Board of Selectmen

What We Do

Thompson operates in the Town Meeting form of government. The Board of Selectmen is the legislative body of Town government and the First Selectmen is the Chief Executive Officer.

The Board of Selectmen discusses and votes on policy issues affecting the Town such as labor agreements and legal claims. They develop the Town budget, make appointments to Commissions and Committees, and authorize the use of Town facilities.

The Town of Thompson’s operations are subject to the Connecticut General Statutes, Town  Ordinances, Planning & Zoning Regulations, Inland Wetland Regulations, Subdivision Regulations and Water Pollution Control Authority Policies and Procedures.

Members are elected for a 2-year term.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Dottie Durst Recording Secretary

Board Members

NameTitleParty Affiliation

First Selectman

Republican

Susanne Witkowski

Second Selectwoman

Republican

Third Selectman

Democrat