Burr Gardens Advisory Committee

Burr Gardens Advisory Committee
c/o First Selectman's Office
725 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824


The mission of the Burr Gardens Advisory Committee (BGAC),  established in 2011, is to create a beautiful public open space at the historic Burr Homestead Gardens. The BGAC protects, maintains and improves the four acre property of the Burr Homestead located in the heart of Fairfield's Old Post Road Historic District.


The Burr Gardens Advisory Committee usually meets the third Thursday of the month at 10:00 am in Sullivan Independence Hall. The meetings are open to the public. All schedules and locations are subject to change. Please check the Town Meetings Calendar for cancellations or location changes.


Term Length:
# of Members:
Appointing Body:
Party Balance Required?:
Defined In:
Three Years (2 Terms)
Board of Selectmen
Committee Charge


The Burr Gardens Advisory Committee works to create a beautiful and well-maintained public open space that will reflect and enhance the historic significance of the Burr Homestead gardens. See the committee's mission statement flyer for more detailed information.

Powers and Duties

Duties include:

  • Developing and recommending a master plan
  • Setting goals for the garden's improvements
  • Soliciting private financial support    
Duties may also include:

  • Consulting on alterations to the master plan
  • Working with the Public Works and other relevant Town departments
  • Consulting and working with the Historic District Commission and the Fairfield Museum and History Center
Member Listing

# Name (Party) Title Term
1 VACANT   11/2022 - 11/2025
2 Susan O'Neill (R)   11/2020 - 11/2023
3 VACANT   11/2022 - 11/2025
4 VACANT    11/2020 - 11/2023
5 VACANT   11/2022 - 11/2025
6 VACANT   11/2021 - 11/2024
7 VACANT   11/2021 - 11/2024