LMAC Meeting – January 28, 2016

The LMAC met on Thursday, January 28, 2016, and included a joint meeting with the RMAC as well as a separate LMAC meeting. The meetings were held at the NHDES Offices, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH in Conference Rooms 110-112. All LMAC meetings are open to the public.

Meeting times:

LMAC  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Joint LMAC/RMAC  11:15 AM – 1:15 PM
RMAC  1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Post-meeting documents:

MS4 Presentation

LMAC meeting documents:

2016.01.28 LMAC Meeting Agenda

2015.10.22 DRAFT LMAC Minutes

NH Instream Flow Program Update

Shoreland Advisory Committee Summary Report 12.2015 – The report is 2 pages, the rest is appendices.

The most current version of the 2016 RMAC-LMAC Legislation Tracking spreadsheet can be found on the Legislation page.

Details of the EPA’s small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permits for New Hampshire can be found on the Draft New Hampshire Small MS4 General Permit webpage.
The list of Impaired Waters, the 303(d) list that Ken Edwardson presented at the October 2015 LMAC meeting, will affect the activities required by municipalities under the MS4 permit.

Joint LMAC/RMAC meeting documents:

2016.01.28 JOINT Meeting Agenda

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LMAC Meeting – October 22, 2015

The LMAC met on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the NHDES Offices, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH in Conference Room 208C. The meeting was open to the public.

Post-Meeting Documents:

Photo mentioned by Capt. Tim Dunleavy-

Moose from Capt Dunleavy_crop

Meeting Documents:

2015.10.22 LMAC Meeting Agenda – version 2 (10/19/2015)

2015.06.25 JOINT Meeting Minutes DRAFT
2015.07.23 DRAFT LMAC Minutes

Draft 2014 303(d) List of Impaired Waters – Ken Edwardson, Water Quality Assessment Program Coordinator, will provide an overview of the Water Quality Assessment Program, why water bodies are listed as impaired, actions that can result from listing, and how water bodies can be de-listeded.

ISF Pilot Draft Report-Summary – This is the Executive Summary and Summary of Recommendations from the full report. Please review this document if you do not have time to review the complete report:
Report of the Instream Flow Pilot Program
– The main body of this report is 98 pages.

2016 RMAC-LMAC Legislative Tracking 2015.10.20
Exotics drain and no transport draft6 – Draft bill language for LSR 2452

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DRAFT Report of the Instream Flow Pilot Program

The DRAFT Report of the Instream Flow Pilot Program has been published, and is available online at:

http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/wmb/rivers/instream/report.htm

The public (and the LMAC) is invited to submit comments on the DRAFT Report of the Instream Flow Pilot Program. The public comment period will be open September 1, 2015 through October 25, 2015.

Comments submitted in writing should be addressed to: Wayne Ives, NHDES, PO Box 95, Concord, NH 03302-0095 or by email to Wayne.Ives@des.nh.gov.

Comments will also be taken at three public hearings. Click on the link above for hearing dates and locations.

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LMAC Meeting & Lake Visit – July 23, 2015

The LMAC met on July 23, 2015 at Ossipee Lake. The business meeting was held at Lynnski’s Restaurant in Center Ossipee, NH from 9:30 – 11:10 AM. The lake tour started and ended at the Totem Pole Campground in Freedom, NH from 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Addresses and directions are below.

Post-Meeting Documents:

20150723 LMPP Accomplishments

2006 Lake Forum Presentation – Overview of State Agency Roles and Mandates Regarding Lakes

Directions:

Business Meeting: Lynnski’s Restaurant, 530 Route 25 East, Center Ossipee, NH

Since we are all coming from different locations, please put the address into your GPS or phone to determine your preferred route.

Lake Tour: Totem Pole Campground, 251 Pequawket Trail, Freedom, NH

  • From the restaurant, travel east on Route 25 for 2.4 miles
  • Turn left (at blinking yellow light) onto Route 153 North, travel 1.2 miles
  • Turn left onto Ossipee Lake Road, travel 4.8 miles
  • Turn left onto Pequawket Trail, travel south for approximately 1.2 miles and turn right into Totem Pole Campground.
  • Stop at the Entry Station to check-in (they will ask for your name) and get a pass for your vehicle.

Meeting Documents:

2015.07.23 LMAC Meeting Agenda

2015.06.25 JOINT Meeting Minutes DRAFT

Ossipee Lake Map (B&W copies will be provided at the meeting)

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Joint LMAC/RMAC Meeting – June 25, 2015

A Joint Meeting of the LMAC and RMAC was held Thursday, June 25, 2015 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM. The meeting location was hosted by the New Hampshire Rivers Council at the Conservation Center at 54 Portsmouth Street, Concord. The meeting was open to the public.

Meeting Materials:

2015.06.25 JOINT Meeting Agenda

2015.04.13 DRAFT LMAC Minutes
2015.04.13 Draft JOINT RMAC/LMAC Meeting Minutes

Future of the Rivers & Lakes Programs Approaches – June 25, 2015
Future of the Rivers & Lakes Programs Questions – June 25, 2015

RMPP-LMPP Statute Comparison – A side-by-side comparison of the Rivers (RSA 483) and Lakes (RSA 483-B) Programs statutes.

Statutory Responsibilities of the Shoreland Advisory Committee

EPA’s a-i Watershed-based Plans – Summary of Nine Required Elements – This is provided as background information for our discussion about ways to fund the creation and implementation of lake and river management plans.

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