Town of Bozrah

IMPORTANT NOTICES

TOWN OF BOZRAH
TOWN HALL
1 RIVER ROAD
BOZRAH, CT 06334
Telephone 860.889.2689 Fax 860.887.5449

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WETLANDS & ZONING AGENT CHANGE IN HOURS FOR SUMMER SEASON

landuseagent@bozrahct.org

Beginning MAY 12, 2021, Bozrah's Wetlands & Zoning Agent, Katey DeCarli will be available at the BOZRAH TOWN HALL on:

WEDNESDAYS 9:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.   

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TOWN OF BOZRAH
BOZRAH TOWN HALL, 1 RIVER ROAD
BOZRAH, CONNECTICUT 06334
BOZRAH PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION
AGENDA


Thursday, May 13, 2021
Zoom meeting, 7:00 p.m.


See bottom of agenda for participation instructions
The Bozrah Planning & Zoning Commission will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, May 13, 2021 via Zoom teleconference/videoconference, at 7:00 p.m.

Join Zoom Meeting
Web: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88618893637
Call-in: +1 (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 886 1889 3637

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Funeral Assistance


The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. At FEMA, our mission is to help people before, during and after disasters. We are dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress
and burden caused by the virus.


FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.

 

To be eligible for funeral assistance, you must meet these conditions:

• The death must have occurred in the United States,including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.

• The death certificate must indicate the death was attributed to or caused by COVID-19.

• The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national or qualified alien who incurred funeral expenses after January 20, 2020.

• There is no requirement for the deceased person to have been a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national or qualified alien.


Which expenses will qualify for reimbursement?

Examples of eligible expenses for funeral services and interment or cremation may include, but not limited to:

• Transportation for up to two people to identify the deceased individual

• The transfer of remains, a casket or urn

• A burial plot or cremation niche

• A marker or headstone

• Clergy or officiant services

• The arrangement of a funeral ceremony

• The use of funeral home equipment or staff

• Cremation or interment costs

• Costs associated with producing multipledeath certificates


What information do I need to provide to FEMA?
Please have the following information before contacting FEMA to apply:

 

• Your name, social security number, date of birth, mailing address and contact phone numbers.

• The name, social security number and date of birth for each deceased individual.

• The location or address where the deceased individual passed away.

• Documentation and receipts for any assistance already received from other sources, including burial or funeral insurance, donations, voluntary agencies, other government programs or non-profit organizations.

• If you and another person both incurred funeral expenses for the same deceased individual(s), you canalso provide that person as a co-applicant — include their name, social security number and date of birthon the application.

HOW DO I APPLY FOR THIS ASSISTANCE?
Call FEMA’s COVID-19
Funeral Assistance Helpline at 1-844-684-6333
(TTY: 800-462-7585)
from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET,
Monday – Friday and begin the
application process.

For fastest service following your application, you can begin submitting documentation online through 

Disasterassistance.gov,

by fax 855-261-3452.

Documents may also be mailed to:COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

P.O. Box 10001 Hyattsville, MD 20782

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
You can also visit us online at
FEMA.gov/funeral-assistance/faq.
Information is provided in several languages both by telephone and
the website.

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COVID 19 - VACCINATIONS

Governor Lamont announced that eligibility for COVID 19 vaccine will continue to be based primarily on age.

Next Eligibility Roll-Out: APRIL 1, 2021 

 

Effective APRIL 1, 2021, individuals aged 16 years of age and older who live work or attendt school in Connecticut are eligible to schedule and appointment and receive the vaccine. 

 

In addition, with the goal of fully reopening schools, all Connecticut pre-K - Grade 12 educators and support staff as well as licensed childcare professionals living or working in the state will also be eligible.

 

The continued use of age-based eligibility is designed to simplify the scheduling and administration of COVID 19 vaccines for both recipients and providers alike.

 

Vaccine Appointment Assist Line

877-918-2224

Available 8:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, 7 days a week. 

UNCAS HEALTH DISTRICT: DOH@UNCASHD.ORG

OR 

STATE OF CT COVID: HTTPS://PORTALCT.GOV/CORONAVIRUS

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                Homeowner’s Tax Credit Program Notice 

Due to the growing concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Governor Lamont has issued Executive Order No. 7S which suspends the requirement for homeowners who are already on the homeowners’ tax credit program to come in and reapply this year.  They will automatically get the same credit that they received last year. 

First time applicants must submit proof of income by May 15th, 2020.  This includes the 2019 1099 Social Security statement, income tax return, or any other income for 2019.  The documents can be mailed, faxed, e-mailed or dropped off. 

 

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OPEN SPACE PLAN CITIZEN SURVEY

 

The Bozrah Inland Wetlands & Conservation Commission is undertaking preparation of an Open Space Plan, which will give direction to future conservation efforts in the Town of Bozrah.

 

Citizen feedback is an important component of the plan, and will allow the Commission to gauge the priorities of residents.

 

LINK: http://tiny.cc/BozrahOSPlan

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING PLAN SURVEY

 

The Bozrah Planning & Zoning Commission is developing an “affordable housing plan” as required by state statute. The plan will assess the needs for, and way to potentially address, housing affordability and supply in town. This plan is required to be completed by 2022 and must be completed updated every five years thereafter. This survey will help form valuable background information, allowing residents to give feedback regarding the housing needs that currently exist.

 

Link:

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=DAQzRBHNFESy37SPxJ6czu7uu8KonMxNvcOxS4nUglRUQ1JQT1BQNDRYNDIzVzhUNFE2SUVOR0FDUi4u

 

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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR KIDS

 

The town is getting away from using town funds to sponsor scholarships for kids.  We are looking for donations to fund these so please consider donating to the fund in any amount.  

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TOWN HALL PUBLIC ACCESS OPENING  

 

  • The town hall doors will remain locked, for access you must ring the bell and state whom you would like to see.

  • Masks are required.

  • Temperatures and tracking information required.

  • Sanitizing your hands is required.  

  • Only one person is allowed in each office at one time.

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MEALS ON WHEELS

The Meals-On-Wheels program is currently on hold for new sign-ups.  The program IS still running for those currently signed up, but there is a waiting list currently for anyone wanting to sign up.  People can still contact Pam Contino (860-917-5672) to be put on the list.

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