Town Manager's Office & Human Resources

The Town Manager is appointed by the Board of Selectmen to serve as the chief executive officer of the town.  She is responsible for the oversight of all Town departments, implementing all acts and policies of the Board and all resolutions and ordinances adopted by the Town.  The Town Manager serves as the Personnel Director, and is responsible for preparing and submitting to the Board of Selectmen an annual Town budget.

The Town Manager’s Office is responsible for the implementation of policies and initiatives, for the development and administration of the human resources program, and supports the Town’s economic development activities.  In addition, the department leads the Town’s contract negotiations with its six unions and oversees the Town’s risk management function.

Employees of the Town Manager’s Office staff the Economic Development Commission, the Insurance Committee, the Retirement Plan Sub-Committee, the Technology Task Force, the Business Development Committee, the Personnel Sub-Committee, the Public Safety Sub-Committee, the Charter Revision Commission and the Town’s Safety Committee.

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.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Eric Gomes Employee Benefits & Human Resources Coordinator (860) 658-3291
Melissa Appleby Deputy Town Manager (860) 658-3274
Maria Capriola Town Manager (860) 658-3230