Today on 04/28/2015
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
Wednesday, January 1st - New Year's Day
Monday, Janurary 20th - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, February 17th - Pesident's Day
Friday, April 18th - Good Friday
Monday, May 26th - Memorial Day
Friday, July 4th - Independence Day
Monday, September 1st - Labor Day
Monday, October 13th - Columbus Day
Tuesday, November 11th - Veteran's Day
Thursday-Friday, November 27th-28th - Thanksgiving Holiday
Wednesday, December 24th - Christmas Eve Day - Town offices close at 12:00PM (Noon)
Thursday, December 25th - Christmas Day
Friday, December 26th - Floating Holiday
Thursday-Friday, Janurary 1st-2nd 2015 - Floating Holiday
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 Cancellations / Urgent Notices
Annual Town Budget Hearing - Town of Westbrook
The legal voters of the Town of Westbrook, Connecticut are hereby notified and warned that the Annual Town Budget Hearing for the proposed budget for the Town of Westbrook for Fiscal Year 2015-16 will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room at the Teresa Mulvey Municipal Center, 866 Boston Post Road on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Dated at Westbrook, Connecticut this 23rd day of April 2015.
Chairman, Board of Finance
Town of Westbrook, Connecticut
“In accordance with the Americans 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”
Bikes for Kids Collection
Sponsored by the Westbrook Elks Lodge 1784
From now until Saturday, June 6th, ANY and ALL bikes can be dropped off at the following town landfills: Essex, Old Saybrook, Westbrook, and Clinton.
For more information, please download the Bikes for Kids Collection document.
Town of Westbrook Warning of Tax Collection Scam
The Town of Westbrook is warning residents of a tax collection scam going around. The attached letter has been sent to various taxpayers in their town and none of them were delinquent. The letters have been referencing different banks. It apparently is a scam to get check information from taxpayers.
Town of Westbrook
Fiscal Year 2015-16 General Fund Operating Budget Calendar
To print and view the general fund operating budget calendar please click here to download it.
Westbrook Social Services is now taking applications for fuel assistance for the 2014-15 heating season for eligible Westbrook residents
Annual household income limits are based on the last four weeks of income and size of household. $32,515 (1); $42,519 (2); $52,524 (3); $62,528 (4); $72,532 (5); $82,537 (6); $84,413 (7); $86,289 (8).
Some asset limits are followed.
Applications are taken by appointment only. Please contact Elizabeth Carpenter, Coordinator of Westbrook Social Services at (860) 399-3040 X154 for information or to schedule your appointment.
In response to increasing and competing demands for the use and development of the waters and coastal shoreline of the Town of Westbrook, the Harbor Management Commission has made the decision to prepare a Harbor Management Plan which will address a wide range of water-related issues for the entire Westbrook shoreline including:
- Recreational and commercial boating, fishing and shellfishing.
- Flood and erosion hazards, including areas subject to high-velocity waves.
- Industrial and commercial water-dependant uses.
- Water-dependant recreational and educational uses.
- Water quality and public health.
- Public access.
- Natural resources conservation including: tidal wetlands, estuaries, beaches, dunes, intertidal flats, escarpments, fish and shellfish resources, and rocky shores.
Harbor Management Plan
Draft Harbor Ordinance
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
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