The Town Council took up a number of items at a meeting Monday night. For a wrap-up of many of those issues, see below.
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MIDDLETOWN MEETING MATTERS MIDDLETOWN TOWN COUNCIL
When: Monday night.
Where: Middletown Town Hall, 350 East Main Road.
Absent: Vice President Thomas Welch and Councilman Christopher Logan.
Voted to approve about $1.8 million in Community Development Block Grant applications for funding to support projects to help low and moderate income individuals in Town . Among those include a request from the Town to replace windows at the Middletown Senior Center on Green End Avenue. The Town is expected to hear back in coming weeks about the success of those applications drawing from a pool of about $13 million in CDBG funding.
Agreed there would be signi`icant outreach and opportunities for public input for the ongoing Middletown Commons project on West Main Road between Coddington Highway and Valley Road.
Okayed a special event permit from Ocean State Artisans for its second annual Ocean State Artisans Craft Show for Saturday, June 25 from 10 am-5 pm at Linden Park on West Main Road.
Heard an apology from President Paul M. Rodrigues about the cancelation of the group’s Feb. 22 due to technical dif`iculties from a power spike that impacted the sound system in the council chambers. “Some things, you can control, some things you can’t control,” Rodrigues said, saying everyone was working hard to make sure such a problem didn’t happen again.
Next meeting: Monday, March 21, 2022 at 6 p.m. in Town Hall.