Conservation Commission (acting as the Inland Wetland and Watercourse Agency)

The Conservation Commission – acting as the Inland Wetland and Watercourse Agency – oversees all of the inland wetlands and watercourses in Lyme and determines what activities are allowed or prohibited along our streams, rivers, ponds and lakes.  The commission (often abbreviated as “CC/IWWA”) has the authority to write new regulations and to enforce existing regulations should violations be committed.

The seven members and two alternate members of this Commission are appointed by the Board of Selectmen, who then serve for two-year terms.  The current board members are:

  • Roger Dill, Republican – Chair
    (Term expiration: November 14, 2023)
  • Christine Darnell, Democrat – Vice Chair
    (Term expiration: November 8, 2022)
  • Sue Cope, Democrat
    (Term expiration: November 12, 2024)
  • Patrick Crowley, Republican
    (Term expiration: November 12, 2024)
  • Susan Hessel, Democrat
    (Term expiration: November 12, 2024)
  • Ben Kegley, Republican
    (Term expiration: November 8, 2022)
  • Thomas Reynolds, Republican
    (Term expiration: November 14, 2023)

The alternate members, who serve in the event a board member is unable to attend a meeting, are:

  • Susan Fox, Democrat
    (Term expiration: November 8, 2022)
  • David (Jake) Tiffany, Republican
    (Term expiration: November 14, 2023)

To see when and where this commission meets next, please visit the Town Calendar.


For More Information

  • CC/IWWA Meeting Minutes.  Click here.