Meeting Dates For 2022
May 2nd 7pm Zoom Meeting
June 6th 7pm In Person Only
July 11th 6:30PM In Person Only
Aug 3rd 7pm NOTE: date change. Wednesday NOT Monday
Sept 7th 7pm NOTE date change.
Wednesday NOT Monday
NOTE:Date changes were made to accommodate both the Town's schedule and the larger space for our members comfort.
Meetings will be upstairs in the Multi Media Room.
All meetings will be held at the Westbrook Town Hall unless Covid restrictions prevail.
Forum will be in Multi-Purpose room with same policy.
*See Archives for Agendas and Minutes of Meetings
Candidates' Forum Oct 4, 2021
To view video, click here.
Candidates' Forum Oct 7, 2019 -
To view video clickhere.
Candidates' Forum Oct 1, 2018 -
To view video, here.
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President- Pat Marcarelli
Vice President - Mary Jane Monahan
Treasurer - Steve Smith
Secretary - Pauline Peterson
STUFF A CRUISER - FOOD DRIVE
On July 9th at the Town Green
The Stuff A Police Cruiser with Food Event
THANK YOU to all the Volunteers and to all our donors. This was a very successful event and we are grateful for your generosity and participation.
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An important matter of interest has recently come to the attention of the Westbrook Council of Beach Associations. Plans have been filed for the demolition and new construction of a large, modern style house in a quaint, Westbrook beach neighborhood. Local residents have raised several concerns regarding such construction. We, at the Council, are NOT advocating either way, but were asked to inform all of you of this matter. Please click on the link below for additional information and to sign the on-line petition that is being filed, if you wish. There is currently a Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting regarding this matter scheduled for July 27th at 7pm at the Town Hall. Click link
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WESTBROOK COUNCIL OF BEACHES TIDAL RISE AND STORM WATER FLOODING - JUNE 7, 2021
Special Guest Speaker Jessica Beach,
Chief Resilience Officer for the
City of St-Augustine
The town of Westbrook will begin work on a Resilience Plan next year. Please take a moment to listen to Jessica's presentation. It will be most helpful to our community as we begin the planning process. She is extremely knowledgeable and offers many resources that the town of Westbrook will be able to leverage.
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Congratulations to Henry Anderson!
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Affordable Housing Subcommittee
The town of Westbrook is in the process of preparing an affordable housing plan as required by the State law. An Affordable Housing Plan Subcommittee comprised of members of local boards and agencies has started the process of preparing the plan. The subcommittee will be looking at the current and anticipated future housing needs in Westbrook and will be recommending policies and action steps to address them. Community input is an important part of the overall process of preparing the plan and your input will help the working group in developing strategies, policies and action steps.
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The Alleviating Hunger Committee
In August 2016, the Westbrook Council of Beaches established the Alleviating Hunger Committee to provide food to those in need and educate our community on hunger and poverty. Some of the initiatives include:
Options for contributing food:
Bring food donations to St. Mark's between 9 am and 12 noon on any Monday.
Bring food to COB meetings, and we will bring your donation to one of the food pantries.
Get in touch with the Alleviating Hunger Committee and we will arrange to pick up your food donation.
-Consider helping out at the Valley Shore YMCA Vegetable Garden. One way you could help is letting them know if you have any cardboard that they could use to lay the wood chips on top of. If you do, please email Jon Capozzoli at email@example.com. He is the new contact for all things to do with the garden. The Community Garden will open this year. It is vital to the Westbrook Food Pantry that they are able to grow fresh local produce for those in need. We hope
that even through the current situation you are all on board to join them for this growing season! (5-28-2020)
-COB has seven volunteers supporting the Friday Night meals at 6pm at the Westbrook Congregational Church.
-COB members can make monetary or gift card donations to support Westbrook families in need. If you would like to contribute, please contact Elizabeth Carpenter, Westbrook Social Services Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Her office is in Town Hall, next to the First Selectman’s Office. Her phone number is 860-399-3090.
The Committee is always looking for volunteers. If you have an interest or would like further information, please contact us at email@example.com Our members are Mary Polchaninoff, Barbara Alessio, Kit Bishop,Tony Cozza, Andy Schatz and Jim Crawford. All have been great resources for us. Our student members are Juliana Frabreizi, Gavin Lebrec, Jackie Grace and Seth Caslin.
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Plan of Conservation & Develoment (POCD) Committee - Westbrook
Click here to review the Revised Draft of the 2021-2031 Plan of Conservation and Development.
An update of the plan is required every ten years.
Westbrook Economic Action Initiative (WEAI)
Andy Schatz, Jim Crawford and Tony Cozza have been working very hard with this group in order to help our young, local residents to achieve their goals in both bettering themselves and preparing them to move forward in life and hopefully continue to serve our community. Leslie Carson our Career/College Readiness Coordinator at Westbrook High School is also on the Board. Click here to learn more about WEAI.
Literacy Volunteers is looking for additional Tutors. They are an organization staffed mostly by volunteers, located in the Westbrook Library that teaches English to those in the area who are not conversant in English. For additional information please contact. Joanne Argersinger at 860-399-0280 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more by clicking here.
TOWN OF WESTBROOK
Harbor Master News:
Mooring Permits are $20
The Harbor Commission will be reviewing the rule regarding Moorings and will have updated information available soon. We will continue to follow up as well.Click here for more information.
Hurricane Preparedness - For more information, see westbrookem.com
A Message from Westbrook Emergency Management. Click here.
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Animal Control Officer: Harry Plaut
203-780-1311. Click here for more information.
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Town Review of Westbrook Zoning Regulations
Westbrook is reviewing Zoning Regulations. For more details, click here.
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Westbrook Hazardous Mitigation Plan
Meeting September 16, 2019--7pm
Multi Media Room, Town Hall
This is the final Public Hearing for
FEMA compliance before all findings are sent to the State of CT.
This will deal in Emergency Planning, Floods and Flood insurance.
Click here to view Public Meeting No 1 07-29-2019
Click hereto view Public Meeting No 2 09-29-2019