Tuesday, 3/14 – Town Hall closed

Due to the predicted snow storm the Town Hall and Senior Center will be closed on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017. Prediction is 18″-24″ of snow beginning early morning with windy conditions. As Governor Malloy has not yet held a press conference it would be advisable to stay tuned to your television for updates. Any town problems you may email me or call 860-485-6831 Trash pickup will be delayed by one day: Thursday pickup will be on Friday and; Friday pickup will be on Saturday. Tom

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NO GARBAGE PICK UP THURS 2/9/17

USA Hauling has advised that due to the predicted storm there will be NO garbage pickup tomorrow, Thursday, 2/9/17 Thursday pickups will be Friday If you have placed your containers out to the curb we ask that you pull them back some to allow the plow truck drivers space to clear the road without knocking the container down. Thank you

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Help Wanted – Town Clerk’s Office

Part Time Assistant Town Clerk Town of Colebrook The Town of Colebrook is seeking a Part-time Assistant Town Clerk to work 8 hours per week with hours to increase dependent upon job duties. Will train but office and computer experience is required. Please email dmckeon@colebrooktownhall.orgdmckeon@colebrooktownhall.org> for a full job description and application. Application deadline is March 6th. Town of Colebrook is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Phone Scam to be aware of from WCAAA

Notice from the Western CT Area Agency on Aging – please be aware of any callers you do not recognize Notify either the WCAAA or myself if you are contacted. “CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW” This growing “can you hear me now” phone scam may be the scariest scam yet because it can make you a victim if you say just one word, “YES”. If you receive a phone call from someone asking “can you hear me now,” hang up. You’re a potential victim in the latest scam circulating around the Country. As the victim answers “yes,” his or her reply is recorded. That enables the scammer, to use the recorded answer for signing up the victim for a product or service – and then demand payment. Scammers also can use the recorded answer to confirm a purchase agreement if it is ever disputed. The best thing to do is “HANG UP”. To report Scams or Medicare Fraud please call the Western CT Area Agency on Aging, Senior Medicare Patrol at 203-757-5449.

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Annual CFD Skating Party 1-28-17

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Assessor’s Notice

NOTICE FOR RESIDENTS TO VERIFY MAILING ADDRESSES WITH DMV The Assessor’s Office has found that DMV continues to have many mailing addresses for Colebrook residents listed incorrectly. The Assessor’s Office has manually corrected our town records to assure accurate tax billings. However, DMV addresses must be accurate in order for our residents to receive registration and/or license renewals from the DMV. This is especially important for those vehicles registered by auto dealers or leasing companies. Vehicles driven with expired registrations or licenses are subject to penalties and towing by the State Police at considerable cost and inconvenience to the owner. We urge all residents to verify that their current registrations and licenses list correct mailing addresses and indicate “COLEBROOK 029” as our tax town. You may obtain information on your license and/or registrations online at www.ct.gov/dmv. If you have any questions, please feel free to email the Assessor’s Office at msloane@colebrooktownhall.orgmsloane@colebrooktownhall.org> or call 860-379-3359 ext. 206. Our office is open Mon/Weds/Thurs. from 1:00 – 4:30 pm. Thank you.

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Christmas Tree Pick Up

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Trash Pick Up this week and next

The trash pickup for the town of Colebrook will be on a normal schedule Thursday and Friday pickup. Any questions please feel free to call me Thanks and happy new year Tom

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Legal Notice – Tax Payers

Legal Notice

NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS TOWN OF COLEBROOK

Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of the Town of Colebrook that the second installment of Real Estate and Personal Property taxes on the Grand List of October 1, 2015 and Motor Vehicle Supplemental tax will become due on January 1, 2017.  If not paid/postmarked on or before February 1, 2017 the tax becomes delinquent and subject to interest at the rate of 1½% per month, or part of a month, from January 1, 2017 to the date paid. Minimum interest charge is $2.00 per list number.  Anyone who registered a vehicle between October 2, 2015 and July 31, 2016 should expect to receive a supplemental motor vehicle tax bill.  Failure to receive a bill does not relieve or excuse the obligation of the tax due per CT General Statute Sec. 12-130.

Checks may be mailed to:  Colebrook Tax Collector, PO Box 5, Colebrook, CT 06021 or you can pay online at www.townofcolebrook.org.  Office hours are Mon & Wed 9:00 am-12:00, & Thur 9:00 am-1:00.  Tax office will be open February 1, 2017 (9:00 am-3 pm).

Laura Bartlett, CCMC

Tax Collector

lbartlett@colebrooktownhall.org

(860) 379-3359 X204

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View & Pay Taxes Online

You can now view & pay your real estate and vehicle tax bills online.

CLICK HERE TO  VIEW OR PAY TAXES ONLINE

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