Shellfish Commission

4-Year Terms – 5 Members & 2 Alternates Appointed by Mayor – Per C.G.S. §26-27a & Charter §1.2; 1.5

Purpose and Objectives

To protect the natural growth of shellfish in waters under the jurisdiction of the Town and to institute such regulations that are necessary to preserve and improve existing natural areas and reclaim those areas that have been destroyed. The Commission shall act as liaison between the state and federal agencies in this common interest and shall disseminate information to the public on the need for preservation and protection of these natural resources.


Regular Members (5) Term Expires 
Timothy Barber, Chair (U)  4 Hickey St. 04/05/2021
Joseph P. Kowalsky III 84 Woodcrest Ave 04/05/2021 
Samuel Fernandes 40 Third Ave. 04/05/2021
Carl Selvaggi 348 Surf Ave 04/05/2021
Lawrence Fernandes 45 Third Ave. 04/05/2021

Alternate Members - 2-Year Terms (2)
Brian Yarmosh 110 Housatonic Ave 04/05/2019
David F. Henriques 65 Third Ave. 04/05/2019