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Compendium
Watercraft Decisions - 2007

HEARING SUBJECT
RSA
GRANTED
DENIED
REVIEW/APPEALED
OPERATING RESTRICTIONS 270:12 2 2  
RAFTING OF BOATS 270:42 2 0  
OPERATION OF SKI CRAFT 270:74 1 0  
ASSISTED LAKE PROTECTION 270:01 270:11,I(b) 0 0  
CONGREGATE MOORINGS 270:67 270:68 1 3  
TOTAL HEARINGS CONDUCTED = 11 6 5  

Manor Estates Condominium Association, Newfound Lake, Bristol – Pursuant to RSA 270:67, RSA 270:68 and Administrative Rule Saf-C 408, a petition was received September 14, 2006 requesting an addition to an existing Congregate Mooring Field. C. N. Duclos conducted a public hearing on January 22, 2007 at the Bristol Town Hall, Bristol, NH. Recommended Denial.

The Oakledge Association, Lake Sunapee, Sunapee – Pursuant to RSA 270:67, RSA 270:68 and Administrative Rule Saf-C 408, a petition was received December 11, 2006 requesting an addition to an existing Congregate Mooring Field. C. N. Duclos conducted a public hearing on February 5, 2007 at the Sunapee Town Hall, Sunapee, NH. Recommended Denial.

Boulevard Commons, A Condominium, Lake Winnipesaukee, Laconia - Pursuant to RSA 270:67, RSA 270:68 and Administrative Rule Saf-C 408, a petition was received January 30, 2007 requesting an addition to an existing Congregate Mooring Field. C. N. Duclos conducted a public hearing on March 30, 2007 at the Laconia City Hall, Laconia, NH. Recommended Denial.

Hampton/Seabrook Estuary, Hampton, Hampton Falls and Seabrook – Pursuant to RSA 270:74-a, and Administrative Rule Saf-C 411, a petition was received January 5, 2007 requesting the ban of ski-craft. C. N. Duclos conducted a public hearing on June 11, 2007 at the Hampton Town Office, Hampton, New Hampshire. Commissioner Barthelmes granted the petition effective October 1, 2007.

Shaw's Pond, New Durham – Pursuant to RSA 270:12 and Administrative rule Saf-C 409 a petition was received dated June 20, 2006 and resubmitted earlier in 2007 by the New Durham Board of Selectmen requesting a horsepower limitation on Shaw's Pond. C. N. Duclos conducted a public hearing on July 2, 2007 at the New Durham Town Office, New Durham, New Hampshire. Commissioner Barthelmes denied the petition on July 12, 2007.

Lees Pond, Moultonborough – Pursuant to RSA 270:12, and Administrative Rule Saf-C 409, a petition was received dated December 7, 2006 requesting the establishment of a No Wake Zone. C. N. Duclos conducted a public hearing on July 16, 2007 at the Moultonborough Town Offices. Commissioner Barthelmes denied the petition on July 25, 2007.

Grafton Pond, Grafton – Pursuant to RSA 270:12, and Administrative Rule Saf-C 409, a petition was received dated June 23, 2007 and returned as it did not meet the lawful requirements; a revised petition was accepted dated July 23, 2007 requesting the establishment of a ban of all petroleum powered boats and restricting electric motors to not more than six horsepower on Grafton Pond. C. N. Duclos, Administrator conducted a public hearing on August 27, 2007 at the Town Hall in Grafton, New Hampshire. Commissioner Barthelmes granted the petition September 10, 2007.

Cedar Pond, Milan Pursuant to RSA 270:12 and Administrative rule Saf-C 409 a petition was received dated August 1, 2007 requesting a speed limitation and time restriction within Cedar Pond. The petitioners specifically want imposition of a speed limitation of 10mph with the exception of between noon and 4:00 p.m. during which time not in excess of 30mph. C.N. Duclos conducted a public hearing on August 29, 2007 at the West Milan Hall, Milan, New Hampshire. Commissioner Barthelmes denied the petition on September 10, 2007.

East Cove in Lake Winnipesaukee, Moultonborough Pursuant to RSA 270:12, RSA 270:43 and Administrative Rule Saf-C 407, Saf-C 409, a petition was received requesting the establishment of a No Rafting Zone in East Cove near Long Island in Lake Winnipesaukee. C. N. Duclos, Administrator, Bureau of Hearings conducted a public hearing on August 31, 2007 at the Moultonborough Town Offices. Commissioner Barthelmes approved the petition on October 26, 2007.

Advent Cove in Lake Winnipesaukee, Meredith – Pursuant to RSA 270:12, RSA 270:43 and Administrative Rule Saf-C 407, Saf-C 409, a petition was received requesting the establishment of a No Rafting Zone in East Cove on Long Island, Lake Winnipesaukee. C. N. Duclos, Administrator, Bureau of Hearings conducted a public hearing on September 13, 2007 at the Meredith Town Offices, Meredith, New Hampshire. Commissioner Barthelmes approved the petition on October 26, 2007.

The Oakledge Association, Lake Sunapee, Sunapee – Pursuant to RSA 270:67, RSA 270:68 and Administrative Rule Saf-C 408, a petition was received requesting once again, but with an amended number of two additions to an existing Congregate Mooring Field that is less than requested at the public hearing earlier in 2007. C. N. Duclos conducted a public hearing on September 14, 2007 at the Sunapee Town Hall, Sunapee, NH. Governor and Council [#172] authorized the application permit for the renewal of 29 moorings plus an additional 2 moorings for a total of 31 moorings 11/28/2007.

   
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