Updated, 5:07 a.m., comment from the mayor.
NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk Republicans on Monday evening nominated an underticket that features six sitting Common Council members, several newcomers and some familiar faces seeking new roles.
“This is a great ticket with a balance of experience and new dedicated individuals who are willing to work for this city,” Mayor Richard Moccia said. “I am proud to be on the ticket with them.”
District A: Robert Mercurio and Edmund Ryan
District B: Frank Verdone and Edward McQuillan
District C: Michelle Maggio and Sarah Mann
District D: Jerry Petrini and Shannon O’Toole Giandurco
District E: Emily Wilson and David McCarthy
Democrat Bruce Kimmel
Board of Education
Ralph A. DePanfilis
Brian J. Smith
Kathryn Angela Martino
Peter D. Andreoli, Jr.
1st Taxing District
Commissioner: Robert Mercurio
Treasurer: Brian Smith
2nd Taxing District
Commissioner: Cesar Ramirez
Commissioner: Edward McQuillan
Treasurer: Harold Bonnet
3rd Taxing District
Commissioner: Jim Anderson
Treasurer: Michael F. Intrieri
6th Taxing District
Commissioner: Tammy Langalis
Treasurer: John Verel
In accepting the nomination for councilman at large, Kendy said his family has a history of public service in Norwalk. Police Chief Frank Virgulak was his cousin, as was Jean O’Connor, first lady to former Mayor Thomas O’Connor, who also served on the council and as a state representative. His wife was a nurse with the Norwalk Public Health Department for a couple of years, and his daughter worked a couple of years in the tax collectors office.
Iannacone referred to his own service.
“I was proud to serve the city of Norwalk Fire Department for 31 years,” said Iannacone. “I was sworn in by Mayor Moccia when he was fire commissioner. I always wanted to be on the council and now I can serve with Mayor Moccia.”