Open Space Committee

Aerial photo showing small lakes separate by grassy areas along seashoreCharge to the Open Space Committee
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 & 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.

Staff Contacts

Board Members

Name Title
Shana Brogan Conservation Agent
Joanna Buffington

Members

NameTitleTerm
Joanna Buffington

VICE-CHAIR

2020

Robert Cook

Member

2021

Saul Fisher

Member

2021

Robert Gurney

CHAIR

2019

Karen Strauss

Member

2021