First Selectman: Maurice W. Blanchette
Located at 55 Main Street.
Administration of Town services, budget.
Oversees execution of laws, ordinances and policies governing the Town. Acts as the Personnel Director.
In an emergency, call 9 1 1
(860) 870-3170 - Non-Emergency
Ellington Ambulance Corps
Peter Hany Sr., President
Animal Control Officer: Barbara Murdach
Located at 21 Main Street (Behind the Ellington Fire Department)
Open seven days a week 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. After hours emergency calls are dispatched through the Ellington Resident Troopers Office 860-875-1522.
Nuisance wildlife calls are handled through the State D.E.P. Wildlife Division @ 860-424-3011 or visit www.dep.state.ct.us/burnatr/wildlife/
Assessor: Cindy Roman
Located at 55 Main Street. Assess real estate, motor vehicles and business property equitably in accordance with applicable laws. Also administers exemptions and tax relief programs. Assessor's Maps are now on line at www.mapgeo.com/ellingtonct Property record cards are also available via this site.
Building Official: Raymond F. Martin III
Located at 57 Main Street (Town Hall Annex). Issues building permits, inspects building, repair, replacement and demolition projects, in addition to mechanical and electrical work.
Elderly Outreach Worker: Anna Turner
Located at 31 Arbor Way (off of Main Street). Provides information and counseling on service options/interventions and education information to Ellington elderly and their families.
Don Davis, Director
John Streiber, Deputy Director
Frederica Weeks, Deputy Director
Located at the Town Hall. Responsible for the review of and adjustments to the Town Emergency Plan as filed with the State Office of Emergency Management. The Emergency Management Director receives and disseminates information from the State Office of Emergency Management concerning impending emergencies, such as severe weather, terrorism alerts and other situations that may affect the Town of Ellington and its citizens.
Finance Officer/Treasurer: Nicholas J. DiCorleto, Jr.
Located at 55 Main Street. Investment of Town funds, preparation of financial statements, submission of annual budget to Board of Finance, preparation of bid documents, purchasing agent.
Fire Marshal: Allan Lawrence
Located at 57 Main Street (Town Hall Annex). Investigates all fires, explosions and hazardous materials incidents in the town; annually inspects every building and occupancy (except single and two-family residences) enforcing the Connecticut Fire Safety Code and related regulations; reviews construction plans and documents; inspects and approves all new permits and renewals of permits for liquor establishments, day care centers, health care group homes, hazardous materials transportation vehicles (liquefied petroleum gasses, gasoline, fuel oil, and other CT regulated materials including explosives); administers the state and town open burning program.
Interim Director of Health: Michael S. Caronna, MPH, RS
North Central District Health Department is located at 31 North Main Street in Enfield. Inspects restaurants and other food service establishments, homes, schools, convalescent homes and other institutions working to prevent spread of communicable diseases. Review, test and approve new septic systems as well as a review and approval of system repairs and/or expansion. Test drinking water, paint samples for lead. Investigates complaints in regard to public health hazards.
Housing Authority (Snipsic Village)
Executive Director: Ted Yampanis
Located at 20 Main Street. Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to noon. Snipsic Village is an affordable housing complex primarily for the elderly.
Housing Rehabilitation Program
administered by Community Opportunities Group, Inc.
Located at 55 Main Street.
Hours: Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Director: Doris Crayton
Located at 31 Arbor Way (off of Main Street). Provides assistance in applying for social security benefits, Title XIX, food stamps, veterans benefits, Conn Pace, renters rebate, HUSKY program. In addition to food bank, fuel assistance, holiday gift giving, housing rehab program, counseling and advocacy, dial-a-ride services.
Director: Susan Phillips
Located at 93 Main Street. Hours: Monday-Thursday 10 am-8pm; Friday and Saturday 10 am-5 pm (Saturdays in July and August: 10 am - 1 pm); Sunday 1pm-5pm. Provides books, periodicals, pamphlets, records, audio tapes, videotapes, compact discs, DVDs, online reference materials. Provides a variety of programs for both adults and children. Outreach services are provided to patrons who are not able to come to the Library.
Parks & Recreation
Director: Robert Tedford
Located at 31 Arbor Way (off of Main Street). Offers passive and non-passive recreational programs and competitive athletic programs: Summer Day Camp, swim lessons, basketball, volleyball, softball, baseball, soccer, tennis, instructional programs, trips.
Town Planner: Lisa M. Houlihan, CZEO
Located at 57 Main Street (Town Hall Annex). Process subdivision and site plans, special permits, variances requests, inland wetland applications and other land development applications. Provides assistance to all Land Use Commissions: Planning & Zoning Commission, Inland Wetlands Agency, Economic Development Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Conservation Commission.
Police - Resident State Troopers
Sergeant: Patrick Sweeney
Located at 33 Arbor Way, next to the Ellington Fire Department (Main Street)
Postmaster: Chris Reiser
The Ellington Post Office is located at 6 Church Street. Counter Hours: 8:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Lobby is open 24 hours/day.
Probate Judge: O. James Purnell
Located at Vernon Town Hall, 14 Park Place.
Hours: Monday-Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Probate wills and the administration of estates, determines title to real and personal property and trust, appoints guardians for the mentally retarded; remove unfit parents as guardians of their children, grant adoptions, grant name changes. For more information and to access the "frequently asked questions" section regarding the Probate Court visit: http://www.ctprobate.gov/Pages/Welcome.aspx
Director: Timothy Webb
Located at 21 Main Street. Maintain, repair, clean and remove snow from all public streets and ways; maintain and operate storm sewers and other drains, care for and maintain all town buildings other than those under the jurisdiction of the Board of Education, care for parks, grassed areas in streets and public grounds including athletic fields. Coordinate garbage and recycling including household hazardous waste. Administers and oversees the Water Pollution Control operation.
Refuse & Bulky Waste
All American Waste is contracted for garbage and recycling pickup, bulky waste pick up including metal products, tires, appliances, carpet. For more information, visit Public Works.
Director: Erin Graziani
Center is located at 40 Maple Street. Administers programs and activities designed to meet the social and health well-being of individuals age 60 years and older.
Tax & Revenue Collector: Ann Marie Conti
Located at 55 Main Street. Billing and collection of real estates, motor vehicle, personal property taxes, water assessments, trash collection fees, sewer assessments and sewer use charges.
Town Clerk: Diane McKeegan
Located at 55 Main Street. Dog licenses, sport licenses, marriage licenses and vital statistics, veterans discharge, voter registration, absentee ballots, land records.
Registrars of Voters:
Susan Luginbuhl (Democrat)
Wanda DeLand (Republican)
Located at 55 Main Street. Responsible for conducting all elections, primaries and referenda, registering voters, maintaining Town's voter records.
Director: Diane Lasher-Penti
Located at 31 Arbor Way (off of Main Street). Provides programs servicing youth population of all age groups; Homework Club, 1-2-3 I Am Me, Safety Town, Side by Side Trooper and Teens, Just Girls, Choices for Boys and Girls, Team Building, Journey and many more. Visit the website (click here) for a complete listing of programs offered. Also provides counseling and referrals for youth and their families.
Youth Services/DPYC (Developing Positive Youth Culture)
Prevention Coordinator: Deborah Stauffer
Located at 31 Arbor Way (off of Main Street). Plans, organizes and implements community activities, educational programs for parents and youth and outreach/media relations. Provides liaison between schools, recreation, police, community, social, civic and faith-based groups to assist in the improvement of conditions leading to underage drinking and other substance use. DPYC Sponsors Rise Above Student Leadership Group.
Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA)
Administrator: Timothy Webb
Located at 21 Main Street. Administers and oversees the Water Pollution Control operation.