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Office of The First Selectman

The First Selectman, an office elected separately from Board of Selectmen members, serves as the Town's Chief Executive Officer and presides over all Board of Selectmen meetings. 

Per Article 5 of the Canton Town Charter, he/she is responsible for the oversight of general concerns of the Town and serves as an ex-officio member of all boards, commissions, agencies, committees and authorities of the Town appointed by the Board of Selectmen or elected by the Town, but without the power to vote.

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BOS Goals And Objectives (Adopted 2/12/2020)

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Contact


Robert Bessel
First Selectman
Phone: (860) 693-7847 Phone: (860) 693-7847
Email: rbessel@townofcantonct.org

Office Hours:
-Wednesdays 9am-1pm & 3pm-6pm
-By appointment

Location: Canton Town Hall, P.O. Box 168, 4 Market Street, Collinsville, CT 06022

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