Municipal Profile

Demographic and General Information
Burnham Tavern Painting
Historic Burnham Tavern - painting by David R. Wagner

Town of Lisbon

Town Hall, 1 Newent Road
Lisbon, CT 06351
Phone: (860) 376-3400 / Fax: (860) 376-6545

CountyNew London
Land/Water area (sq. miles)16.26/0.38
Year Incorporated1786

Government Type

Selectmen, Town Meeting, Board of Finance
Mill Rate




Moody’s Bond Rating, September 2018Aa3
Long Term Debt$3,325,000.00
Per Capita$771.00
Annual Debt Service$1,462,825.00

Households 2018

Total Households1,554
 With Persons Under 18598
 With Persons Over 65696
 Family Households1,221
 Single-person Households356
Persons per Household2.61
Persons per Family3.01

Income and Poverty

Median Age43
Median Household Income$86,833.00
Poverty Rate2.8%

Municipal Finance 2016-2017

Property Taxes$8,010,515.00
Local Revenues$1,426,605.00
Capital Outlay$25,446.00
Debt Service$569,853.00
Total Expenditures$12,925,208.00
Net Grand List 2016371,857,888.00
Equalized Net GL$386,145,107.00
Tax Collection Rate 
Mill Rate 2016/201720.5
Year of Last/Next Reval2016/2021

Labor and Employment July 2018

Total Labor Force2,403
Unemployment Rate4.2%

Public School System as of 2017

Lisbon Central School

15 Newent Road, Lisbon, CT 06351
(860) 376-2403

SuperintendentSally A. Keating
PrincipalBrian Apperson
Grade PlanPreK-8
EnrollmentLCS: 534 / 9-12: 213

Average Class Size

Grade 216.3
Grade 516.0
Grade 722.3

High Schools (2018)

  • Norwich Free Academy
  • Griswold High School
  • Ledyard High School VoAg
  • Science and Technology Magnet School
  • Capital Arts Magnet School
  • Grasso Technical High School
  • Norwich Regional Vocational/Technical High School

Local Officials

Thomas W. SparkmanFirst Selectman(860) 376-3400
Michelle GrantTown Clerk(860) 376-2708
Chris MaynardTown Treasurer(860) 376-7856
Kenneth BombaTax Collector(860) 376-4188
Gail GwiazdowskiAssessor(860) 376-5115
Thomas W. SparkmanPublic Works Director(860) 376-3400
Carl Brown

Zoning Enforcement Officer,

Building Inspector
(860) 376-8291

Uncas Health District

Sanitarian Services(860) 823-1189
Murtha Cullina, LLCTown Attorney 
Michael A. ZizkaLand Use Counsel 
Thomas W. SparkmanPolice Chief(860) 376-3400
Rob AdamsResident Trooper(860) 376-8868
Jon ArpinEmergency Management Director(860) 625-0026
Richard HamelFire Marshal(860) 917-2669
Terry JosephTree Warden

(860) 908-4669

NECCOGAnimal Control

(860) 424-3011 – DEEP

(860) 774-1253                    

Judge of Probate

Honorable Charles K. Norris
City Hall, Room 122
100 Broadway, Norwich, CT 06360
Tel: (860) 887-2160
Fax: (860) 887-2401
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 am – 4:40 pm

Public Library

Slater Library
26 Main Street, Jewett City, CT 06351
(860) 376-0024
Director - Rebecca Jusseaume

Senior Center

Lisbon Senior Center
11 Newent Road, Lisbon, CT 06351
Phone: (860) 376-2329 / Fax: (860) 376-6891
Senior Coordinator/ Municipal Agent – Danielle Mauri

The Lisbon Senior Center provides senior services, activities, transportation, a lunch program and delivery of “Meals on Wheels”.


Lisbon Meadows Park, at 37 South Burnham Highway (Route 169) consists of 59 acres with trails, tennis court, baseball and soccer fields. It is also home to the Lisbon Farmers Market, held seasonally from late June through late September. Lisbon has a public boat launch to the Shetucket River and a 1,000 foot bike-way located on 26 acres of town property just off of the road into the property at 435 South Burnham Highway. The Trail Committee is working on walking trails on town owned property at the Burnham Tavern (Kimball Road trail entrance) and at 78 Kendall Road.

Recreation activities (field scheduling, youth and adult sports programs and bus trips) are under the direction of the Lisbon Recreation Committee.

T.J. Restivo, Vice-Chairman / (860) 376-9791 (leave a message)

Lisbon Farmers Market

The Lisbon Farmers Market is a town initiated, CT Grown market managed by a town committee and held seasonally (late June – late September) at Lisbon Meadows Park, Route 169, by the “barn” (Community Center). For more information, visit the Lisbon Farmers' Market page.

Fire and Ambulance

Lisbon Volunteer Fire Department
7 Newent Road, Lisbon, CT 06351
Phone: (860)376-2558 (Non-Emergency) / 911 (Emergency)
Facebook Page
Fire Chief – John Congranelli


Troop E, Montville
Phone: 911 (Emergency) / (860) 848-6500 (Non-Emergency)

Resident Trooper: Rob Adams
23 Newent Road, Lisbon, CT 06351
Phone: (860) 376-8868 (Non-Emergency)

Voters & Officials

Registered Voters, November 2019
 Other (Libertarian, Independent Working Party)41
 DemocratStephen Barrett
 RepublicanMary Grant

Legislative Districts

US Congressional2nd
State Senatorial19th
State Assembly45th & 47th

Town Services


The Town provides curbside recycling. Recycling bins are available in the Town Clerk’s
Office during normal business hours.

Transfer Station

The Willimantic Waste Paper (WWP) Transfer Station is located on Rood Road in Plainfield
and is available to Lisbon residents two days a week. Please see particulars regarding Town
Services on the Town Website home page.


Residents are allowed to dispose, free of charge, normal household garbage at the Wheelabrator Lisbon, Inc. facility, located on South Burnham Highway.


Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC)
State of Connecticut Department of Labor
State of Connecticut Department of Education