Peter’s Accomplishments


Modest & Predictable Taxes:
– Produced four budgets that kept the mill rate increase within the BET guideline of 2% to 4% despite a very challenging economic environment.


Support for our Emergency Services:
– Coordinated efforts to keep Greenwich prepared for emergencies, including positioning Western Greenwich Civic Center to FEMA standards, adding an emergency generator through state grant funds.


– Reorganized the command structure of Police Department to better serve and protect town residents.


– Secured state funding to add dry hydrants and cisterns (water sources) to aid firefighting in the back country.


Educational Excellence:
– Successfully led the effort to fund and begin construction of the Greenwich High School MISA (Musical Instructional Space and Auditorium) Project.


– Developed capital plan that annually funds school facility improvements to an acceptable standard.


Continued Support of our Seniors:
– Led the effort to expand income eligibility for the senior property tax relief ordinance and to increase the amount of benefit available to seniors.


– Supports ongoing efforts to renew and improve the Nathaniel Witherell skilled nursing facility.


Respect for the Environment and Protecting Neighborhood Character:
– Implemented the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) to meet the needs of a 21st century suburban town.


– Working with Public Works and Greenwich Recycling Advisory Board to implement Single Stream Recycling to reduce waste hauling and improve the environment.


Open and Transparent Government:
– Established an Advistory Committee for People with Disabilities to represent and support our fellow citizens for an independent lifestyle.


– Partnered with the League of Women Voters, Ethics Board, and Human Resources staff to adopt an ethics policy for town employees.