Meredith Village Pathways Committee Meeting

May 8, 2013


The meeting was called to order at 9:06 by chairperson Liz Lapham.

Attending were: Sandy Sabutis, Janis Roberts, Lissa Goodby, Paula Wanzer, Angela LaBrecque, Liz Lapham, Andrea Bourn

The April  10th minutes were approved.

Old Business: 

   Hawkins Brook Project:

  • Angela has contacted the town manager and he will let us know when there is an opening for our presentation to the Selectmen. Angela and Liz will follow up.
  •  Angela reported on her conversation with Chris Wald, facilities director at I-LSD.
  •  Janis will continue her efforts to contact the Moscadini property owner.  Janis will be in touch with Liz regarding this effort.
  • Angela will talk with John and look for a meeting time with John Huber of Crosspoint.  
  • Angela will research the 4 resource people and what they might offer our project before calling each to discuss the project.  ( Natl Park Service, Dred, Commissioner of Agriculture, & Rick Elmore).  Winnipesaukee Watershed migh also  be a  resource.
  • Sandy and Liz will print pictures of a wetland boardwalk on Jekyll Island, SC to use in our presentation
  • Angela will talk to the town GIS person about updating our current map of the Hawkins Brook Proposal.
  • Paula will talk with Mary Kahn about grant research. She will also talk with RalphKirchner regarding ARM grants.  (Aqua Resources Mitigation)
  • Further discussion centered on providing answers to questions regarding the challenges the project faces and other questions that might be asked at presentations.

New Business:

  1. Brochures:  Janis, Lissa and Liz will make contacts for ad sponsorships on the historical walk brochures.

            Sandy will put the walkway path maps at trail Kiosks.

             Angela will look into getting a laminated Pathways Map to put up at the Town Docks.

  1. Historic Walking tours on Saturday, July 27, 2013.  We agreed to offer tours at 11:00 starting from the town docks. 
  2. Liz has registered the Pathways Committee For Walk NH day on Wednesday, June 5.  We will meet in front of the Town Hall at 9:00 am to walk one of our town routes. Angela will help publicize this.  

The meeting was adjourned at 10:35.

Respectfully submitted,

Andrea Bourn