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Town Hall in Spring Front View

Suffield Town Hall, built 1962

The Town of Suffield operates under the Town Meeting form of government per the Town Charter. 

A town meeting is a form of direct democratic rule in which most or all the members of a community come together to legislate policy and budgets for local government. 

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Boards & Commissions

Elected
  • Board of Assessment Appeals
  • Board of Education
  • Board of Finance
  • Board of Selectmen
  • Fire Commission
  • Planning & Zoning
  • Police Commission
  • Water Pollution Control Authority
Appointed
  • 350th Anniversary Committee (Board of Selectmen Subcommittee)
  • Advisory Commission on Capital Expenditures (ACCE)
  • Building Code Board of Appeals
  • Conservation Commission
  • Design Review Board (Planning & Zoning Subcommittee)
  • Economic Development Commission
  • Emergency Management Office
  • Ethics Commission
  • Helena B. Spencer Tree Fund Committee
  • Historic District Commission
  • Housing Authority
  • Juvenile Review Board (Police Subcommittee)
  • Kent Memorial Library Commission
  • Parks & Recreation Commission
  • Permanent Building Commission
  • Retirement Commission
  • Social Services Commission
  • Suffield Local Prevention Council (Police Commission Subcommittee)
  • Town Forest Commission
  • Zoning Board of Appeals
Regional Boards & Commission
  • Cable Advisory Council
  • Central Regional Tourism District
  • North Central District Health
  • North Central Regional Mental Health Board