Conservation Commission

Overview

The Westfield Conservation Commission is a seven member board charged with administrating the Westfield Wetlands Protection Ordinance #1738, Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (M.G.L. Chpt. 131 § 40), and its regulations (310 CMR 10.00). The Commission works to protect and enhance wetlands and wildlife habitat, to maintain natural resources, and to preserve the quality of life for all inhabitants of Westfield by controlling activities that take place is Areas Subject to Protection. The Commission administers the commonwealth’s wetlands regulations by determining wetland boundaries; reviewing and permitting projects proposed in or near wetlands and associated buffer zones; and by placing conditions on development projects that affect wetlands.

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Meetings

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Second and fourth Tuesday of each month
  • City Hall
    59 Court Street
    Westfield, MA 01085
    Room 201

Regular meetings are held except in June, July, August, and December. Schedules for those months are posted on the bulletin board in the basement by the handicap entrance to City Hall.


Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available 48 hours prior to the meetings.

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Members

NameTerm ExpiresPosition
Dr. David A. Doe02/2027Chairman
Carl W. Grobe02/2025Vice Chairman
Lauren DiCarlo02/2025Commissioner
Robert Florek02/2026Commissioner
Ed Finnie02/2027Commissioner
Joseph Giffune02/2027Commissioner
Jim Prystowski02/2024Commissioner