• February 2019
At an annual program planning membership meeting, the town’s capital projects was identified as an issue that merited LWV Greenwich study.
• March 2019
The LWV Greenwich Board approved the description of the Committee’s “charter” and referred it to members for voting at the Annual Meeting.
• June 2019
Members approved the “charter” and the formation of a committee to study for two years the capital projects decision-making process in Greenwich.
• June 2019
Cyndy Anderson agreed to chair the Committee, and shortly thereafter a group began to work.
COVID intervened, complicating the committee’s efforts to meet. Cyndy Anderson resigned.
• June 2021
LWV Greenwich membership extended the “charter” of the Committee for another two years. The Board approved Committee leadership shortly thereafter. With special attention given to ensure balanced representation by those of different political persuasions, the Committee chairs recruited a Capital Projects Study Committee (CPSC).
The CPSC conducted interviews and research.
• Spring 2022
The CPSC chairs reported twice to the LWV Greenwich Board.
• Summer 2022
The CPSC prepared a lengthy report of its findings and recommendations, supported unanimously by all CPSC members.
• December 2022
The full report and first drafts of the Concurrence Statements were made available to all LWV Greenwich members on its website.
• January 11, 2023
The CPSC presented its findings to members and answered members’ questions.
• January 18, 2023
The Board unanimously approved the CPSC’s Concurrence Statement.
• January 25, 2023
The CPSC reviewed and explained the Concurrence Statement to members and answered questions. Members voted overwhelmingly in support of the Concurrence Statement.
The Concurrence Statement is now an official local policy position of LWV Greenwich.