Board of Selectmen - Subcommittees

Permanent subcommittees of the Board of Selectmen include:

Click on the subcommittee name to view all agendas, minutes and other meeting documents related to those committees

From time to time, the Board of Selectmen also creates temporary committees and working groups to work on specific projects or initiatives. The agendas, minutes and other meeting documents related to those committees can be found on this page.  The following are the active temporary committees and working groups:

Economic Development Work Group
This work group was created on March 26, 2018.  Members include First Selectman Eric Wellman and Selectman Cheryl Cook.  The purpose of this group is to develop a draft ordinance regarding an Economic Development Commission, as required by Section 609 of the Charter. Once an ordinance is adopted, the Economic Development work group will be tasked with vetting potential Economic Development Commission members and making recommendations for appointment to the full Board of Selectmen. 

Water Shortage Ordinance Subcommittee
This subcommittee was created on March 13, 2017.  Members include Deputy First Selectman Chris Kelly and Selectman Mike Paine.  The purpose of this subcommittee is to study the proposed Water Shortage Ordinance and to make recommendations for its modification if appropriate to the full Board of Selectmen.

Library Building Committee
This committee was formed on July 27, 2017 to oversee the Library’s lower level renovation project.  This creation of this committee was as part of the grant application for State Library Construction Funds, which requires that the project be overseen by a Building Committee which includes the Library Director and Library Board representative members. The Library Building Committee will serve for the duration of the project.

Review of Appointment Process of Unaffiliated Voters Workgroup
This work group was created on March 26, 2018.  Members include First Selectman Eric Wellman and Selectman Mike Paine. The group is tasked with researching and benchmarking how other communities recruit and appoint unaffiliated voters to appointed committees, commissions, and boards in an effort to be more inclusive and increase participation and access to our government.

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