To:†††††††††† Members, Holderness Conservation Commission
CC:††††††††† Selectboard, Town Administrator, Town Compliance Officer
From:†††† Larry T. Spencer, Chair, HCC
The meeting was called to order by the Chair at In attendance were:
Larry T. Spencer, Chair; Barbara Currier, Selectboard Representative; Jacque Jewell, Commissioner; Anne Packard, Commissioner; and Reggie Pettitt, Commissioner.
The commissioned examined the permit granted to the
Pemigewasset Fish and Game Club (dated
a. Information from permittee indicates that the club is intending to build another shooting range on one section of the cut. The permit only grants a cut for forestry purposes.
b. The area of the cut is adjacent to a designated prime wetland and it seems from photos taken (by the Town Compliance Officer and by one of the commissioners) that best management practices have not been followed. There were also some questions as to whether a significant buffer has been left between the cuts and the prime wetland.
c. Due to the heavy fall rains, there is considerable flow going towards the prime wetland from the region of the cuts. It doesnít appear that best management procedures were followed for crossing standing and running waters in order to complete the cuts. Also from the photos, it appears that no siltation barriers have been used.
The commissioners asked Barbara Currier to take up these mattes with the Selectboard and with the Town Compliance Officer.
The commission then discussed the Rollin and Paula
Reynolds development on
3. The chair mentioned that he had yet to receive a response to our letter to Peter Francesco and that if he hadnít received it by the 2nd of December, he would e-mail Peter and about the matter. His response or lack-there-of will be on our agenda for the 15th of December meeting.