Sandro M. Carvalho, Democratic candidate for the New Milford Zoning Board of Appeals, has issued a statement about his service to the town, if elected.

"The ZBA is designed to make reasonable and fair decisions on the applications we receive," he said.

"We address the issue of hardships encountered on a piece of property.

"I plan to attend all meetings, read the applicant's information and make a decision based upon the facts. My background in building will help in making fair decisions."