Four term (8 yr) incumbent of the New Milford Town Council. Tom is passionate and confident about the future of New Milford, under the new leadership of fellow councilmen Pete Bass. He believes we need to move forward with civility, an inclusive open dialogue, on all major issues in town, transparent fiscal responsibility with monthly reports from the Finance Director, a strategic investment in our infrastructure to fix failing roads and guard rails and upgrades to our recreational facilities. New Milford is a truly exceptional town, and must be a safe and neighborly town once again. This type of leadership will lead to job growth and economic development, increased volunteerism in our local government, while preserving our town’s New England character.
Tom’s 8 years of service on the town council includes – Chairman of the IT Transformation Committee, Board of Directors NM Economic Development Corp., an Economic Development commissioner – Committee Chairman Higher Education Initiative. Economic Development Corp. working group. Farmland Preservation Sub Committee, POCD Committee. Tom’s leadership and strong support brought the town all day Kindergarten, and the updates to our technology and online functionality. Tom made the motion and lead the push to expand and upgrade Lynn Deming town park and Tom supported the Turf field project for the benefit of all our residents.
Tom is recently remarried, a widower and the father of two children.