C.G.S. section 45a-85 establishes the Probate Court Budget Committee consisting of the Probate Court Administrator, who serves as chairperson of the committee, and two probate judges appointed by the Connecticut Probate Assembly. Probate Court Regulation 28 sets forth the committee’s process and duties.
Each year the committee establishes:
(1) A compensation plan, which includes employee benefits
, for employees of the Probate Courts,
(2) staffing levels for each Probate Court, and
(3) a miscellaneous office budget for each Probate Court.
The committee reports annually to the Governor and the General Assembly about any potential cost savings and the committee’s efforts to reduce expenses in the Probate Court system.
The committee is made up of three members:
Committee Chair – The Honorable Paul J. Knierim, Probate Court Administrator
Two probate judges appointed by the Probate Assembly:
The Honorable Joseph D. Marino, Middletown Probate Judge
The Honorable Fred J. Anthony, Shelton Probate District
Budget Committee Agenda and Minutes
Budget Committee Materials
November 6, 2013 Meeting Materials
June 26, 2013 Meeting Materials
May 20, 2013 Meeting Materials
February 27, 2013 Meeting Materials
December 12, 2012 Meeting Materials
August 29, 2012 Meeting Materials
Budget Committee Annual Reports
2013 Budget Committee Annual Report
2012 Budget Committee Annual Report
2011 Budget Committee Annual Report2010 Budget Committee Annual Report