the study to the Connecticut State Board of Education, the committee wishes to share its findings with each community to answer questions and gain community input and opinions. The study committee has scheduled two information sessions, one on May 20th at 7:00 PM at Botelle School in Norfolk and the other on May 22nd at 7:00 PM at Colebrook Consolidated School. A copy of the draft report is available for your review on the school website http://www.colebrookschool.org and click on Colebrook/Norfolk Regional Plan Draft 2. Copies are also available at Colebrook Town Hall and Colebrook Consolidated School. This study will have a great impact on the future of Colebrook Consolidated School. All parents and other community members are encouraged to attend one of the information meetings.

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