Information for Meeting of Conservation Commission
Thursday November 10, 2022 7 PM EST

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Town:Shutesbury, MA 
Board:Conservation Commission
Time:Thursday November 10, 2022 7 PM EST
Location:* Virtual Meeting

Topic: Concom 11/10/22
Time: Nov 10, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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7:00 pm: Request for Amended Order of Conditions: Ames Pond Trail Maintenance Project, Kestrel Land Trust

7:15: 45 Shore Drive Certificate of Compliance Request

Beaver management around Lake Wyola

Emergency Certification for Leverett Road repairs by Highway Department

Emergency Certification for National Grid hazard tree removal near lake

Consider draft minutes for 9/8/22 and 9/22/22 meetings

Site Visit Discussion
70 Lake Drive Pre-Construction Site Visit
45 Shore Drive COC Site Visit

Leverett Road with Highway Department


South Brook Conservation Area Site Visit Followup

Discuss Bylaw Regulation revisions

7:45 pm: Updates on Lot O-32 Permitting for Town's Lot O-32 cleanup, recent site visits, resident concerns

Pearson Lot R-15 Acquisition

Site Visits Scheduling-to be determined

Public Comment as time permits

Executive Session for 
Purpose Number 3: Exception to the Open Meeting Law (MGL Chapter 30A, Section 21(a)):  To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating position of the public body and the chair so declares. 


Purpose Number 7: Exception to the Open Meeting Law (MGL Chapter 30A, Section 21(a)): To comply with, or act under the authority of, any general or special law or federal grant-in-aid requirements.

The Commission will not return to Open Meeting after the Executive Session

Next Meeting: Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 7 pm
Scheduled By:Miriam DeFant
Posted At:Nov 5, 2022 7:46 AM EDT
Last Modified:Nov 10, 2022 8:18 AM EST
Minutes:Minutes are on record with the Town Clerk's office
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Minutes and Associated Documents

221110 ConsCom mins.pdf  (download) 210 Kb Jan 17, 2023 1:19 PM EST

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