Mayor & City Council

Seated, from left to right

President Pro-Tempore

860-823-3743 or 860-608-2165

Bill Nash (R)


Standing, from left to right

Swarnjit Singh (D)

Shiela Hayes (D)


Mark M. Bettencourt (D)

Norwich is divided into five voting districts represented by six council members elected at large who serve two-year terms. The mayor is elected at large for a four-year term, is a voting member of the City Council, and is responsible for coordinating economic development in Norwich.

The city manager is the paid administrator of the city and is hired by the City Council. The City Council is responsible for setting city budget, policy, and planning decisions. The city manager administers the policies set by the council as well as all city department personnel.

The City Council generally meets on the first Monday and the third Monday of each month at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers in City Hall. You can check the municipal meetings calendar for dates and times of these meetings and those of other boards. Comcast customers may view these meetings live on Channel 97. Assistive Listening Devices. Additionally, recent meetings may be viewed online.

Agendas & Minutes 
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Until approved, meeting minutes are drafts and subject to correction by the body for which they were prepared.Minutes are typically approved at the body’s next regular meeting.

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Adopted Zoning Map 11/02/2015

Adopted Zoning Regulations 11/02/2015

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