MEETING OF October 13, 2004
Members Present Absent
Robert Yarmo, Chairman Paul Dadak
Paul Gagnon Amy Breault
Shirley Wakefield (Alternate)
Glennie Edwards (Alternate)
Chairman Yarmo brought the meeting to order at 7:35
Map 36/10-10-Public Hearing, Costa Property, Dutton Road, Acquisition of Land by
the Conservation Commission
Map 36/10-10-Public Hearing, Costa Property, Dutton Road, Acquisition of Land by the Conservation Commission
Chairman Yarmo thanked members of the Costa family who were
in the audience for the opportunity to purchase approximately 36 ½ acres of
land by the Conservation Commission.
The Presentation was made by member Paul Gagnon who
states that all parties have signed a Purchase & Sales Agreement for
$335,000.00. This piece of land has
207’ of frontage on Dutton Road across from the Little Island Pond
Conservation area. There are other
town owned properties nearby including one just to the west of this parcel, one
near Blueberry Circle, the “Coffee Lots”, and Moose Pond which together form
a wildlife corridor. West
Environmental Services furnished their findings, in which they noted that the
Costa parcel includes 28% wetlands and 72% uplands.
It is a forested area with mixed timber.
Ducette Survey Company did a title search and will locate or place
monumentation at the boundaries. If this parcel were to be developed it could
support between 12 to 14 homes. Mr.
Gagnon went on to say that this parcel meets all the criteria on the
Conservation’s checklist. This
would be the 3rd parcel of land acquired by the Conservation
Commission in 2004. A site walk was
done in 2002 said Mr. Gagnon.
Bob Lamoreau, 28 Blueberry Circle expressed thanks to the
Costa family for considering this sale to the town and states that it will save
taxpayers money and has a negative impact on the town.
BACK TO THE BOARD:
Members were in agreement that this is a prime piece of
land for the town to purchase.
Scott/Glennie Edwards) To go forward with this purchase and make presentation to
the Board of Selectmen for a purchase price of $335,000.00 for approximately 36
½ acres of land and that money to be taken from the Bond Fund.
VOTE: 5-0 in
Map 30/2-18, Craig & Pam Erickson, 27 South Shore
Drive, Application for Minimum Dredge & Fill
Applicant proposes to construct a retaining wall within the
50’ setback from Little Island Pond for the purpose of erosion control.
Ms. Erickson has been in touch with DES and they came down and issued a
PUBLIC INPUT: None
BACK TO BOARD: No
Gagnon/Glennie Edwards) to approve an expedited dredge and fill application.
VOTE: 4-0-1 to approve
(Shirley Wakefield abstained)
Mr. Gagnon submitted a form that was given to him by Mr.
Gaydos, Administrative Assistant, that the Conservation Commission consider when
making a check request.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Meeting Minutes of 8/11/04 approved (Bob Yarmo/Shirley Wakefield) VOTE: 4-0-1 (Deborah Scott abstained)
Meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.
Glennie M. Edwards