The First Selectman is the Chief Administrative and Executive Officer of the Town. The First Selectman's duties include: continuous review of the financial needs and budget requirements of the Town, carrying out Town ordinances, resolutions and policies and coordinating and guiding the Board of Selectmen in the discharge of all the Board's duties and responsibilities.
First Selectman Ellen Scalettar was elected in 2013 and re-elected in 2015. Since Day One Ellen's priorities have been the fiscal health of the Town, balancing the need to control taxes with providing award-winning schools and first rate municipal services.
Ellen also focuses on supporting our local businesses, enhancing town communications and expanding the Town’s use of green and efficient energy.
Completed Beecher Road School Energy Improvements Project
Signed contract to bring Microgrid to Town Center and Amity Campus
Initiated CT Solar Challenge and Woodbridge Energy Challenge to help residents be more energy efficient and go solar
Increased Town support for local businesses
Expanded Town communications via email newsletter, Facebook and new website