Water Commission


  • 7 p.m.
  • First Tuesday of each month
  • City Hall
    59 Court Street
    Westfield, MA 01085

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Name Contact Term Expires
Mathew Barnes
Email 02/2018
Ronald J. Cole
Email 02/2020
Joseph Popielarczyk Email  02/2019 Member


The Board of Water Commissioners has charge, control, and management of the waterworks, water supply, and wastewater treatment systems of the city, and has the powers to perform the duties conferred or imposed upon them by Chapter 322 of the Acts of 1897.

The Board of Water Commissioners consists of three (3) members appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the City Council, and members hold office for 3 years.

One member of the Board of Water Commissioners is required, to the extent possible, to be specially qualified by education and training in matters pertaining to waterworks and water supply.

All new water mains and extensions to existing water mains must be approved by the Board of Water Commissioners.