Administrative Services & Human Resources

Administrative Services recommends management policy to the First Selectman and to the Personnel Subcommittee. Under the direction of the First Selectman, who serves as the Town’s Personnel Director, the Director and Deputy Director of Administrative Services administer and evaluate the staffing program for approximately 140 full time and up to 70 regular part time employees. In addition, the Administrative Services staff provides management support to the First Selectman and Board of Selectmen in the administration of Town operations.

Additional key Administrative Services functions include:

  • Negotiating collective bargaining agreements
  • Filling open staff positions
  • Managing staff disciplinary issues
  • Administering employee and retiree health benefits
  • Managing workers compensation and general liability claims
  • Administering Town and Police pension plans

Accessibility and Equal Opportunity

The Town of Simsbury is committed to providing equal access to all aspects of town government, including government services, events and employment opportunities. We strive to meet both the letter and the spirit of federal, state, and local laws and regulations that promote equal treatment of and equal access for all people. 

The links at left under "Administrative Policies/Procedures" will take you to policies adopted by the Board of Selectmen to meet these commitments.

If you would like to request an accommodation of any kind, or if you have questions or concerns about the Town’s policies or its commitment to equal access and equal opportunity, please contact the Town’s Director of Administrative Services, Tom Cooke, who also serves as the Town’s ADA Compliance Coordinator. Mr. Cooke can be reached by telephone at (860) 658-3230; by email by clicking here; or in person at the First Selectman’s Office, Simsbury Town Hall, 933 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, CT 06070.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Thomas Cooke Director of Administrative Services (860) 658-3230
JoAnn Martin Executive Assistant to the First Selectwoman (860) 658-3230
Eric Gomes Employee Benefits & Human Resources Coordinator (860) 658-3291