October 12, 2020 | Bonnie Hill Print this page TOWN OF SUTTON Sutton Conservation Commission Agenda for Remote Meeting due to Covid-19 Emergency Wednesday, October 14, 2020 To Access our meeting: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/872585925 By Phone: +1 (872) 240-3212 One-touch: tel:+18722403212,,872585925# Access Code: 872-585-925 Statement of emergency and identification of participants per Covid-19 remote meeting guidelines. 7:00 PM Ed Canane of Cascade Brook Farm in North Sutton to discuss obtaining an ‘Agricultural Easement’ on his property. Review minutes of September 9, 2020. Financial Report Correspondence — Letter from NHACC requesting membership renewal and including invoice for $250.00 . — Email from Elly Phillips with budget worksheet and letter for determining the 2021 SCC budget. — Email from NHACC reminding us to register for the 50th Annual Meeting and Conference, which will be held Saturday, November 7th via Zoom. — Email from NHACC announcing upcoming Lunch and Learn Zoom sessions – “Getting them to Show Up” on October 14 and “Grant Writing for Conservation” on October 28th. Both at 12 noon. — Email from Merrimack County Conservation District looking for feedback via an attached survey and a Local Working Group meeting on October 15. — NHACC September 2020 eNews, with info about grant and training opportunities. — Email from Betsy Forsham advising us to speak with ASLPT before changing the size of the Maple Leaf parking lot. — Email from Gabe Roxby, SPNHF forester, saying that the Lincoln Trail/SRKG has been re-opened on weekends. — Email reply from Chris Kane informing us that the herbicide used at the Sundell Natural Area was “Rodeo”. — Newsletter from Merrimack County Conservation District, Summer 2020 issue. — Newsletter from the Sutton Historical Society, Summer 2020 issue. — Town and City, magazine of the NH Municipal Association, September/October issue. Review of Wetland Applications and Issues — Cover letter and pictures received regarding a Wetlands Restoration Plan for J. Hastings and M. Gross of Shaker Rd, T/L#09-668-062. — Restoration Plan Approval letter from NHDES for J. Hastings and M. Gross of Shaker Rd, T/L#09-668-062, DES File number 2020-02531. — A copy of the application for a variance from the ZBA, a site plan, pictures, and an approved FEMA LOMA were received from R. Lovell of Roby Rd, T/L#01-890-282, for a project replacing a wooden bridge across the Lane River. Review of Intents to Cut and Logging Issues — Confirmation of Complete Forestry Statutory Permit-by-Notification for S. Rossman, NHDES File Number 2020-02435, T/L #01-698-531 . — K. Fischer-Anderson, Old Sutton Rd/Foothills Rd, T/L# 02-895-218, 0.25 acres. Property card shows parcel is owned by the Town of Sutton. Inquiry of Elly Phillips revealed that property is in fact owned by Fischer-Anderson. Old Business — Report from Property Advisory Committee — Status of Horse Beach parking lot renovation. — Status of placing conservation easements on Town-owned properties: Holloway(TL 04-194-375), Nista(TL 04-207-389), & White(TL 04-212-391). New Business — 2021 Budget — Signage for the Wells conservation easement. Trail Maintenance and Development — Trail Advisory Committee Report > Update on sign-making for our conservation lands: “Sutton Conservation Commission” sign additions to all town conservation lands New signs for: “Town Wetlands”, “Kezar Lake Natural Area”, “Town Wildlife Area” (town forest), “William Bean Quarry” Repaint of KHR trail junction signs > Tree cutting & removal from KHR trails > Snow plowing for trailhead parking: (A) KHR Hominy Pot, (B) KHR Maple Leaf, (C) Webb/Cowell Next Meeting: Wednesday, November 11th at 6:30 PM.