Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 7:30 PM
  • 3rd Tuesday of every month
  • Preston Town Hall
    389 Route 2
    Preston, CT 06365

2022 Calendar of Meetings


Meeting Date
Application Deadline
December 21, 2021December 14, 2021
January 18, 2022January 11, 2022
February 15, 2022February 08, 2022
March 15, 2022March 08, 2022
April 19, 2022April 12, 2022
May 17, 2022May 10, 2022
June 21, 2022June 14, 2022
July 19, 2022July 12, 2022
August 16, 2022August 09, 2022
September 20, 2022September 13, 2022
October 18, 2022October 11, 2022
November 15, 2022
November 08, 2022
December 20, 2022
December 13, 2022


* Applications submitted after the deadline will be accepted, however, it cannot be guaranteed that the application will be placed on the agenda for the regular meeting.

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, 2019 - December 31, 2022
  • Paul Andruskiewicz (U)
    Term: January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2028
  • Charles Bartnicki (R)
    Term: January 26, 2017 - December 31, 2022
  • VACANCY
    Term to December 31,2024
  • Ian Stammel (D)
    Term: January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2023
  • Douglas Fox (R)
    Term: July 16, 2019 - December 31, 2022
  • Gerald Grabarek (D)
    Term: March 11, 2021 - December 31, 2024
  • Len Johnson, Inland Wetlands Agent

Alternate Members

  • Zach Tarner (R)
    Term: January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2023
  • 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