Board of Selectmen

Voluntown Youth Service Bureau/ Local Prevention Council Advisory Board

The Voluntown YSB/LCP Advisory Board is seeking new members. Community members who are interested can contact the Board Secretary, Adam Burrows, at The Superintendent’s Office 860-376-9167.  For more information on the Youth Service Bureau/Local Prevention Council Advisory Board, visit their webpage; https://www.voluntownct.org/youth_service_bureau

Municipal Election Legal Notices and Endorsements

LEGAL NOTICE democratic nominations

LEGAL NOTICE republican nominations

Nomination form DEM

Nomination form REP

Last Day to Pay Taxes Without Penalty Is Monday August 2nd

Monday, August 2, is the last day to pay taxes without penalty. The Tax Collector’s office will be open Saturday, July 31, from 9am-12pm for collection of taxes.

Voluntown Public Library

July 13th Board of Selectmen’s Meeting Cancelled

The July 13th Board of Selectmen’s Meeting has been cancelled. The next regular meeting will be held on July 27th.

Senior Farmer’s Market Vouchers 2021- Pick up date Wednesday, July 21 2-3pm

UPDATE: THERE WILL BE A MARKET VOUCHER SIGN UP SHEET AT THE EDC TABLE AT THE VOLUNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET ON SUNDAY, 7/18, WHERE QUALIFIED VOLUNTOWN SENIORS CAN SIGN UP. VOUCHERS WILL STILL NEED TO BE PICKED UP ON JULY 21ST.

This program through the Department of Agriculture supports local farmers and provides fresh produce to low income seniors. A list of designated farmers markets and farm stands will be given with the vouchers. We do have a certified voucher vendor at the Voluntown Farmer’s Market which is LakeView Farm. There is a voucher limit of one set per person per year. To qualify a resident must be:

60 years or older
Income 185% FPL: Household of 1= $1,986 per month ($23,828 per year), Household of 2= $2,686 per month ($32,227 per year)
Have not received vouchers yet this summer.

Alison Dvorack, MS, RDN, CDN from Senior Resources Agency on Aging will be in Town Hall Meeting Room on Wednesday, July 21, from 2-3 PM to hand out market vouchers to Voluntown residents who are eligible. We are trying to get a count ahead of time to see how many packets she will need to bring with her to make sure that everyone who wants a packet of vouchers gets one. If you qualify, please call Town Hall at 860-376-5880 and ask that your name be put on the list, and then swing by on the 21st between 2 and 3 and pick up your vouchers.

Applications for Planning and Zoning

There is an opening on the Planning and zoning Commission for a full seat.  The term runs until 11/18/2025.   If you are interested in this position please email a letter of interest to the Town Clerk at townclerk@voluntown.gov or you may deliver it in person.  Letters  of interest will be accepted until 07/12/2021.  Please call 860-376-4089 if you have any questions.

Wylie School House Renovations Committee

The Wylie School House Renovations Committee will be having a meeting on July 13th, 2021 at 6 p.m. at the Wylie School House.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting, July 8

The Library Board of Trustees will be discussing revisions to the Internet Use and Safety Policy which includes the addition of technology protection measure/filtering software in compliance with the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) at the July 8th Library Board of Trustees Meeting.