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Two Hundred Eighty-Third Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission March 12

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Date: February 28, 2012
Contact: George Price, Superintendent, 508-771-2144

The two-hundred and eighty-third meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Monday, March 12, 2012, at 1:00 PM, in the meeting room at Headquarters, 99 Marconi Station, in Wellfleet, Massachusetts to discuss the following:

1.Adoption of Agenda

2.Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting (January 9, 2012)

3.Reports of Officers

4.Reports of Subcommittees

5.Superintendent's Report

Update on Dune Shacks
Improved Properties/Town Bylaws
Herring River Wetland Restoration
Wind Turbines/Cell Towers
Shorebird Management Planning
Highlands Center Update
Alternate Transportation funding
Ocean stewardship topics - shoreline change
Pilgrim Power Station and Disaster Response Planning
North Beach Cottages, Chatham

6.Old Business

7.New Business

8.Date and agenda for next meeting

9.Public comment and

10.Adjournment

The meeting is open to the public. It is expected that 15 persons will be able to attend in addition to the Commission members. Interested persons may make oral/written presentations to the Commission during the business meeting or file written statements. Such requests should be made to the Park Superintendent prior to the meeting.

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Did You Know?

Race Point, Provincetown, MA

The area at the northernmost tip of Cape Cod National Seashore in Provincetown is known as “Race Point”. It gets its name from the swift tidal “race” that swirls from ocean to bay around the point. The swimming beach is located a safe distance away in calmer waters.