Westport First Selectwoman Announces Fire Chief Michael Kronick’s Retirement

First Selectwoman Jennifer Tooker announced today that she has accepted the retirement letter of Fire Chief Michael Kronick, effective May 15, 2023.

First Selectwoman Tooker stated, “Chief Kronick has accepted a job offer with the State of Connecticut that he will assume after his retirement on May 15. I appreciate that Chief Kronick has provided ample time with this announcement so that we may insure a smooth, seamless and professional transition at the Fire Department. At the appropriate time, an acting Chief will be announced. Additional details will follow at that time.”

She continued, “The Town of Westport and its residents have been very fortunate to be the beneficiaries of Mike’s expertise and dedication for many years. On behalf of the citizens of Westport, his fellow employees, and his firefighting colleagues, I am grateful for Mike’s longstanding and dedicated service to our community. I wish him much success in his future endeavors.”

Submitted by Westport, CT

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