The town of Portland recently conducted a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the beginning of construction on the first phase of the Portland Air Line Trail – a 2.3 mile section of a linear park trail for recreational use that will connect to the Connecticut Air Line State Park Trail that runs from East Hampton to Putnam.
CCM has called on Governor Malloy and the State Bond Commission to take action to release the second and final $30 million payment for Town Aid for Roads (TAR) -- the long-standing core grant from the State to towns that provides for critical repairs of Connecticut local roads and bridges.
Join us for this session, where you will learn the signs of probable alcohol abuse and drug use by safety-sensitive employees and the responsibilities of supervisors and managers to make a reasonable suspicion determination as well as legal considerations.
House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz has again called for eliminating the state’s car tax — a long-running, controversial issue that has remained unresolved for decades. Aresimowicz told mayors and first selectmen that it’s a nuisance tax that does not raise much money and takes extra efforts to collect relatively small amounts.
The state Department of Revenue Services is combing through customer records from major online retailers to hunt down taxpayers who skipped out on the often-ignored use tax. Kevin Sullivan, commissioner of the tax department, said it’s part of an effort to ramp-up collection of the use tax; CT taxpayers are supposed to pay the state a 6.35 percent tax.