Council Unanimously Approves Merriam to Framingham Conservation Commission

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FRAMINGHAM – The 11-member Framingham City Council on Tuesday, June 29, unanimously approved William Merriam of District 3 to the Framingham Conservation Commission, for a 3-year term to end on June 30, 2024.

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 on June 4 in nominating him. 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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