Conservation Commission

Meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 PM, unless otherwise noted.*
Meeting location: Youth Center, ground level of the Warren Town Hall

Lester Lombardi, Chair
Jane Harrison
David Weed
Jerry A. Belair
Wendy Brennen
Jeanne Leffers
Barbara Paroline
Jonathan Richardson

2019 Meeting Dates

January 28, 2019
February 25, 2019
March 18, 2019
April 15, 2019
May 20, 2019
June 17, 2019
July 15, 2019
August 19, 2019
September 16, 2019
October 21, 2019
November 18, 2019
December 16, 2019

Town Charter Section 17.03 - Conservation Commission

A. The Conservation Commission shall consist of seven (7) members appointed by the Town Council for three (3) year terms, staggered so that no more than three (3) terms expire in any one year. Vacancies shall be filled by the Town Council for the remainder of the unexpired term in accordance with this Charter. The Conservation Commission shall annually elect a Chairperson and such other officers as they deem appropriate.

B. The Conservation Commission shall report to the Town Council and act as an advisory body to all the Town of Warren agencies on conservation matters including: Fresh and salt water surface and groundwater protection, watershed protection, flood plain protection, compliance with Freshwater Wetlands Acts, storm water runoff and other non-point source pollution, compliance with soil erosion and sediment control regulations, underground storage tanks, compliance with RI individual sewage disposal system regulations, environmental impact of the Town landfill and solid waste management, compliance with regulations that protect coastal areas including salt marshes, bogs, ponds, beaches, shores, cliffs, banks, and wetlands, protection of environmentally sensitive or unique areas, protection of conservation, recreation, and open space areas, protection of rights-of-way, easements, and other public access areas, protection of shellfish and finfish resources, protection of agricultural and soil resources, protection of wildlife and its habitat, protection of air quality, protection of trees, roadsides and woodlands, protection of the rural integrity, scenic, cultural and historic character of the Town of Warren as well as any other powers and duties granted by law or by ordinance.


The Conservation Commission maintains its own website at Please check this site for updated information.