Robert Yamartino Appointed as First Selectman

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On December 8, 2021, the first selectman of Middlefield, Edward P. Bailey, unexpectedly passed away.  To search and find a replacement to fill that position the Board of Selectmen Executive Search Committee was officially formed, comprised of selectman Robert Yamartino and selectwoman Carol Bufithis.  In addition, Finance Director Al Rusilowicz recently gave his resignation. To search and find a replacement to fill that position the Finance Director Executive Search Committee was officially formed, comprised of Robert Yamartino, Carol Bufithis, James Irish, and Al Rusilowicz.

After much deliberation, the Board of Selectmen Executive Search Committee is pleased to announce that the following appointments was made at the Board of Selectmen Meeting on Tuesday, December 21, 2021:

Robert Yamartino, current selectman, appointed to fill the position of First Selectman.

The appointment of Robert Yamartino to First Selectman creates a vacancy of a Selectman position on the Board of Selectmen requiring an unaffiliated elector be appointed within 30 days.

James Irish, current chairperson of the Finance Committee, has agreed to be appointed Selectman to fill the vacant position.

The Finance Director Executive Search Committee is pleased to announce that Al Rusilowicz has requested to withdraw his resignation as Finance Director and the committee has agreed to welcome Al back to his role.

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