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Minutes - 10 May 2016
Webster Conservation Commission

Meeting at the Town Hall on Tuesday, May 10, 2016


MembersPresent:  Susan Roman, Linda Clark, Nancy Van Loan, Betsy Janeway

Guest:Chris Connors, Landscape consultant from Henniker.

Secretary:Betsy Janeway

Themeeting opened at 7:35 P.M.


1.Application for work on the shore of Lake Winnepocket:

WetlandsPermit Application NHDES-W-06-012

Toreplace non-conforming permanent dock/crib with seasonal dock andrepair/replace failing mortared stone retaining wall, at 95 Lake Rd, Webster,NH: Map 13, Lot 13.

            Chris Connors explained that Warrenand Julia Emley, who live on Lake Winnepocket, want to remove, partially, anold concrete crib beneath their dock. A permanent dock rests upon the crib anda seasonal dock rests on that.  A stone retaining wall is mortared and iscrumbling. The Emleys want to remove the part of the crib in the lake, leavethe part in the bank, and replace the permanent dock with a fully seasonaldock. The stonewall will be rebuilt without mortar. The work will improve theproperty environmentally and will be done without machinery except for ajack-hammer.  

Ifwe have no problem with it we can sign and they will treat it as a minimumimpact with an expedited review that requires the Conservation Commission’ssignature.

           However, the applicationhas already been submitted and was signed on 4/25/16 by Michele Derby, WebsterTown Clerk.


Motion:Susan Roman moved, Linda Clark seconded and Commission voted unanimously tosign a letter stating that it has no objection.


2. Standard Application for a Seasonal Dock on Walker Pond

   Owner: Eric and Martha Coats, off Longver Lane

   Replace retaining wall, install 6 x 36 foot dock with “natural steps.”

            To allow safe access to the lake forcanoe and kayak.  


Commissionhas no objection to the application from the Coats, moved by Susan Roman,seconded by Nancy Van Loan, voted unanimously.


3.Reviewed correspondence

4.Easement Monitoring of LCIP Lands: MJ (CC Chair) has the forms, says they'vebeen completed.  

5.Tyler Road Maple Replacement:

Linda moved and Susan seconded: Betsy can spend up to $150 on a maple; first, she’llcheck with Wendy to be sure she’ll be reimbursed from the MarySatterfield bequest.

6.Site Visit to Granite Way Lot on Pillsbury Lake: Discussion at length, with taxmap studied. Will wait, and perhaps visit with the engineer.


Meeting adjourned at 8:53 P.M.

Minutes submitted by Betsy Janeway