Public Works Commission

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Name Term Phone Address
Mark Larkins (R-Chair) 12/05/2016 to 05/31/2020 (203) 458-1284 1 Potter Hill Drive
Gene Bishop (R) 08/07/2017 to 05/31/2021 (203) 453-2269 191 Long Hill Road
Richard Wallace (D) 05/07/2018 to 05/31/2022 (203) 671-3917 386 North River Street
Anthony DeLuca (D) 10/01/2018 to 05/31/2020 (401) 374-0702 58 Driftwood Lane
Rob Federici (D) 11/06/2017 to 05/31/2020 (203) 415-8996 230 Village Pond Road
Vacancy (R-alt) 06/06/2016 to 05/31/2020
Tim Sullivan (U-alt) 05/07/2018 to 05/31/2022 (203) 533-5634 195 South Union Street

ESTABLISHED: By Ordinance adopted by the Board of Selectmen April 7, 2008.

CHARGE/DUTIES: The Public Works Commission shall:

(a) undertake and be charged with, under the general direction of the Board of Selectmen, management and oversight of the Public Works Department, within the budget for such department as approved by the Town.

(b) at a time determined by the Board of Selectmen, develop a proposed budget estimating anticipated expenditures and revenues for the operations of the Public Works Commission for each fiscal year.

(c) continually review the Town’s needs with respect to public works and make such recommendations to the Board of Selectmen and other town agencies and departments as it deems appropriate.

(d) establish regulations for the effective operation of the Public Works Department including the duties of the department, and its superintendent or director, with respect to construction and maintenance of Town buildings, highways, sidewalks, sewers and drains, the care of trees and grounds, collection and disposal of garbage and rubbish and maintenance of apparatus and equipment used by the Department of Public Works.

(e) review and approve, as appropriate, the Department’s maintenance and care of school buildings and grounds as requested by the Board of Education and to be charged to Board of Education appropriations.

(f) review and approve, as appropriate, the Department’s maintenance and care of beaches and parks on request of the Parks and Recreation Commission.

(g) review and approve, as appropriate, the Department’s maintenance and repair of such other apparatus and equipment as may be used by other agencies or departments of the Town upon request of such agencies or departments.

(h) request assistance from any other department of the town government in the performance of the Commission’s duties and cooperate with any other department of the town in projects of mutual interest and in the interests of the Town.

ELECTED/APPOINTED: Appointed by the Board of Selectmen.

MEMBERSHIP: The Commission will consist of five members and two alternates.

REGULAR MEETING TIME/PLACE: Second Thursday of the month, but sometimes third Thursday, 7:00 p.m. at the Guilford Town Hall.

LENGTH OF TERM: Initially, the Board of Selectmen shall appoint two regular members to the Commission for terms of two years and three regular members for terms of four years. A member shall continue to hold office until his or her successor has been appointed and has qualified. The Board of Selectmen shall appoint one alternate member to serve for a term of two years, and one alternate member to serve for a term of four years or, in each case, until his or her successor has been appointed and has qualified. After expiration of each initial appointment, members shall be appointed to four-year terms in accordance with Section 4-2 of the Guilford Town Charter.