Old Town Hall Parking lot will be closed Friday, August 19th and Tuesday, August 23rd for paving. Please use the entrance for the Fairfield Museum - 370 Beach Road - and utilize parking at Sullivan Independence Hall. 


About the Town Facilities Commission

Term Length:
# of Members:
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Defined In:

Three Years (3 Term Limit)
Board of Selectmen and RTM
Town Code - Chapter 39A


The Town Facilities Commission is charged with the implementation of building projects.

Powers and Duties

Duties include:

  • Creating project building committees of less than full membership for implementation of individual building projects.
  • One to three members of a feasibility committee (appointed by the Board of Selectmen) for a project shall be assigned to a project building committee by appointment of the Town Facilities Commission
  • For town projects the first selectman may designate a representative to a project building committee.
  • For Board of Education projects, the superintendent of schools may designate a representative.
  • Being accessible to the town and the Board of Education as a resource regarding facilities planning, facilities management and utiity conservation

Duties may include:

  • Requesting to add members to a project building committee. Members must be appointed by the Board of Selectmen and the RTM.
  • Requesting the assistance of public officials of employees (purchasing, legal, building, fire marshall staff) to help carry out duties.
  • Requesting annual funding for clerical or professional services through the town budget process, under the Department of Public Works budget line.