District 9 Councilman Bill O'Brien

About Bill

  • Town Council (2017-current)

  • Served in the Marine Corps from 1965 to 1969, including a 13 month tour in Chu Lai, Vietnam

  • Over 22 years as the Sr. Athletics & Facilities Director at Sterling House Community Center

  • Founding member of the Vietnam Memorial Committee

  • President of the Stratford Youth Sports Association 

  • 14 years as a volunteer coach of basketball & soccer teams

  • President of the Stratford Community Fund

  • Member of the Stratford Oldtimers' Association

  • Stratford Rotary Club member & Past President

  • Member of the Baldwin Senior Men’s Club

Getting the Job Done
  • Implemented two tax decrease budgets
  • Supported economic development that grew the town's grand list by over 3%
  • Backed legislation that improved the response times from all departments and agencies
  • Responsive and available to constituents
"It has been a pleasure and rewarding to work with the mayor, her administration, and all our elected officials as we strive to lower taxes and make Stratford the best it can be. Infrastructure improvements, growing the Grand List through economic development, and responding to constituent concerns are a few of the areas that I am proud to contribute to as a councilman. I look forward to two more years of bipartisan cooperation as we make our town a desired location for our residents, new homeowners, and for tourists."