Peter Squitieri

Democrat

Planning and Zoning Commission candidate

Wilton

Age: 68

Incumbent: No

Current job: IT Consultant Data Systems of New Canaan.

Education: St. John’s College

The most important issue in this election: Implementation of the POCD/Master Plan to promote thoughtful development, expand the Grand List ,and provide a mix of housing types and price-points while preserving the rural character, open spaces, and natural beauty of the town.

Other issues: We must maintain the outstanding quality of our schools to support housing prices and to meet our obligations to the next generation. Also, we must preserve the quality of the natural environment, particularly the river, wetlands, and aquifers. Finally, we need to prioritize solar and other sustainable energy sources for the town.

Family: My family includes my wife Annette, voice teacher and writer, my two sons Lincoln, 16, and Ulysses,14, a 3-year-old golden doodle, and of course myself. We’ve resided in Wilton since 2013.

Previous elected offices, community group affiliations: Treasurer of several past and present local service organizations.

Campaign website: wiltondems.org