Posted on August 14, 2019 by admin
SUFFIELD – State Representative Tami Zawistowski (R-61) in partnership with Suffield Community Aid, the Suffield Police and Highland Park Market hosted a successful ‘Stuff a Cruiser’ drive to benefit students in need. The event was held at the Suffield Highland Park Market on Saturday morning on August 3rd.
“As always, I am truly impressed with the generosity of Suffield residents,” said Rep. Zawistowski. “I am proud that we were able to build on last year’s successful ‘Stuff-a-Humvee’ and collect much need supplies for Suffield Community Aid.”
Posted on July 22, 2019 by admin
HARTFORD – State Representative Tami Zawistowski (R-61) joined fellow special needs advocates in Gov. Lamont’s office this week for a ceremonial bill signing of Public Act 19-147, “An Act Concerning Training for Certain Public Safety and Emergency Services Personnel.”
P.A. 19-147 provides training opportunities for firefighters and EMS personnel on techniques to deal with those on the autism spectrum, with cognitive impairment or nonverbal learning disorder. The training is optional but can be used for continuing education credit, and will be available at no cost to municipalities.
“I introduced HB5156 (later incorporated into HB7000) at the suggestion of Jill Caron, one of the founders of the Foundation for Exceptional Children of Suffield (FECS). She and Amy Scott Rucci came to testify in support of this bill before the Public Safety and Security Committee in February,” said Rep. Zawistowski.
Posted on July 12, 2019 by admin
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) shared the following update on the status of sampling related to the release of aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) at Signature Flight’s hangar on June 8, 2019 and the resulting discharge to the Farmington River by way of the sanitary sewer system.
Signature Flight / Farmington River Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF) Release
July 12, 2019
Prepared by CT DEEP, Remediation Division