CONSERVATION COMMISSION

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This department is here to answer any questions regarding Conservation needs.


CONSERVATION COMMISSION MEMBERS:   

Conservation Member
Mark Swett

Kristin Rosenbeck
Dennis Cote
Robert Krasnecky
Title
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Member
Member
Member
Term Expires (June 30th)
2024

2025
2025
2026



Meeting Information: 2024 Meeting Dates and Deadlines - Click Here
Next Scheduled Meeting is:
June 12th, 2024, starting at 6:30 pm.  
Agendas will be available no less than 2 days prior to the meeting 

ZOOM MEETING: LINK
 
Meeting ID:   784 604 1861   Passcode: 01082
Phone Number by Location:
New York: 1-929-205-6099
Chicago: 1-312-626-6799 
(Please MUTE Phones Immediately)

FEES:
All application fees and fees associated with filing such as certified abutters list, abutters notifications, legal ads, etc. are the direct responsibility of the Applicant/Owner. 

All fees to the Department must be paid by check or money order. 


NOTE:
The Conservation Commission accepts abutter notifications to be sent either by USPS Certified Mail (Green Cards with signatures) or Certificate of Mailing (White Cards).  Forms can be found at your local USPS. Proof of mailing and legal advertisement is required prior to opening the public hearing.

As of August 11, 2021: Abutters for RDA applications do not need to be notified.  The Commission has waived this requirement until further notice.  Proof of mailing and legal advertisement is required prior to opening the public hearing.



Resources:


Ware Conservation Wetland Bylaw Conservation Site Inspection Form DEP Wetland Forms
General Information Plan Requirements Wetland Consultants
Conservation Filing Fees RDA Check List Forest Stewardship Programs
Example of Legal Ad       RDA Application Packet Endangered Species - MESA
Example of Abutters Notice NOI Check List Natural Heritage - NHESP
Abutters Request Form NOI Application Packet 15th Ed. Natural Heritage Maps