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Membership: Seven members appointed by the First Selectman for four-year terms on a rotating basis. Meets monthly.
Powers and Duties: The mission of this commission is to preserve and protect open space land including wetlands and farmlands in the Town of Southbury. Conducts research on proposed land use changes and makes recommendations to the Planning, Zoning and/or Inland Wetlands Commissions. In researching the use and possible uses of open space, CC inventories natural resources. Its jurisdiction over Town parks considers passive versus active recreation. When assigned, CC will supervise and manage Town-owned open space.
Qualifications: Candidates should be especially interested in the outdoors, land preservation and the environment. Professional backgrounds in management, forestry, civil engineering and scouting are desirable.
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