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Bethel Board of Selectman Meeting Regarding a Final Decision on Allowing the Nativity and Other Displays is Scheduled for Aug. 6th

Report by Paula Antolini, August 5, 2019, 2:44PM EDT

November 24, 2018 Nativity display in Bethel, CT.
(BETHEL ADVOCATE News Media file photo ©2018 Bethel Advocate)

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

The meeting agenda has been posted on the Town of Bethel website for the Bethel Board of Selectman (BOS) meeting announcing that the meeting will take place at 7:00 p.m. on August 6, 2019, in Room A of the CJH Municipal Center, topic to include religious displays (unless they make changes from now until 24 hours before the meeting, check back). View agenda below.

A final decision from the BOS is expected regarding religious displays on public property in Bethel CT. This includes whether or not the Nativity, or any other religious or non-religious displays, will be allowed to remain on display in Bethel’s P.T. Barnum Square, or anywhere at all on public property. The BOS will be considering recommendations from the Religious Holiday Display Committee.

Come make your opinion known. Public comments will be allowed.

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