Fred Allyn III Appointed To Town Council

Allyn will also serve as the liaison to the Board of Education and the Land Use Committee.


Town Councilors unanimously voted to appoint to the Town Council Wednesday. Chairman Linda Davis said Allyn will be filling a vacancy created when .

Davis said that Allyn has served on the Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission and will be the Town Council’s liaison to the Board of Education and Land Use Committee.

Allyn is a partner in Allyn Associates, Realtors out of Norwich and is the son of former mayor Fred B. Allyn, Jr.

Other (re) appointments made tonight were: Ernest A. Maynard, Jr., Robert Duffy Gabriel B. Stern, Wayne Chiapperini, Hubert G. Sokolski were appointed to the Building Code of Appeals for a five year term; Anthony B. Scarpa was appointed to the Commission for Senior Citizens.

In other business, the Ledyard Dispatch was one of four agencies who submitted their qualifications to dispatch for the Town of Ledyard. Groton, Montvill and Quinebaug Valley Emergency Communications were the other agencies that responded. Mayor John Rodolico said the next step is to ask for a cost estimate from each agency and he hopes to make a selection by the end of the year.

And, Town Council approved the tax abatement requested by . The abatement is estimated to equal less than $4,000 over the next four years as they make approximately $500,000 in repairs and renovations.

"This is more than just putting lipstick on a pig," said Councilor Steve Eichelberg in response to criticism surrounding the issue. "This is not a significant abatement considering the size and what Job Lot is."

Bill Saums September 13, 2012 at 04:49 PM
Congratulations Fred, and welcome! I'm looking forward to working with you on the Council, and thank you for your commitment to the Town! Ditto on Mike Cherry's comment!
tom September 13, 2012 at 05:22 PM
Thanks Fred chalk one up for team commonsense. Keep an eye on the squanders and scoundrels that use town funds to protect there inch cliff neighborhood.
Mimi Peck-Llewellyn September 14, 2012 at 02:51 AM
Welcome, Fred! We on the BOE look forward to working with you.
Julian Lupienski September 16, 2012 at 11:25 AM
a wise appointment
fran September 21, 2012 at 12:20 PM
Congratulations Fred III on being a new member of the TC and great job Fred Jr. on raising a fine son. Good luck and take care.


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