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Budget Information for 2017-2018
click here for the budget page

Board of Finance Special Meeting
Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:30pm
Town Hall Meeting Room 1
To set the budgets to go to Town Meeting
Board of Selectmen Special Meeting
Immediately following Board of Finance Special Meeting
To set the Town Meeting date

Colchester Top Dog Contest
The 2017 "Top Dog" contest is underway until
May 26th.  click here for more details

Notice to Water System Customers
Annual Water System Flushing
The Water Dept. will begin its Town Wide Flushing Program
the week of May 22nd.  During this period customers may
notice temporary discoloration, low pressure, and low flow.
Contact the Public Works office at 860-537-7288 with any questions

Notice of Public Hearing
June 1, 2017 at 7pm in Town Hall
1. To discuss changes to the Parks & Recreation Commission
ordinance for the Town of Colchester.
2.  To adjourn said meeting
A copy of the proposed ordinance may be obtained at the Town Clerk's Office

Milling and Resurfacing Project
on Route 16 in Colchester
CT DOT will be milling and resurfacing a segment of Rte 16 starting 6/5
through 7/19 (no work will be performed on 7/3 through 7/5).
Motorist can expect lane closures on Rte 16 and 149.
Uniformed officers and traffic controllers, along with signing
patterns will be utlizied to guide motorists through the work zone.
The regular work schedule will be 7am to 4:30pm Mon-Fri.

Message from the Colchester Emergency
Management Director
Testing Early Warning Siren and Notification
On the 1st Saturday of each month between 11am and 1pm,
Colchester Emergency Management will be testing sirens.
Sirens are pole mounted throughout town. During this process we
are going through these Early Warning Sirens to test and if possible,
restore them to a functional state of readiness to provide timely
advanced notice of significant emergencies to the public.
Prior to the testing, a public address message announcing the test will
be made, the test(s) wil be conducted and another public address
message will announce the conclusion of the testing.
Any actual emergency activation, there will be a 3 minute activation of
the siren(s) followed by a public address announcement of instructions
to follow.
Please be patient during our testing and restoration process because
when needed, these sirens can, have and will save lives, only if they

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2017 Memorial Day Parade
May 28th at 12:30pm
Parade route starts at WJJMS, down Norwich Ave,
right onto Main Street, ending at the Green at the
beginning of Lebanon Ave. Roads will be closed for two hours.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Saturday, June 3, 2017, 9am-1pm
at Colchester Town Hall
Any household from any participating community can go to
any of the 9 collection events. For information on acceptable
items see the flyer link below or visit
click here for flyer

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