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Bond Ratings


Total Bonded Debt Outstanding


$196.2 Million

City of Danbury's Mission Statement

The City of Danbury’s mission is to ensure a superior quality of life for its citizens by providing the most cost effective municipal services while preserving the cultural, historical and natural resources of the city. We are committed to working with citizens to enhance Danbury’s position as a premier place to live, work, and raise a family in a traditional yet progressive community.

Key Projects

Pembroke School Playground

The new Pembroke School Playground is anaccessible playground featuring adaptive playground equipment, suitable for all children to enjoy regardless of physical limitations, skill level, or age restrictions.  The barriers have been removed, which offers an open and fulfilling, educational, and fun environment for children.

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Waste Water Treatment Plant Upgrade

Owned by the city of Danbury, CT and operated by the Department of Public Utilities, is the City of Danbury Water Pollution Control Plant (DWPCP). The Public Utilities Division oversees the contract operation of the city’s Water Pollution Control Plant in accordance with the Wastewater Treatment Facility Service Agreement between the City of Danbury and Veolia Water North America. In accordance with State and environmental group mandates, the waste water facility modification shall remove 98% of phosphorous from the water being discharged from the plant.

Photo: H John Voorhees III | Hearst Connecticut Media

Primary Settlement tanks at the City of Danbury wastewater treatment plant in Danbury, CT

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Danbury High School Addition and Renovations

**Project Update: **

The Danbury High School Construction Project Addition, (Danbury Freshman Academy High School) has been completed and its Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held August 2018.

The Danbury High School Construction Project Addition cost was $50 million dollars, and approximately 64,000 square feet, including three floors, adding 26 classrooms, a new gymnasium and a 9,000 square foot Performing Arts Building.

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Danbury High School Tennis Courts

New tennis courts constructed at Danbury High School are manufactured with "post tension concrete".  This type of concrete construction lengthens the life of concrete by pre-stressing the concrete with lineal cables running through the slab in a grid pattern.  By adding tension to these cables, it make the concrete stronger, extending its life and reduces cracking.


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Our Team

David W. St. Hilaire

Director of Finance

(203) 797-4652


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Daniel Garrick

Risk Manager/Assistant Finance Director

(203) 797-4652


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