New Fairfield First Selectman Column

September 6, 2018

Upcoming Events

Please join us on Sunday, September 9 to honor those lost on September 11. The ceremony will begin at 6:30 PM at Veterans Memorial Park and […]
August 30, 2018

Preparedness

    As September approaches, we are reminded that this month is the peak of hurricane season in the Atlantic basin, and winter is only a […]
June 28, 2018

Storm Recovery Update

  FEMA personnel conducted damage assessments throughout the region during the week of June 11. The inspectors spent approximately 5 hours assessing damage in New Fairfield […]
June 8, 2018

Storm Recovery

Now that the storm is three weeks behind us, we are in full recovery mode. I have a few updates on the recovery process. FEMA New […]

New Fairfield Selectman Column

August 20, 2018

NEW FAIRFIELD FAMILY DAY – SEPTEMBER 15, 2018

  Mark your calendars for September 15 – a day for New Fairfield families to see, hear, and experience the many groups and activities that make […]
August 8, 2018

Board of Selectmen Moves Forward with Sale of Municipal Water System in the Center of Town

  We are moving forward with long-standing plans to sell the physical assets of the municipal water system that the Town of New Fairfield is operating. […]
May 28, 2018

A Selectman’s View

    Our town and our lives changed late in the afternoon on May 15. I don’t think anyone in New Fairfield was untouched. Most tragically, […]
May 4, 2018

Consider Our Future… Vote No

For the first time in 15 years I will be voting against the budget. I hate doing that but a 10% increase in the Municipal budget […]

New Fairfield Board of Finance Column

September 13, 2018

Storm Cleanup Update

I am sure that no one will forget the Macroburst/Tornado event that struck New Fairfield and several surrounding Connecticut towns on May 15, 2018. The storm […]
May 4, 2018

Vote Like Your Town Depends On It

Mark your calendars, put reminder alarms on your phone, and tack post-it notes all over your house – the budget vote is likely to be Saturday, […]
March 27, 2018

Let’s Hear From You

Last year at budget time the BOF was faced with considerable uncertainty about the amount of state revenue to include in the budget. The Governor was […]
March 7, 2018

The Budget Process – What, Why, and When and How You Can Express Your Opinions

Overview When you receive your property tax bill or pay your personal property taxes each year, the town of New Fairfield’s annual budget process is probably […]