Cheshire News http://www.cheshirect.org 2015-02-11T16:05:33 umbraco v4 All the latest news from the city of cheshire en Credit Rating Award http://www.cheshirect.org/news/credit-rating-award/ 2015-02-11T16:05:33 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/credit-rating-award/ The Town of Cheshire has achieved an “AAA” credit rating, the highest rating awarded, from both Standard and Poor’s and Fitch rating agencies.

 

The ratings were awarded after Town staff made in depth presentations to each agency last week in preparation for an upcoming bond sale.

 

The agencies cited Cheshire’s “strong financial position, “very strong budgetary flexibility,” “strong management,” “strong financial performance,” and “very strong institutional framework” within their rationales for this top ratings.

 

“It’s gratifying to have our financial strength and stability recognized, “ said Town Manager Michael A. Milone, “but more importantly, these ratings will help generate significant interest savings on our upcoming sale of $15 million General Obligation bonds and future bond sales and refundings.”

 

The upcoming bond sale will finance 40 capital projects including technology equipment, fire apparatus, pool facility, road reconstruction, drainage improvements, various school improvements, and building upgrades.

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The Town of Cheshire has achieved an “AAA” credit rating, the highest rating awarded, from both Standard and Poor’s and Fitch rating agencies.

 

The ratings were awarded after Town staff made in depth presentations to each agency last week in preparation for an upcoming bond sale.

 

The agencies cited Cheshire’s “strong financial position, “very strong budgetary flexibility,” “strong management,” “strong financial performance,” and “very strong institutional framework” within their rationales for this top ratings.

 

“It’s gratifying to have our financial strength and stability recognized, “ said Town Manager Michael A. Milone, “but more importantly, these ratings will help generate significant interest savings on our upcoming sale of $15 million General Obligation bonds and future bond sales and refundings.”

 

The upcoming bond sale will finance 40 capital projects including technology equipment, fire apparatus, pool facility, road reconstruction, drainage improvements, various school improvements, and building upgrades.

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C-PACE http://www.cheshirect.org/news/c-pace/ 2015-01-09T14:23:50 Catherine Donegan http://www.cheshirect.org/news/c-pace/ Connecticut Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) provides commercial, industrial, multi-family and non-profit property owners with low-interest, long-term financing to install qualifying energy upgrades, with no money down.  Please click on this link for more information.

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Connecticut Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) provides commercial, industrial, multi-family and non-profit property owners with low-interest, long-term financing to install qualifying energy upgrades, with no money down.  Please click on this link for more information.

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GFOA Award for 13-14 Budget http://www.cheshirect.org/news/gfoa-award-for-13-14-budget/ 2014-12-11T16:25:40 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/gfoa-award-for-13-14-budget/ GFOA AWARD FOR TOWN OF CHESHIRE FY 13-14 BUDGET DOCUMENTS

 

     The Town of Cheshire has once again been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).  This is the sixteenth consecutive year that the Town’s budget document has been so recognized.

 

     The GFOA has presented this award to the Town of Cheshire in recognition of the Town’s commitment to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting and the quality of the budget in each of the four following categories; as a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide and a communications device.  Award recipients are credited with improving the quality of budgeting and providing an excellent example for other governments throughout North America.

 

     The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals through the United States and Canada, and their Distinguished Budget Presentation Award Program is the only national governmental budgeting award program.

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GFOA AWARD FOR TOWN OF CHESHIRE FY 13-14 BUDGET DOCUMENTS

 

     The Town of Cheshire has once again been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).  This is the sixteenth consecutive year that the Town’s budget document has been so recognized.

 

     The GFOA has presented this award to the Town of Cheshire in recognition of the Town’s commitment to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting and the quality of the budget in each of the four following categories; as a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide and a communications device.  Award recipients are credited with improving the quality of budgeting and providing an excellent example for other governments throughout North America.

 

     The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals through the United States and Canada, and their Distinguished Budget Presentation Award Program is the only national governmental budgeting award program.

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recycling materials reminder http://www.cheshirect.org/news/recycling-materials-reminder/ 2014-10-22T17:55:15 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/recycling-materials-reminder/         Non-recyclable materials are being placed in recycling containers, which has led to over 15 loads being rejected by the recycling facility.  Please do not place non-recyclable items in your recycling container; if there is any non-acceptable material in your container, it may not be collected.

        Rejected loads cost time and money.  The success and cost effectiveness of this program is significantly impacted by the compliance of our residents.

        Your cooperation and assistance is greatly appreciated. 

        Also, please do not bag your recyclables but place them loose in the container.  Not only is there a debagging fee at the recycling facility, but plastic grocery and retailer bags are not recyclable.

 

Click here to review the list of acceptable and non-acceptable materials

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        Non-recyclable materials are being placed in recycling containers, which has led to over 15 loads being rejected by the recycling facility.  Please do not place non-recyclable items in your recycling container; if there is any non-acceptable material in your container, it may not be collected.

        Rejected loads cost time and money.  The success and cost effectiveness of this program is significantly impacted by the compliance of our residents.

        Your cooperation and assistance is greatly appreciated. 

        Also, please do not bag your recyclables but place them loose in the container.  Not only is there a debagging fee at the recycling facility, but plastic grocery and retailer bags are not recyclable.

 

Click here to review the list of acceptable and non-acceptable materials

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SafeWise Saftest Cities award http://www.cheshirect.org/news/safewise-saftest-cities-award/ 2014-10-20T15:36:18 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/safewise-saftest-cities-award/ SafeWise Safest City award 10-21-14

Cheshire has been recognized as the 16th Safest City in Connecticut by SafeWise.com.

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SafeWise Safest City award 10-21-14

Cheshire has been recognized as the 16th Safest City in Connecticut by SafeWise.com.

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