Today on 04/16/2014
12:00am - 12:00am
12:00am - 12:00am
Town Hall Hours
Mon - Wed / 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thu / 9:00am - 7:00pm
Fri / 9:00am - Noon
Tuesday, January 1st - New Year's Day
Monday, Janurary 21st - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, February 18th - Pesident's Day
Friday, March 29th - Good Friday
Monday, May 27th - Memorial Day
Thursday, July 4th - Independence Day
Monday, September 2nd - Labor Day
Monday, October 14th - Columbus Day
Monday, November 11th - Veteran's Day
Thursday-Friday, November 28th-29th - Thanksgiving Holiday
Wednesday, December 25th - Christmas Day
Floating Holiday to be Determined
New Emergency Notification System
Welcome to Westbrook, Connecticut USA, a quaint shoreline community nestled on the banks of Long Island Sound between New Haven and New London. Explore our site and plan a visit to enjoy our fresh salt air, sandy beaches, unlimited marine activities.
Relax in a cozy B&B or chill out in a full-featured resort. Poke around our unique shops and meander through our well stocked mall. When you work up an appetite and you will, Westbrook offers everything from fun casual to gourmet fare and everything in between. Something for every palate and pocketbook.
Enjoy Westbrook, a friendly port.
Storm Closings / Meeting Cancelations / Urgent Notices
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
TOWN OF WESTBROOK
The legal voters of the Town of Westbrook, Connecticut and all others qualified to vote in meetings of said Town are hereby notified and warned that the Annual Town meeting will be held in the Multi Purpose Room at the Mulvey Municipal Center, 866 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, Connecticut on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. to consider and act on the following:
1. To designate May 8, 2014 as the date for the Annual Town Budget Meeting of the Town of Westbrook, Connecticut in conformance with Connecticut General Statutes, Section 7-388 for the purpose of acting upon the Annual Budget for the Fiscal July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.
2. To nominate and elect three (3) Fire Commissioners to serve for a term of three (3) years to April 30, 2017 pursuant to Section 7-21 of the Westbrook Code of Ordinances.
3. To nominate and elect one (1) Fair Rent Commissioner to serve for a term of four (4) years to May 15, 2018 pursuant to section 2-202 of Westbrook Code of Ordinances.
4. To nominate and elect two (2) Forest Commissioners one (1) to serve for a term of two (2) years to April 29, 2016 and one (1) to serve for a term of one (1) year to April 29, 2015 pursuant to Section 9-162 of the Westbrook Code of Ordinances.
5. To accept the grant and approve the following capital appropriation in the Capital and Non-Recurring Expenditure in the amount of $355,637.00 Source Account # 101.2015.XXXX.5515.4
DESPP School Security Grant in the amount of $105,413.00 and Source Account#101.3020.0000.0960.3 CNR Reserve-BOE Capital Projects in the amount of $250,224.00 to Budget Account #101.2015.XXXX.XXXX.5 .
6. To approve the Fiscal Year 2015 - 2019 Capital Improvement Plan.
Dated at Westbrook, Connecticut this 9th day of April 2014.
Board of Selectmen
John Hall, III
“In accordance with American with Disabilities Act, Final Rule 1994 for State and Local Government Facilities, Special Accommodations will be provided upon notification to agency within a reasonable time of such need.”
Shoreline Medical Center Open House
Saturday, April 19,10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - 250 Flat Rock Place, Westbrook
Westbrook Water Flushing Release 2014
Clinton, Connecticut, March 24, 2014 – The Connecticut Water Company is flushing its water mains in the town of Westbrook from April 21 through May 2. Routine flushing helps to maintain water quality by scouring the inside of the water mains. Water mains will be flushed between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.During water main flushing it is possible that some customers may experience discolored water and pressure fluctuations. The discolored water should clear within a few hours. While experiencing discolored water, customers should avoid using their washing machine, dishwasher, or other water using devices. Customers should call Connecticut Water at 1-800-286-5700 if discolored water persists for more than a few hours.Connecticut Water’s water main flushing schedule is available on its Web site at www.ctwater.com in the ‘Customer’ section. Connecticut Water is also on Facebook (www.facebook.com/CTWtr) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/CTwater).
2014 Household Hazardous Waste Collections
Click to view the 2014 Household Hazerous Waste Collections Flyer
Shared Shoes Program
The following information is a community project that is being coordinated by Abby Lawrie, a 10th grade student at Westbrook High School. Your participation is encouraged.
Great News for Westbrook!
The most recent Connecticut Magazine edition on “Rating the Towns” rates Westbrook #3 out of 39 towns relative to the median sale price of a home. Please see rating chart below. On page 58 of the magazine, note the following: “If you’re interested in an affordable town along the shoreline, you might consider Westbrook, which ranks second in civic engagement, second in economic success and third in education”.
Dog Ordinance Update
Please download the attached PDF to learn more about the updated dog ordinance.
Download the Updated Dog Ordinance
Westbrook Offers Discounted Prescription Drug Program
The Town of Westbrook, through its association with the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM), the statewide association of towns and cities, is now providing a prescription discount card that will provide uninsured and underinsured residents steep savings on prescription medicines. Westbrook is a member of CCM and this new program is only available to CCM member communities.
Download the Press Release
Connecticut Officials Urge ALL Connecticut Residents to Sign Up for Emergency Alerts; Allowing Urgent Communications with EVERY CONNECTICUT Resident
The State of Connecticut today announced the opening of the registration website for CT Alert (www.ctalert.gov), the nation’s first statewide emergency notification system (ENS) enabling Connecticut authorities to communicate critical information to hundreds of thousands of Connecticut residents and businesses before, during and after emergencies.
Click HERE to read the complete letter
Please note the following openings on various boards and committees throughout the Town of Westbrook.
If you are interested in filling any of these positions, please contact Suzanne Helchowski in the First Selectman’s office at 860-399-3040 ext 110
- Cable TV Advisory Council
- River COG Selectmen’s Representative
- Economic Development Commission
- Fire Commissioner Alternate
- Housing Authority
- Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Commission Alternate
- Town Center Alternate
- Water Pollution Control Commission