495 Phoenixville Road, Chaplin, CT 06235
Phone: (860) 455-0073
Fax: (860) 455-0027
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) for Chaplin and Hampton, CT, consists of a group of trained volunteers who are available, if activated, to provide a second tier response to a local emergency that would otherwise overwhelm the available professional responders (like police & fire). Examples of incidents that might cause an activation of the team are hurricanes, floods, chemical spills & terrorist attacks. If needed, the team would also setup and run a local Red Cross shelter. Because we are small towns that get along so well together, our team covers both Chaplin and Hampton.
Team members have all completed a 9-week FEMA course to be certified for CERT, which included training in first aid, triage, the Incident Command System, firefighting, light search & rescue, cribbing, dealing with chemical & other hazardous materials, & other general purpose emergency response skills. Most members of the team additionally have certifications in CPR, AED, Red Cross First Aid, & Red Cross Shelter Operations, as well as taken courses on the Incident Command System.
Download the CERT Information Sheet Here that has detailed information on membership requirements and policies for the team.
We are looking for additional members. If you think you might have an interest in joining, please contact Chris Komuves (860) 455-9839.
Emergency Management Director
MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED
*At its meeting held on April 26, 2017 the Board of Selectmen voted, pursuant to CGS § 7-7, that items #5 and #13 of the Call of the Annual Town Meeting be submitted to a referendum vote at an Adjourned Town Meeting to be held May 16, 2017 at the Chaplin Firehouse, 106 Phoenixville Road (Rte. 198) in said Chaplin from 12:00 Noon to 8:00 P.M. The question on item #13 shall be advisory only, and the result not legally binding. The questions on the ballot label at said referendum shall read as follows:
2. “Should the Board of Selectmen enter a contract with the Connecticut State Police for a Resident State Trooper to serve the Town from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019?”
Absentee ballots shall be available as provided by law to persons applying in person at the office of the Town Clerk during its regular business hours. Copies of the proposed Annual Town Budget and the proposed Ordinances and Resolution are available for inspection in the Office of the Town Clerk.
Dated at Chaplin, Connecticut, this 26th day of April 2017.
William H. Rose IV
CHAPLIN BOARD OF SELECTMEN
Chaplin Town Hall 495 Phoenixville Road Chaplin, CT 06235
Town Hall Hours
Monday: 9AM to 3PM Tuesday: 1PM to 7PM Wednesday: 9AM to 3PM Thursday: 9AM to 3PM Friday: Closed
Phone: (860) 455-0073
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