Conservation Commission

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Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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TO BE ADDED TO AN AGENDA, PLEASE SUBMIT MATERIALS A FULL WEEK IN ADVANCE OF A CONSERVATION COMMISSION MEETING.

ATTENTION: 

AS OF 10/4/2017, ALL NHDES WETLAND PERMITS WILL BE REVIEWED AND SIGNED BY THE CONSERVATION COMMISSION AT THE NEXT MEETING AT THE TIME OF PERMIT SUBMISSION.



Commission Members

 Name Position   Term Ends
 Dean Anson  Chairman  2020
 Deborah Williams  Vice Chairwoman  2018
 Richard Christopher  Member  2020
 Michael Foote  Member  2018
 Lisa Morin  Member  2019
 Marnie Schulz  Member  2020
 Vacant Member   -
 Vacant Advisory Member  -
 Vacant Advisory Member  -
 Evan Rathburn  Conservation Technician (Staff)  -

For information about becoming a member/advisorymember for the Laconia Conservation Commission, contact the Planning Department at (603) 527-1264 or erathburn@laconianh.gov

About the Commission


The City of Laconia's Conservation Commission was established in August of 1987 to promote and preserve the areas natural resources, and to protect and manage the City's watershed resources and wildlife habitat areas. This seven member volunteer Commission, appointed by the City Council, is responsible for public outreach and education as well as managing the City owned conservation lands.

The Laconia Conservation Commission invites all private owners, developers, and other interested parties that would like to protect their open space lands for future generations to contact them at the Laconia Conservation Department by phone at (603) 527-1264 or by email.

Responsibilities


The Conservation Commission is responsible for:
  • The preservation and protection of lands and forests for wildlife, water quality, and recreation in the City of Laconia.
  • Review of site plan and subdivision applications for compliance with state and local wetlands and shore land regulations. 
  • Recommendation conveyance to the City Planning Board for new projects moving through the City planning process in relation to environmental impacts and concerns. 
  • Outreach and education to the public concerning various environmental issues and information. 

Helpful Resources


For inquiries please email the Conservation Department or call Evan Rathburn at 603-527-1264.
Laconia Conservation Commission Facebook Page

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