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(Adopted April 13, 1992 92ATM18)
(Reenacted April 8, 1996 96ATM33)
(Replaced April 14, 1997 97ATM41)
(Replaced April 12, 2004 04ATM54)
OPEN SPACE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Section 1. Establishment
There is hereby established an Open Space Advisory Committee consisting of five persons including a member of the Board of Selectmen, a member of the Planning Board, a member of the Conservation Commission, a member of the Parks & Recreation Commission, and one member at-large to be appointed by the Moderator.
Section 2. Term; Compensation
A member shall serve for a term of two years or until a successor is duly appointed. All members shall serve without compensation.
Section 3. Officers
The committee shall annually elect from among its members a chairman, a vice-chairman and a clerk, and such other officers as the committee shall deem necessary and proper.
Section 4. Duties
1. The committee shall maintain continuous review and oversight of the Open Space Plan for the Town of Dedham, keeping it current with both changing circumstances within Dedham and State requirements for open space or recreation plans and for opportunities as well as eligibility for State funding for land acquisition by the Town;
2. The committee shall continuously review, revise, and update the existing Five-Year Action Plan for open space preservation and recreational needs in Dedham;
3. The committee shall increase public awareness and support of open or recreational space in Dedham through education, advocacy for improved recreational and open space areas, and promotion of the use of land trusts and conservation or agricultural restrictions for suitable properties within Dedham;
4. The committee shall submit an annual report to the Board of Selectmen; or take any other action relative thereto.
96ATM33 TR 30: Paragraphs numbered (a) through (f); paragraph (a) amended by replacing "space/recreation" with "space or recreation"; paragraphs (c) and (e) corrected by replacing "Conservation Committee" with "Conservation Commission".
97ATM41 TR 39: Chapter replaced to eliminate the standing Open Space Committee and to assign similar responsibilities to the Planning Board.
04ATM54 TR 170: Chapter replaced to create standing Open Space Committee.
Chapter Thirty -- Amendments proposed but not adopted: NONE.
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