Town of Groton
Meeting Notice

Town Clerk
173 Main Street
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-1100

Trails Committee Meeting

Tuesday, September 21 2021 at 7:00 PM
Legion Hall, 75 Hollis Street Groton, MA

This meeting was posted Tuesday, September 14 2021 at 2:57 PM


Groton Trails Committee

Meeting Agenda

21 September 2021

Legion Hall, 7:00 p.m.

**Town of Groton has issued a mask mandate for all gatherings of 2 or more people as of August 16.  Please remember to bring and wear a mask at this meeting.**



Chair:  Paul Funch

Clerk:  Laura DeGroot

7:00     Call to Order

7:00     Approval of 16 August Minutes

7:05     Reports

  1. (7:10) Signs
  2. (7:15) Social Media – regular Groton Herald column
  3. (7:20) Website and Interactive Map – feedback; paid fee for website domain name registration (3 years)
  4. (7:30) Project Reports
    1. Whispering Brook – new trail; request for assistance to design, obtain funding and permits for, and construct improvements to alternate trail (G. Sheldon)
    2. Sorhaug Woods – new loop trail
  • Marion Stoddart Riverwalk - grant feedback
  1. Brown Trail - post holes by GELD
  2. Fitch Estates - gravel delivery by Lagasse and Dig Safe for trailhead posts

8:15     Discussion

  1. (8:15) Recommendation to Town Manager to appoint Jeanne Ciampa to fill open seat on Committee (Vote)
  2. (8:20) Grotonfest (Sept. 25) - sign-ups (need 8; definite: Derek, Adam, Steve, Paul; maybe: Ralph)
  3. (8:25) Chainsaw safety course – latest developments
  4. (8:30) Boy Scout Troop service project
  5. (8:40) Trailhead post purchase approval (Vote)

9:00     Adjournment

The listing of topics that the Chair reasonably anticipates will be discussed at the meeting is not intended as a guarantee of the topics that will have been discussed. Not all topics listed may in fact be discussed, and other topics not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.