Open Space Committee Meeting - Virtual

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 4:30pm

Open Space Committee Meeting

November 15, 2022 at 4:30 pm

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This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom Video Conference, in accordance with the temporary suspension and enhancement of the Open Meeting Law requirements by Governor Baker. Instructions for a Zoom video conference meeting, which also allows phone dial-in, are given below.

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Welcome/ Introductions

Public Comment  

Corrections to agenda / Adopt agenda

Approve minutes of October meeting  


Chair – Bruce Hurter

Vice Chair – John Grieb

Standing Assignments

Property Management – Fred Streams/Bruce Hurter

Trail Guides – Lynn Southey

Community Outreach– Peggy Sagan

 Liaison Reports

WCT – Bruce Hurter

Friends of the Herring River – Lynn Southey

Housing Partnership – John Grieb

CPC – Fred Streams

NRAB – Tom Slack

Old Business

With subcommittee, review status of 5 Year Plan, and Open Space Survey Update

Titles on properties in Cons Com Care, update                                                   

Review access issues. Are there projects in which to become involved?

Properties for consideration

Review site visits on properties below. Next steps.

Map 29 - 400 and 505 to CCC; Map 36 parcels 288, 289; Easement on Agger property 41-178.1 and easement on path to Chipman’s Cove Map 28 parcels 25 or 26.     

Placement of Map 42 – 125 ,126 ,127 and 132 to Cons Com.

Update SB proposal to purchase Maurice’s Campground and OSC involvement in plans if Town property purchase is successful.

 Discussion of process about acceptance of Conservation properties without the need of TM approval..


New Business


Discuss expansion of role in care of properties under Cons Com care, for example removal of invasives. Review potential AmeriCore involvement in assessment.             

       Next steps for creation of a fund for money solely available for Open Space purposes

Next meeting date TBD