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Best City to find a Job

Zippia set out to find the best cities to get a job in 2021. We found the cities where there are plenty of jobs, those jobs pay well, and wages are rapidly rising. Turns out, West Hartford is the best city in Connecticut!

Blue Back Square Isham Road

Stacker compiled a list of the best places to live on the East Coast using 2020 data from Niche and West Hartford was ranked #59 and tops in Connecticut.

Years of Service

The Town of West Hartford recognized 43 employees who reached milestone anniversaries in 2020. Years of service recognized were 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 years of service! Congratulations to all!

Real Estate Tax Bill

On December 16, 2020, Governor Lamont signed Executive Order 9R. This executive order extends the two property tax relief programs previously available to eligible taxpayers, businesses, nonprofits, and residents who had been economically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mayor's Climate Protection Center

Mayors across the United States were recognized on December 18, 2020 for their local climate protection efforts as part of the 14th Annual Climate Protection Awards. Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and West Hartford Mayor Shari Cantor have won top honors for 2020.

snow roads

Severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for motorists. Winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes. Is your vehicle ready for winter driving?

Shoveling Snow

West Hartford property owners are responsible for removing snow and ice from the sidewalk along their property line within 12 hours after the storm or sunrise, whichever is later, and keeping them clear of snow and ice.”

Kindness Project

The Fourth Annual Kindness Project seeks donations of hygiene and cleaning products for the West Hartford Food Pantry and Fern Street Universalist Church Backpack Program.

Radon Test Kit

The U.S. Surgeon General recommends that all homes in the U.S. be tested for radon. The West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District has free radon test kits for residents.

Connecticut

The State of Connecticut has launched its official COVID-19 exposure notification app, COVID Alert CT. The app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices, informs users if they may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 – all without sharing any personal information.

Best Small Cities

Twenty Connecticut communities are among the top 50 percent in a ranking of the Best Small Cities in America, according to a new analysis. The Connecticut municipalities were led by Westport, Wethersfield, Shelton, and West Hartford.

Children's Library Books

The Children’s rooms at Noah Webster and Bishops Corner libraries are now open for browsing appointments. This is the latest expansion of services from West Hartford Public Library.

Calendar of Events

COVID-19 UPdates

The Town has created a web page to assist residents in obtaining the most up to date information  concerning COVID-19.

Meetings & Agendas

Town Council, Standing Committees, and Board & Commissions agendas, minutes, and meeting schedules. 

Budget

Adopted Budgets and CIP, as well as other financial documents

Online services

Most town hall business can be done online. Find forms, applications, and other resources such as online payments, GIS records, Recreation registration, overnight parking omits and more! 

 

 

open bids & bid results

Bid Listings, Results, Public Surplus, Vendor Registration

 

 

Public Works

Bulky Waste, Leaf Collection, Recycling, Curbside Collection, Block Party Permits, Tree Warden & more