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Tolland named 37th Best Small Town to Live in America by Money Magazine 2011

Money Magazine has announced that they have ranked Tolland as the 37th best small Town to live in America.

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Posted September 24, 2014
Tolland to Issue Refinancing Bonds

The Town of Tolland will be issuing refinancing bonds which will save the Town approximately $500,000 over the remaining life of the bonds and in addition BANS (short term notes) to help finance approved capital projects.  As part of the issuance process, Town Officials today had a financial rating review with Standard and Poors.  Officials involved included Town Manager Steven Werbner, Finance Director Lisa Hancock, Assistant Finance Director Agata Herasimowicz and the Towns Financial Advisor Barry Bernabe. Standard and Poors last year raised the Towns Financial rating to the Triple A category, the highest rating possible. Following the rating review session Mr Bernabe, Managing Director of Phoenix Advisors, stated the following: “You all did an excellent job on the S&P rating call.  I have been doing this for over 20 years and I think the Town of Tolland has one of the strongest management teams I have seen.  Very comprehensive, disciplined and professional presentation. I use a lot of your rating information to show other communities how to do it right!” The Town Council is pleased to hear such high praise of our Town officials and thanks them for the excellent work they do for the community on a continuing basis.

Posted September 24, 2014
GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The Town Manager’s Office is pleased to announce that the Town of Tolland has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget.

The award represents a significant achievement by the entity.  It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.  In order to receive the budget award, the entity had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation.

For budgets beginning in 2013, 1,425 participants received the Award.  Award recipients have pioneered efforts to improve the quality of budgeting and provide an excellent example for other governments throughout North America.  This is the fourth consecutive year the Town has received this award.

Posted September 8, 2014
Electronic Recycling Collection Event-10/18/14

A local non-profit group, Venture Crew 422 affiliated with the Boy Scouts will be holding their Residential Electronic Recycling Collection Event at Tolland Middle School, 1 Falcon Way on Saturday, October 18, 2014.  The one-day event is from 9am to noon.


Posted August 20, 2014
Celebrate Tolland’s 300th Anniversary by Dancing the Night Away

Tolland residents are invited to celebrate the Town’s 300th anniversary with a special night of fine food, music, prizes and dancing May 16, 2015 at the Three Hundredth Anniversary Gala.  Tickets are now on sale for this one-of-a-kind event, to be held from 6 to 11 p.m. at Georgina’s Restaurant & Banquet at 275 Boston Turnpike in Bolton.  WFSB reporter Jill Konopka will be the emcee of the gala, which will also feature Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, other distinguished speakers and special presentations.  “This will be a night to remember for Tolland residents who want to be a part of this important milestone in the Town’s history,’’ Gala Committee Co-Chairwoman Minna DiBella said. “It’s also a great chance to invite your friends and neighbors to have some fun.” (Read more)

Posted June 17, 2014
Co-Working Perception Survey

Interested in starting a business but lacking the office space?  Running a business that’s growing too large for your home office, but not large enough to rent a full office of your own?  Just looking for an equipped office space to get some occasional work done?  Co-working may be the solution for you.

The Town of Tolland invites you to take this short survey to help gauge local interest in this area – http://j.mp/1i52ppu.