North Branford Town Hall 909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 North Branford Town Hall is a government center responsible for the well-being of its community. North Branford Town…More Hall additionally houses the town's departments, including financing, engineering, animal control, public works, social services, parks and recreation, planning and zoning, public health elections and more. For more information, be sure to call the telephone number or visit the website provided.
Office of the Town Clerk 909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 The North Branford Town Clerk is the town's main hub of public information. The clerk processes statistics, assists the…More Registrar of Voters in the administration of elections, maintains real estate records and issues various licenses. Through Town Hall's main entrance on the side of the building, the clerk's office is through the first door on the left.
East Shore District Health Department 14 Business Park Dr, Branford, CT06405 Located in the Town of Branford's business park, the East District Health Department serves residents of North Branford,…More Branford and East Haven. It provides public health services in the areas of environmental health, community health, disease control and prevention and preparedness. The department's Web site includes more detailed information on its various health initiatives in addition to health tips for residents.
Parks and Recreation Department 1599 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 The North Branford Parks and Recreation Department has its offices in the North Branford Community Center (the old Town…More Hall) on Foxon Road, next to Wall Field. The department offers public membership to an on-site fitness room to residents and nonresidents for $175 annually ($100 for those over the age of 60). The department's wide range of children's, adult and senior programs is administered in the building. Community organizations including youth sports programs and the Boy Scouts also utilize the space. The North Branford Chamber of Commerce has an office in the community center.
Office of the Tax Collector 909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 The tax collector is responsible for collecting real estate, personal property and motor vehicle taxes from residents…More and businesses in the Town of North Branford. Taxes are calculated based on the current mill rate and the value of property as determined by the town assessor (not the tax collector), and are payable biannually. Taxes can be paid by cash, check or money order (issuers of bounced personal checks must pay a $20 returned check fee and issue a certified check, money order or cash to pay their balances) in person or via the mail. Taxes can also be paid at Citizen's Bank of North Branford or TD Banknorth of North Branford in July and January only. Payments can be made online or over the phone for a fee.
North Branford Fire Department Company #1 1531 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 Company #1 is North Branford Fire Department's largest company. It has two fire engines, a ladder truck, two rescue…More trucks, a brush truck, a hazmat truck, and a boat. Adjacent to the building stands a memorial to fallen firemen. Like companies 2 and 3, the building is owned by the company and rented to the town.
Central Services and Purchasing 909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 The Central Services Department is charged with two tasks in the administration of the Town of North Branford:…More contracting for suppliers, materials, equipment and services needed by any town entity; and managing the town's risk related to loss, litigation, occupational safety, health and insurance. The town manager acts as the purchasing agent, per the Town Charter, while the office employs a risk manager who also assists with purchasing. A formal bid procedure is used for bids exceeding $7,500.
Totoket TV 999 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 Totoket TV is a local TV station that is owned and operated by North Branford Public Cable Access Group. It operates…More government and public access channels and films Branford Town Council meetings.
Department of Family Counseling/Human Relations 1599 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 The Town of North Branford's human relations and counseling services operates out of the community center at the…More intersection of Foxon and Notch Hill roads (Routes 80 and 22). It offers family and individual counseling and referral services, and accepts many insurance plans. Counselors Tracey Mitchell and Maria Mele can be contacted by e-mailing email@example.com.
North Branford Building Department 909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 Sharing an office with the Planning Department and the town engineer, the North Branford Building Department monitors…More all building activities in town through the issuance of permits and the performance of inspections of new and renovated buildings and their heating, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical systems. The department works closely with the fire marshal and is strictly bound by state statutes. Building permits are required for all new building projects, additions, interior structural work, basement finishing, swimming pools, fireplaces, woods stoves, sheds, barns, garages, greenhouses, roofing, siding, new windows, signs, electrical changes and demolition.
The North Branford public school district has offices in the former Stanley T. Williams school in Northford. The…More district's current superintendent is Scott Schoonmaker. His office, along with the system's curriculum and special education offices, can be found in the building, which is adjacent to Totoket Valley Elementary School.</p>
<p>More details about the district, incluing information on individual schools, calendars, Board of Education meeting minutes and agendas, news, and employment opportunities in North Branford schools are available on the district's website.</p>
North Branford Fire Department Company #3 1958 Middletown Ave, Northford, CT06472 North Branford Fire Department's Company #3 is located on Middletown Avenue (Route 17) in Northford, north of Lake…More Galliard near the Durham line. The volunteer company utilizes an engine, rescue and brush truck to serve residents in this area of town. Like Companies #1 and #2, the building is owned by the company and rented by the town.
Office of the Town Engineer 909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 The town engineer is responsible for inspecting survey, design and field information for public works projects,…More providing technical support to the Planning and Zoning Comission, Inland Wetlands and Watercourse Agency and other town offices, boards and agenices and providing municipal records and maps to the public. The engineer, who is appointed by the town manager, also acts as the town's flood plain administrator and administers public sewer utilities on behalf of the North Branford Water Pollution Control Authority.
North Branford Police Department 260 Forest Road, Northford, CT06472 The North Branford Police Department is located on Forest Road (Route 22) next to Totoket Valley Park. The department…More employs 21 sworn officers and is responsible for all aspects of public safety in town. The brick building includes a small waiting area for the public. The department's mailing address is 909 Foxon Road, North Branford. Its website includes information on permits, contact information for individual officers, meeting minutes of the police commission, a sex offender registry, access to the 2-1-1 infoline and other resources.
North Branford Probate Court 909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 The North Branford Probate Court handles civic and family issues including the administration and interpretation of…More wills, estates and trusts, the removal of guardianship and parental rights from unfit parents, the conservation of the persons and estates of the mentally incapable, the appointment of guardians, the approval of adoptions and the administration of name changes. The staff of the court's office is permitted to answer procedural questions but not to give specific legal advice; the office recommends parties obtain professional counsel for the complex and sensitive matters handled by probate. Judges of probate are elected to four year terms.
Department of Public Works 290 Forest Rd, Northford, CT06472 The office and garage of the Department of Public Works is located behind Totoket Valley Park, next to the North…More Branford Recycling Center. The department is responsible for maintaining the town's roads and street signs, removing snow and ice during the winter and managing stormwater and drainage. Visit the department's Web site for more information on how it handles these tasks. Information on curbside trash and recycling pickup and the recycling center is available <a href="http://www.townofnorthbranfordct.com/town_services/trash_recycle.htm#center">here</a>. For after-hours public works emergencies, contact the North Branford Police Department.
The North Branford Economic Development Commission, which meets regularly at town hall, strives to create a friendly…More business climate while retaining the character of the town by advising policy makers and partnering with other agencies to promote business expansion and retention.</p>
<p>It facilitates a tax abatement program, through which new businesses can pay scheduled, reduced tax rates temporarily, and a facade improvement program, through which the town grants financial assistance to businesses in targeted areas in need of a face-lift. Members of the five-member commission are appointed by the town council to five-year terms. The commission has no permanent offices.</p>
Department of Social Service 1675 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 The Department of Social Services is located in North Branford Hall. The department offers a variety of referral and…More direct services to children, seniors, veterans, families and individuals, including those involving disability, health, fuel assistance, labor issues and mental health. See the department's website for a compendium of information and referrals to other agencies. The agency recommends those in need call the 211 information line when the office is closed.
North Branford Fire Department Company #2 1370 Middletown Ave, Northford, CT06472 The fire department's Company #2 is located in the Northford town center, near the interection of Middletown Avenue and…More Forest Road (Routes 17 and 22). The garage boasts two fire engines, two rescue trucks and a brush truck. Like companies one and three, the building is owned by the company and rented by the town.
Office of the Town Manager 909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 The town manager is appointed by the Town Council and is responsible for executing its policy vision in addition to…More functioning as a chief executive officer and overseeing the day-to-day operation of the town. He or she appoints a staff, directs operations and communications and develops and administers the town's annual operating budget and capital improvement plan. <a href="http://www.townofnorthbranfordct.com/town_services/town_manager.htm">The office's website</a> includes a message from the town manager outlining the town's future capital projects and economic development goals.
Planning Department 909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 In conjunction with the Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Inland Wetlands and Watercourse Agency…More and Housing Partnership Committee, the town's planning department enforces and interprets local zoning regulations and local ordinances. It also provides administrative and technical support to other town departments, agencies and boards. The department also files and records applications and reports to local, regional, state and federal offices. All local zoning regulations are viewable on the department's website.
Office of the Registrars of Voters 909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 The town's registrars are responsible for the administration of all elections including primaries, general elections,…More and special town referenda. The office is largely governed by the state. Polling places are located at Jerome Harrison Elementary School (District 1) and Totoket Valley Elementary School (District 2) and are open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Election Day. Applications for absentee ballots are available at the town clerk's office.
Department of Civil Preparedness 909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 Located within the police department and administered by the fire chief, the Civil Preparedness Department strives to…More keep the town's public safety agencies and residents informed of disaster-preparedness methods, plans and contingencies. Its website contains information and instructions on planning escape routes, preparing an emergency plan and emergency supply kits for homes and vehicles, and establishing shelter-in-place. It also includes information on terrorism alert levels and flu pandemics. The Emergency Planning Council is populated by the fire chief, police chief, town manager and representatives of other town agencies that might be called into action in the event of a widespread emergency.
Office of the Assessor 909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT06471 The town assessor is responsible for determining the value of real estate and personal property for tax purposes and…More also for reviewing and approving applications for tax relief for seniors, veterans, tax-exempt organizations and owners of farmland and forests. Taxable personal property includes business machinery and equipments, computers, manufacturing equipment, unregistered motor vehicles and other miscellanous items. Registered motor vehicles are valued using N.A.D.A. (National Automobile Dealers Association) standards as per state statute. The most recent real estate revaluation was performed in 2010 and is effective as of the January 2011 Grand List. The assessor is appointed by the town manager.