Historical Commission

Westport Historical Commission

Mission Statement

The Westport Historical Commission has two sets of responsibilities:

  1. For the Town as a whole -- advisory body to Town government on matters relating to the preservation, protection, and development of the historical or archeological assets of the Town.
  2. For Historic Districts created by Town Meeting Vote -- regulatory authority as the Historic District Commission to oversee the Westport Point Historic District, through a review and approval process that seeks to:
    1. Preserve and protect the distinctive characteristics and settings of buildings and structures in the district;
    2. Assure that alterations and additions to all buildings and structures are not incongruous to the historic aspects or architectural characteristics of the existing building or structure or its surroundings; and
    3. Assure that new construction is compatible with neighboring buildings and fits into the context of the historic district. 

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Commission Members

NameTitlePhone Number
William Kendall

Chair

(508) 636-0306

Janet Jones

CPC Representative

Rud Lawrence

Member

Jane Loos

Clerk

Geraldine Millham

Treasurer

David Paddock

Member

Paul Somerson

Member

Caroline Bolter

Alternate

Ted Kinnari

Alternate

Henry Swan

Alternate

Beverly Schuch

Alternate

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