- The Town Council consists of the Mayor and eight members elected from the town at large every two years.
- The Mayor, elected separately, is a member and presiding official of the Council with the power to vote.
- Recognized as the official head of the Town for ceremonial and military purposes, the Mayor has the authority to appoint the Town Attorney and Clerk of the Council.
- All members serve 2-year terms.
Democrats on the Town Council:
- 7 p.m., 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month
- Town Hall
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Board of Education
The following highlights the roles and responsibilities of a Board of Education:
- Each town maintains control of its public schools through its Board of Education (CGS §10-240).
- Boards of Education are responsible for implementing the educational interests of the state (CGS §10-220).
- Boards of Education provide educational activities which, in its judgment, best serve the interests of the school district (CGS §10-220).
- A Board of Education serves as a board of directors for the school district.
- A board of Education acts through its Superintendent of Schools, who is the “Chief Executive Officer” of the school district (CGS §10-157(a)).
- A Board of Education is a “collective” body; authority resides with the Board and not with the individual members.
Democrats on the Board of Education:
Meeting Schedule, Agenda, and Minutes can be found here: https://www.npsct.org/board_of_education/board_meetings
All Board of Education Meetings are held at the Town Hall in the Helen W. Nelson Meeting Room beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Registrars of Voters
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