June 9, 2021 @ 6:30 pm
Pillsbury Memorial Hall
97 Main St
Bradford, NH 03221
Town of Sutton Selectmen Meeting Minutes


Sutton Conservation Commission


Wednesday,  June 9, 2021

Please note that the meeting is in-person and all visitors must wear masks.

  • Review minutes of May 12, 2021.


  • Financial Report


  • Correspondence

— Email from Judy Parkinson of Newbury Road asking about trenching out a brook to relieve flooding problem.

— Email exchanges with Elly Philips regarding a wetlands violation by a homeowner on Rt 114.

— Email from NHACC about a Zoom presentation on NH’s Right-to-know law, July 7th at 7:00 PM.

Lakeside, publication of NH Lakes, summer 2021 issue. Articles on invasive aquatic species and more.

— Membership renewal form from NH Lakes.

The State of New Hampshire’s Birds – A conservation guide. Book from NH Audubon.


  • Review of Wetland Applications and Issues

— See above.


  • Review of Intents to Cut and Logging Issues

— S. Rossman, Birch Hill Rd, 35 out of 48 acres, T/L# 01-698-531, Paul Mulcahey, forester.


  • Old Business

— Prioritizing Sutton’s conservation lands for public access


  • New Business

— Cutting Japanese Knotweed at Sundell Natural Area.

— Discuss authorizing Leo Maslan to write a Forest Management Plan for KHR.

— Discuss designating KHR a Town Forest.

— Repository of shared documents on Google Drive.

— Focus projects for SCC in 2021.

— Landscaping at Kezar Lake Natural Area

— Upcoming public hearings of interest to SCC: OHRV ordinance 6/14, ZBA 6/16, Cluster Subdivision 6/22

— Placing Port-a-Potty on conservation land at Horseneck Beach

— Landscaping Horseneck Beach conservation land area


  • Publicity

— The “Big Tree Program”


  • Trail Maintenance and Development

— Trail Advisory Committee Report

> Report on Trail Work Day, May 15th

> GIS map of KHR created as high school project

> Donation system for KHR to help with mowing, plowing and maintenance costs.


  • Next Meeting: Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 at 6:30 PM.