Greenwich Selectman Drew Marzullo to Run for Re-Election

Dew Marzullo

At a neighborhood meeting at ByramSchubert Library last year, Selectman Drew Marzullo listened to residents’ concerns and feedback about issues such as the Byram Pool project, speeding cars and traffic, and blighted properties. Credit: Leslie Yager

On Friday afternoon, Selectman Drew Marzullo, the lone Democrat on the trio that comprise the Board of Selectmen, announced that he will run for re-election in November.

In a letter to the Democratic Town Committee, Mr. Marzullo wrote:

It is with great respect and humility that I ask for your nomination to run for a fourth term as Selectman. Over the past six years, I have cherished my role as a leader in the Greenwich Democratic Party, and I would be honored to represent you for another term. I once again respectfully ask for your support and vote. As Selectman, I have worked to further the mission and ideals of the Democratic Party: education, environment, social justice, and improving the quality of life of all Greenwich citizens.

I feel that I am uniquely qualified to negotiate with our Republican leaders while not compromising on the spirit of the Democratic platform. While we may be the minority party, I truly believe our strong convictions and loud voice add tremendous value to Greenwich as a whole. I truly believe that we Democrats have made a difference in the lives of so many who live work and visit our great town. I hope you would agree that even when I got it wrong (or even failed), it was not without trying or learning for the future.

Some of the more recent initiatives that I am most proud to support include a state-of-the-art educational facility at New Lebanon, a proactive town-wide soil cleanup plan, the rehabilitation of Armstrong Court and, of course, a soon-to-be-built town-wide pool located in Byram. I am deeply committed to seeing these projects through to their completion, as well as tackling new infrastructure and policy challenges to better serve the Greenwich residents in their daily lives. I will continue to lend my voice and advocate for public safety issues, traffic calming and responsible financial borrowing.

If you allow me the privilege of running for an additional term, I promise to faithfully serve as your representative to the Board of Selectman as well as act as your democratic voice inside Town Hall. Our tent is a big one full of great people with different opinions and different points of view. That’s what make us stronger: not weaker, not any less Democratic, but stronger. I look forward to our tent growing even bigger.

Many thanks for your consideration.

Best,
Drew

See also:

Selectmen Tesei, Toner to Run for Re-Election this Fall


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