State promises a ruling on the controversial 410 benchmark by year-end, but elected officials say they’ll have legislation prepared just in case. Carroll County Independent praises the “refreshing vibe” of the meeting as a “civil, polite and articulate” exchange of ideas and opinions.
Goal is to convince DES to lower the “mean natural high water” benchmark at meetings this summer.
Consulting firm will be on hand to explain and discuss its recommendation that three fire precincts be consolidated into one and given centralized administrative control.
Ossipee Lake Alliance chairs a meeting for state and local officials to discuss the legal and financial implications of the lake’s seemingly arbitrary “natural high water” benchmark.
Proposed chemical treatment for milfoil is safe for the lake, DES official Amy Smagula tells local officials; and the Carroll County Independent praises her presentation in an editorial.