Spicer Re-Nominates Merriam To Framingham Conservation Commission

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FRAMINGHAM – Mayor Spicer is re-nominating William Merriam of District 3 to the Framingham Conservation Commission, for a 3-year term to end on June 30, 2024.

The nomination was made today, June 4. The City’s legislative branch of government has 30 days to reject or approve the nomination,. If the 11-member City Council takes no action Merriam is automatically appointed.

The 7-member Framingham Conservation Commission, in conjunction with the City’s conservation department, is responsible for reviewing all proposed and on-going municipal, private, commercial, and industrial projects to determine if they are in compliance with local, state, and federal wetland laws.

“Merriam of District 3 has over 40 years of experience reviewing engineering drawings, project plans, including 25 years of reviewing conservation submittals,” wrote the Mayor to the City Council.

Merriam has served on the Framingham Conservation Commission for 25 years, including stints as chair.

Other members of the Conservation Commission include

  • District 2 resident Robert Bois through June 30, 2021
  • District 1 resident Jennifer Forman-Oath through June 2022
  • District 3 resident Priya Gandbhir through June 2022
  • District 3 resident Thomas Liveston, Jr. through June 2023
  • District 6 resident Sampath Bade through June 2023
  • District 7 resident Temitayo Akinbola through June 2023


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