Lake Quinsigamond Commission

Lake Quinsigamond Route 9 Bridge

The Lake Quinsigamond Commission is granted statutory authority under Chapter 294 of the Special Acts of 1916 and as later amended under section 214 to oversee environmental and public safety issues concerning Lake Quinsigamond.

Meetings are typically the last Wednesday of the month; January through November at Town Hall.

  1. UPDATE: Public Health Advisories have been LIFTED for both Sunset Beach AND Dean Park Pond

    Date of Record: 06-23-22 - The Public Health Advisories previously issued for both Sunset Beach and Dean Park Pond have now been LIFTED. Please read on for details. Read on...
  2. Body of Water Safety

    The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) and the Shrewsbury Board of Health would like to remind residents to take the necessary safety precautions when visiting local parks, beaches, and pools this season. Read on...
  3. Mosquito Spray Schedule for June 2022

    Central MA Mosquito Control Project personnel will be in Shrewsbury to respond to resident's concerns about mosquitoes in their area on June 1, 7, 14, 22, and 28. All dates are tentative and subject to change. Read on...
View All

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agenda (PDF) | View All Agendas and Minutes

SECTION 214. Section 1 of chapter 294 of the acts of 1916 is hereby amended by striking out the first 3 sentences, as most recently amended by chapter 66 of the acts of 1990, and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- There shall be an unpaid commission, to be known as the Lake Quinsigamond commission consisting of the chief of police of the city of Worcester, ex officio, one member of the Worcester conservation commission to be appointed by the city manager, one member of the Shrewsbury conservation commission, to be appointed by the moderator of said town, the chief of police of the town of Shrewsbury, ex officio, and one member of the Grafton conservation commission to be appointed by the moderator of said town; and 4 members who shall be either residential landowning abutters on Lake Quinsigamond or reside within the area of Lake Quinsigamond, and who have demonstrated an interest regarding water quality, fishing, boating and other recreational activities and environmental, wildlife and habitat matters on said lake, who may represent the city of Worcester and the towns of Grafton and Shrewsbury; one of whom shall be appointed by the town manager of Grafton, one of whom shall be appointed by the town manager of Shrewsbury, one of whom shall be appointed by the city manager of Worcester and one of whom shall be appointed by majority vote of the preceding 3 members.