Friday, July 19, 2019

Bethany Conservation Commission

November 8th 2018

Meeting Minutes (Approved)


Bruce Loomis called the meeting to order at 8:03pm. Also in attendance were Brian Eitzer, Cathy Rives, Patsy Winer and Matthew Popp. Shaukat Khan was absent. Bruce appointed Matthew as a voting member in place of Shaukat.


The minutes from the meeting on September 13th were reviewed. Patsy moved to accept them and Brian seconded. The minutes were approved as accepted. There were no corrections.


The commission reviewed the fall edition of CACIWC’s The Habitat newsletter. There were no bills.


The commission discussed recent land issues including the recent Connecticut Constitutional Amendments that were passed during the most recent state elections.


The commission discussed adding an additional meeting per month starting at the beginning of the new year to work on the town’s open space plan. Bruce will check on confirming the availability of the commission meeting room for the fourth Thursday of each month.


The commission discussed possible candidates for Conservationist of the Year.


The commission worked on reviewing the town’s open space plan in preparation for updating.


Brian moved to adjourn the meeting, Patsy seconded. The meeting was adjourned at 8:50pm.



Respectfully submitted,


Matthew Popp

Secretary pro-tempore