Notice of Special Town Meeting

Posted on February 10, 2017 · Posted in
February 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

The electors of the TOWN OF CHESTER, CT and all other citizens qualified to vote in town meetings of the said TOWN OF CHESTER are hereby notified and warned that a Special Town Meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 7:30 pm at the Chester Town Hall, Community Room to consider and act upon the following:


To authorize the First Selectman to enter into any and all contracts and agreements necessary for the purpose of completing the Chester Streetlight Conversion Project as recommended by the Board of Selectmen and Board of Finance, including:


  1. Executing a contract to purchase the town’s streetlights from Eversource for their net book value of $69,863.27 as part of the Chester Streetlight Conversion Project. The funds for the purchase have been previously approved and released at Town Meeting as part of the fiscal year 2016-2017 budget process. A copy of the proposed contract is on file in the Town Clerk’s office.


  1. Executing a contract with Tanko Streetlighting, Inc. to audit Chester’s current streetlight inventory and replace the lights with LED (light emitting diode) fixtures. A copy of Tanko Streetlighting Inc.’s proposal and the Chester Energy Team’s evaluation of cost and energy savings is on file in the Town Clerk’s office.


  1. Executing an agreement for a Connecticut Energy Fund loan of up to $100,000.00 at no interest for a four year term to fund the remaining cost of the Streetlight Conversion Project. Information about the Energy Fund Loan is available in the Town Clerk’s office.


Signed and sealed in Chester this 2nd day of February, 2017.



Lauren S. Gister                    Charlene Janecek                              Carolyn Linn,

First Selectman                     Selectman                                          Selectman