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Monponsett Pond Meeting - April 19
The Halifax Board of Health will hold its next Monponsett Pond Watershed meeting on Thursday, April 19 at 7pm in the Great Hall at the Halifax Town Hall.

Halifax Board of Health
Monponsett Pond Watershed Agenda
Thursday, April 19, 2012

Introduction/Opening/Welcome

  • Establish Goals of the Association (Brainstorming)
  • Organize into a formal body/group
  • Needs a leadership committee to start the process
  • Non-Profit legally established group or club
  • Eventually officers and directors will be elected
  • Determines the Mission/Purpose of the Organization
  • Reduce/eliminate algae
  • Reduce/eliminate invasive aquatic plants
  • Reduce nitrates/phosphorous into the water from tributary
  • Collect data by research/site visits
  • Water testing
  • Land uses in watershed
  • Failed septic systems
  • Upgrade system
  • Agriculture sources
  • Cranberry bog
  • Road drainage
  • Lawns using fertilizer
  • Public Relations/Information Dissemination
  • Needs a PR Committee and speakers
  • Town BOS/BOH/Water Department/Conservation Committee
  • Local civic organizations
  • Local scouts/schools
  • Fundraising/Grants/Donations
  • Needs some seed money to do testing, incorporate, etc…
  • Find sources and pursue them
  • Establish liaison with other watershed associations or interested groups
  • Seek additional volunteers
  • Create Committee with Leadership
  • Establish goals for the committee
  • Establish target dates
  • Publish reports on the committees work
  • Discussion – General
Wrap up and set date for next meeting.

Thank you for attending.  Please provide your contact information including your email address if you have not already done so.


 
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