Town officials said Friday that a newly convened panel of the Town Council will meet next week to discuss the of a $1.6 million against New Canaan.
In a press release, Town Council Secretary Kit Devereaux said that agenda items at the 7:30 p.m. meeting on Tuesday, May 31, will include:
- To designate a Secretary for the [Lakeview Avenue Bridge Arbitration] subcommittee.
- To define the purpose of the subcommittee.
- To develop the methodology to be used in order to achieve said purpose.
- To set guidelines and ground rules.
The full press release follows:
On Monday evening, May 23, the Town Council voted to form a subcommittee to advance the examination of the Lakeview Avenue Bridge Arbitration and the subsequent settlement and attendant legal expenses. This subcommittee will thoroughly examine all the facts in order to understand how and why the process broke down; to clarify where responsibility lies; and to suggest next steps to the Town Council.
The committee will be comprised of four Town Council members, including Ken Campbell, Kit Devereaux, Beth Jones, and Tom O’Dea. Other members of Town Council will be invited to attend in an ex-officio capacity. Members of other town bodies and of the community will be asked to serve as advisors. Kit Devereaux will chair the committee.
The first meeting of the sub-committee will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 7:30 pm. The purpose of the meeting will be to define the sub-committee’s task, to work on a time line, and to set the ground rules. All meetings will be held publicly, with time for public input.