January 7 2020

Selectmen Seek Volunteer for Open Conservation Commission Seat


There is an opportunity to serve the Burlington community and help protect its natural sites. 


The Board of Selectmen is seeking to fill one member seat on the Conservation Commission, a release from the town states. Residents seeking to serve their community in a volunteer capacity may contact the Board of Selectmen’s office.


The Conservation Commission and the Conservation Department are responsible for local administration of and ensuring compliance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, the local Wetland Bylaw, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s NPDES MS4 stormwater program and the Burlington Erosion and Sedimentation Control Bylaw, the release explains. To this end, the Commission receives and reviews applications for construction projects involving work within one hundred feet of wetland resource areas, FEMA floodplain, perennial streams and more.  


The Conservation Commission generally meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month.  


If you wish to be considered for this position please send a letter of interest including a resume to Betty McDonough at bmcdonough@burlington.org.


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