City comptroller granted recertification
Marlborough – Thomas J. Abel, comptroller/treasurer of the city of Marlborough, has had his designation as Certified Massachusetts Municipal Treasurer renewed for an additional period of five years.
Abel's renewal was granted him by the Board of Certification of the statewide organization of local Tax Collectors and Treasurers, the Massachusetts Collectors and Treasurers Association. Renewal is awarded every five years only to those previously certifi ed candidates who continue to attend the Annual School of the Association held in August of each year at UMass-Amherst, and who successfully complete courses in municipal law, finance and administration.
In a letter to Mayor Nancy Stevens, Michael J. Hanlon Jr., executive director of the Massachusetts Collectors and Treasurers Association, extended congratulations and conveyed the thanks of that body to the people of Marlborough for supporting Abel's efforts, which culminated in this honor and achievement. Hanlon also said he was confident that the people of Marlborough would continue to support their treasurer's efforts to maintain and increase his expertise.
Abel received his Renewal Certificate Dec. 10 at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester during luncheon ceremonies attended by many state and local government officials.
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