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Christopher Matejek
Facilities Manager
Mark Cervione
Highway Foreman
Michael Turgeon
Tree Warden
Linda Zaffetti
Executive Assistant

Facilities Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Highway Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Facilities Address:
230C Mountain Road
Suffield, CT 06078

Highway Address:
42 Ffyler Place
Suffield, CT 06078

(860) 668 3890

Highway &
Tree Warden
(860) 668 3340

The Tree Warden reports that Suffield is home to the largest living Elm tree in Connecticut!

Largest living Elm tree in Suffield, CT
Highway truck plowing heavy snow.


Facilities Responsibilities:

  • Periodic inspections, maintenance, renovations of existing Town buildings
  • Obtaining bids for various projects
  • Processing purchase orders and payment requisitions
  • Oversight of contractors for new construction/renovation projects
  • Long-range planning for property maintenance
  • Tracking of training programs to meet State and Federal requirements
  • Preparation of annual budget


Highway Department Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of 80 miles of roads and paved areas including plowing, sanding, roadside mowing, sweeping, tree trimming
  • Pot hole and curb repair
  • Drainage improvements
  • Care of 150+ acres of Town lawns, park fields, playing fields including mowing, weed control, planting, irrigation
  • General and seasonal upkeep at Town parks, recreation facilities
  • Building maintenance, repair and moving services at Town buildings
  • Seasonal bulky waste pick-up
  • Leaf drop off at Suffield Landfill
  • Assistance to volunteer organizations for Town-wide functions

Tree Warden

The Tree Warden helps enhance the beauty of the Suffield community through the planting and care of trees on public land. The Warden works closely with community organizations on landscaping projects throughout town.

Volunteers have assisted the Warden in the inventory of trees along Main Street and on the Town Green. Several Liberty Elm trees have been planted in town over the last two years.

The Warden seeks a state grant each year to help defray the cost of maintaining the tree inventory. Trees have several benefits to a community besides their attractiveness. Trees help provide clean air, cooling, and beneficial sound filtering. The most important function of the Tree Warden is public safety.

The Tree Warden is committed to enhancing the beauty of Suffield, protecting our valuable trees and keeping the town as safe as possible.

Landfill & Trash

Inmate Program

Clint White under the direction of the Highway Foreman, are responsible for pick up and transportation of four inmates from the Willard Cybulski Correctional Institution, Somers, CT. The inmates are low risk individuals, at the end of their sentences, and provide thousands of man hours to the Town each year at no cost. Daily activities are scheduled for the inmates in coordination with the Highway Foreman to complete an effective working team. The inmates complete tasks such as demolition and cleaning during renovation projects, painting building interiors, snow removal, raking of leaves and general property maintenance.

Kent Memorial Library Environmental Information

PCB Remediation - Full Report
PCB Long-Term Monitoring and Maintenance Plan

Mailbox Repair

  • Damage caused by force of heavy snow is not covered
  • Mailboxes directly hit by snowplow replaced by Town
  • Determined by Highway Foreman
  • Reimbursement of $45

State Road Issues

  • Routes 75 & 159
    Mountain Road
    South & North Grand
    Sheldon Street
  • Contact Connecticut Department of Transportation

(860) 688 6266

Winter Reminders

  • Keep fire hydrants on property clear of snow
  • Public sidewalks must be cleared of snow and ice within 12 hours of storm
  • Street parking prohibited in residential areas during snow storms
  • Do not throw snow into roads when clearing driveway
  • Shovel catch basins, report excessive flooding to Highway Department


Winter sand mixed with salt is available to residents at the Highway Garage - bring a shovel and bucket!