Martha Sanford recently retired as the town of New Milford’s assistant assessor.

Sanford began working as the assessor’s secretary Sept. 17, 1986, under then-Selectman Clifford Chapin. She completed the Connecticut Municipal Assessor’s Certification at the University of Connecticut and became New Milford’s assistant assessor in 2008. She is a member of the Connecticut Association of Assessing Officers.

She has served as secretary, vice president and president of AFSME Local 1303-183 Council 4.