Animal Control's primary responsibility is the safety of all residents and animals within the Town of Seymour limits and enforcement of local and state ordinances regarding animals including:
acting as an interface with other agencies dealing with dogs, cats, birds, and other animals.
working with authorities to obtain emergency veterinary assistance for injured dogs and cats.
enforcing all Town ordinances pertaining to dogs running at large
patrolling problem areas in the Town.
The Assessor's Office prepares the annual grand list of taxable and non-taxable property and assesses and values real estate, business, personal property and motor vehicles.
Kusiak, Joe - Tax Assessor
Under direction of the First Selectman, the Blight Enforcement Officer is charged with the enforcement of the Anti-Blight Ordinance of the Town of Seymour. He or she can request assistance from the Building Inspectors, Zoning Enforcement Officer, and Seymour Police Department if necessary.
Marganski, Mike - Blight Enforcement Officer
The Building Inspector's office issues permits for new construction as well as permits for additions and renovations within an existing structure.
Baldwin, Jim - Building Inspector
Callaghan, Elyse - Code Compliance Assistant
Kochan, Colleen - Development & Enforcement Assistant
Welcome to Seymour Community Services, the new home of our Recreation and Senior Services. We offer a number of recreational, social, educational, and cultural activities and programs for Seymour residents. We are excited to introduce our online registration system and website where you’ll find an abundance of programs for the entire family. Check us out and let us know what you think.
McNelis, Mary - Community Services Director
Miller, Tara - Community Services Assistant
Philippas, Zack - Recreation Program Manager
The primary goal of the Economic Development Commission is to enhance the commercial and industrial zones by providing a method of attracting business. As a member of the “Alliance for Economic Growth”, we work with the other Lower Naugatuck Valley communities to encourage investment in our area. The EDC reviews every application for admittance into our Silvermine industrial park to ensure uniformity and to provide increased investment possibilities for existing companies.
his system will be used for emergency notifications as well as public service announcements for the town of Seymour including information about community events, road closures, voting days, or town meetings.
The Finance Department is responsible for the administration of the Town of Seymour's financial policies and procedures. The Finance Department maintains the Town's financial condition and represents the Town on financial matters with internal and external parties.
Geruntho, Victoria - Fiscal Aide/Accounts Payable
Matusovich, Lorrie - Accounting Manager
Thomas, Doug - Director of Finance
The mission of the Seymour Fire Marshal’s Office is to preserve life and the protection of property from fire and explosion and other associated conditions for the citizens, property owners and visitors of the Town of Seymour. This is accomplished through enforcement of the Connecticut fire codes and other applicable Connecticut and Seymour regulations, inspections, plan reviews and the investigations of fires within the Town of Seymour.
Willis, Tim - Fire Marshal
The First Selectwoman serves as the town's Chief Elected Official. The term of office is two years commencing in odd number years. The First Selectwoman presides over the Board of Selectmen.
Burke, Rory - Assistant to the First Selectman
Perry, Steven - Assistant to the First Selectwoman
The Director of Human Resources directs and oversees all aspects of Human Resources Management for the Town of Seymour including policies and procedures, recruitment, hiring, compensation management, benefits administration, employment and labor law compliance, and employee relations. This position must maintain strict confidentiality and business ethics at all times.
Pelosi, Chris - Human Resources Manager
The Inland Wetlands Enforcement Officer is an agent of the Inland Wetlands Commission and enforces the inland wetlands regulations and coastal site plan decisions on issues of zoning compliance. He/She is supervised by the Inland Wetlands Commission and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the regulations.
The Operations Department is responsible for the efficient management and operation of the affairs of the Town of Seymour in accordance with State law, Town ordinances and such directives, regulations, and policies as the Board of Selectmen may from time-to-time adopt. The Operations Department was effective July 1, 2012.
Caruso, Deirdre - Grants and Operations Manager
Caserta, Anthony - Director of Operations
The Seymour Parks Commission is a volunteer commission that issues permits for park usage and ensures the parks are playable.
The Public Works Department is responsible for the following:
1. maintenance of town rights of way
2. operation of the transfer station
3. household garbage and recycle pickup
Caruso, Deirdre - Grants and Operations Manager
Deprimo, Anthony - Public Works Director
The Registrar of Voters is responsible for the following:
conducting the annual canvass of registered voters between January and May to ensure records are accurate and complete.
managing elections, primaries and referenda.
locating and training poll workers.
handling requests for voter registration and education.
processing mail-in and in person voter registrations.
Woods, Elise - Republican Registrar
A regional welfare office administrates the town's General Assistance program under the auspices of the state Department of Social Services.
Residents without assets or financial resources may contact the office for food bank, clothing source and other relevant referrals. Individuals with special medical needs, such as substance abuse, will be directed to the proper facilities. The office offers assistance for unemployable individuals who are awaiting Social Security service.
Seymour residents with disabilities who cannot travel to the New Haven office, can contact the TEAM office in the Valley at (203)736-5420 for assistance.
The Town Clerk's office serves as a general information source for the public as well as for federal, state and local government officials, maintaining lists of current office holders, and rules and regulations of the town.
Hoffman, Veronica - Assistant Town Clerk
McMurray, Lianna - Town Clerk
The Town Counsel is assigned by the First Selectman and approved by the Board of Selectmen. The Town Counsel is responsible for all legal matters for the Town of Seymour.
The Town Planner's Office acts as the agent for the Planning and Zoning Commissions, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Inland Wetlands Commission.
The Town Treasurer is an administrative appointment of the First Selectman and responsible for preserving, managing, and protecting the financial resources of the Town.
The Seymour Sewer Authority is run by a company called Veolia Water North America.
he Zoning Enforcement Office reviews and approves all documents related to development of lands within the Town. Anyone constructing, demolishing, adding, or otherwise structurally modifying any building must first obtain appropriate permits from the Zoning Office. Building inspectors will then review all construction work to make sure it complies with applicable building codes.