Upcoming Precinct 7, District & Town Council Meetings September 2020


View Legally Posted Agendas HERE


Cotuit Fire District Special Meeting, Thursday September 3, 5pm, Lowell Park

Town Council Meeting – Thursday September 3, 7pm, REMOTE

Cotuit Fire Commission – Tuesday September 8, 5:30pm, Cancelled

Cotuit Prudential Committee – Tuesday September 8, 6pm., REMOTE

Precinct 7 Monthly Open Meeting – Wednesday September 9, 3pm, Cotuit LibraryCANCELLED For assistance contact Jessica, Precinct7@comcast.net

Town Council Zoning & Regulatory Review Committee – Thursday September 10, 6:30pm, REMOTE

Town Council Strategic Planning Session – Saturday September 12, 9-3pm, REMOTE

Town Council Appointments Committee – Tuesday September 15, 5:30pm, REMOTE Cancelled

Cotuit Fire Commission – Tuesday September 15, 5:30pm, REMOTE

Cotuit-Santuit Civic Association General Meeting- Tuesday September 15, 7:30, REMOTE

Town Council Meeting – Thursday September 17, 7pm, REMOTE

Cotuit Water Commission – Wednesday September 23, 5:30pm, REMOTE

Cotuit Prudential Committee – Monday September 28, 6pm., REMOTE

Town Council Asset Management Advisory Committee – Tuesday September 29, 6pm, REMOTE

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Town Council Committee to Address Homelessness in Barnstable – TBD

Town Council Roads Committee – Inactive

 

 

Cotuit Water Commission Workshop Tonight

UPDATE: View Zoom Meeting & Workshop HERE  & the Presentation HERE

YOU ARE INVITED TO A PUBLIC WORKSHOP (ZOOM ON-LINE)

AUTOMATIC IN-GROUND IRRIGATION CONNECTION MORATORIUM

AUGUST 26, 2020 6:30 PM

ZOOM MEETING ID: 825 7827 7242

ZOOM MEETING URL:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82578277242

“On July 15th, the Cotuit Water Commission voted to extend the moratorium on new connections to the Cotuit drinking water supply for automatic, in-ground irrigation systems until October 20, 2020.  The purpose of the temporary halt is to enable the Commission to review a series of proposals and seek public input on suggestions to discourage the use of the public drinking water system for lawn irrigation.

This moratorium does not affect new hook-ups for in-home water distribution.  It also does not affect existing in-ground irrigation.  The Commission is concerned that natural water bodies, especially streams and freshwater wetlands in Cotuit, are being impacted by excessive well drawdown during the peak demand months in the summer.  Water quality in the distribution system can also be impaired by excessive drawdown near wetlands, such as by manganese and iron

Among the items which the Commission is exploring are a permanent ban on new irrigation connections, water-saving devices and methods for irrigation, required inspections on irrigation systems, separate metering, premium pricing, eventual disconnections, and fertigation wells.

We hope that Cotuit ratepayers will participate in our workshop and learn more about these ideas with the Commission.  We are interested in your thoughts and ideas.”