Open Space Committee

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ATM 1987, Art. 51 [voice vote]

Voted: to authorize the Board of Selectmen to appoint an Open Space Committee consisting of five (5) persons to effect a comprehensive survey of potential conservation and open space land in the Town of Wellfleet for the purpose of possible future acquisition and to survey Town-owned land holdings for the purposes of sale or retention, and to report recommendations for Town Meeting action to the Board of Selectmen.

Massachusetts General Law Chapter 293 of the Acts of 1998

An Act relative to the establishment of the Cape Cod Open Space Land Acquisition Program.

Town Election Nov. 3, 1998 [836 YES; 535 NO; 60 Blanks]

Question 5: "Shall an act passed by the general court in the year 1998 entitled 'An Act Relative to the Establishment of the Cape Cod Open Space Land Acquisition Program', to acquire open space and conservation land, provide bicycling and walking trails, enhance opportunities for recreation and protect public drinking water supplies, and to be funded by and additional excise on real property, but not affecting supplies, and to be funded by the additional excise on real property, but not affecting existing abatements and exemptions, and expiring on January 1, 2020, be accepted?"

Board of Selectmen, December 28, 1998 [voted 4-1]

The Board of Selectmen voted to appoint the Open Space Committee as the committee to handle the Land Bank Law with two non-voting liaisons from the Board of Selectmen.

ATM 1999, Art. 30 [voice vote]

To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Board of Selectmen to increase the membership of the Open Space Committee by two members and appoint the same.

ATM 2005 and Annual Town Election May 2, 2005 Question 5 [vote: 416 YES; 159 NO; 11 Blanks]

...to replace the Cape Cod Open Space Land Acquisition [Land Bank] Program with the Community Preservation Act...effective for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2005.

Board Members

Name Title
John Cumbler Member (06/30/2018)
Nancy Golden Member (06/30/2018)
Bruce Hurter Member (06/30/2018)
Robert Jackson Member (06/30/2018)
Elizabeth McDonald Member (06/30/2018)
Thomas Slack Secretary (06/30/2018)
Lynn Southey Member (06/30/2018)
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