At the August 20 meeting of the Republican Town Committee, chaired by , Branford’s recently retired was nominated for an appointment to the Board of Police Commissioners with a three-year term to expire, Jan. 30, 2015. If the nomination is accepted by the Board of Selectmen and the Representative Town Meeting, Hugret will replace on the Commission; Schwanfelder has been appointed to the to fill a vacancy created by the departure of
Richard Balzano, owner of and coach of Branford American Legion Baseball was also nominated as an appointment to replace Garrett Sheehan on with a three-year term to expire July 31, 2015.
Ingraham expects the Board of Selectmen to hear these nominations at the Sept. 5 meeting, (6 p.m. at the ) but the agenda has not yet been posted by the BOS.
Of the nominations, Igraham said Peter Hugret is a "person that has served the town extremely well in all capacities from RTM member to our Information Technology director." He added, "Peter is uniquely qualified for this position with coming on line in the near future and his keen eye on budgetary matters."
"Richard Balzano," Ingraham said, "is a local business owner that has focused not only in growing his business in town, but has taken the time to give back to the community through youth sports." He added, "He now wants to be involved to take Branford to the next phase of what is right for Branford on the development front."
What do you think of the nominations?
See other nominations of re-appointments by the RTC:
Board of Police Commission - Appointment
Peter Hugret (U) term to expire – January 30, 2015
Flood and Erosion Control Board – Reappointment
Bruce Calderone ® (3) year to expire – April 30, 2015
Conservation & Environmental Commission
Chet Bloomquist ® and Eleanor Saulys ®
(4) year term to expire July 31, 2016
Parks & Open Space – Reappointment
Joseph Blumberg (U) 3 year term to expire June 30, 2015
Economic Development Commission- Appointment
Richard Balzano ® - 3 year term to expire July 31, 2015
Veteran’s Parade Committee – Reappointments
The entire committee
Term to expire – September 30, 2013