Historical Commission


- Historic Home Expansion (PDF)

- Historic Preservation Incentive Bylaw

MeetingsChatham Historical Commission

  • 10:30 am
  • 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month (July and August - 3rd Tuesday only)
  • Town Offices Annex -261 George Ryder Road
    Large Meeting Room on Lower Level
    Chatham, MA 02633

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Frank Messina, Chair
    Term expires: 2024
  • Robert Lear, Vice-Chair
    Term expires: 2025
  • Steve Burlingame, Clerk
    Term expires: 2024
  • Donald Aikman, Member
    Term expires: 2026
  • Stephanie Hamilton, Member
    Term expires: 2025
  • Janet Toenniessen, Member
    Term expires: 2026
  • Sandi Porter, Member
    Term expires: 2025
  • Robert Stevens, Alternate
    Term expires: 2024
  • Vacancy, Alternate
    Term expires: 2024
  • Dean P. Nicastro, Select Board Liaison

Staff Contacts

  • Christina Bassett, Staff Liaison
    Phone: 508-945-5168


Submitting Electronic Correspondence

Please submit correspondence to the Staff Liaison. Please note that all such electronic correspondence is considered a public record. Correspondence containing requests for public records will be responded to by the Staff Liaison in compliance with Massachusetts General Laws (MGL) Chapter 66, Section 10 within 10 days of receipt. All other correspondence and materials submitted will be forwarded by the Staff Liaison to the Board/Committee Chair, with a copy to Members/Commissioners and person sending request/comment, for potential scheduling of discussion on an upcoming public meeting agenda.