Renter’s Rebate Program

Applications are being accepted for Renter’s Rebate, a State program for income-qualified residents over 65 or disabled. Gross income must be under $40,300 for singles, or $49,100 for couples.  This rebate cannot be combined with Homeowner’s Tax Relief. Rebate amount is based on a summary from the previous year of payments for rent, heat, electric and water. A list of required documents with phone numbers is available at the Town Hall or by leaving a message with your name and address.

Contact Mercedes Ricciuti, Killingworth Municipal Agent, 860 663 1765 x217

RSD#17 School Budget Referendum Results

In the May 7, 2024, RSD#17 School Budget Referendum, the proposed school budget passed in both Haddam and Killingworth.

Killingworth results:

YES – 307

NO – 209

CT Inland Sport Fishing Regulation Update

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Fisheries Division is currently in the process of amending some CT inland sport fishing regulations. A new (as of 6/29/2023) provision of Section 26-113 of the General Statutes of Connecticut require the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to provide to each municipality for possible posting on its website a copy of a notice published in several newspapers throughout the state concerning the public hearing for these regulations. Here’s the relevant text from the statute:

“The Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection, or the commissioner’s designee, shall provide a copy of such notice to each municipality where such waters are located for publication of such notice on the Internet web site of each such municipality”.

Attached is the notice published in the newspapers as well as the full Notice of Intent document as it includes more information concerning the proposed changes to the regulations, including a summary of the proposed changes.

DEEP Notice Of Intent – sport fishing in the inland district

DEEP Notice of Public Hearing notice 2024

Presidential Preference Primary Results for Killingworth

The Democratic and Republican Presidential Preference Primary was held statewide on April 2.  Killingworth had a 14.4% turnout (397 voters), as follows:

DEMOCRATIC:  Marianne Williamson – 0, Dean Phillips – 1, Cenk Uygur – 1, Joe Biden – 192, uncommitted – 10

REPUBLICAN:  Ron DeSantis – 12, Nikki Haley – 23, Donald J. Trump – 156, Ryan Binkley – 0, uncommitted – 12

Special Town Meeting To Be Held On Monday, March 25

The Electors of the Town of Killingworth and all those qualified to vote in meetings of said Town are hereby notified and warned that a Special Town Meeting will be held in the All Purpose Room of the Killingworth Elementary School, 340 Route 81, Killingworth, CT on Monday, March 25, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. to consider and act upon the following items of business:

1. To authorize the additional expenditure of $19,892 for on-line permitting software to be funded by the assigned fund balance of the capital reserves,

2. To authorize the use of the remaining unassigned ARPA funds amounting to approximately $230,000 to be allocated to the Park and Recreation Commission for the following two (2) purposes:

A. $75,000 for the construction of Pickleball Courts, and

B. $155,000 and any remaining ARPA balance above this amount to be designated for the purpose of the construction of the Baseball/Multi-Purpose Field at Eric Auer Park, supplementing the existing DEEP grant

as unanimously approved at the October 23, 2023 Board of Selectmen and the November 14, 2023 Board of Finance meetings

3. To enact an ordinance that would enable the Board of Selectmen, pursuant to CGS 12:127a, to offer full or partial tax abatement on taxes on structures of historical or architectural merit upon recommendation of the Historic Review Committee. The full text of the proposed ordinance is on file with the town clerk.

Dated at Killingworth, Connecticut this 26th day of February, 2024

Eric Donavon Couture        Joel A. D’Angelo        Eric J. Nunes
First Selectman                    Selectman                    Selectman


CGS 12-127a Abatement of taxes on structures of historical or architectural merit

Testing and Sealing of Optical Scanners

The Registrars of Voters will be testing and sealing the Optical Scanners for the April 2, 2024, Presidential Preference Primary on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at 1 PM. This will take place in the Town Hall Conference room.

Lauren K. Blaha, Certified Registrar of Voters

Killingworth, CT 06419

860-663-1765  ext 216

Early Voting

4 Days of Early Voting for the April 2, 2024, Democratic and Republican Presidential Preference Primary will take place at KILLINGWORTH TOWN HALL as follows:

Early Voting Hours – 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM on





You may find the following Frequently Asked Questions to be helpful. If you have additional questions or to get more information, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 860-663-1765 x502.


Renter’s Rebate Program

The Renter’s Rebate Program begins April 1. The Rebate is for income-qualified residents over 65 or disabled. It is based on rent, utility charges and maximum gross income. A checklist of necessary documents can be obtained at the Killingworth Town Hall or by contacting the Municipal Agent, Mercedes Ricciuti, at 860 663 1765 x217.

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