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About the Inlands Wetlands Agency

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Five Years (Two Term Limit)
First Selectman
Town Charter - Article X

Powers and Duties 

The Inlands Wetlands Agency is part of the Conservation Commission.

Duties for Inland Wetlands include:

  • Inventorying and evaluating inland wetlands and watercourses
  • Protecting, preserving, maintaining, and using inland wetlands and watercourses for a variety of public and private uses
  • Balancing the need for economic growth with the need to protect the environment and natural resources
  • Adopting, amending, and promulgating regulations as needed to protect and define inland wetlands and watercourses
  • Advising, consulting and cooperating with town, state and federal agencies.
  • Encouraging and conducting studies and investigations then disseminating the information.