The duty of the Animal Control Officer (ACO) is to oversee and enforce State statutes and Town ordinances, relating to animal guidelines, regulating the ownership, care and well being of animals and to respond to incidents in which animals are involved.
The Assessors' Office is the governmental agency responsible for determining equitable property values for real estate, motor vehicle and personal property as of every October 1st every year.
The Chatham Health District serves the towns of Colchester, East Haddam, East Hampton, Haddam, Hebron, Marlborough and Portland and provides public health programs in nine target areas.
The Collector of Revenue Office is responsible for the collection of Real Estate Tax, Motor Vehicle Tax, Personal Property Tax as well as Sewer Assessment and Use fees for properties connected to the Sewer System.
The Community & Environmental Planning department oversees the Town's progressive land philosophy, which emphasizes quality growth, sustainability and historic preservation, balanced with a focus on economic development and redevelopment.
The Economic Development Commission (EDC) was established by town ordinance in 1979 for the promotion and development of the economic resources of the Town of East Hampton.
Coordination of the financial management system, purchasing activities, assessment and tax collection.
The East Hampton Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1923. In the 84 years since it was established, there have been only 10 Fire Chiefs.
The Food Bank provides food and fuel assistance to East Hampton residents
The Housing Authority of the Town of East Hampton provides property management for affordable apartments for seniors and the disabled.
The Human Resources Division is responsible for administration of all Human Resource related services and programs for the Town of East Hampton's full and part time employees.
Our mission is to promote equal access to information and ideas, love of reading, and a wide range of community-based educational and cultural programs.
The East Hampton Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing innovative program opportunities and well-maintained facilities that enrich the East Hampton Community.
To provide protection of life and property; preserve the peace; prevent crime; recover lost property; repress crime; regulate non-criminal conduct; apprehend offenders; and, perform miscellaneous service.
The East Hampton Senior Center is a community focal point where older adults come together for services and activities that reflect their experience, skill and interests.
The Social Services Department provides information for and works with individuals to acquire services for specific needs.
Our mission is to provide our citizens with accessibility to the records that are maintained in our office. We will constantly strive to maintain a professional attitude and bring the most cutting edge technology possible to our residents while providing accuracy and knowledge to the profession.
The Council is responsible for the adoption of local laws known as Ordinances, final recommendation of the annual budget, adoption of resolutions, procedures and policies governing the operations of the Town, appointing various boards and commissions that carry out a multitude of municipal functions and services, as well as hiring a professional, chief executive officer (Town Manager) to serve as their chief of staff and to oversee the day to day operations of the Town.
The Town Manager is a professionally trained administrator hired by the Town Council to direct and coordinate the ongoing day-to-day functions and operations of the Town.
This agency provides individual, couples, and family counseling services as well as crisis intervention services.