Fairfield to Host Meeting on the Impact of Rising Sea Levels

Fairfield to Host Meeting on the Impact of Rising Sea Levels

The Fairfield Town Plan and Zoning Department, in partnership with the Fairfield Flood and Erosion Control Board, invites community members to attend a public meeting concerning sea level rise and its impacts on Fairfield and Long Island Sound on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm at Penfield Pavilion, 323 Fairfield Beach Road. Click here to view the flyer.

Please RSVP to Assistant Planning Director Emmeline Harrigan via email at eharrigan@fairfieldct.org or by phone at (203) 256-3050 if you are able to attend.

The meeting is part of the Plan and Zoning Commission’s outreach efforts in updating the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD). A presentation titled “Climate Change in Connecticut and Long Island Sound – Impacts and Adaptation” by Juliana Barrett from Connecticut Sea Grant will be provided and followed by an interactive group discussion. The meeting is expected to conclude by 9:00 p.m.

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 this community-wide process. Additional information will be provided as new meetings are scheduled.

For more information, contact the Department of Town Plan and Zoning at (203) 256-3050.