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Boone Lake Dam Management District

The Town Council of the Town of Exeter voted and approved the creation of The Boone Lake Dam Management District. The district was formed pursuant to the authority granted under enabling legislation that had been promoted by the State of Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. On December 11, 2007, the Town Council appointed the initial members of the Board of Directors pursuant to the provisions of the adopted ordinance. Under the provision of the ordinance, the Dam Management District was required to have its first public meeting within 18 months of the appointment of the initial three-member board. This first meeting was held on Tuesday, September 23, 2008.

Current Board of Directors (2016-2018)

Donna Denman Assessor/Collector
Aimee Fontaine Clerk
Melissa Anderson      Treasurer

Agenda of the BLDMD Special Meeting, March 13, 2018

  1. Call to Order
  2. Changes to Standing BLDMD Board
  3. Overview of Proposed Amendments to the BLDMD Ordinance
    1. Proposal to expand the BLDMD Board to include the Gatekeeper and three other positions
    2. Separation of Financial Meeting and Lake Lowering Meeting
    3. Addition of Quarterly Meetings
    4. Process of Approval for Ordinance Amendments
    5. Process of Appointments for prospective additional Board Members
  4. Beach Committee Update
  5. Website Updates
  6. Earth Day Plans
    1. Volunteers needed
    2. Dumpster
  7. Introduce an option for Electronic Mailings for meeting notices
  8. Streamline BLDMD boat ramp lock procedures

Management District Information

Gate Keeper Report
DEM permit to lower the lake (PDF)
New England Lake Conference Presentation on Dam Management Districts, 6/4/2011 (PowerPoint)
Boone Lake District Ordinance (PDF)
Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Law - Dam Management Districts (PDF)
Presentation at Public Hearing to Describe the Ordinance, 8/27/2008

Documents and Websites

Boat Ramp Permeable Surfacing Ideas

Weed Control/Lake Lowering Information

Resources Relating to Water Quality, Aquatic Plants, and Herbicides

Geese Control

Cesspool/Septic System Information

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Last updated: March 4, 2018