Conservation Commission Member Sought. Apply by 8-14-09


City Manager Robert W. Healy is seeking a Cambridge resident to fill a vacancy on the Cambridge Conservation Commission.

The Conservation Commission is responsible for administration of the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (WPA), a state law governing activities in and immediately adjacent to local wetlands, waterways and floodplains.  The Commission holds two regularly scheduled public meetings each month to review permit applications under the WPA, issue permits and conduct other business related to the management of Cambridge’s natural resource areas. 


The Conservation Commission consists of seven members appointed by the City Manager to serve three-year terms.  Cambridge residents with expertise in landscape architecture, civil/environmental engineering, hydrology, ecology, or law are encouraged to apply. 

Interested persons should send a letter of interest and/or resume via e-mail, mail or fax by August 14, 2009 to:


Robert W. Healy, City Manager
City of Cambridge

795 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA  02139

Ph. 617-349-4300    Fax 617-349-4307


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