Norwalk

Boards & Commissions

CONSERVATION COMMISSION

The Conservation Commission advises the City on the use, development and conservation of natural resources and open space throughout the City. The Commission also acts as the Inland Wetland Agency, a regulatory land use board that decides on permit applications for work in and adjacent to inland (non-tidal) wetlands and watercourses.


Meeting Location
Zoom Only
Member
Regular 7
Alternate 3
Staff Person
Alexis Cherichetti
Meeting Time
2nd Tuesday of the Month at 06:00 PM
4th Tuesday of the Month at 06:00 PM
Term
5 Years REG.
Source
Nwlk. Code 35-2
Appointed By
Mayor-Council
Most Recent Agenda View All Agendas
Agendas are available prior to the conservation commission meeting.
Most Recent Minutes View All Minutes
Minutes are also available following the conservation commission approval.

Member List

Member Party Term App. Reapp. Alt District
1 photo BRESLIN, HEATHER U 1/1/2027 5/23/2023
2 photo BROWN, CHERYL U 1/1/2027 1/11/2022
3 photo CAPUTO, MATTHEW D 1/1/2025 10/2/2020
4 photo HOLOWINKO, ED D 1/1/2026 1/12/2021
5 photo KLOCKE, STEVEN U 1/1/2025 1/2/2020
Chair
6 photo KNIGHT, KATHRYN D 1/1/2027 1/23/2024
7 photo PENTZ, MATT I 1/1/2026 1/12/2021
Replaces L. Shanahan
8 photo RICHARDSON, AMY U 1/1/2028 2/14/2023
9 photo VACANT, VACANT 1/1/2026 2/9/2021
J. Balliett resigned on 4/27/23
10 photo VACANT, VACANT 1/1/2027 2/22/2022
M. Merluzzi resigned 10/10/22
Last Updated: 1/26/2024 2:32 PM

Organizational Oversight
The Conservation Commission is responsible for maintaining an inventory of natural resources throughout the city. We oversee two important environmental agencies for the City of Norwalk: the Inland Wetland Agency and the Aquifer Protection Agency.

Protecting Our Natural Resources
The Conservation Commission, Inland Wetland Agency, and the Aquifer Protection Agency are all comprised of the following board members. All members are appointed by the mayor with the approval of the Common Council.

Additional Information
For further information concerning the above board members and their responsibilities, contact the Conservation Office at (203) 854-5125.


Recent Meetings

Time Meeting Agenda Minutes Youtube
9/12/2023 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION Link Link Link
9/26/2023 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION Link Link Link
10/10/2023 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION Link Link Link
10/24/2023 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION Link Link Link
11/14/2023 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION Link Link Link
11/28/2023 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION Link Link Link
12/19/2023 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION Link Link Link
1/9/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION Link Link Link
1/23/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION
2/13/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION Link

Upcoming Meetings

Time Meeting Agenda Dial In# Webinar ID Password Zoom Youtube Live
2/27/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION 646 558 8656 848 0234 5791 570236 Link
3/12/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION 646 558 8656 848 0234 5791 570236 Link
3/26/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION 646 558 8656 848 0234 5791 570236 Link
4/9/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION 646 558 8656 848 0234 5791 570236 Link
4/23/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION 646 558 8656 848 0234 5791 570236 Link
5/14/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION 646 558 8656 848 0234 5791 570236 Link
5/28/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION 646 558 8656 848 0234 5791 570236 Link
6/11/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION 646 558 8656 848 0234 5791 570236 Link
6/25/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION 646 558 8656 848 0234 5791 570236 Link
7/9/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION 646 558 8656 848 0234 5791 570236 Link
7/23/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION 646 558 8656 848 0234 5791 570236 Link
8/13/2024 6:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION 646 558 8656 848 0234 5791 570236 Link

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