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Check out before and after aerial views of Town Beach:


Before the sand was placed 

 

After the sand was placed

 

3D view after placement

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Beach Update Summary 11/17/15

 

Beach Renourishment Plan (April 2014) 

 

Beach Management Plan (adopted 8/8/13) (Allow time for pages to load)

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Contact your legislator for help with the beach!!!!

 

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April 14, 2014 PDF  | Print |
2014

Trustees of Sandwich Beaches

Steering Committee Meeting

Held: 4/14/14, 6:30 PM @ Café Chew Restaurant

Minutes:

Attending:          Bill Boles                              This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                                Irene Davis                         This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                                Laura Wing                          This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                                Paul Schneider                  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                                Annette DiMascio            This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                                Karoline Letendre            This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                                Joanne Westerhouse     This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                                Anne Sayer                         This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                                Bev Hand                             This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                                Elaine Tami                         This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                                Pat McNeil                          This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                                Donald Barber                   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                                Bill Burbank                        This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                                Jeff Govoni                         This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Mission Statement:

To promote the restoration of our beaches, dunes, and salt marsh, and the protection of them from further erosion in order to preserve the natural beauty of our shoreline and historic town, districts, and boardwalk; to promote a balance of public access to the beaches and the conservation of their natural habitat; to ensure the long term stabilization of our beaches so they can be enjoyed for generations to come.”

March meeting minutes approved

Elections: 

Irene Davis – President

Laura Wing – Vice President

Peter Lemire – Treasurer

Bill Boles – Clerk

General Discussion:

Next Meeting: Set for 5/12/14

Most of the meeting consisted of a discussion of the Woods Hole Group’s Long discussion of the Town’s submission of a $5,000,000 Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Grant Request.

Discussion of the Town’s prospects of getting that grant as well as its Hurricane Sandy FEMA request.

Discussion of the Town’s request for $1,000,000 in Community Preservation Funds to be added to the “pot” if the Town gets either or both of the above grants.

Daffodil Festival:

We will man a table at the festival

Upcoming May Town Meeting:

We will at the meeting to support the Warrant item regarding the Community Preservation funds for our beaches.

Laura Wing and Bill Boles will man an informational TBS table in the lobby.

Facebook Page:

Bill Boles will “post” a monthly note asking TSB Facebook ‘friends’ to join TSB.

Upcoming TSB Initiatives:

A 2014 Beach Forum to precede the Fall Town Meeting will be held prior to the fall Special Town Meeting which will probably be held in November.

Take Back Our Sand Demonstration will now be a part of the July 4th parade.

We will begin reaching out to our representative asking them for more support for our beaches and dunes.

Continuing Action Items:

● Check on t-shirts both inventory and colors.

● Send letters out to the town.

● Send poll out to beach front owners.

● Irene to interview more people on Sandwich TV.

● Plan for the 375th anniversary of our town.

● Plan for the 100th anniversary of the canal.

● See if we can participate in Seafest.

● See if we can participate in Gustovius Howland Day.

● Identify a lawyer to represent us.

● Find out more about filing a class action suit

 

 

Meetings & Events


Come and join us at the following meetings and events to help promote and protect our beaches!

 

Next TSB Meeting:

*** Monday  April 6 2020

6:30 pm

 

At Cafe Chew

(**First Monday of the month) 

Meeting Minutes



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Trustees of Sandwich Beaches
PO Box 322
Sandwich, MA 02563
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