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First Selectman


Laura L. Francis
30 Townhouse Road Durham PO Box 428, CT 06422

Email:  lfrancis@townofdurhamct.org
Phone:  860-349-3625
Fax:       860-343-6733
Office Hours: 8:30-4:30 Monday-Friday


Executive Assistant
Jaclyn Lehet


The First Selectman, as the Chief Executive, is responsible for the procurement and administration of all functions and services required by the Town Charter and Connecticut General State Statutes. The First Selectman also serves as Chief of Police and Chairman of the Board of Selectmen.


Board of Selectmen:

John Szewczyk - Selectman   jszewczyk@townofdurhamct.org 
George Eames - Selectman  geames@townofdurhamct.org


Frequently Asked Questions

Can I meet with the First Selectman?

Yes, call in advance to schedule an appointment with Jaclyn Lehet.

How can I request that an item be included on the agenda for a Board of Selectmen's meeting?

Call the Executive Assistant, or put your request in writing. If you are not sure whether your issue is a matter for the Board of Selectmen, call the office for a referral to the appropriate department.

May I attend Town meetings?

Yes, all Board and Commission meetings are open to the public.