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  • GCC Governement & Community Affairs News Release - May 2016

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    May 05, 2016

    This week at our Chamber of Commerce Government and Community Affairs Program series, we met with Town of Greenwich Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Director Patricia Sesto.
     
    Since Pat started as the Town of Greenwich, Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Director, she has implemented many welcome changes. She highlighted that her goal is to provide customer service while protecting and improving the environment. Pat shared with us the many benefits of conserving our wetlands and watercourses and her consistent and consultative approach to current regulations.
     
    Three takeaways from our meeting with Pat:
    • Anything within 100 feet from a wetland or watercourse is now a regulated and protected area
    • Save time and money and stop by or call Wetlands & Watercourses BEFORE you develop your plans
    • Apply to Wetlands and Watercourses before applying to Planning and Zoning to ensure enough time for approvals
     
    For a copy of her Power Point presentation click here: http://bit.ly/24xQlVf
     
    The Chamber’s 2015 Survey of Business Attitudes revealed that Chamber members’ areas of most concern were: Inland Wetlands and Watercourses, Planning and Zoning, Parking and the future of Connecticut’s business industry. Greenwich Chamber of Commerce Government and Community Affairs Committee promotes its advocacy efforts by connecting business people and residents with Town Hall.
     
    Please join us June 16th for our next event in this series with Director of Parking Services, Rita Azrelyant. Click here to register and for more information.



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    Greenwich Chamber of Commerce, Marketing
    greenwichchamber@greenwichchamber.com