The Cheshire Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to extend the deadline for residents to pay their taxes at Tuesday night's virtual meeting.
Like several other municipalities, Cheshire will give its property owners until June 1 to pay real estate and personal property taxes. The board extended the date from May 1 in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The June 1 date also applies to the application process for exemptions or abatement's.
The town election has also been given a new date in wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Town elections will be held June 1 instead of the original date of May 4. The location will still be the Community Center on School Street.
The annual town meeting is still scheduled for June 8 and Town Administrator Edmund St. John IV said the budget process pushes on despite the global shutdown. He is confident the town will be prepared under any circumstances.
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