Open Space Committee Meeting
November 15, 2022 at 4:30 pm
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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Corrections to agenda / Adopt agenda
Approve minutes of October meeting
Chair – Bruce Hurter
Vice Chair – John Grieb
Property Management – Fred Streams/Bruce Hurter
Trail Guides – Lynn Southey
Community Outreach– Peggy Sagan
WCT – Bruce Hurter
Friends of the Herring River – Lynn Southey
Housing Partnership – John Grieb
CPC – Fred Streams
NRAB – Tom Slack
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..
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