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  • 19) Former DEP carpenter inspects building

    19)   Former DEP carpenter inspects building - November 26, 2000
               
    John Pranka, a former DEP carpenter who worked on the Squires Tavern during renovations in the late 1960's, inspects the building and gives information on changes that were made during past occupations by State employees.  Click on photo below to see John (in checkered coat) and Walt Landgraf inspecting.


  • 18) Squires Tavern committee meeting

    18)  Squires Tavern committee meeting - November 25, 2000
                
    Leslie Cosgrove accepts chair of the overall Project Committee.  Assigned people to lead the four special work groups: Building-Walt Landgraf, Grants & Finance-Harriet Winchenbaugh, Marketing & Publicity-Charlie Lynes, Friends of the Squires Tavern-Paul Hart.  Worked on grant application for building survey work.  Discussed strategies to deal with bats in the building.  Reviewed information on expert consultants and will contact the front runner to set up a meeting.

    Posted Nov 25 2000, 02:15 PM by Paul with no comments
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  • 17) Meeting with State DEP

    17)  Meeting with State DEP - November 21, 2000
               
    Discussed progress of the lease- now being written within the DEP, later will reviewed by the State Attorney General's office.  Lease document could be ready for town and BHS review by December 31. State agrees to a special use permit to allow BHS to address critical repair work before the lease is finalized.  Discussed amount of land to be included with the building in the lease.  As owner of the building, DEP will support BHS efforts to put the building on the National Register for Historic Places. 

    Posted Nov 21 2000, 02:14 PM by Paul with no comments
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  • 16) Preliminary research on bats

    16) Preliminary research on bats - November 6, 2000 
              
         Numerous bats located in the attic during the warm months is an issue that is being dealt with.  Volunteer Steve Davis obtains information from experts and area contractors on possible solutions, including the placing of bat houses in nearby trees. 

    Posted Nov 06 2000, 02:13 PM by Paul with no comments
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