After positive feedback from residents, the Rocky Hill Town Council voted to put a $10.5 million expansion of the Senior and Community Center to referendum in November.
The dozen residents who spoke at Monday’s public hearing overwhelmingly supported the project, citing the current facility’s lack of space for programming.
“The 2001 Plan of Conservation and Development stated that we had over 1,000 senior citizens who used this facility and that space conflicts can be an issue,” resident Toni Palazzolo said. “That was 17 years ago, folks.”
Town officials have long said the current space doesn’t accommodate the needs of the town’s growing senior population. The town wants...