All Town buildings and offices will be closed Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.
As many of you know already, the budget presentation by the Board of Finance to the Town, was defeated at the Annual Town Meeting. Some have expressed concerns about the status of the budget and what happens next.
The Board of Selectman establish a temporary mil rate which is the same mil rate as the current budget, 28.9. Residents will receive tax bills based on this mil rate. A letter will be included in all tax bills explaining the temporary mil rate and what occurs when a new mil rate is established. The Board of Finance will discuss the situation in more detail at their June 20th meeting.
At the last Lebanon Life I had mentioned that the flag pole at the Veterans Memorial Walk did not fare well over the winter. In collaboration with American Legion Post #180, the Town and the Post felt the best solution was to replace the entire pole. Flagman was called into the job, and today a new fiberglass pole has been installed. This work could not have occurred without the help of the Post but also Kropp Environmental Contractors for assisting with their vacuum truck and Marty Clark for his expertise with the crane.
The town continues to work through the Green ownership matter. At the annual town meeting a letter was read providing residents an update. A copy of the letter is in this edition of Lebanon Life and available on the Town website.
Upcoming family-oriented events include: