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Town of Sutton Selectmen Meeting Minutes


Sutton Conservation Commission

Agenda for Remote Meeting due to Covid-19 Emergency

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

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Statement of emergency and identification of participants per Covid-19 remote meeting guidelines.


Review minutes of August 12, 2020.


  • Welcome Lynn Wittman to the SCC

Vote on Lynn Wittman to become an SCC alternate member


  • Financial Report


  • Correspondence

— Email from Gabe Roxby, forester with SPNHF, regarding lack of water in the unnamed stream in front of  KRHS.

— NHACC August 2020 eNews, with info about grant opportunities.

— Email from Lynn Wittman with plans and picture of a proposed kiosk at Horse Beach parking area.

— Email from Barbara Hoffman containing appraisal report for a property in Sutton.

— Email from NHACC announcing that their 50th Annual Meeting will be held Saturday, November 7th via Zoom.

— Email from NHACC announcing upcoming Lunch and Learn Zoom sessions.

–Email from Barbara Hoffman with attached draft of letter of support for ARM fund request by the Warner Conservation Commission.

— Email from Betsy Forsham responding to inquiry about recommended foresters.

— Email from Betsy Forsham providing clarification regarding the wording of sign for town land on Wadleigh Hill Rd.

— Email from Debbie Lang , providing link to video of  “Trails for People and Wildlife” webinar from NH Fish & Game.



  • Review of Wetland Applications and Issues

— None.


  • Review of Intents to Cut and Logging Issues

— Supplemental to 20-439-11: K. Fischer-Anderson, Old Sutton Rd/Foothills Rd, .25 acres out of .25, T/L# 02-895-218,  Michelle Lemire, logger. Property card shows this parcel is owned by the Town of Sutton.


  • Old Business

— Report from Property Advisory Committee

— Review of Sutton conservation properties to be monitored by Sutton

— Report on Japanese Knotweed treatment at Sundell Natural Area.

— 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

— Request from Warner River Local Advisory Committee regarding monitoring the ¼ mile river buffer.


  • Publicity

— News article regarding Webb/Crowell Eagle Scout ramp.

— Submitting articles & pictures to SCC website.


  • Trail Maintenance and Development

— Trail Advisory Committee Report

> Update on sign-making for our conservation lands

> Need to set date for installing kiosks at: 1) Maple Leaf  & 2) Kezar Lake Natural Area

> NHDOT response to King Hill Reservation link trail near I-89

> Fallen trees on KHR trails: 1) Penacook-Walrus, 2) upper White Rabbit, 3) Nichols -north end (2 trees)


  • Next Meeting: Wednesday, October 14th at 6:30 PM.