Town of Groton Office of Emergency Management 68 Groton Long Point Rd, Groton, CT06340 The Town of Groton Office of Emergency Management is a government office that oversees emergency response services for…More incidents such as a hurricane, a fire, a release of hazardous materials or a major winter storm.
Town of Groton Finance Department 45 Fort Hill Rd, Groton, CT06340 The town's finance department administers the town's financial management, prepares a budget, oversees tax collection,…More manages the assessment of properties, and handles debt management and purchasing. The department includes the divisions of assessment, tax collection, purchasing, and accounting and treasury. Salvatore Pandolfo serves as director of the Finance Department.
City of Groton Municipal Building 295 Meridian St, Groton, CT06340 The City of Groton Municipal Building is the center of government for the city of Groton. It houses many of the…More town's departments, including the office of the mayor, the city clerk, the police department and the fire department.
The City of Groton Zoning and Building Department reviews building construction, issues permits, investigates…More complaints of zoning violations and inspects commercial properties.</p>
<p>Carlton Smith oversees the department, and building inspector Walter Woycik inspects residential properties. Inspections review whether structures comply with national regulations and local codes relating to issues such as ventilation, sanitation and proper exits.</p>
The finance department, led by director Michael Hillsberg, handles financial transactions, payroll and purchasing for…More the city. The office in the Groton Muncipal Building employs five people including Hillsberg, and has five sections: accounting, cash management, purchasing, payroll and risk management.</p>
<p>The department also assists the mayor's office and City Council with preparation of the operating and capital improvements budgets.</p>
Town of Groton Animal Control 68 Groton Long Point Rd, Groton, CT06340 The town's animal control facility has one full-time animal control officer, two part-time animal control officers and…More two kennel hands. The officers pick up stray animals, take in injured animals, respond to wildlife calls and investigate dog bites. The kennel houses animals brought in by the officers and animals under quarantine.
City of Groton Planning Department 295 Meridian St, Groton, CT06340 The city's planning department administers zoning and subdivision regulations and provides support to the Planning &…More Zoning commission. The department also adminsters the Coastal Management Program and Plan of Conservation & Development. Barbara Goodrich is the city planner. Her staff also assists developers, helps residents with applications and works with the Zoning & Building Department.
The probate court is located in Groton Town Hall, and hears matters including adoption, guardianship, name changes,…More enforcement of living wills and distribution of property after death. The probate judge presides over the court and is elected to a four-year term.</p>
<p>Groton's probate court coveres the Town of Groton, City of Groton, Groton Long Point, Noank, Mystic and Old Mystic.</p>
United States Post Office 100 Plaza Ct, Groton, CT06340 This United States Post Office is located in the coastal town of Groton, Connecticut. It specializes in business and…More personal mail services, letting customers ship locally, nationally or globally. At this post office you can plan a shipment, order supplies and print postage. It is open six days a week for your convenience.
The City's Highway and Sanitation Department maintains about twenty-seven miles of road and eighteen miles of…More sidewalk. The Department employs twenty-two people, including Foreman Tim Umrysz.</p>
<p>The Department also handles trash collection, recycling, bulky waste, leaf collection and Christmas-tree pickup. Trash is collected twice a week; recyclables are picked up weekly. The days of collection vary by street. Bulky waste is handled by appointment only on Wednesdays, with a week's notice.</p>
<p>Leaf collection takes place in the spring and fall. Leaves must be put in containers and left on the curb, not raked into the street.</p>
The town's human services department administers a variety of social programs including food stamps, rental and…More housing assistance and energy assistance to meet residents' basic needs. The agency also offers a food pantry in its lower level.</p>
<p>Human services employs three social workers, two full-time and one part-time counselor, an administrative assistant, a financial assistant and the director, Marjorie Fondulas.</p>
<p>Each social worker sees about 65 families and individuals per month. The agency also provides counseling to school-age children and runs support programs for groups such as grandparents.</p>
The Groton Long Point Association is an arm of the governing body in Groton Long Point, a subdivision in Groton with…More many beachfront homes. The association helps oversee eight tennis courts, the harbor, roads, buildings and recreational facilities in the neighborhood. Groton Long Point also has its own fire district and police department.</p>
<p>Groton Long Point's board of directors runs the daily operations of the government, but any major decisions are made by the subdivision's membership as a whole.</p>
<p>Bob Congdon is president of the Groton Long Point Association and head of its board of directors.</p>
Once inside the lobby of the Groton Municipal Building, the city clerk's office is the first office on the right.…More Debra Patrick has been city clerk for about seven years, and serves as clerk for the council. Her office publishes the meeting agendas and minutes for the mayor and City Council, and posts the agendas and minutes for city boards, commissions and committees.</p>
<p>The clerk's office also archives city annual reports, and provides notary services for free.</p>
<p>The office does not handle land records or vital records such as birth, death or marriage certificates. These are managed in Groton Town Hall at 45 Fort Hill Road.</p>
Town of Groton Town Clerk 45 Fort Hill Rd, Groton, CT06340 The town clerk issues birth certificates, marriage licenses and death certificates. The clerk also keeps records of…More armed forces discharges and has death records dating back to the early 1700s.In addition, the clerk maintains land records including mortgages, financing statements, liens, releases of mortgages and other documents related to the transfer and ownership of property. Some land records date back to the 1600s.The town clerk also provides notary services, dog licenses and applications for passports. Betsy Moukawsher is currently the Town Clerk.
The Ledge Light Health District covers six municipalities including the town and city of Groton. The district…More inspects restaurants, food-related businesses such as caterers, child care centers, hair and nail salons, hotels and motels, group homes and public pools. Ledge Light also provides health education and communicable disease prevention.</p>
<p>In addition, the health district issues permits for construction and repair of septic systems, and reviews requests for changes to existing systems. Ledge Light's Groton office employs 15 full-time and two part-time staff.</p>
Old Mystic Fire District 295 Cow Hill Rd, Mystic, CT06355 The Old Mystic Fire District covers the Old Mystic part of Groton, and offers mutual aid to other fire departments that…More may need help. The department is a combination of about five career firefighters and 25 to 30 volunteers. The department has three engines as well as a tower ladder truck and a truck with heavy rescue equipment. Ken Richards Jr. is chief of the district.
Groton Long Point Police Department 3 Atlantic Ave, Groton, CT06340 Groton Long Point police patrol 2.8 square miles and a neighborhood of about 600 homes in Groton Long Point. The…More department is in the same building as the Groton Long Point Volunteer Fire Department, with offices in the rear of the building. The police department has seven officers and several police cruisers, and is staffed 24 hours. Larry Pagan is police chief.
Thames Valley Communications 295 Meridian St, Groton, CT06340 Thames Valley Communications is a division of Groton Utilities, a municipally owned utility company that provides cable…More television, Internet and digital phone service. The office is in the Groton Municipal Building, to the left of the lobby.
Survival Systems Training USA 144 Tower Ave, Groton, CT06340 Survival Systems Training USA is a training and equipment supplier for the United States military forces. It…More provides official-grade medical technician, military and commercial aviation, and industrial equipment training. The company also carries a full line of military accessories, apparel and equipment.
The department of public works has 74 full-time employees, including mechanics, equipment operators and engineers.…More The department's various divisions are responsible for maintaining roads, buildings, sewers and vehicles, as well as planning future town projects.</p>
<p>Staff in the engineering division work on construction of streets, sidewalks, bridges, culverts and sewers, and provide surveys and other work for future capital improvement projects. Employees in the Roads & Streets division maintain and resurface roads, repair traffic signals and remove snow and ice.</p>
<p>Staff in the facility maintain cleanliness and make repairs in 45 town buildings. Employees in the Fleet division keep vehicles in working order, including police cruisers and vehicles for the Board of Education. Staff in the commercial solid waste division run a leaf composting facility, residential transfer station and commercial solid waste collection program. The Water Pollution Control division handles wastewater collection and maintains sewer lines.</p>
<p>Gary Schneider is director of the department of public works.</p>
The Groton town Planning and Development Office assists the town manager and various land use commissions, and…More includes four divisions: planning, inspection services, community development and economic development.</p>
<p>The planning division deals with matters such as subdivision reviews, environmental planning and special permit applications. Inspection services scrutinizes construction plans to make sure they comply with state and town building regulations. The office also handles complaints about building and zoning violations.</p>
<p>Community development administers grant programs to help residents with issues like moderately-priced housing. Economic development handles areas such as business outreach, marketing and retention.</p>
<p>Michael Murphy is director of planning and development.</p>
The town parks and recreation department has four divisions which oversee recreational programs, senior services, a…More public golf course and parks and forestry services.</p>
<p>Recreational programs are available to children and adults and include sports, fitness, dance, art and acquatics programs.</p>
<p>The Groton Senior Center at 102 Newtown Road serves residents and non-residents over age 55 and offers programs in health, fitness, quilting and card games, among others. The senior center also offers a continental breakfast and lunch.</p>
<p>The Shennecossett Golf Course, a public golf course, was named one of the state's top five public golf courses in 2010 by Golf.com.</p>
<p>Parks and recreation employs 30 full-time staff and hundreds of part-time and seasonal employees. John Silsby is director.</p>
Town of Groton Town Manager 45 Fort Hill Rd, Groton, CT06340 The Town Manager is appointed by the council and administers the daily operations of the town goverment. The Town…More Manager serves at the pleasure of the council, but may appoint his or her own staff. The Town Manager also prepares the general goverment budget for review by the council.
Pequot Village 770 Poquonnock Rd, Groton, CT06340 Pequot Village has housing for residents 62 or older or on social security. The town of Groton Housing Authority manages…More Pequot Village and Grasso Gardens, another elderly housing complex. There are efficiency and one-bedroom apartments with a combined 174 units. Pets not allowed.
The City of Groton police department is in the muncipal building with an entrance on the building's right side. The…More department handles criminal complaints as well as non-criminal calls such as motor vehicle accidents, medical assistance and vehicle lockouts. The department has a budget for 31 sworn officers, nine full-time, non-sworn staff and six part-time special traffic officers. </p>
<p>Chief Bruno L. Giulini oversees the police force and has had the job since 2002. The department has two divisions: an operations unit for patrol officers and detectives, and a support services division that includes traffic control, parking enforcement, a dive team and marine patrol.</p>
The mayor's office in the Groton city municipal building is to the right of the lobby, past the city clerk's…More office.</p>
<p>Marian Galbriath is serving her first term as mayor and ran unopposed for the office in 2011 after Dennis L. Popp left the post. As chief executive, she oversees city departments including the police, fire and highway department. She also acts as chairman of the Groton Utilities Commission and chairman of the board of directors for Thames Valley Communications, a division of the utility which provides cable, Internet and digital phone service.</p>
<p>The mayor is elected to a 2-year term, with elections held in odd years in May.</p>
The Mystic Fire Department is a mostly volunteer department with stations at 34 Broadway Avenue and 52 New London…More Road. Mystic Hook & Ladder Company is on New London Road.</p>
<p>The fire department has a paid chief and deputy chief and about 40 volunteers. The department runs 24 hours, but has office hours at its Broadway Avenue location from 8am until 4pm.</p>
<p>Mystic Fire has five fire trucks including engines, a ladder truck and a rescue truck. Frank Hilbert is chief and fire marshal.</p>
The city's fire department is a combination of career and volunteer firefighters who respond to calls about fires,…More accidents and medical assistance. The department has two stations, 15 career firefighters, a handful of active volunteers, a deputy chief and a chief.</p>
<p>Company No. 1 has an engine, ladder truck and support vehicles. Company No. 2 has an engine, rescue truck, trailer with heavy rescue equipment and spare engine that can be used while others are being repaired.</p>
<p>Stations are staffed 24 hours a day, with three to five firefighters on each shift. The department responds to about 1,300 calls a year. Nicholas Delia is fire chief.</p>
Groton Utilities 295 Meridian St, Groton, CT06340 Groton Utilities is a municipally owned utility company that provides electricity and water to thousands of customers in…More the city of Groton. The utilities office is located in the City of Groton Municipal building. A customer service window is available for payments and inquiries. Payments can also be made <a href="http://www.grotonutilities.com">online</a> or over the telephone. Thames Valley Communications, a division of Groton Utilities, offers cable, Internet and digital phone services.