First Selectman Jeb Walker today announced that Arnold Karp, president of Karp Associates, will join the Town Center Planning Group.

Karp, a builder and developer, is the first replacement after both Jim Beall and Mike Hobbs recently resigned. Walker said in a statement that he hopes to appoint an fifth member in the near future.

He also recommended that the TCPG should change its name to "Long Range Planning Team" to "better reflect" its goals of taking care of the town's facilities and future.

Read more in Friday's edition of the New Canaan News.