Kathy Larkin, CCTC, CMC Candidate for Town Clerk Current - Town Clerk
What skills do you have that you could bring to the community?
Town Clerk Education Programs: New England Municipal Clerks Institute and Academy, 2005- 2008, Connecticut Town Clerk School, 1997- 1999 Certifications: International Institute of Municipal Clerks Certification (CMC) 2010, Certified Connecticut Town Clerk, 1999. I am currently serving as a Board of Directors member of the New England Municipal Clerks Institute and Academy. In addition , I am continuing with educational classes and courses in my goal to obtain the certification of Master Municipal Clerk.
Why did you run for office?
With 34 years experience, the last 6 as Town Clerk, I bring a sensitive, articulate, and intelligent voice to town government, and have been dedicated to providing the residents of Southington with excellent customer service. Because of the rapid growth we are experiencing in this community decisions being made now will affect us for many years. I have the qualifications, experience and skills to continue these efforts.
If elected, what would be your primary areas of focus?
Customer service is a priority. With the busy schedules of individuals and families, it is difficult to make time for visits to the Town Hall. I would like to formulate changes and continue expanding on information and services available on the town website and online for the ease and convenience of the residents.
Anything else you would like to share?
Hartford County Town Clerk's Association
Connecticut Town Clerk's Association
New England Municipal Clerk's Association
International Institute of Municipal Clerks
Southington Apple Harvest Festival volunteer
Southington Elks Lodge Apple Harvest Festival volunteer