GREENWICH REPRESENTATIVE TOWN MEETING

Description:

Founded in 1933, the RTM is the legislative body of the town, with its powers vested by the Town Charter.  The RTM consists of about 230 Greenwich citizens elected by the voters in the town’s 12 voting districts. They run on a non-partisan basis, and are elected in odd-numbered years to serve two-year terms. They take office in JAN when they elect their moderator. RTM  has the authority to: Approve all expenditures by the town over $5000; Approve, reduce, and eliminate appropriations;Approve or reject nominations to town bodies as made by the selectmen decide whether the town shall accept federal or state funds for town projects; Create special committees to deal with particular subjects such as labor contracts, claims, and redistricting; Pass “sense of the meeting” resolutions urging that other branches of government initiate desired legislation, or expressing disapproval of actions that have been taken; act as the final planning authority on municipal improvements; and Initiate and pass ordinances.

Acronym:
RTM
Website:
http://rtm.greenwich.org/
Updated:
May 26, 2017
Physical Address:
Town Clerk's Office
Town Hall
101 Field Point Road
Greenwich, CT 06830 Google Map
Open Hours:
MON -FRI, 8 - 4
Contacts
Name:
Carmella C. Budkins
Phone:
(203) 622-7897
Email:
tclerk@greenwichct.org
Position:
Town Clerk & RTM Secretary
Programs:

  • MEETINGS – DOCUMENTS & SCHEDULES – The RTM meets 8 times a year at 8 p.m. at Central Middle School, usually on MON.  The meetings are broadcast live on GCTV. If one wishes to speak, it is customary to alert the Moderator ahead of time.
  • RTM DIRECTORY
  • RTM COMMITTEES include; Appointments, Budget Overview, Claims, Community Development Advisory, Education, Finance, Health & Human Services, Labor Contracts, Land Use, Legislative & Rules, Parks & Recreation, Public Works, Technology Advisory, Town Services and Transportation.

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