Meeting Minutes of the Brookfield
Conservation Commission Oct.
Jon Binhammer, Starr Strong, Kathy Kinter, Sue Shea, Jon Jickling
Meeting came to order at 7:03 PM
Review of August and September minutes. Both were unanimously approved as presented.
There was no one from the public in attendance.
Bylaws: We began the review process. Jon B will make the agreed upon changes and
email another draft to review at the next meeting.
Open meeting law: The bylaws took so
long it was decided to table this review until next meeting.
brief recap of the Baker Pond Paddle and Brookfield Town Forest Hike was
made. Seven were present at the paddle
and 4 at the hike. Kathy suggested always having a sign-up sheet to get
participants’ emails to add to the list she has begun. This can be used to garner volunteers when
needed as well as announce programs and projects.
F, the town forester asked Jon B. if anyone from the commission wanted to serve
on a sub-committee concerning ash borer.
Jon J. will contact her about serving on the committee.
will attend the forest fragmentation webinar by VT F&W tomorrow and share
what she learned. Jon B said Two Rivers
has also addressed forest blocks and connectivity. This issue is relevant to the Planning
Commission as well as the Conservation Commission.
Meetings: Kathy informed members that Teresa has
posted our meetings and minutes on the town website. All agreed that the commission needs a
dedicated presence on the site. Discussion of this will be added to the
meeting has been moved to Monday, Nov. 25th.
The rest of the agenda was tabled until
Meeting Adjourned at 8:45 PM.