New Fairfield appoints successor for retiring finance director

NEW FAIRFIELD — With Ed Sbordone retiring on the finish of the yr, the city will quickly have a brand new finance director.

The Board of Selectmen held a particular assembly this previous week to nominate Volha Melnikov as Sbordone’s successor, efficient Oct. 25.

Sbrodone shouldn’t be solely the city’s present finance director, however New Fairfield’s city treasurer as effectively. He informed Hearst Connecticut Media that he can be retiring from each positions Jan. 1, 2022.

“I’ll have 15-and-a-half years whole with the finance division — the final four-and-a-half years because the finance director,” he mentioned.


Sbordone turned New Fairfield’s finance director in Might 2017 following about two months in an interim position. Earlier than that, he served quite a lot of years as accounting supervisor for the city.

“This can be a unhappy day,” Selectman Khris Corridor mentioned Tuesday. “Ed, we actually, actually hate to see you go.”

Whereas Sborodone can be missed, Corridor mentioned Melnikov seems to be “very certified” to succeed him as finance director.

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