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The Danbury City Council has approved of a contract for a new Emergency Management Director.  Former Fire Chief TJ Wiedl took over the position in March from Paul Estephan, who retired.  The man appointed to the position last night is  Matt Cassavechia, director of emergency medical services at Danbury Hospital’s parent company, Nuvance Health.  He will retain that position.  Mayor Mark Boughton says the contractual position is the best option for serving the City.  Cassavechia has 30 years of experience running ambulance services in Danbury and four surrounding towns.