Historic District Commission

The Historic District Commission (HDC) works to preserve the architectural heritige of this community. The commission is focused on the following areas:

  • To preserve and protect the buildings and the historic architectural landscape of  the Historic District;
  • Maintain continuity of scale and architectural style of constructed, reconstructed and renovated buildings within the District;
  • To promote the cultural and educational values of the historic buildings in the Town;
  • Conserve property values in the District;
  • To further the implementation of the New Castle Master Plan.
  • Approved minutes are posted on the web. Draft minutes are never posted on the web but hard copies are available through the Town Clerk's office during their office hours.

Please note that only approved minutes are posted on the website. The HDC meets only when applicants require a hearing either a work session or public hearing.    

PUBLIC HEARING COSTS: Sliding Rate depending on cost of project, $150 Legal Ad, $7 ea (Certifieds Abutters/Applicants)

Commission Members

NameTitleTerm Expires

Chair

May 2020

Irene Bush

Member

May 2020

Elaine Nollet

Member

May 2022

Jeff Hughes

Member

May 2021

Judy Groppa

Member

May 2021

Kate Murray

Planning Board Liaison

May 2022

Select Board Liaison

May 2022