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Town Officers

A Town Officer, as defined by the Town Charter, is any individual elected or appointed to a Town office other than as a member of an authority, board or commission.

Here is a list of elected and appointed Town Officers designated in the Town Charter, by Town ordinance or by State statute.

Position  Name Appointing Body Term
Animal Control Officer Paul Miller Police Commission*  
Assessor Ross Murray Board of Selectmen  
Building Official Thomas Conley First Selectman 4 years
Citation Hearing Officer William Burke  First Selectman   
Conservation Director Brian Carey Conservation Commission*  
Constables (7) [see Constables] [ELECTED] 2 years
Controller Caitlin Bosse First Selectman  
Fire Chief Denis McCarthy Fire Commission*  
Fiscal Officer Robert Mayer First Selectman  
Director of Health Sands Cleary Board of Health* 4 years
Director of Human and Social Services Julie DeMarco First Selectman
Director of Human Resources Emmet Hibson First Selectman  
Internal Auditors (1 or more) Connie Saxl Board of Selectmen  
Parking Violation Hearing Officer William Burke First Selectman   
Director of Parks and Recreation Anthony Calabrese First Selectman  
Planning Director James Wendt Town Plan and Zoning Commission*  
Chief of Police Chris Lyddy Police Commission*  
Director of Public Works Interim - Brian Carey First Selectman  
Purchasing Agent Gerald Foley First Selectman  
Registrar of Voters - Democrat Matthew Waggner [ELECTED] 4 years
Registrar of Voters - Republican Steve Elworthy [ELECTED] 4 years
Tax Collector David Kluczwski Board of Selectmen  
Town Attorney Stanton Lesser First Selectman  
Town Clerk Betsy Browne [ELECTED] 4 years
Town Librarian Helene Murtha Board of Library Trustees*  
Town Treasurer Helen D'Avanzo First Selectman  
Tree Warden Jeffrey Minder Board of Selectmen 1 year

* With the approval of the First Selectman