Philip Young, Town Council District 6


Phil is your Councilperson in the Sixth District, elected in November of 2015. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Phil has lived in Connecticut for 37 years. He has been a member of the Stratford Democratic Town Committee for five years, and is a proud Stratford resident, with his wife Jen, for eight years. He is now the Majority Leader of the Stratford Town Council. Phil is a career chef, well known for his cooking and business management of the highly touted Bridge House in Devon. In his younger days, he was the statewide director of the Connecticut Citizen’s Action Group, working on consumer and environmental issues. He was also a director in the Storrs based CT Public Interest Research Group. Caring for people and known for his commitment to fiscal responsibility, Phil is an active and talented consensus developer; he took a stand suing Stratford's Mayor, and won, causing the recent Town-wide vote on the Water Pollution Control plant issue. His role on the leadership team of the Democratic majority bodes well for Stratford’s development and success. Phil invites any constituent or Stratford resident to get in touch with him by calling 203-502-1458 at home, or email him at

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