Boards, Committees & Commissions I-Z

  1. Ipswich Cultural Council

    The Ipswich Cultural Council connects and supports art, culture and community through access, education, advocacy and celebration.

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  2. Ipswich Housing Authority

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  3. Ipswich Housing Partnership

    The Ipswich Housing Partnership helps bring within reach a variety of houses and apartments that would otherwise be out of reach for many of our hard-working middle-income residents.

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  4. Library Board of Trustees

    The Library Board of Trustees consists of nine members, all of whom are appointed by the Ipswich Board of Selectman for three-year terms on a staggered basis.

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  5. Long Range Financial Planning Subcommittee

    Our mission is to provide data associated with long term municipal and school issues such that the Finance Committee is better informed to make oversight decisions.

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  6. New Feoffees Committee

    This group is committed to establishing and implementing prudent policies and procedures to grow the corpus, distribute funds, hire professional service providers and report to stakeholders.

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  7. Open Space Committee

    The Ipswich Open Space Committee is a volunteer committee that meets monthly to pursue town goals related to the conservation and protection of open space properties throughout town.

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  8. Planning Board

    The Ipswich Planning Board is authorized under the Massachusetts General Laws to regulate the laying out and construction of ways in subdivisions and to insure the safety, convenience and welfare of the present and future residents of Ipswich.

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  9. Public Safety Facility Committee

    The charge of the committee is to identify and evaluate suitable location(s) for a combined public safety facility and make recommendations to the Selectmen; to recommend an appropriate sum to conduct a feasibility study; to work with the Town Manager and town staff to obtain OPM and Architectural services; and to design, construct and commission a facility suitable to present and future public safety needs of Ipswich.

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  10. Recreation Committee

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  11. Recycling Advisory Committee

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  12. School Committee

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  13. School Audit Ad Hoc Committee

    The Committee is charged with the responsibility of identifying specific areas of the school’s operation and organization to be audited for efficiencies, cost saving measures and synergies.

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  14. School Building Committee

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  15. Shade Tree Beautification Committee

    The Ipswich Shade Tree and Beautification Committee is an entirely volunteer effort, made up of concerned Ipswich residents, landscape professionals, Garden Club members and 2 selectmen who recommend, recognize, and implement actions that beautify and enhance the town of Ipswich and its quality of life.

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  16. Shellfish Advisory Board

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  17. Wastewater Subcommittee

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  18. Water Subcommittee

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  19. Waterways Advisory Committee

    The Waterways Advisory Committee . . .

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  20. Zoning Board of Appeals

    The ZBA acts on all matters within its jurisdiction as provided under MGL Chapter 40 A and the Ipswich Protective Zoning Bylaw.

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