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From the Town Manager's Office


Spring is here!  'Tis the time to clean and clear out the old.  The Town Hall is also doing some spring cleaning with a renovation!  Our offices remain in the same places, but you will notice that we've sharpened up our appearance.  Come by and visit soon!

Town Manager Homepage

Town Meetings


For a complete list of monthly meetings, please visit here.

Jobs


Summer Camp Counselor (Seasonal) - Recreation Department  
RATE OF PAY: $10.10 per hour
CLOSING DATE: March 31, 2017

HOURS OF WORK: 35-40 per week (hours of the Camp are Monday - Friday, 7:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.- subject to change)

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising a wide variety of camp activities for an assigned group of children at the outdoor summer full day camp.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general direction of the Camp Director and Head Camp Counselor. Work is subject to review for conformance to general department procedures and results obtained.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Responsible for supervising an assigned group of children; reviewing present programs and making recommendations for future programs; does related work as required.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Assisting the Camp Director and Head Camp Counselor with scheduling weekly activities; chaperoning weekly trips; reviewing daily paperwork; other duties as assigned.  Continued...

To view all employment opportunities with the Town of Enfield, click here.

Human Resources Homepage

RFP's


For a list of all bids and RFP's, click here.

Finance Department Homepage

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Meet Your New Development Services Director, Michael Ciriello!


        Michael has undergraduate degrees in International Relations and Public Affairs from George Washington University in Washington, DC.   Born and raised in Enfield, he moved to North Carolina in 1989 and in 1995 started working on a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture at North Carolina State University with a focus on regional, environmental and urban design, and city and transportation planning.  He graduated from State in 1999 and was inducted into the National Landscape Architects Honor’s Society in 2001.
        Mr. Ciriello's experience includes work on projects in all phases of design, construction, and management including site research and analysis, schematic design, master parks and greenway planning, planning document preparation, construction documentation and detailing, and public presentations using GIS and other graphics software.  As an urban designer, land use and transportation planner and project manager, Michael has facilitated activities including neighborhood and streetscape design; project negotiations; plans review, subdivision design and regulations; zoning and landscape design and regulations; and, land use, economic development, environment, and transportation studies.   
        Michael possesses in-depth knowledge of land development standards, and regulations including public utilities; street, pedestrian and bicycle design standards; and, environmental guidelines and regulations.  He is able to conduct municipal reviews of commercial and residential development plans with an eye toward building positive relationships between the public and private sector.
      
Development Services Homepage

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What's Happening in Recreation


Discount Six Flags Tickets



The Enfield Recreation Department is selling discounted day tickets to Six Flags New
England. One day passes are good for any day during the 2017 season. All tickets are nonrefundableand will be available while supplies last. Tickets go on sale starting in April.  Please contact the Recreation Office for details.
Day Tickets: $38.00 each
Tickets must be purchased by October 20, 2017.
PLEASE NOTE THAT CASH IS THE ONLY FORM OF PAYMENT ACCEPTED.
No refunds given for lost, stolen, unwanted, or unused tickets.

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Adult Open Gym Basketball


The Enfield Recreation Department hosts Open Gym Basketball time for adults 20 and over.  Participants must show proof of age and residency to participate in addition to having a program waiver on site. There is a daily fee for these programs. This program is held at the Angelo Lamagna Activity Center, 19 North Main Street.
Dates: March 7, 2017 - August 30, 2017
No program on 4/15, 5/27,7/1, 7/4
Fee: $2.00 Residents $2.50 Non-Residents

Reminder: Purchase a punch card good for any open gym offered above. Fee is $20.00 for residents & $25.00 for non-residents. Card is good for 10 visits and never expires. See staff member for details.

Please note that if the gym gets over crowded, residents will get first priority to play.

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Become a Lifeguard!


In an effort to expand the Recreation Department’s aquatics program offerings we have begun a lifeguard staff recruitment campaign. We are looking for both currently certified Red Cross Lifeguards as well as people who are not certified but are interested in becoming a lifeguard. Individuals who are not certified can become certified through the Recreation Deptartment at a significantly reduced rate.

To qualify for the lifeguarding class interested individuals must submit a pre-employment screening form by March 10, 2017 to the Recreation Office. The Recreation Dept. will contact applicants to set up a brief interview. Individuals may only register after acceptance by the Aquatics Director or designee. Lifeguarding Class - Blended Learning Instruction will cover American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR. Attendance is required for all classes. Limit 10. Pre-Test: Tuesday, March 14, 5:00 - 6:30 PM Class Dates: Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays, March 21 - April 8, no class on 4/1. Time: T/Th: 5:00 - 8:00 PM & Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Fee: $60.00 Resident / $75.00 Non-Resident Location: JFK Middle School Pool Activity Number: 3604.0620.301

GET TRAINED! GET HIRED! GET WORKING! THE QUALIFICATIONS -  Minimum 16 years of age by September 30, 2017.  Submission of interest form by March 10, 2017 at 5 PM.  Acceptance into the class based on pre-employment interview.  Ability to pass the American Red Cross Lifeguard pre-test. BEING A LIFEGUARD...THE BENEFITS ARE ENDLESS!!!  Learn responsibility, maintain your fitness level, sharpen your reflexes, improve communication skills, learn diplomacy and HAVE FUN!  The first step to becoming a lifeguard is getting certified. Don’t delay, sign up today

For all of the programs that Enfield Recreation is currently offering, click here.

Recreation Homepage

From the Library...


Visit the new Enfield Public Library Website at www.enfieldpubliclibrary.org for updates on services, programs, and to sign up for their newsletter!

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Enfield PD and the Special Olympics


The Enfield Police Department has been a part of the Special Olympics for many years and finished third in the state in fundraising.

On March 20, between 4 and 7pm at the Mount Carmel Society, the Police Department will be hosting an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner to benefit the Special Olympics.For many events the officers volunteer their time to provide support in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Those activities give them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship.
 
For more information about the Connecticut Special Olympics or to become a volunteer, visit their website http://www.soct.org/ or Facebook page.

Police Department Homepage

New Town of Enfield Officials Directory

 
The Town of Enfield Directory of Officials has been remodeled!  Found under ‘Services’ on the Town Clerk’s webpage on the Town of Enfield Website, all contact information for State and Town Elected Officials, as well as all Board and Commission members is available.  Please visit http://officials.enfield.org/ to view the full directory.
 
Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office for more information at (860) 253-6440 or TownClerk@enfield.org.

Town Clerk's Webpage

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Shawn Maloney and Robert Lowe

Hurrah for Enfield EMS!


Employee Recognition:  Several of our EMT’s and Paramedics were recognized by Hartford Hospital for their excellence in Cardiac Care.  Nick North, Robert Lowe, Christopher Wargo, and Shawn Maloney accurately detected heart attacks and were able to activate the Cardiac Catheterization Lab from the field resulting in great patient outcomes.  Nice job everyone!

Emergency Medical Services Homepage

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Public Works Yard Waste Collection


The Town of Enfield Public Works Department will begin yard waste collection on Friday, March 31, 2017. Please remember that YARD WASTE IS ONLY COLLECTED IN THE BROWN YARD WASTE TIPPER BARRELS.

Barrels should be placed curbside by 7 am on Fridays. Brown biodegradable bags will only be collected in November during leaf season. The brown yard waste tipper barrels may be purchased for $60 at the Public Works Department, 40 Moody Road, Monday through Friday 8 am – 3:30 pm. You may also purchase a yard waste tipper tag for $12.50 for gray barrels which may be used in addition to a brown barrel. The gray barrels with yard waste tipper tags can only be used if you also use the brown tipper barrel.

If you need additional information, please see the Town's website at www.enfieldct.gov or call the DPW hot line at 860-763-7527 between the hours of 8 am and 3:30 pm.

Public Works Webpage

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Senior Center News


The Enfield Senior Center has been recommended for full accreditation for the third time! This is a really big deal for us and we are very proud. It was a lot of work! The National Institute on Senior Centers has a rigorous accreditation process. Accredited senior centers must meet 9 standards including Purpose and Planning, Community Connections, Governance, Administration, Program Development, Evaluation, Fiscal Responsibility, Records and Reports and Facility. This year long process included a self-assessment, strategic plan, on-site peer review and off-site peer review. The process also included community partners, Senior Center staff, Town staff, residents, and Senior Center board members. Only 7 senior centers in CT are accredited.

The Usual Suspects are back. This local band really rocks the Senior Center and fills the dance floor. Pick up your tickets for their Friday, March 24, 6 p.m. dance for $7 per person in the Senior Center office. This is always a great night. Coffee and dessert are served at the break.

Enfield Culture & Arts Commission is sponsoring Belly Dancing Lessons on Thursday, March 23 at 6 p.m. Hips scarves, instruction and music are provided. There is no fee for the class but registration, in the Senior Center office, is required. What fun!

Join us for a special St. Patrick’s Day dance on Friday, March 17 at 2 p.m. The cost is $3 per person at the door and includes a snack and coffee at the break.

Every month we show a TED Talk and every month we have more and more people attending. Join us on Thursday, March 16 at 10:30 for “All it Takes is 10 Mindful Minutes.” No registration is necessary. We watch the TED Talk and discuss it after.

The Senior Center and Allied’s Attic are planning a Fashion Show for Thursday, May 4 at 6 p.m. Allied’s Attic will provide the clothes and accessories. We are looking for volunteer models who will put together an outfit that is both thrifty and attractive. Both men and women models are needed. It will be fun! Sign up in the Senior Center office.

SEMINARS
Building Relationships: A Lawyers Perspective – Wednesday, March 8 at 1 p.m.

Clean Energy: What’s New, What’s Cool, What’s Possible for Enfield – Wednesday, March 15 at 1 p.m.

Evaluating Sleep Hygiene – An Overview of Sleep Apnea – Wednesday, March 22 at 1 p.m.

TRIPS
Trip flyers are available on our website at www.enfield-ct.gov/seniors or can be picked up at the Senior Center. Day Trips Day trips are available for sale on or after the trip sign-up date. Trip sign ups take place at the Senior Center at 10 a.m.

West Point Dress Parade, April 29, 2017. Cost: $101 per person. Must bring valid photo ID.

Mamma Mia! Westchester Dinner Theatre, May 24, 2017. Cost: $107 per person. Trip sign-up date is March 3, 2017.

The Tall Ships Boston Harbor Cruise, June 21, 2017. Cost: $115 per person. Trip sign-up date is April 7, 2017.

Sail Away Argia, Mystic, CT, July 20, 2017. Cost: $77 per person. Trip sign up date is May 5, 2017.

Block Island Breeze, July 27, 2017. Cost: $130 per person. Trip sign up date is May 12, 2017.

Multi-Day Adventures Reservations are being accepted for multi-day adventures.

Holland, Michigan - Tulip Time, May 9 – 16, 2017. Cost $1695 pp/double.

Ogunquit, ME - June 5 – 7, 2017. Cost $409 pp/double.

3-Day Vermont, September 11-13, 2017. Cost $529 pp/double.

Caribbean Cruise, January 28 – February 9, 2018. Cost $1649 pp.

Meal reservations can be made by calling 860-763-7428. 

Senior Center Homepage

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