Ice jams and state spending caps

KENT — The Board of Finance in Kent met on Tuesday, Jan. 16. It was the first meeting since the municipal election in November 2017. Mark Sebetic was elected chairman and Jim Blackketter was elected vice chairman.

First Selectman Bruce Adams gave the board an update on the flooding in town created by a one-mile ice jam on the Housatonic River that caused the water level to rapidly rise, affecting roadways and properties.

“We’ve got a great team of people working together to manage the situation,” said Adams. 

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