Town of Sprague

Selectman's Office

First Selectman Catherine A. Osten (D)

The First Selectman is the chief executive officer of the Town and has been duly elected by a majority of eligible voters. Each term of office is two years. The First Selectman and Executive Assistant oversee the day-to-day operations of the Town Hall, Public Works Department, and general Town government. Reservations are made in this office for the use of the Town Hall, the Grist Mill, and Recreational Fields.


Mission

As your First Selectman I am committed to providing the citizens of Sprague exceptional constituent service. It is my goal to ensure that every encounter with our office reflects our dedication to the interest and well-being of our town and its residents.


Responsibility

  • Safety (police, fire and emergency services in the event of natural disasters)
  • Public Works (road repairs, rubbish removal, tree trimming, street cleaning, etc.)
  • Community Services & Economic Development (enhancing the Town's residential and commercial market values)
  • Oversees activities in the Town Hall
  • Parks and Recreation (responsible for the upkeep of municipal parks, Town owned open spaces, and recreation facilities)
  • Human Resources and Purchasing (responsible for purchasing of goods and services required by various municipal departments and oversight of municipal hiring practices and policies)
  • Communications and Community Relations (responsible for media relations and other functions involving the press; disseminates information for the selectman's office both to internal and external audiences; serves as a liaison between the Governor and various community leaders and organizations throughout southeastern Connecticut)
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