School Building Repurposing Committee


To review potential uses for the former Middle High School building located at 298 Norwich Westerly Road.

Criteria:  Any new purpose for the building must align with the towns plan of conservation and development as well as the historic village. Uses must comply with zoning requirements. Deed restrictions and/or attorney general requirements must be adhered to as property is owned by the Wheeler Library.

Membership: Appointed by the Board of Selectmen and shall consist of 5-7 individuals.  Each member shall be a resident of the Town.

Timeframe: 6 months, at which time the Committee should provide recommendations to the Board of Selectmen.

Suggested Frequency of Meeting: Bi-monthly, or as the Committee determines.

Reporting Requirements: Provide monthly progress report to the Board of Selectmen.

Board Members

Toula Balestracci


Former Economic Development Commission Member

Gary Annino

Vice Chairman

Community Member

Elaine Boissevain


Community Member

Marietta Anderson


Wheeler Library Board of Directors Member

Walter Mathwich


School Modernization Committee Member

DJ Noyes


Historic Village Improvement Committee Member

Vacancy One


Planning and Zoning Member