Permit for Sara-Jane Dembiec.Granted permit for 3450 sq feet of fill with
17’ 18” culvert to construct new road to property. Approved
by DES 18
discussion on this matter. Most of us thought that earlier message from
DES was to not grant new access across woodland
wetland. Anne will check her records to see if she can find past notice on
Up Coming Meetings:
March 2006—Town Meeting.—We will not have a
meeting on the 15th.Chair will be out of town from the 17th to the 27.
Reggie will be in town and if there are any pressing matters, he will
call a special meeting.
Easement (Chair)—As far as Barbara knows, the
town responded to the letter from Roger and a check was sent to cover
some of the legal costs.
Letter to William
Russell re property on Mt.Prospect (Chair)—Chair has
not heard with respect to first letter sent. After a brief discussion, it
was agreed that Chair should draft an informal letter reminding Mr.
Russell that the commission would still like to meet with him and to
explore his property.
Progress with respect
to future trail work on Pilote Property (Reggie)—Reggie spent $875 on
timber, logs and hardware. The lumber is presently uncut, but will be cut
as soon as details with respect to storage can be negotiated with Peter Furmanic. Peter has volunteered flatbed and space at
the town sheds and when those details are worked out, Reggie will have
the mill cut the lumber and bring it to the town sheds for storage. Brian
Blais (former Plymouth Conservation Commission
member and Forest Service employee) is willing to work with Reggie and
the commission on the trail. Reggie will escort him through the property
to get his input as to what needs to be done. This will take place when
access to the trail is better.
Letter to Fred Allen
of the Pemi Fish and Game Club (Chair--This was copied to you in
December)—After discussion, it was agreed that
the chair will contact Fred to arranged for an April meeting (hopefully
at for roughly an hour).
Thus our April meeting will probably start at rather than .
schedule for the rest of the spring—see below
from Barbara Currier with respect to the Holderness 2000 proposal (This
information was previously sent to you, but Walter feels we need to make
it a formal agenda item for our February meeting).—It was moved by
Barbara and seconded by chair that
“The Commission endorses the
Selectman’s proposal to accept the Holderness 2000 property adjacent to Curry
The vote was 4-0-0 with one
absence. Since Jacque have voted by e-mail, the Chair
notes the vote is unanimous in favor of the proposal.
Chair will notify Walter
Johnson of this vote.
joint meeting with the Planning Board, ZBA and Selectboard was briefly
discussed.Barbara will remind the
Selectboard. The thoughts of the group were to have this meeting sometime
in April on a Monday night and that the Selectboard will arrange the time
and the place.
of the Holy Cross, Holderness—Notice was received that this location was
entered into the National Register of Historic Places.
from Grafton County Commissioners—GCC is interested in feedback about the
county center in Woodsville. Reggie, Jacque and I will send our responses
to the CountyCommissioners
for their long range plan
on Land Resources on the 22nd of March at DES ()—No one expressed any
interest in attending.
Report of the January
meeting with other conservation commissions.—Good turn out and good
discussion. Reggie mentioned whether we should work with other
commissions on things that affect the area (e.g., the Lowes
on the BakerRiver
flood plain). It was agreed that perhaps we should writea memo of support and send to
other area commission for their endorsement. Chair will draft such a memo
and either bring to April meeting or send to the HCC members for their
input prior to sending it to the other local commissions. Points to be
noted in the memo would be how actions that one polity may make that have
affects on other polities, particularly those downstream from the action.
Report of the 8
February meeting concerning the Pemi River Project—The Center for the
Environment sponsored the meeting. A variety of individuals attended and
discussed actions not only in Plymouth
but also in Holderness and other river towns. A PSU CFE graduate student
will be coordinating the project. The chair noted to the attending group,
that it would be silly for Plymouth
to do something to the riverside without taking a holistic view of the
river corridor and particularly involving Holderness folk in the planning
Anne brought up the
matter of the Reynold’s proposal. They have
asked for an extension. Anne mentioned a memo from Steve Whitman about
what the Planning Board can request of the developer. Jacque should
forward the memo to Earl Hanson.
Barbara reported that
there will be a warrant article for $4300 to be put in the Town
Conservation Fund. There was some discussion that the town should if the
penalty tax doesn’t come to 10,000 add town money to the pot in order to
increase the Conservation Fund to the point where the fund is actually
viable. She noted that our request for an additional $2000 for legal uses
was not granted, but mentioned that the Selectboard would consider on a
case by case basis if we need additional monies for legal fees.
A brief discussion of
the Butternut Lane
matter was held. Chair will send a memo to Peter asking his attendance at
our April meeting and asking for him to respond to item #7 of the 19th
of December. Memo should indicate that if we feel the responses and
resolution of the issues are not what we feel proper for a town held
easement, we will forward the matter to the Selectboard for their
decision. Chair will send memo to commission for approval prior to
sending it to Peter.
Winter Meeting Schedule:
15 March 2006—No meeting. Town Meeting
19 April 2006—Possible meeting at Pemi Fish and Game.
Regular meeting at
21 June 2006
members in attendance
Reggie, Anne, Barbara and Chair.Visitor:Theresa Long