Hurricane Preparedness - A Message from Westbrook Emergency Management. Click here.
From the town: Regarding Public (not private) Beaches: Policies and Rules for Dogs, Alcohol, Smoking, Etc.
All meetings are at 7pm in the
Teresa Mulvey Municipal Building 866 Boston Post Road.
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Monday, July 9, 2018, in
Conference Room A,
downstairs. There will be signs
directing you to the room.
*See Archives for Agendas and Minutes of meetings before 2018
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Vice President -
Treasurer - Steve Smith
Secretary - Paul Ireland Jr.
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Westbrook has a large percentage of
households that are struggling to make ends meet. These include those below the poverty level and those above poverty level but below the basic cost of living threshold. In August of 2016 the Westbrook Council of Beaches established the Alleviating Hunger Committee to devise strategies to assist in alleviating this situation. Initiatives that have been undertaken or are in the planning stages include: Food collection for local food pantries. If you happen to be free on a Tuesday between 1: 30 and 2:30, go to St. Marks to get an appreciation of what happens. We will continue our food collection. Options for contributing food. 1) Bring to St. Marks between noon and 2pm, any Tuesday. Many of you have been doing this. 2) Bring food to our meetings and we will make sure it gets to one of the food pantries. 3) Get in touch with the Alleviating Hunger Committee and a pick up can be arranged. (Note: we are finalizing a program to include fruits and vegetables from our gardens with food donations).
Support of Westbrook Friday night meals at the Congregational Church- COB has seven volunteers assisting.
A system has been set up with the Town and Schools to identify needy families and children that the Council of Beaches members can make monetary or gift card donations to assist these individuals. If you would like to contribute please contact Elizabeth Carpenter, Westbrook Social Services Coordinator at email@example.com. Her office is in Town Hall, next to the First Selectman’s Office. Her phone number is 860-399-3090.
Summer lunches for students and take home Backpack Program- We are presently working through the issues and logistics for this and will have more information at the next COB Meeting.
As the Committee progresses it will be requiring additional volunteers to assist in these and other initiatives. If you have interest in doing so or would like further information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org Our members are Mary Polchaninoff, Jamie Abraham, Patty Hubbard, Dianne Ammerman, Halle Baron, Samantha Cates and Tony Cozza. Andy Schatz and Jim Crawford have been great resources for us.
Town review of Westbrook Zoning Régulations
Westbrook is reviewing its zoning régulations, expected to take about 18 months. The Council heard a présentation on June 6, 2016 from the town's consultant.