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Posted on: September 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 09/29/2020 First Selectman's Update

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Good Afternoon,

This is First Selectman Vicki Tesoro with an important update:

If you deferred any of your town tax payments that were due on July 1st, 2020 including your real estate tax, sewer assessment, personal property tax, or motor vehicle tax under the tax deferment program, the last day for payment of these taxes without interest is Thursday, October 1, 2020. 

The Tax Collector's office is open for walk-ins from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM but is closed from 1 PM - 2 PM daily for lunch. You can pay your taxes by mail or online at: Please note that if you use the mail, the envelope must be postmarked by October 1, 2020 for your July 1st deferred tax payment to be considered timely.

The second installment of real estate taxes and sewer assessments for the 2020-2021 fiscal year are due on Thursday, October 1, 2020. The last day to pay these taxes without interest is Monday, November 2nd. In accordance with State guidelines the tax deferment program has ended.

All four polling locations in Trumbull will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the General Election on Tuesday, November 3rd. Social distancing and sanitizing measures will be in place for those who wish to vote in person at the polls. 

If you will not be able to vote in person you may vote by absentee ballot. 

All registered voters in CT are eligible to vote by absentee ballot in the General Election due to COVID-19.

A completed and signed Absentee Ballot Application must be filed with the Town Clerk before a ballot is issued.

Completed applications can be returned by mail to the Trumbull Town Clerk at 5866 Main Street, or in person in the Town Clerk's office, or by dropping the application off in one of the secure ballot drop boxes located outside of Town Hall or the Trumbull Police Station.

If you did not receive an application from the Secretary of State's Office you can obtain one from the greeter at the front desk at Town Hall, or by calling the Town Clerk’s office at (203) 452-5037, or by downloading the application at

Beginning on Friday, October 2, absentee ballots will be mailed by the Trumbull Town Clerk's office to those who have returned an application.

There are 3 questions regarding the revision of the Trumbull Town Charter on the November 3rd ballot. For more information about these questions please visit the town website or you can contact the Town Clerk's office at (203) 452-5037.

Phase 3 of the state's reopening plan will begin on October 8, 2020. The rules for gatherings will be as follows:

  • 50% capacity allowed at indoor private gatherings at commercial establishments and places of business, capped at 100 people
  • 25 people allowed at indoor private gatherings at a private residence
  • 150 people allowed at outdoor private gatherings 

Also there will be an increase from 50 percent to 75 percent capacity indoors for restaurants, personal services, hair salons, barber shops, and libraries; – subject to COVID-19 safety requirements. 

For more information about the Phase 3 reopening please visit the Town Website.

The travel advisory for anyone entering Connecticut from states with high community spread of COVID-19 is still in effect. Please see the Town website for more information.

Last week road milling was completed on upper Madison Avenue and Wordins Lane.  Final preparations are underway for repaving crews to arrive within the next two weeks to complete these projects, weather permitting. 

Trumbull has 625 residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 and a total of 125 of our residents have passed away. 373 of those who tested positive have recovered or are recovering. 104 of the people who died were residents of our long term care facilities. Please keep all of these families in your thoughts and prayers.

The rate of new positive COVID-19 cases in Trumbull continues to remain steady. We've had 2 new positive cases in the last 7 days. 

In accordance with the Governor's executive orders all residents are required to wear a mask or a cloth face covering when in public and a six-foot distance is unavoidable whether indoors or outdoors. This does not apply to anyone for whom doing so would be contrary to their health because of a medical condition.

Please stay safe and stay well.

Thanks for listening.

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