Conservation Commission


  • Celeste Donovan, Chair
  • Charles Payne
  • Meghan Balakier
  • Richard Valcourt
  • Brian Nunes
  • Bianca Thomas

The Conservation Commission meets regularly as necessary on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday* of every month at 6:15 p.m. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed.

*Holidays and inclement weather may affect meeting dates.

The Conservation Commission currently has one (1) vacancy.  If interested for future consideration please send a letter of interest and a copy of your resume to the Mayor's Office for consideration.



Chicopee Conservation Commission Submission Requirements

  • All Applications: Submit 9 complete sets of the application - 1 original and 8 copies - $200 advertising fee, any required DEP filing fee and an electronic copy of any submitted material.
  • Abutter Notification: RDAs, NOIs, Amended NOIs, ANRADS - It is the applicant's responsibility to notify all abutters within 300' of the subject property boundary.
  • Local Abutter Notification Form, Local Regulations, Conservation Commission meeting dates and application deadlines are posted on the Planning Department's Documents and Forms page.
  • DEP forms and instructions may be found at's website

                   2021 Conservation Commission Meeting Dates & Filing Deadlines

Meeting Dates Submission Date*
January 6th December 16, 2020
January 20th January 6th
February 3rd January 20th
February 17th February 3rd
March 3rd February 17th
March 17th March 3rd
April 7th March 24th
April 21st April 7th
May 5th April 21st
May 19th May 5th
June 2nd May 19th
June 16th June 2nd
July 7th June 23rd
July 21st July 7th
August 4th July 21st
August 18th August 4th
September 1st August 18th
September 15th September 1st
October 6th September 22nd
October 20th October 6th
November 3rd October 20th
November 17th November 3rd
December 1st November 17th
December 15th December 1st
* Please note applications MUST BE submitted by 4:00 pm on posted Submission Deadline.