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Animal Control Officer

 

Contact: 

April Leiler
Animal Control Officer
475-227-1214
animalcontrol@townofdurhamct.org

John Miller
Assistant Animal Control Officer
860-316-7384

 

Current Board Members:

April Leiler ACO, 2021
John Miller Assistant, 2021

 Term of Office:

Two years

 Appointing Authority:

Appointed by the Board of Selectmen

 Authority: 

Town Charter, Section 6-11 (refers to Dog Warden)* Powers

 Powers and Duties:

Those powers and duties provided by the General Statutes of the State of Connecticut

 Printed Regulations:

Section 22-327 to Section 22-380 and additional appropriate statutes of the General Statutes of the State of Connecticut.

 History:

 *At a Board of Selectmen's meeting on November 10, 1997 it was decided that the dog warden would be called the animal control officer. PA 91-159 replaced references to "local dog warden" with references to "municipal animal control officer" and PA 96-243 included "other animals" within the coverage of appropriate sections of the General Statutes of the State of Connecticut.