Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 7:30 p.m.
  • 3rd Tuesday of every month
  • Preston Town Hall
    Upstairs Conference Room
    389 Route 2
    Preston, CT 06365

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Regular Members

  • John Moulson, Chairman (R)
    Term: January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2018
  • Gerald W Grabarek, Vice Chairman (D)
    Term: February 27, 2014 - December 31, 2019
  • Paul Andruskiewicz (R)
    Term: December 31, 2015 - December 31, 2021
  • Chuck Bartnicki (R)
    Term: January 26, 2017 - December 31, 2022
  • Andrew Depta (R)
    Term: January 26, 2017 - December 31, 2022
  • Susan Hotchkiss, Secretary (D)
    Term: February 27, 2014 - December 31, 2019
  • Jerry Morales (R)
    Term: March 15, 2018 - December 31, 2020
  • Len Johnson, Inland Wetlands Agent

Alternate Members

  • Roberta Charpentier (D)
  • Vacancy

Mission Statement

The preservation and protection of the wetlands and watercourses from random, unnecessary, undesirable and unregulated uses, disturbance or destruction, is in the public interest and is essential to the public health, welfare and safety. It is therefore, the purpose of these Regulations to:

  • Deterring and inhibiting the danger of flood and pollution
  • Maintaining and improving water quality in accordance with the highest standards set forth by federal, state or local authority
  • Preventing damage from erosion, turbidity or siltation
  • Preventing loss of fish and other beneficial aquatic organisms, wildlife and vegetation and the destruction of the natural habitats thereof
  • Protect the citizens of Preston by making provisions for the protection, preservation, maintenance and use of the inland wetlands and watercourses by minimizing their disturbance and pollution
  • Protecting potable / fresh / water supplies from the dangers of drought, overdraft, pollution, misuse and mismanagement by providing an orderly process to balance the need for economic growth of the Town of Preston and the use of its land with the need to protect its environment and ecology in order to assure to the people of the Town of Preston, the safety of such natural enjoyment of generations yet unborn
  • Protecting the quality of wetlands and watercourses for their conservation, economic, aesthetic, recreational and other public and private uses and values