Natural Resources Commission

Overview

The Natural Resources Commission (NRC) is a 5-member board appointed by the Town Manager, with the approval of the Select Board, for 3-year, staggered terms. The NRC is responsible for the overall stewardship of the natural resources of the Town, and the establishment of Town environmental policy in conjunction with the Select Board and Town Meeting. The Natural Resources Commission acts as Conservation Commission in all matters delegated by Massachusetts General Law or Town bylaw.

Please contact the Natural Resources Division to confirm meeting dates and locations.

Committee Charge

Natural Resources Commission Charge

Meetings


  • Every 3rd Wednesday, or as noted below. 7:00 p.m.
  • Hybrid meetings - see agenda

Agendas & Minutes

View Agendas and Minutes


To view past Natural Resources Commission Meetings, please visit the playlist of recorded meetings here.

FILING DEADLINES: Applications for NRC review must be received 21 days prior to a scheduled meeting unless otherwise noted below. Revised information for continued hearings must be submitted by noon no later than 9 business days prior to the scheduled hearing of the Commission. This typically means revisions will be due by noon on the Friday a week and a half prior to the scheduled Wednesday hearing of the Commission. 

Meeting Dates New Application Submittal Deadlines
January 10, 2024 Warner's Pond Task Force Discussion
January 17, 2024 December 27, 2023
January 24, 2024 - CANCELLED Warner's Pond Task Force Discussion
January 31, 2024 Warner's Pond Task Force Discussion
February 7, 2024 January 17, 2024
February 28, 2024 February 7, 2024
March 20, 2024 February 28, 2024
April 10, 2024 March 20, 2024
May 1, 2024 April 10, 2024
May 22, 2024 May 1, 2024
June 12, 2024 May 22, 2024
July 3, 2024 June 12, 2024
July 24, 2024 July 3, 2024
August 14, 2024 July 24, 2024
September 4, 2024 August 14, 2024
September 25, 2024 September 4, 2024
October 16, 2024 September 25, 2024
November 6, 2024 October 16, 2024
November 20, 2024 October 30, 2024
December 11, 2024 November 20, 2024

Members


Name
Term
Edward Nardi, Chair
 2024
Sarah Grimwood 2023
Nick Pappas 2025
Gary Kleiman 2024
Bill Kemeza 2025

Associate Members


There are 2 vacancies at this time.

Representatives / Observers


Name Board/Association
Mary Hartman Select Board
Vacant
Finance Committee
Clare Gordon
League of Women Voters