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Conditions Regarding Appointment to Boards

Individuals appointed to any board of the City of Norwich:

  • Must be a resident elector of the City of Norwich.
  • Must be up to date in payment of property taxes.
  • Certain appointments have restrictions or qualification imposed by the Charter, state statues, or by ordinance, individuals applying for such an appointment or reappointment must meet and comply with such restrictions or qualifications to be considered.
  • All applicants including those requesting reappointment must complete an application through the City's website. After the application has been received, interviews will be scheduled through the Mayor's office.

Policy Regarding Absences

Once appointed to a board of the City of Norwich, a member who is absent from three consecutive meetings, shall immediately upon the happening of such event, be considered removed from such board of the City of Norwich. Promptly thereafter, the appointing authority shall make an appointment to fill the vacancy.

City Boards

Name of Board
Term Length
Party Affiliation
Deadline to Apply
Building Code of Appeals

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Open until filled
Cable Television Advisory Committee2 years
(From the first day in July in the year of appointment.)
-
Open until filled
Commission for Persons with Disabilities2 years
-
Open until filled
Community Development Advisory Committee2 years
-
Open until filled
Design Review Board2 years-Open until
Ethics Commission2 Years-Open until filled
Golf Course Authority2 Years
Open until filled
Historic District Commission2 years-Open until filled
Ice Arena Authority2 years-Open until filled
Inland Wetlands & Watercourses
2 Years
Alternate position
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Open until filled
Norwich Downtown Neighborhood Revitalization Zone (NRZ)


Open until filled
Norwich Supportive Housing Committee2 Years-Open until filled
Police Station Committee

-
Open until filled
Public Parking Commission
2 years
-
Open until filled
Rehabilitation Review Committee2 Years-Open until filled
Senior Affairs Commission2 years
-
Open until filled
Uncas Health District2 years

Open until filled
Volunteer Firefighters Relief Fund Committee
2 years

Open until filled
Zoning Board of Appeals
2 years
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Open until Filled