31 Park Street
Guilford, CT 06437
Phone: (203) 453-8015 Fax:(203) 453-8467
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
|Matthew T. Hoey III (D)||12/04/2017 to 12/06/2021||(203) 453-6663||32 Seaview Terrace|
|Louis Federici (D)||12/04/2017 to 12/06/2021||(203) 458-6726||47 Thistle Rock Drive|
|Sandra Ruoff (D)||12/04/2017 to 12/06/2021||(203) 988-1535||1066 Little Meadow Road|
|Charles Havrda (R)||12/04/2017 to 12/06/2021||(203) 453-5585||74 Wildrose Avenue|
|Susan Renner (R)||12/04/2017 to 12/06/2021||(203) 453-2893||467 Nortontown Road|
ESTABLISHED: Established by Section 2-6 (a) of the Town Charter.
CHARGE/DUTIES: The Board of Selectmen is charged with the general administration of the affairs of the Town, except those matters which by the general statutes or the charter are exclusively committed to the Board of Education or other agencies. Duties include authority to incur indebtedness in the name of the Town, to take, purchase, lease, sell or convey real or personal property of or for the Town, to institute, prosecute, defend or compromise any legal action or proceeding by or against the Town, to enter into contracts, to issue notes or bonds, to accept or discontinue roads, and to enact, repeal or amend ordinances.
ELECTED/APPOINTED: Elected in regular Town election with candidates proposed by the Town’s political parties.
MEMBERSHIP: Five regular members. The First Selectman is the chief executive and administrative officer of the Town. During the last Charter Revision, the membership of the Board of Selectmen was expanded from three to five members taking effect at the 2003 election.
LENGTH OF TERM: Four-year terms.
MEETING DATE/TIME/PLACE: Regular meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of each month. Starting in January 2014, all regular meetings will take place at 8:30 a.m. in the Guilford Town Hall.
EXPERIENCE AND/OR INTEREST NECESSARY/PREFERRED TO BE A MEMBER: Members should have experience in Town government, fiscal management, general management and organizational skills, and be able to make the time commitment necessary for the job.