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Conservation Mtg.

Thursday, September 8, 2022 - 6:00pm
122 Main St.
Alton, NH 03809

September 8th, 2022
Gene Young, Chairman Dana Rhodes, Vice Chairman Earl Bagley
Russ Wilder Tom Diveny David Mank
Reuben Wentworth, Selectman’s Rep

Public Announcements:
Approval of Agenda:

 Cindy Balcius - Stony Ridge Environmental LLC - discuss editing and completion of the NRI
Approval of Minutes:

(Any permit or application that has been signed off by the Chair or Vice-Chair is
entered here for the record, unless any Commissioner has questions or comments)

Planning Board/ZBA Department Head Review Agenda Items:
1) Jeffrey L. Green, LLS, Agent for Joseph Darrah, Owner – Map 52 Lot 13 - A Variance to Article 300, Section 327 A. 2. Of the Zoning Ordinance to permit the Construction of a 26’ X 30’ garage that will be located 10’ from the ROW / property line along Route 11D.
 No Concerns. Signed by, Gene Young 8/25/22
2) Paul Zuzgo, LLS Agent for Dexter & Holly Brown, Owners – Map 5 Lot 6, 116 Stockbridge Corner Road – An Equitable Waiver of Dimension is requested in Accordance with Article 500, Section 540 B. of the Zoning Ordinance to provide Equitable Waiver relief for existing house which encroaches into the 25’ ROW setback.
 No Concerns. Signed by, Gene Young 8/25/22

Wetland Permit by Notification (PBN):
1) Wetlands Permit by Notification (PBN) – Matthew & Katherine Paster – 43 Brickyard Cove Road, Map 21 Lot 6-1 – Repair existing 62LF beach wall (8” width / 1’-6” Height) “in the ‘dry”. Repairs to be done with no change in size, location, or configuration. Project consists of repairing the existing structure with no additional impacts to NHDES jurisdiction.
- Signed by Gene Young, 8/30/2022
2) Wetlands Permit by Notification (PBN) – Randall & Sarah Cail – 33 Brickyard Cove Road, Map 21 Lot 6-2 – Repair existing 76 LF beach wall (8” width/1’9” height) “in-the’dry”. Repairs to be done with no change in size, location, or configuration. Project consists of repairing the existing structure with no additional impacts to NHDES jurisdiction.
Signed by Gene Young 8/30/2022
3) Wetlands Permit by Notification (PBN) – Robert Gayner – 62 Temple Drive, Map 53 L3 – applicant proposes to remove all existing failed / collapsing 100+ year old crib dock and replace said crib dock with a current piling dock. The dimensions will remain exactly as the original dock. This dock is located in a boat basin inside the shoreline. The work will be done only by Winnipesaukee Marine Construction and all remnant of the original crib dock will be removed from the site.
Minimum Impact Expedited Applications:
Standard Wetlands Dredge and Fill Applications:
1) Standard Wetlands Dredge and Fill Application – Diorio, Robert E. – 68 Basin Road, Map 47 Lot 8 – Applicant proposes to lengthen the existing breakwater by 16ft to an overall length of 62ft, extending to the allowable 50ft shoreline offset, extend the two existing docks to provide the allowable boat slips with 25ft lengths and 3 ft. depths and add a third 6ft x 35ft dock finger to provide the allowed third slip for which the property qualifies. Additionally, exchange the existing 13ft x 30ft seasonal canopy for double width canopy measuring 32ft x 40ft to cover two of the three boat slips. Lastly, fill in the inlet and re-naturalize the shoreline as shown on plan from file #1999-0287.

Shoreland Permit Applications:
1) Shoreland Permit Application – Erin & Jacob Sears – 146 Spring Street, Map 36 Lot 36 – Applicant proposes to install infiltration steps and porous walk.
Notification of Routine Roadway Maintenance Activities:

Reoccurring/Unfinished Business & Projects:
1) Lake Lay Monitoring Program
2) Property Monitoring and Reports
 Mike Burke trail bog bridge
3) Green Oak Realty
4) Natural Resources Inventory Update
5) Gilman pond Management Plan
6) Budget
 Finalize 2023 budget
7) Conserved property signs
 Discuss sign quotes
8) Future conservation opportunities
New Business:
 Review West Property easement and executory interest document
Commissioner Reports:
Chairman Report-
 Master Plan action items list
Vice Chair Report-
Member Reports-
Notice of Intent to Cut Timber:

Date and time of next meeting:
 September 22, 2022 at 6PM

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