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.
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
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
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
2017.08.29 RMAC Minutes DRAFT
RMAC Membership Status
RMAC Subcommittees List
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
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
DOT is proposing to sell 0.73 acres along Route 140 in Alton to an abutter. The property is within 250 feet of the Merrymeeting River, but does not provide access to it.
DOT SLR in Alton