Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (ACIR)

ACIR meetings and members

Program Description

The Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (ACIR) is a 24-member agency of the State of Connecticut created in 1985 to study system issues between the state and local governments and to recommend solutions as appropriate. The membership is designed to represent the state legislative and executive branches, municipalities and other local interests, and the general public.

The role of ACIR, as contained in Section 2-79a of the Connecticut General Statutes, is to: (1) serve as a forum for consultation between state and local officials; (2) conduct research on intergovernmental issues; (3) encourage and coordinate studies of intergovernmental issues by universities and others; and (4) initiate policy development and make recommendations to all levels of government.

The Commission is supported by the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) and is located at 450 Capitol Avenue - MS#54ORG,  Hartford, Connecticut 06106-1308.

The following ACIR reports are available:

The ACIR also published a number of reports in the past and those will be added here when available:

For Further Information, Please Contact:
Bruce Wittchen: phone (860) 418-6323 e-mail