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Bill Wadsworth, Candidate for 21st House District

Current state representative seeks reelection after first term.

General Information

Name : Bill Wadsworth
Also known as : Bill
Age : 59
Place of residence : Farmington

Education

College

Attended college : Yes
College : University of Connecticut
Degree : BS Mechanical Engineering
Year of graduation : 1977

Grad school

Military service

Has served in the military: Yes
Rank : Specialist 4th Class
Date when discharged from duty : 31 August 1974

Employment Information

Job titles held : Vice President
Employers : The Casle Corporation , Avon Ct

Political Information

Party affiliation : Republican
Running for a: State office
Running for position: State Representative
Chamber/district: 21st
Incumbent: Yes
First elected: 02 November 2010
Previous elective offices : Farmington Town Council (6 terms) Farmington Plan and Zoning Commission (1 term)
Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : State Representative (2004)

Party HQ

Address 73 Red Oak Hill Road
Farmington
Connecticut
6032

Campaign Manager

Name : Jon Landry
Title : Campaign Manager

URLs

Website : billwadsworth.com
Twitter : www.twitter.com/billwadsworth
Facebook : facebook.com/electbillwadsworth
Youtube : youtube.com/electbillwadsworth

Other facts

It has been an honor to represent Farmington. My record as a State Representative follows the commitment I had as a member of the Farmington Town Council for 11 years, and I am proud to say I have a 100% voting record on the floor of the Connecticut House of Representatives. I have been fully committed to my responsibilities as representative and as a member of the Appropriations, Transportation and Human Services Committees.

I have been accessible through many different avenues and have an absolute commitment to serving all the constituents of this district, and of preserving and strengthening educational opportunities, the economy, the environment and the culture of this community that my family has called home since its founding.

I attended Farmington Public Schools, served in the United States Army as a Military Policeman and am a graduate of the University Of Connecticut School Of Engineering. From my work on the family farm beginning at age eleven to my career as Vice President of CASLE Corporation where I was responsible for the construction of many industrial, commercial and educational facilities in the Farmington Valley and throughout the State of Connecticut I have a true appreciation for what it takes to create private sector jobs.

My focus is to ensure Connecticut is a choice place to live, with quality educational opportunities, a strong private sector job market and vibrant economy that encourages economic investment. We have so much to be proud and optimistic about in our state and I will continue to work to ensure all of these things are possible now and for future generations.

Following is a list of my community and public service over the past 16 years (in chronological order): Community Service: Rotary International – Farmington Chapter, Member; Project Manager, Bridge Shelter 1 and Shelter 2; Farmington Land Trust, Member, Land Steward, Carey Barn Project Manager; First Church of Christ Congregational – Farmington, Buildings and Grounds Committee Member, Buildings Committee Chairman, Amistad Hall, Landscape Committee Member; Farmington Village Green and Library Association, Board of Trustees Member. Town Of Farmington: Zoning Boards of Appeals Member, Appointed; Town Plan and Zoning Commission Member, Elected; Capital Region Council of Government Planning Commission Member, Appointed; Southwest Fire Station Building Commission Member, Appointed; Fire and Police Building Committee Member, Appointed; Town Council Liaison to West Woods Upper Elementary School, Appointed; Town Wide Fire Station Building Committee Chairman, Appointed; Town Council Acting Chair (2004-2006), Appointed; Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee Member, Appointed; Farmington High School Addition and Renovation Building Committee Chairman, Appointed; Town Council Liaison to the Historic District Commission, Appointed; Connecticut Conference of Municipalities Representative, Appointed; West Woods Golf Course Expansion Committee Member, Appointed; Goal 2 (Traffic and Land Use) Committee Chairman, Appointed; Town Council Liaison to the Economic Development Commission, Appointed; River Access Committee Chairman, Appointed; Town Council Member (6 Terms), Elected; Town Council Acting Chair (2010), Appointed; Capitol Region Council of Government Legislative Action Committee Member, Appointed; Land Acquisition Committee Chairman, Appointed; Town Council Liaison to the Chamber of Commerce, Appointed; Sewer Committee Chairman, Appointed; Farm Committee Member, Appointed; Green Committee Member, Appointed; Municipal Green Efforts Subcommittee Chair, Appointed; Town Council Liaison to the Plan and Zoning Commission, Appointed; Current Town Of Farmington Service: Land Acquisition Committee Member, Appointed.

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