Town of Groton
Meeting Notice

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

Trails Committee Meeting

Tuesday, July 18 2023 at 7:00 PM
Groton Senior Center, 163 West Main Street Groton, MA

This meeting was posted Thursday, July 13 2023 at 11:00 AM


Groton Trails Committee

Meeting Agenda

18 July 2023, 7:00 p.m.

Conference Room 102 - The Groton Center – 163 W. Main St., W. Groton

Chair:  Paul Funch

Vice Chair:  Wanfang Murray

Clerk:  vacant

7:00     Call to Order

7:00     Reorganization of Committee for FY24 – VOTE to elect Chair, Vice Chair, and Clerk

7:05     VOTE to approve 20 June 2023 minutes

7:10     Reports

  1. (7:10) Member changes – Welcome to Ken Adams and Bob Fournier
  2. (7:15) Trail Projects
    1. Nashua Riverwalk – Meeting with new DCR Commissioner Brian Arrigo moved to July 21st; coordinating with DCR on educational signs; update on DCR approval interpretation
    2. Trail Maintenance –Town Forest (chainsawed 5 trees); MBTA in W. Groton, Johnston, Keyes Woods, Sawtell, Sorhaug Woods, and McLains Woods (mowed trails); installed 4 Conservation Commission property signs
  • New Trail Projects – Casella Preserve and Priest Family trail proposal presentations to ConComm on 7/25; trails flagged for review
  1. (7:30) 25th Anniversary Planning – updates on advertising, compilation process for achievements, awards, etc.   
  2. (7:45) Website and Interactive Map – updates
  3. (7:55) VOTE to reimburse Grotonfest registration fee

8:00     Discussions

  1. (8:00) Stoddart Trail enhancements (Danielle & Peter Haley request)
  2. (8:10) Liaisons to Town Boards/Committees/Commissions
  3. (8:20) Parcel listing and stewardship updates
  4. (8:40) Priorities/Goals for FY24

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.