Openings On Town Boards And Commissions
Residents are being sought to fill several opening on local appointed boards and commissions. In some cases the appointments are required to be affiliated with a specific political party, while in other cases unaffiliated voters are encouraged to consider serving.
Current openings exist on:
Animal Control Advisory Board: one alternate vacancy available to an unaffiliated or Republican voter;
Board of Assessment Appeals: one vacancy available to a Democrat, withÃÂ appointment to be made by December 30;
Board of Ethics: one alternate vacancy and one full board opening to a Democrat or unaffiliated voter;
Design Advisory Board: two alternate positions available to a Republican, Democrat or unaffiliated voter (but no more than one of the same party);
Employee Medical Benefits Board: one alternate position open to any party;
Fairfield Hills Authority: one vacant position available to a Democrat or unaffiliated voter, with candidate recommendations due by December 29;
Inland Wetlands Commission: one vacancy open to a Democrat or unaffiliated voter;
Lake Lillinonah Authority: one open position to any registered voter;
Parks & Recreation Commission: one vacancy available to a Democrat or unaffiliated voter, with candidate recommendations due by December 29;
Pension Committee: one vacant position available to a Republican or unaffiliated voter;
Police Commission: one vacancy to fill two years remaining on a term, which must be filled by a registered Democrat (submit resume to Police Chief James Viadero at firstname.lastname@example.org and cc Chairman Joel T. Faxon at email@example.com by 5 pm on December 11); and
Public Building & Site Commission: has a vacancy available to a Republican or unaffiliated voter, with candidate recommendations are due by December 29.
Inquiries should be made through the Office of the First Selectman, within Newtown Municipal Center at 3 Primrose Street, or call 203-270-4201.
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