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THE TOWN NEEDS VOLUNTEERS FOR APPOINTED COMMISSIONS, FOR TERMS STARTING JANUARY 1, 2018

If you are willing to donate a small amount of time helping out as a volunteer member on a town commission, please look at the list below and contact Don Stein or Erica Dyndiuk at Town Hall at 860-379-8285. You can also send an email to dstein@barkhamsted.us.

Members for each of these commissions are appointed by the Board of Selectmen 
(except Stanclift Cove Authority, which requires a Town Meeting vote), and there will likely be 1 or more vacancies on each of these commissions.

  •   Inland Wetlands Commission
    • Regulatory commission - designated land use agency  whose role is to enforce the State Inland Wetlands Act
    • Responsibilities include regulation of activity in and around our wetlands and watercourses, and working with property owners or developers to assure that they secure the proper permits and approvals before commencing any regulated activity
    • Meets at 7:00 PM the 1st Tuesday of every month at the Town Hall 
  • Conservation Commission
    • Advisory board to the land use commissions and investigates strategies for preserving our special environment 
    • Meets at 7:30 PM the 1st Thursday of every month at the Town Hall
  • Economic Development Commission
    • Advisory board with the objective of improving conditions in town to retain or attract new businesses and to foster economic growth that will benefit the Town
    • Meets at 7:30 PM the 3rd Thursday of every month at the Town Hall 
  • Recreation Commission
    • Provides extra-curricular activities for all age groups, as well as a summer camp for kids
    • Meets monthly at the Town Hall, usually Monday nights

  • Stanclift Cove Authority
    • Provides overall management and direction to Stanclift Cove, which is the recreational facility shared with New Hartford on Lake McDonough
    • The Authority has 3 members from Barkhamste and 3 from New Hartford
    • Meets several times during the year, as required and scheduled by the Chairperson
 
Election Results

 For those who have not yet seen the numbers, here are the final results.  Just click each line below:

FIrst Selectman, Town Clerk, Town Treasurer

Finance, Board of Education

Planning & Zoning

Regional 7 BOE

Congratulations to the winning candidates and thank you to the voters who came to the polls and to all of the candidates for their willingness to participate.

 
Free Scrapathon - January 12, 13, 14Free Scrapathon - January 12, 13, 14

 

 
     
 

Barkhamsted Townhall
Barkhamsted Town Hall
67 Ripley Hill Road
Pleasant Valley, CT 06063 - 3329

(860) 379-8285

Town Hall Hours

Closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday 9:00 AM - noon

Please check the individual departments for their specific hours. 


 


EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

To plan for a natural disaster such as a hurricane or blizzard, please check the following website

http://portal.ct.gov/Government/Emergency-Preparedness

 or download the CT Prepares  App for your iPhone or Android.  

There is also a comprehensive guide available from the State which you can review by clicking here.


CHECK OUT OUR NEWEST WEBSITE FEATURE :  

CLICK HERE TO GO TO A LISTING OF THE HIKING TRAILS IN TOWN AND LINKS TO MAPS FOR ALL OF THOSE TRAILS. THIS INFORMATION WAS COMPILED BY A GENEROUS VOLUNTEER, ALAN PERRIE, WHO CREATED ALL OF THE MAPS.


 

The Town is in the process of updating its Plan of Conservation and Development, which must be completed by 2017.  As part of this activity, there will be public meetings to review related topics; and a survey will be sent to residents to get their opinions on how they envision the future of the Town.  We have also set up a webpage that will keep you updated on our progress on this important initiative.  Please click here to go to that webpage.  



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The Board of Selectmen is interested in receiving feedback on issues you feel are important.  Please call the First Selectman's office at (860) 379-8285 or send an e-mail to dstein@barkhamsted.us.

     
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