Compensation and Benefits

In Election Day Referendum, Simsbury Voters To Decide How Town Is Run

On Election Day, Simsbury residents will determine whether an elected official or a professional manager will handle day-to-day operations in town.

There are six referendum questions on the Nov. 8 ballot, the most substantial of which asks to change the town's form of government, from a first selectman-board of selectmen form to town manager-council.

The recommendation came from the 11-member charter revision commission, which combed through the charter for a year, from August 2015 to August 2016. It filed its final report, available