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The Town's Human Services Department also has programs to help individuals and families in need. Contact them at 860-742-5324.
To find local businesses and organizations, view our online Business Directory under the "Our Community" section on the home page of this website. United Way of Connecticut 2-1-1
No, we do not offer online options for utility billing. If you need to remit payment, please mail or drop by the office at this address:
We accept cash, checks (made payable to "Town of Coventry"), debit and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, and Discover). There is a 3% service charge for credit card use.
The Parks & Recreation Department has two additional brochures disseminated through Coventry schools and online: 1. Summer Day Camp brochures are available mid-February with registration beginning in March; and 2. the “Recreation Daze” Before & After School program brochure, available in June for the following school year.
In the winter there are openings for Basketball gym supervisors, referees, and timeclock/scoreboard attendants.
Applications for all summer positions are always available on the last Thursday in January, and applications are always due the first week in April. Interviews follow during the second or third week in April, with decisions being made the first week in May.
There are sixteen police officers including the chief and all supervisors. The sworn staff works varying shifts and days in order to provide 24 hour 365 day a year coverage. In addition, there are five non-sworn staff consisting of the executive assistant/accreditation manger, the community service/animal control officer and three full time dispatchers. The department also employs a number of part-time dispatchers who fill in on weekends and holidays. Our lake patrol officer is a part-time position during the boating season.
We expect all of our personnel to be courteous, fair and professional. Occasionally however, you may feel that an officer or dispatcher has not handled a situation to your satisfaction. Sometimes issues can be resolved by speaking with a supervisor who might address the issue by explaining department protocols or general law enforcement procedures. If the situation is more serious, you may file a complaint in person, over the phone or anonymously. The complaint can be investigated more thoroughly if you provide detailed information. You should ask to speak with a supervisor to file the complaint. If you come in person, you will be given a receipt that you have filed a complaint. If the complaint is against a supervisor, you may contact the chief directly. If the allegations are serious, an internal investigation may be ordered. Complaints that are less serious may be handled directly be a supervisor. You will notified in writing of the outcome of the complaint. A complaint form is available here. Spanish version is here.
Land record indexes are available back to 1885 and images are available back to October 2003. No password required. They can be found online at the following link: Land Records
A Street List: http://www.coventryct.org/DocumentCenter/View/164B Street List: http://www.coventryct.org/DocumentCenter/View/165
Trash Pick-up Days
You can tall the Tax Office at 860-742-4066 for instructions on how to do so. There is a $75 administrative cost to change cart size.
There are changes in citizen’s lives beyond their control which raise the need to change the size of tipper barrels. In these cases the Town Manager shall have the authority to waive the tipper barrel swap fee. To qualify for a hardship waiver, the citizen must complete an application detailing the hardship. The hardship must meet the definition as described in the application form.
Shredded paper is not an acceptable recyclable item ... check out this link:
Please contact the town’s Human Services office at 860-742-5324 to discuss your needs. Limited service for picking up carts at the house is available upon providing proof of medical condition.