There are a number of vacancies on boards and commissions in Newtown. First Selectman Dan Rosenthal is seeking candidate recommendations by January 4th for any registered voter to serve on the Hattertown Historic District and one to be an alternate on the Commission on Aging. He is also taking recommendations by the 11th for any registered voter to join the Cultural Arts Commission and the Inland Wetlands Commission. A Republican is needed for the Sustainable Energy Commission. Rosenthal is also taking recommendations by January 18th for any Republican or unaffiliated voter to fill a vacant position on the Library Board of Trustees. Candidates with facilities management experience preferred.