RMAC Meeting – Friday, January 19th

The RMAC met on Friday, January 19, 2018 from 11:15 AM to 3:30 PM in the first floor conference room at the NH Fish and Game office located at 11 Hazen Drive in Concord. The first half of the meeting was a joint meeting with the LMAC, followed by a regular RMAC meeting. All RMAC meetings are open to the public.

Schedule:

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM LMAC Meeting
11:15 AM – 1:30 PM LMAC and RMAC Joint Meeting
1:45 PM – 3:30 PM RMAC Meeting

Joint Meeting Materials:

2018.01.19 Joint Meeting Agenda

NEW!Ted Diers’ Presentation on Road Salt in New Hampshire

Instream Flow Program Rulemaking

2018 Legislation

DOT SLR – Mascoma Lake, Enfield

RMAC Meeting Materials:

2018.01.19 RMAC Meeting Agenda ver. 2

CONSENT AGENDA
2017.12.06 RMAC Minutes DRAFT
RMAC Membership Status
RMAC Subcommittees Lists
Financial Disclosure Form 2018 – Please complete and submit if you have not done so already.

RIVER RELATED LEGISLATION
2018 Legislation

RMAC Policy and Legislation Subcommittee Policy and Procedure DRAFT
RMAC Standing Legislative Positions 2018 DRAFT
Election Policy 20180119 DRAFT

RMPP 30th Anniversary Celebration Ideas

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Instream Flow Program Rulemaking Public Information Meeting

NHDES held a public information meeting to review the Instream Flow Program Rules discussion document containing the revised language for the proposed new Instream Flow Rules (Env-Wq 1900). The meeting was held on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 9:30 to 11:30 am in Room 208C of the NHDES offices at 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH.

For rules and meeting information please visit the Instream Flow Program Rulemaking 2016-2018 page.

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FY2016-2017 Rivers Program Report Published

The Rivers Management Advisory Committee (RMAC) has published the New Hampshire Rivers Management and Protection Program Biennial Report for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017. This five-page report, which fulfills the requirements of RSA 483:8 VI, summarizes the accomplishments of the RMAC, the local river management advisory committees, and program staff during the period of July 2015 through June 2017.

FY2016-2017 Rivers Management and Protection Program Biennial Report

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DOT SLR – Mascoma Lake, Enfield

DOT is proposing to sell 1.59 acres adjacent to Mascoma Lake to the Town of Enfield “as a vital transportation hub for the community, promoting access for parking and recreation purposes for the abutting Rail Trail corridor and Mascoma Lake that will remain available for all to enjoy in perpetuity.” This proposed surplus land disposal will also be considered by the LMAC and the Mascoma River Local Advisory Committee, as the lake is part of the designated river.

DOT SLR Enfield Mascoma Lake

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RMAC Meeting – Wednesday, December 6th

The RMAC meeting was held on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM in the first floor conference room at the NH Fish and Game office located at 11 Hazen Drive in Concord. All RMAC meetings are open to the public.

RMAC Meeting Materials:

 2017.12.06 RMAC Meeting Agenda

CONSENT AGENDA
2017.08.29 RMAC Minutes DRAFT
RMAC Membership Status
RMAC Subcommittees List

LEGISLATION
The 2018 RMAC-LMAC Legislation Tracking spreadsheet can be found on the Legislation page.
RMAC PL Subcommittee Policy and Procedure Rev. 20171206 – Track Changes
RMAC PL Subcommittee Policy and Procedure Rev. 20171206

RMPP BIENNAL REPORT
Draft RMPP Biennial Report FY 2016-2017

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RMAC Policy and Legislation Subcommittee Meeting

The RMAC Policy and Legislation Subcommittee will be meeting on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 2:30 PM to discuss recommended positions for the RMAC to adopt on 2018 legislation. The meeting will be held at the NHDES Offices, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH in room 114. A ‘call in’ option is also available- please contact Kathy Black at Kathryn.Black@des.nh.gov or 271-8811 for ‘call in’ option details.

Bills and Legislative Service Requests (LSRs) under consideration are available on the Legislation page.

The committee may also consider a revision to its Standard Operating Procedures. A draft of the revised procedures is posted below.

RMAC PL Subcommittee policy and procedure Rev. 20171121

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