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7/19/2018 - Town Meeting Held on Sea Level Rise and Impacts to Fairfield and Long Island Sound

On Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm at Penfield Pavilion, 323 Fairfield Beach Road, the Fairfield Town Plan and Zoning Department, in partnership with the Fairfield Flood and Erosion Control Board, held a public meeting concerning sea level rise and its impacts on Fairfield and Long Island Sound.

For anyone who missed the meeting, click here for the presentation titled “Climate Change in Connecticut and Long Island Sound – Impacts and Adaptation” by Juliana Barrett from Connecticut Sea Grant and click here for the presentation provided by the TPZ Department.

You can also view FairTV’s taping of the meeting, by clicking here.

The meeting, which was well-attended, was held as part of the Plan and Zoning Commission’s outreach efforts in updating the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD).

The Plan and Zoning Commission and Department staff will schedule future POCD meetings in the coming months on topics such as transit-oriented development, open space and conservation, infrastructure, housing, and economic development as required by state statute. Community members are encouraged to participate in these meetings. Additional information will be provided as new meetings are scheduled.

For more information or questions, please contact the Town’s Assistant Planning Director Emmeline Harrigan at (203) 256-3050 or eharrigan@fairfieldct.org.