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January 20, 2017
7:30 p.m. – Cornwall Consolidated School Gathering Room.Read more...
The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, January 28th commencing at 10AM at the Cornwall Consolidated School. (Rain/snow date Saturday, February 4th) This annual meeting provides the opportunity for the Planning & Zoning Commission to review the progress of its planning function in the Town according to the Cornwall Town Plan of Conservation and Development,as adopted May 1, 2010, the guiding document of the Planning and Zoning Commission’s legislative charge. This document is posted on the Cornwall web site in its entirety for review. In addition, representatives from town Boards, Commissions, Agencies and community groups, including but not limited to the Cornwall Board of Selectmen, Cornwall Economic Development Commission, Cornwall Conservation Commission, Cornwall Energy Task Force, Cornwall Inland Wetlands Agency, Cornwall Committee for Seniors, Cornwall Board of Finance, Cornwall ZBA, the Housatonic River Commission, Cornwall Recreation Commission, Cornwall Agricultural Commission, Northwest Hills Council of Governments, Cornwall Housing Corporation, Cornwall Conservation Trust, Cornwall and Regional Boards of Education,Committee for Seniors, Cream Hill Lake task force, and the Septic system task force will be given the opportunity to share with the community their recent accomplishments and goals. This meeting is open to the public and public comment will be allowed. The Planning & Zoning Commission looks forward to your participation.
On behalf of the Planning & Zoning Commission,
Karen Griswold Nelson, Land Use administrator
Town of Cornwall
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A very short history of Cornwall
Cornwall, in Litchfield County, is located on the Housatonic River in northwestern Connecticut and contains a portion of Mohawk State Forest. The town was incorporated in May of 1740 which means that the town was celebrating the 275th anniversary in 2015. The early economy was based on farming, but iron furnaces, including two blast furnaces, gained importance in the nineteenth century, along with the supporting charcoal making industries. Famous as the site of the Cornwall’s Foreign Mission School and the Cream Hill Agricultural School, Cornwall has also been called the “Home of the Covered Bridge,” in reference to the 1864 West Cornwall Covered Bridge that is still in service today. One of Connecticut’s smallest towns, Cornwall has remained a rural community. (From the ConnecticutHistory.org website )
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