Ulmer, Mancini re-elected as finance board leaders

Swiftly, unanimously and without controversy, the Board of Finance members re-elected Chairman Dave Ulmer and Vice Chairwoman Jessica Mancini to lead them for 2019. “We work together real well as a board, and will continue to do that,” Ulmer said after the Jan. 15 board meeting. Ulmer and Mancini are both Democrats. The party holds a 4-to-1 majority on the … read more

Ulmer to speak at league meeting Tuesday

The Ridgefield League of Women Voters will host its fourth “Get to Know Your Town” meeting Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 10:30 a.m. in the Town Hall lower-level conference room. The league launched the series of educational programs for members and their fellow Ridgefielders to learn more about their town government. Dave Ulmer, chair of the Board of Finance, will speak … read more

Finance board members re-elect Ulmer, Mancini

Quickly and unanimously, the Board of Finance re-elected Dave Ulmer as chairman and Jessica Mancini as vice chair Tuesday night, Jan. 16. “Somebody’s got to do it,” Ulmer joked after the meeting. “It’s fun when people want you back,” he added. “It’s more important that we do the work — all of us.” Both Ulmer and Mancini are Democrats, as … read more

Tax hike of 4%? Town budget gets a hearing

Amid a volatile fiscal climate of threatened state cuts, a $142-million town and school budget that could push taxes up more than 4% — but increases spending 2.5% — will go before a public hearing Monday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. at East Ridge Middle School. The proposed 2017-18 budget would mean a 4.3% tax increase — no spending cuts, … read more

Finance board re-elects Ulmer, adds Mancini

With two unanimous votes, the Board of Finance re-elected David Ulmer as its chairman and elected Jessica Mancini as its vice chairwoman Tuesday night, Jan. 17. Both are Democrats, and Ullmer has led the board since 2012, after a Democratic majority was first elected in November 2011. This is Mancini’s first term as vice-chair. “The board works well together; We’ve … read more

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