Special Services District

Special Services District

In 1984 the Putnam Special Services District was created. The District Authority consists of a five member board. This board is responsible for overseeing the operations and budgets of the General Government of the Putnam Special Services District, Putnam Police Department, Putnam Fire Department, and the Putnam Emergency Dispatch Center.


Meetings of the Putnam Special Services District are held at 7:00 PM on the second Monday of each month. The meetings are held at the District Chambers Room located within the Putnam Police Department at 189 Church Street, Putnam, CT 06260


Anyone wishing to find out more information about the Putnam Special Services District should contact Lucille Herrick, Executive Secretary, at 860-928-5529. The Special Services District office is located behind the District Chambers Room of the Putnam Police Department. Office hours are 8 AMto 4 PM Monday thru Friday.

*The contact number for Windham Judicial District Superior Court (Civil & Family) located at 155 Church Street is 860-928-7749

The current board members are:

Gerard E. Cotnoir, Chairman

Raymond P. Lajoie , Vice-Chairman

Gerard J. Cotnoir

Kathleen Zamagni

James (Doug) Taylor


We would like to recognize and thank the following individuals for their role as district chairman:

Stanley Scraba from April 1984 to December 1984

Brian Kennedy from January 1985 to April 1989

Armand Lefleur from May 1989 to December 1989

Maxine Mann from January 1990 to December 2003

Lawerence J. Chambers from January 2004 to January 2008
Chris Coderre from 2005 to 2011

James Shaw from 2005 to 2011