Conservation Commission Vacancy

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Cambridge City Manager Louis A. DePasquale is seeking to fill a vacancy on the Cambridge Conservation Commission. The Commission is responsible for administering the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (WPA), a state law governing activities in and immediately adjacent to local wetlands, waterways and floodplains. Additionally, the Commission plays an important role in implementing the Massachusetts Stormwater Management Policy and Standards. To learn more about the Conservation Commission, visit

The Conservation Commission holds up to two 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 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.

Applications to serve on the Conservation Commission can be submitted to City Manager Louis A. DePasquale using the City’s online application system. A cover letter and resume or applicable experience may be submitted during the online application process. Paper applications are available in the City Manager’s Office at Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, September 6, 2019.

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