Laconia Conservation Commission
Meeting Agenda
8/15/2018 6:00 PM
45 Beacon Street East
City Hall Room 200A

Call to Order


Pledge of Allegiance/Handicap Exits/Silence Cell Phones


Establish a quorum


Review of the previous meeting's minutes


New Business


PL2018-0089CUP(wetland buffer) Trail Haven (Barbara Blvd) (Tim Bernier)

Proposal to allow construction in the 50 to 30 ft buffer in accordance with the original approval from 2003. The development was originally approved with a 30 ft buffer but ordinance changes have taken place increasing the buffer to 50 ft.


Upcoming Conservation Easement Walks


Old Business


Granite United Way Day of Caring

Update on potential projects for GUWDOC. The public is welcome to submit proposals to better the community to the Planning Department for the commission's consideration.

Project Submitted:
  • Stenciling storm drains that drain to wetlands - Strom drains that outfall to wetlands will be stenciled with "Drains To Wetlands" stencils.
  • Anthony Drive drainage project cleanup - Cleanup of the drainage project that outfalls to Lake Opechee. Cleanup consists of mowing grass, removing invasive species, and upkeep of trees in the area. Inspection of the project with the Conservation Technician to make sure the drainage is working properly.
  • Clean up of public beaches in the City of Laconia.
  • Other projects (as submitted at meeting)

FLAP Grant

Additional discussion of Federal Land Access Program grant

Water Quality Testing - Deep and Tributaries


Liaison and Subcommittee reports


Staff Report


Other business




Non-Public Session (According to RSA 91-A:3, II)

(a)  The dismissal, promotion or compensation of any public employee, or the investigation of any charges against him, unless the employee affected (1) has a right to a meeting and (2) requests that the meeting be open, in which case the request shall be granted. 
(b)  The hiring of any person as a public employee.
(c)  Matters which, if discussed in public, would likely affect adversely the reputation of any person, other than a member of the body or agency itself, unless such person requests an open meeting.
(d)  Consideration of the acquisition, sale or lease of real or personal property which, if discussed in public, would likely benefit a party or parties whose interests are adverse to those of the general community. 
(e)  Consideration or negotiation of pending claims or litigation which has been threatened in writing or filed against the body or agency or any subdivision thereof, or against any member thereof because of his membership in such body or agency, until the claim or litigation has been fully adjudicated or otherwise settled.
(i)  Consideration of matters relating to the preparation for and the carrying out of emergency
functions including training to carry out such functions, developed by local or state safety officials that are directly intended to thwart a deliberate act that is intended to result in widespread or severe damage to property or widespread injury or loss of life.