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Natural Resource Inventory   Forestry Management Plan Conservation Plan 2019 Meeting Schedule 

The Conservation Commission may prepare a program for conservation and open space utilization for the city which is based upon the research and evaluation of the natural resources within the city. The commission shall prepare, adopt, and as appropriate, review and amend, a conservation and open space plan for the city. This plan may include a natural resource inventory, which describes open areas, swamps and wetlands, and areas of unique natural value or ecological importance within the city. Such plan may make recommendations relative to the proper utilization and development of open space and related natural resources of the city. The commission shall inform itself of the ways and means by which its plans and programs may be achieved and shall advise the city council, municipal agencies, private groups and interests, and the general public of the manner in which these plans and programs may be carried out. (Sec. 2-53)


11/21/2019 Meeting - Public Notice, Agenda

Forestry Management Projects

Timber Harvest at Dole Reservoir Feb. 2011

Rice Reservoir 2011


Meeting Minutes

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Term: 3 Years
Meeting: Monthly on the third Thursday at City Hall at 6:00 PM
Appointment: By the Mayor; except the City Council Representative (if any), who is appointed by City Council; any member of the Planning Board wishing to serve on the Conservation Commission shall be recommended by the Planning Board Chairperson to the Mayor for appointment
Makeup: 7 members; one member may be a member of the Planning Board

Conservation Commission members

Seat 1 Seat 2 Seat 3
John Hurley
Term Expires: 03/31/2021 

Stephen Wood, Vice Chair
Term Expires: 03/31/2021

Eileen Skowronski
Term Expires: 03/31/2022

Seat 4 Seat 5 Seat 6
Scott Magnuson
Term Expires: 03/31/2022

Gary Dickerman, Chair
Term Expires: 03/31/2020

Kimberly Gogan
Term Expires: 3/31/2022

Seat 7
City Council Representative
Seat 8 (Alternate) Seat 9 (Alternate)
VACANT
Term Expires: 12/31/17
Olivia Uyizeye
Term Expires: 03/31/2022 
VACANT
Term Expires: 3/31/2014
Seat 10 (Alternate) Seat 11 (Alternate) Seat 12 (Alternate)
VACANT
Term Expires: 03/31/2015
VACANT
Term Expires: 03/31/2013
VACANT
Term Expires: 3/31/2014