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Board of Education
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As the legislative body of the City, the City Council is empowered to enact, amend or repeal ordinances. The City Council approves the appropriation of funds, adopts the City's Operating and Capital Budgets, sets the mill rate, and has overall legislative oversight over the City of Danbury.
Five Constables are elected for two-year terms. The Mayor may also appoint Special Constables. Constables are empowered to perform criminal law enforcement duties and serve process.
The Danbury Probate Court serves Danburians through a variety of functions, including settlement of estates and conservatorships.
The Town Clerk is responsible for the preservation and safekeeping of all official records and documents for the City of Danbury. The various duties and functions of the Town Clerk are defined by Connecticut State Statutes and the City Charter. The Town Clerk is considered the government official in charges of public records, vital statistics and plays a key role in the election process.
The City of Danbury’s Treasurer is elected every two years to this office. The duties of the Treasurer, as defined by the City Charter are: The Treasurer shall have custody of and shall disburse funds of the City and shall deposit the same in such banks or other depositories as the Common Council shall prescribe.
The Registrar of Voters Office is a vital department to the function of the City’s government. This is where residents go to become voters, the most important part of our Democracy.
This Commission consists of nine elected regular members and three alternates. They review applications for zone changes, amendments to the zoning regulations and special permits for location approvals for liquor permits or for the storage, sale and repair of construction equipment.