Rista Malanca, AICP

Rista Malanca, AICP

City Title(s):   Director of Economic Development

Department:   Economic Development 

Phone:   860-496-5920

Email:   Rista_Malanca@torringtonct.org

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Job Description:   Responsible for the enforcement and administration of the City zoning regulations and in the administration of the Inland Wetlands Commission involving the daily regulatory operation of the IWC, in order to meet its goals and objectives.  Reviews all zoning permit applications for zoning approval, organizes a comprehensive program for plan review, field inspections, consultations, and for issuing written opinions and decisions.

Year of Employment:   2014

Other Roles - Boards, Commissions & Certifications:   

  • Certified Zoning Enforcement Officer
  • Certified Inland Wetlands Enforcement Officer
  • Naugatuck River Greenway Steering Committee- CT Greenways Council -  member
  • CAZEO (CT Association of Zoning Enforcement Officers) - Secretary
  • Fit Together
  • CT Chapter of American Planning Association - member

What do you like to do outside of work?:   Hike

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Favorite Quote:   "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”  ― Margaret Mead

Favorite Band/Music:   Eric Clapton

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