Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Bethany Conservation Commission

November 9, 2017

Unapproved Minutes

The meeting was called to order at 8:11 by Bruce Loomis. Also in attendance were Patsy Winer, Matthew Popp and Cathy Rives.  Absent were Brian Eitzer and Shaukat Khan.  Matthew Popp was appointed as a voting member in place of Brian Eitzer

Minutes of the September 14, 2017 meeting were reviewed.  Cathy moved to accept the minutes with the correction of the spelling of 'Quinnipiac' in the last paragraph. Matt seconded and the minutes were approved.

There were no bills, nor correspondence.  Bruce distributed the summer 2017 edition of 'The Habitat' for review. 

Bruce encouraged all members attending the CACIWC conference on November 18 to carpool as able.

Discussion of COY continued and the working list of potential candidates was narrowed further.  Discussion will be continued.

Bruce reported on a parcel of land on Bethmour Road for consideration for the Conservation Watch List.  He also encouraged all members of the Commission to review the Open Space appendices on the Bethany website in anticipation of updating them in the near future.

The Commission had a brief discussion about trails in Bethany.

At 9:11, Matt moved to adjourn, Patsy seconded and the motion passed.

Respectfully submitted,


Cathy Rives,

Secretary pro-tempore