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P&Z Elections '19

Vote All 4 on Line 4!


Save Westport Now (SWN), a non-partisan political party devoted to preserving and enhancing Westport’s residential neighborhoods, historic resources, open spaces, and quality of life, today announced its nomination of four candidates for Westport's November Planning and Zoning Commission election.


Al Gratrix, Chip Stephens, Cathy Walsh, and Jon Olefson will all appear on the ballot on the Save Westport Now line. 


"Al, Chip, Cathy, and Jon have 30 years of combined P&Z Commission experience and have proven themselves strong defenders of Westport's residents, neighborhoods, and historic and natural resources," says Ian Warburg, SWN Chair. "With their deep institutional knowledge, and a historical perspective that comes with having lived in Westport for many decades, these individuals bring wisdom and experience to the P&Z Commission."

Read more about the candidates here.

Our Mission

Save Westport Now is a non-partisan political party that was founded in 1980.  Focusing primarily on Planning and Zoning matters, Save Westport Now’s Mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance Westport’s residential neighborhoods, historic resources, open spaces, and quality of life; to prevent over-building and over-commercialization via sensible planning and zoning enforcement; and to promote smart growth to preserve Westport’s small-town New England character. We accomplish our mission by supporting Westport residents, neighborhood groups, builders, and P&Z candidates who share these values. 

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Westport, CT 0688o

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