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Town Council Announces Public Hearings on Budget

West Hartford Town Hall. Photo credit: Ronni Newton

The Town of West Hartford has issued a ‘Notice Of Public Hearings’ for the Town of West Hartford Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Town Budget.


The Town Council of the Town of West Hartford shall hold two public hearings on the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Town Budget as proposed by the town manager on March 10, 2020, and amended by the town manager on April 20, 2020. 

Details about the town manager’s amended budget can be found here.

The public hearings will be held at the following dates and times:

April 27, 2020, at 2 p.m.

  • Call: 1 (415) 655-0001
  • Access Code 198 025 983

 April 30, 2020 at 6 p.m.

  • Call: 1 (415) 655-0001
  • Access Code 191 626 254

Both public hearings will be conducted exclusively as virtual meetings in accordance with the Standing Rules of the 2019-2021 Town Council of the Town of West Hartford and Executive Order No. 7B issued by Governor Ned Lamont.  The public hearings will be broadcast live on television on West Hartford Community Interactive Comcast Channel 5 and Frontier TV Channel 6098 and streamed live at www.whctv.org.

Audio Comment

Any West Hartford resident or taxpayer may participate in real-time by calling 1 (415) 655-0001, using the access codes provided above, at the appointed time and date. Participants using caller ID blocking will not be permitted to participate. Participants will be called on in the order in which their call was received. When prompted by the Moderator, participants will have three minutes to speak, except that persons representing a group’s duly authorized position may speak for up to five minutes.

Written Comment

Any West Hartford resident or taxpayer may submit a written comment via email to [email protected].  Written comments will be made part of the record at the April 30, 2020, public hearing and posted on the town’s website. In order to be included as part of the record, comments must meet the following requirements:

  • Comments must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. on April 28, 2020.
  • The “subject” of the email shall be: “[LAST NAME, FIRST NAME] Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget”.
  • The body of the email must begin with the commenter’s full name and street address and a statement that they are either a resident or taxpayer.
  • Comments must be germane to the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget and no longer than 500 words.


The phone number, electronic and physical address, and name of any person who comments by phone or email may be considered a public record and subject to public disclosure pursuant to the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act, as codified in Chapter 14 of the General Statutes.

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