About the Purchasing Department
The Purchasing Agent is responsible for purchases regulated by the City and its Charter, section 7.14 The Purchasing Agent reports directly to the Director of Finance.
The Purchasing Department is located at 54 Hill Street, Shelton, Ct 06484. The office is open Tuesday thru Friday 8:00am - 5:30pm.
All appointments are scheduled in advance by calling 203-924-1555 x 1506
The Purchasing Agent shall let to bid all purchases (including those made by the Board of Education) which reasonably may involve the expenditure of Five Thousand Dollars ($7,500.00) or more by the Invitation of sealed bids, giving at least ten (10) days notice of the closing for bids by publication at least once In a newspaper having A substantial circulation in the City. Within five (5) days after the closing date for bids, the bids shall be opened publicly by the Purchasing Agent contract for the purchase to the lowest responsible bidder, provided however, the City may reject any, all or any part of any bids. If the authority to award contracts has been delegated, shall award contracts. The Board of Aldermen may establish such other regulations for purchases and bidding as It deems appropriate.
When any purchase Involves an expenditure In excess of TwoThousand Dollars ($2,000.00) and does not exceed SevenThousand FiveHundred and Ninety Nine Dollars ($7,500.00), the Purchasing Agent, or In the case of the Board of Education, an agent designated by the Board of Education, shall obtain a minimum of three written proposals for the purchase of the item and shall make such purchase from the lowest responsible vendor, unless the Purchasing Agent, or In the case of the Board of Education, an agent designated by the Board of Education determines other wise and in that event, the Purchasing Agent or in the case, of the Board of Education, an agent designated by the Board of Education shall create and maintain a written record of the reasons for such choice.
"Purchase" as used herein shall be defined to include the purchase In any fiscal year of any item, service or combination of items or services which singly or in the aggregate total the amounts indicated herein. Aggregate purchases shall not be divided into smaller increments so as to avoid the provisions called for herein.
The Board of Aldermen and the Board of Education for its purchases shall establish by resolution those services which are considered as professional and as to which bidding is not required. The Board of Aldermen and the Board of Education respectively may by such resolution establish such procedures with regard thereto as each deems reasonable. When the purchase of goods and the provision for services are combined, that portion involving the purchase of goods shall be subject to the provisions of this section.
Waiver of Bids: Whenever the Purchasing Agent shall determine that bidding for any particular goods or services would be impractical, impossible, or unwise, the Purchasing Agent shall recommend to the Board of Aldermen that bids be waived. Each such recommendation shall be in writing and shall state its reason. If the Board approves such recommendation by an affirmative vote of at least six (6) of the eight (8) members, bids shall, be waived and the goods or services shall be purchased In such manner as the Board of Aldermen directs.
The Director of Finance shall record the amount of each authorized purchase and each contract for a future purchase a encumbrance against the appropriation from which it is paid or to be paid.
Each charge and prospective charge against at the City shall state the Department and the appropriation against which it is to be charged. The Director of Finance or his agent shall audit and approve as correct and valid each charge against the City and shall authorize payment of all approved charges in writing. At the end of each month the Board of Apportionment and Taxation shall review the charges against the City for the preceding month and may make recommendations to the Mayor concerning charges against the City.
The Director of Finance shall prescribe the time at which and the manner in which persons receiving money for the account of the City shall be paid.
Online Purchasing Forms
Current Bid Invitations
Please contact the Purchasing Department for complete Bid Packets
54 Hill Street – Second Floor
Shelton, CT 06484
(203) 924-1555 ext. 1506
Tuesday - Friday 8:00 A.M. – 5:30 P.M.
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To receive bid specifications please contact the purchasing department, (203) 924-1555 Ext.1304.
Registrar of Voters Office
REGISTRAR OF VOTERS OFFICE
November 6, 2018 Election
Poll hours 6 AM to 8 PM.
REVIEW YOUR BALLOT
About Registrar of Voters
The Registrar’s Office records and processes all voter registration applications for the City of Shelton. The office organizes staff and directs the entire election process for all referendums, primaries, elections and also conducts voter registration sessions throughout the year and performs a yearly canvass of Shelton voters to maintain voting records.
While elections and registration for elections are handled locally, the Registrars’ Office operates under the laws of Connecticut.
USEFUL LINKS & FORMS
Absentee Ballot Application (Please return applications to the Shelton Town Clerk at 54 Hill Street, Shelton, CT 06484)
REQUIREMENTS TO REGISTER TO VOTE
- be a United States citizen
- be a Resident of Shelton
- be at least 17 years old (must turn 18 before election day)
- have completed confinement and parole if previously convicted of a felony
HOW TO REGISTER TO VOTE
There are four ways to register to vote:
- By Mail
- In Person
- Election Day Registration (except primaries)
To use the online voter registration system you must have a valid driver’s license, learner’s permit or non-driver photo identification card issued by the CT Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and a signature on file with DMV.
You may use this system to: (1) register to vote in Connecticut, (2) change your name and/or address on your current registration record, or (3) enroll in a political party or change party enrollment (changing parties may result in losing rights in all parties for three months). Use this form to change your address if you move within Shelton. If you have questions, contact the Registrar of Voters Office at (203) 924-2533, Option 1.
2. By Mail
To download Voter Registration Forms and other Election Forms to print and mail click the following link:
All voter mail-in applications must be postmarked, or received by the Registrar of Voters or Voter Registration Agency, by October 30,2018 at 8:00PM.
3. In Person
You can come in person to: (1) register to vote in Connecticut, (2) change your name and/or address on your current registration record, or (3) enroll in a political party or change party enrollment (changing parties may result in losing rights in all parties for three months). Use this form to change your address if you move within Shelton.
Registration can be done anytime during normal office hours (see below) or at the three Special Voter Registration Sessions to be held at 54 Grove Street on the following dates:
- Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 9:00AM to 8:00PM
- Monday, November 5, 2018, for a limited in person voter registration session, to admit those seeking to vote in election whose qualification as to age, citizenship or residence was attained since October 30, 2018. Hours 9:00AM – 5:00PM. (CT Statute 9-17)
Session of Registrars of Voters of ALL towns to admit those seeking to vote in election whose qualification as to age, citizenship or residence was attained since July 31, 2018. Hours 9:00AM – 12:00PM.(CT Statute 9-17)
- Election Day November 6, 2018, 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
4. Election Day Registration
If you are unable to register prior to the registration deadlines for new voters at an election, you may be able to register and vote on election day at the designated location in your town. To do this, you must meet the eligibility requirements for voting in this state. By law, a person is eligible to register and vote if they are: (1) a U.S citizen, (2) age 18 or older, and (3) a bona fide resident of the municipality in which they apply for admission as an elector. (CT Statute 9-19)
Note: A number of different factors constitute having a primary. If these are not met, no primary will occur.
Richard O. Belden Cultural Center
54 Grove Street
Shelton CT 06484
203-924-2533, Option 1
Peter Pavone, Ext. 306 (R)
John “Jack” Finn, Ext. 305 (D)
Marilynn Forbes, Ext. 307
Bob Lally, Ext. 320