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Town of Canton >> Boards and Commissions >> Government

Form of Government

The legislative body of the Town of Canton is a combination of the Town Meeting and the Board of Selectmen. 

Our Chief Elected Official is the First Selectman.  In addition, a Chief Administrative Officer is directly responsible to the Board of Selectmen and has responsibility for and authority over both the administration and personnel of all departments and Agencies, except where otherwise provided by the General Statutes, Charter, or Ordinance. There are many Board, Commissions and Committees that serve the Town of Canton. 


Civic Participation

If you are a civic minded individual who would enjoy participating in local government, please consider joining one of our groups. Learn more from "Know Your Town," a publication of the Canton League of Women Voters...


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Kevin Witkos
First Selectman
Phone: (860) 693-7847 Phone: (860) 693-7847

Office Hours:
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Mailing Address: Canton Town Hall, P.O. Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022

Location: Canton Town Hall, 4 Market Street, Collinsville, CT 06019


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