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Lamoine Conservation Commission
Minutes of May 8, 2013 (Draft, subject to correction)
Members present: Bob Pulver, Chair; Carol Korty, Larry Libby, Anne LaBossiere
Absent Member: David Legere
Alternates present: Nancy Pochan, Doug Stewart
Meeting was convened at the Lamoine Town Hall by Chairman Pulver @ 7:03 pm.
Nancy Pochan spoke of the possibility of LCC looking into alternatives to plastic bags such as reusable bags at our local market.
Bob Pulver reported that Fred Stocking appreciated the framed picture of one of his favorite “open spaces in Lamoine” presented by LCC in recognition of the outstanding and ongoing leadership that he provided to the LCC in the process of developing the Open Space Report and Inventory .
There is a need to obtain a commissioner to fill the vacancy left by Bob's retirement.
LCC sponsored coastal clean-up activity in June.
Larry Libby reported on his attendance at the Hancock County Planning Meeting which he attended on behalf of the Town of Lamoine on April 25, 2013. This program was sponsored by the Hancock County Planning Commission. Larry said it was an excellent presentation.
Motions and Outcomes:
Follow-up Actions and Who Will Do Them:
Re: Topic # 3. Economic Plan-Larry Libby is working on setting up a time within the first couple of weeks of June for Todd Gabe and Caroline Noblet (UMaine School of Economics) to come to Lamoine. Suggestions were made as to groups and individuals to invite to participate with Gabe, Noblet and Libby. The following list of names is not exclusive, just initial thoughts:
Jim Norris (representing Sorrento on the Shellfish Committee), Paul Davis (representing Lamoine on the Shellfish Committee), Tim Levesque, Shawn Donovan, Shep Erhart (Chm. of Seaweed Council) and Bob Hessler, Maine Shellfish.
Re: Topic # 5. Archive System. The committee will be convened ASAP.
Re: Topic # 6. Trails Committee. Nancy Pochan will talk to Simons, Ken Smith, DOT re: the parking lot for Simons Trail .
Re: Topic # 8 . Other
Alternatives to plastic bags –Nancy Pochan will do some follow-up re: cost of printing on reusable bags.
Need to obtain a person to fill Bob Pulver's vacancy on the commission. Larry Libby is going to check with a person suggested by LCC to see if they might be interested in being considered.
LCC sponsored coastal clean-up activity in June-Carol Korty will e-mail David Legere to see if he would provide leadership and set a date for this proposed event.
Larry's attendance at the 4/25 Hancock County Planning Meeting-He will write up a brief summary of this meeting that Stu might opt to post on the Town web site.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:23 pm. Minutes taken by Anne LaBossiere, Secretary and approved on________________.