Don Bergmann has resigned his District 1 seat on the Representative Town Meeting.

Bergmann, known for speaking out regularly at public meetings, has held the seat since November 2011

"I wish to thank Don Bergmann for his dedicated public service to the town of Westport as an RTM member," RTM Moderator Eileen Lavigne Flug said in a statement. "It is a pleasure working with Don and I am certain he will continue to be involved and contribute to town affairs."

Anyone interested in filling the position must reside in that district. No party affiliation is required since Westport's RTM is non-partisan. The current term expires in November 2015.

Those interested should send a resume on or before Tuesday, June 3, to the Town Clerk's Office, attention Town Clerk Patricia Strauss, 110 Myrtle Ave., Westport, CT 06880, or via e-mail to

Questions about the post can be directed to Flug or to the remaining district members, Diane Cady, Matthew Mandell or Chris Tait. Contact information and a map of the district boundaries are available on the town's website,