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Two Hundredth and Sixty Fourth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission

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Date: February 14, 2008
Contact: George E. Price, Jr., Superintendent, (508) 349-3785 x202

Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770, 5 U.S.C. App 1, Section 10), that a meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will be held on February 25, 2008. The Commission was reestablished pursuant to Public Law 87-126 as amended by Public Law 105-280. The purpose of the Commission is to consult with the Secretary of the Interior, or her designee, with respect to matters relating to the development of Cape Cod National Seashore, and with respect to carrying out the provisions of sections 4 and 5 of the Act establishing the Seashore.

The Commission members will meet at 1:00 p.m. in the meeting room at Headquarters, Marconi Station, Wellfleet, Massachusetts for the regular business meeting to discuss the following:

1. Adoption of Agenda

2. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting (December 11, 2007)

3. Reports of Officers

4. Reports of Subcommittees: Improved Properties/Town Bylaws Wind Turbines/Cell Towers

5. Superintendent’s Report

   Herring River Restoration update

   Update on Dune Shacks and Report

   Highlands Center

   Update Alternate Transportation Funding  

   Centennial Challenge

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 the meeting in addition to 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 at least seven days prior to the meeting. Further information concerning the meeting may be obtained from the Superintendent, Cape Cod National Seashore, 99 Marconi Site Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667.

Did You Know?

Dune shack in the Peaked Hill Bars Historic District

Today, a dedicated group of families, individuals and non-profits carry on a unique heritage of art, reflection, and nature study at the dune shacks in Provincetown and Truro. A recent ethnographic study entitled, “Dwelling in the Dunes”, documents the people who live there today.