The following is a press release submitted by the the .
Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr. announced today that the Town of East Haven is searching for ten residents to help in the .
Maturo explained, "As part of the search for a new chief, the company retained by the Town is revising the job description for the position. The company is looking for input on creating this new job description from community stakeholders, including businesses, community leaders, and residents."
The Town has already compiled a list of well-known community volunteers and ex-officials. However, Maturo indicated that the Town wishes to give anyone in Town the chance to contribute.
Maturo explained, "We're already planning to tap certain individuals who we believe can uniquely contribute to the cause. However, we want to give the people of East Haven a direct say in this stage of the search. As a result, the Town will be choosing ten residents, from those who apply, to participate in this stage in the search."
The Town is asking that individuals interested in serving submit their names, addresses, phone numbers and emails to the Mayor’s office by June 26, 2012 at noon. Submissions will be accepted via regular mail and by hand-delivery. Names will be drawn, at random, at 12:05 p.m. on June 26, 2012 in the Mayor’s office common area.
Maturo concluded, "Citizen input is important in this and all stages of this process. I encourage anyone interested in the safety of our Community to submit his or her name to participate in this important stage of the search."