Association Meetings


The Civic Association periodically holds meetings covering topics of general interest.  The meetings in 2020 and the first part of 2021 have been held on Zoom.  More recently, those meetings have been held on a hybrid basis.  Information concerning meetings of  2020, 2021 and 2022 follows.

The meeting of October 18, 2022, at which representatives of the Conservation Law Foundation discussed the serious problems associated with nitrogen loads in Cape Cod bays and estuaries and an ongoing regulatory process involving possible changes to Mass. DEP rules regarding septic systems and their contribution to this issue can be accessed here: Passcode: jywq1V.8

The meeting of September 20, 2022 could not be recorded due to connectivity issues.  The meeting entailed a discussion regarding the Local Comprehensive Plan update process being undertaken by the Town of Barnstable.  Representatives of the Town Planning Department were in attendance and received significant input from Villagers in attendance regarding the issues facing Cotuit.  Information about this ongoing process can be found at

The meeting of August 16, 2022 was not recorded.  This meeting featured the election of four members of the Executive Board as well as a discussion by representatives of the Cotuit Water Department concerning their source water protection efforts.

The meeting of July 19, 2022, at which a presentation was made regarding the ongoing offshore wind projects currently in process that land in the Town of Barnstable can be accessed here: Passcode: MQ!b64Qm

The Candidates and Budget Night meeting held on May 17, 2022 can be accessed here:

The meeting of August 23, 2021 was not recorded due to internet connectivity problems.  In addition to the election of members of the Executive Board discussed under the heading “Annual Meeting,” the meeting featured a presentation by representatives of the Historical Society concerning the Society’s expansion plans.  A copy of the presentation deck used in the discussion can be accessed here Expansion Presentation CIVIC ASSOCIATION-2.  Additional information can also be found at the Society’s web site

The recording of the July 19, 2021 meeting which featured a discussion by the Board of Water Commissioners of potential rate structure changes and regulations aimed at reducing overuse of the drinking water supply is available here:


The recording of the June 21, 2021 meeting which provided a discussion of the building expansion plans of the Cotuit Federated Church is available here:

The recording of the 2021 Candidates and Budget Night is available here:


Candidates and Budget Night – June 16, 2020:

Discussion with Town Councilor Grassetti:


Presentation by  Zee Crocker of Barnstable Clean Water Coalition on Alternative Septic Systems:


Presentation by Association to Preserve Cape Cod on Storm Water Management: