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:

  • Paul Armond, Democrat – Chairman
    (Term expiration: November 13, 2021)
  • Patrick Crowley, Republican
    (Term expiration: November 13, 2021)
  • Beverly Crowther, Democrat
    (Term expiration: November 11, 2019)
  • Roger Dill, Republican
    (Term expiration: November 10, 2020)
  • Priscilla Hammond, Republican
    (Term expiration: November 13, 2021)
  • Ben Kegley, Republican
    (Term expiration: November 11, 2019)
  • Thomas Reynolds, Republican
    (Term expiration: November 10, 2020)

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

  • Susan Hessell, Democrat
    (Term expiration: November 11, 2019)
  • Steven Kurlansky, Republican
    (Term expiration: November 10, 2020)

Typically, this Commission meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Lyme Town Hall. 


For More Information

  • CC/IWWA Meeting Minutes.  Click here.