Open Space Advisory Committee

The Open Space Advisory Committee was established by the Board of Selectmen on February 28, 2022, to provide insight on the use of roughly 160 acres of open space located on Kate Downing Road. The Board of Selectmen may appoint up to ten members to the committee. 


  • Larry Brisson (R)
  • Lu-Ann Cunningham (R)
  • Vernon Gray (U)
  • Sherry Harmon (U)
  • Jennie Kapszukiewicz (R)
  • Richard Martel (D)
  • John Meyer (R)
  • Cesar Rios (D)
Administrative Contact:
Mark Simmons, Recreation Director

2023 Connecticut Recreational Trails Grant Application Submission 
2022 Forestry Management Plan Developed by Connwood Foresters Inc. 

Note: This publication/project was made possible by a grant provided by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Division of Forestry and was funded through Connecticut's participation in carbon dioxide allowances auctions conducted as part of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
11/18/2021 Service Forester Report by Frank Cervo (Service Forester, CT DEEP)