Mayor Neil M. O’Leary has been named to the Connecticut Advisory Commission on
Connecticut Conference of Municipalities recommended Mayor O’Leary’s
appointment to Governor Dannel P. Malloy. Mayor O’Leary will serve on the Advisory
Commission as chief elected official of a municipality with a population of
60,000 or more.
30-year-old Commission was created to study issues between the state and local
governments and to recommend solutions where appropriate.
Commission’s role is to serve as a forum for consultation between state and local
officials; conduct research on intergovernmental issues; encourage and
coordinate studies by universities and other research institutions on
intergovernmental issues; create policy and make recommendations to all levels
that the CCM has chosen me to represent Waterbury on this prestigious
commission,” Mayor O’Leary said. “I’ve seen the successful ways that state and
local government have worked together as well as areas that have room for
improvement. I look forward to the opportunity to bring to the Commission the
perspective I’ve gained as chief elected official of Waterbury, a dynamic city of
24-member Commission is supported by the Connecticut Office of Policy and
Management in Hartford and creates several annual reports designed to assist
local municipal officials in their day-to-day operations.