Today on 05/19/2013
Nothing scheduled for today
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.
Farewell Barbara Lupa!
Pictured below (l-r) are Mary Labbadia, Barbara Lupa and Nancy Moore
Municipal employees hosted a reception for Barbara Lupa, Registrar on 5/7/13. She is moving to North Carolina. In her capacity as Registrar of Voters since 2006, Barbara has been an excellent employee; always willing to be of assistance; and was highly professional with regard to all of her responsibilities. She will be missed.
Mary Labbadia will assume her responsibilities.
Submitted by Noel Bishop, First Selectman
All Westbrook residents should be advised that the Connecticut Water Company will be working on Route 1 at the Town Center, extending up Route 153 and from Walgreens to Old Clinton Road. The hours of the project will be Monday through Thursday from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. beginning approximately May 13, 2013. There will be no work activity Friday through Sunday. The anticipated term of the project is 6 weeks.
We anticipate some congestion and delay of traffic. Certified flaggers will be on duty.
Additionally, Southern Connecticut Gas has begun installing a gas line on Pettipaug Road, near the Lee Company, which will eventually come down Route 153 to McVeagh Road and connect with the line that was installed last year that ended in front of the high school. It is anticipated that it will be finished sometime by mid June. Flaggers will be stationed and working from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
If you have any questions, please contact the First Selectman’s Office.
First Annual Kentucky Derby Event
The First Annual Kentucky Derby Event, organized by Courtney Burks, Director of the Westbrook Senior Center, was held on May 2, 2013. Games and other activities, including a hat contest, were enjoyed.
This is one of the many new and innovative events sponsored by the Westbrook Senior Center.
Photo provided by Noel Bishop.
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS - EMPLOYEE BENEFITS CONSULTANT
The Town of Westbrook has issued a Request for Qualifactions for an Employee Benefits Consultant.Please click here for more information.
Town Meeting Reminders
As a reminder, please note the following dates:
Annual Town Budget Meeting - May 9th - 7 P.M.
Referendum - May 23
Citizens Guide to the Town of Westbrook Budget
Please note, the town budget meeting date is incorrect on the front page of the mailed flyer; it will actually be held on Thursday, May 9, 2013. The electronic version below shows the correct date.
Download the Guide
2013 PARKING BEACH PASS POLICY
RESIDENTS – FREE
NO PARKING PASS NEEDED AT THE GATE
YOU MUST SHOW
A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE
NON-RESIDENT-$20 PER VEHICLE/DAILY PASS ONLY SOLD AT THE GATE
YOU MUST COME TO THE TOWN HALL TO PURCHASE PASSES FOR THE FOLLOWING:
TEMPORARY RESIDENT-$10 VISTORS OF WESTBROOK RESIDENTS
MOTELS - $20 OWNER MUST PURCHASE/LIMITED TO NUMBER OF ROOMS
COTTAGE RENTALS-$20 RENTAL AGREEMENT REQUIRED, VEHICLE REGISTERED TO RENTER ONLY
BOATERS-$30 SEASONAL SLIP AGREEMENT REQUIRED/VEHICLE REGISTRATION TO SLIP RENTERS ONLY
BUSINESS- $10 OWNER MUST PURCHASE/TOWN RESERVES THE RIGHT TO LIMIT THE NUMBER OF PASSES
TIMESHARE OWNERS-$10 TEMP. PASS FOR THE WEEK SHOW PROOF OF OWNERSHIP
WESTBROOK FIRE DEPARTMENT CARNIVAL
REMINDER WESTBROOK FIRE DEPARTMENT CARNIVAL DATES FOR THIS YEAR
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY
JULY 10, 11, 12, 13TH
6 P.M. TILL 11 P.M.
WRIST BANDS ALL FOUR NIGHTS
ATTENTION: SHORE LINE EAST RIDERS
Please download the attached PDF to learn more about the Westbrook Shoreline East parking lot.
Download the Press Release
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
RECOMMENDED GENERAL FUND FISCAL YEAR 2012-13 BUDGET
Five Year Capital Improvement Plan (2013-2017)
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. She is available Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
- Housing Authority (1) (D R or U)
- IWWC Alt. (2) (D R or U)
- IWWC (Conservation Rep.) (D R or U)
- ZBA Alt. (1) (D R or U)
- WPCC (1) (D R or U)
- Town Center Revitalization Comm. (2) (1 - D R or U, 1 – R or U)
- Senior Center Management Committee (2) (D R or U)
- Regional Mental Health Board (1) (D R or U)
- Harbor Commission – (1) Alt.