On Tuesday, July 23, Ridgefield Republicans held a caucus to formally endorse candidates for the November municipal election. The Republican Town Committee would like to thank the record crowd of registered Republicans who attended the caucus. The candidates who were endorsed and accepted the endorsement were:

 First selectman: Dick Moccia

 Board of Selectmen: Maureen Kozlark, Robert Hebert, Joseph Savino

 Town clerk: Wendy Gannon Lionetti

 Town treasurer: Colette Kabasakalian

 Tax collector: Jane Berendsen-Hill

 Board of Finance: Greg Kabasakalian, David Cordisco, Mathew Medearis

 Board of Education: Rachel Ruggeri, Sean McEvoy, Robert Ceccarini, Elizabeth Floegel

 Board of Assessment Appeals: Robert Lavelle, Andrew Ziemba

 Planning and Zoning: John Katz, Carl Kristoffersen, Dean Cohagan

 Zoning Board of Appeals: John McNicholas, George Regnery

 Board of Appeals Alternate: Marc Fleuette

 Inland Wetland Board: Patricia Sesto, Alan Pilch, Carson Fincham, Tim Bishop

 Police commissioners: Tom Reynolds, Terry Kirkpatrick

Due to the unavailability to attend the caucus and formally accept a nomination by a few candidates, we do expect that we may have a couple more folks petition to be on the ballot in November as well.

As we have said time and time again, this is a critical time in Connecticut and Ridgefield. There is no better time to be engaged with these important municipal elections. Please join the RTC on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Ridgefield Golf Club for a “Meet and Greet” fundraiser to support our candidates. It is also a chance to thank our current Republican public servants who will not be seeking re-election this year.

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