Open Space Committee

Eastham Town SealOpen Space Committee Charge

In accordance with the Town of Eastham Home Rule Charter Section 9-5-13, the Board of Selectmen hereby establishes an Open Space Committee. Said committee shall be composed of seven members, appointed by the Board of Selectmen for three-year overlapping terms. One member shall also be a member of the Conservation Commission and may serve as chair, if so selected.

The specific responsibilities of the committee shall be to:

  • Prepare and maintain an open space planning document for the Town of Eastham in accordance with 301 CMR 7.04 and 7.01;
  • Identify and prioritize a program of continuous land acquisition and protection;
  • Develop plans for use and maintenance of current open space holdings;
  • Develop plans for use and maintenance of potential open space acquisitions, and to include such plans in comments to the Board of Selectmen concerning recommended acquisitions under the C.P.A. as part of an acquisition report

Revised and adopted by the Board of Selectmen July 18, 2005. Voted 5-0.

Members

NameTitleTerm
Joanna BuffingtonVice-Chair2023
Saul FisherMember2024
Frances LewisChair2023
Karen StraussConservation Commission Representative2024
VacancyMember2025
Kait LoganMember2025
Rob YoungMember2024


Agendas & Minutes

View Open Space Commission Agendas & Minutes.