About the Burr Gardens Advisory Committee

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Three Years (2 Terms)
Board of Selectmen
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The Burr Gardens Advisory Committee works to create a beautiful and well-maintained public open space that will reflect and enhance the historic significance of the Burr Homestead gardens.  See the committee's mission statement flyer for more detailed information. 

Powers and Duties 

Duties include:

  • Developing and recommending a master plan
  • Setting goals for the garden's improvements
  • Soliciting private financial support    

Duties may also include:

  • Consulting on alterations to the master plan
  • Working with the Public Works and other relevant Town departments
  • Consulting and working with the Historic District Commission and the Fairfield Museum and History Center