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Conservation Commission
Contact TypeContact Information
Conservation Agent 978-556-7214
Administrative Consultant (Scheduling Only)
183 Main Street (Town Hall)
Groveland, MA 01834
Alternate Phone:
ConCom Town Hall Office: Agent Hrs - Monday 2 -8 pm, Thursday 10 am - 4 pm
Conservation Commissioners are available for wetland and filing information and advice on MONDAY evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm.
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Term Expires
Michael Dempsey, Chairman
3 years
John Gebauer
3 years
Thomas Schaefer
3 years
Terry Grim
3 years
Frederick O'Connor
3 years
Heather Meninger, Vice Chair
3 years
Bill Formosi
3 years
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Office Hours: Monday 2 pm to 8 pm and Thursday 10 am to 4 pm. Agent Phone number:  978-556-7214.  Email: General:  Agent: You may leave mail or filings at Town Hall with the Town Clerk.

Conservation Office/Town Hall                                   
183 Main Street                                                 
Groveland, MA  01834                            

Sign Offs:  All sign offs for building permit applications, demolition permits or occupancy permits should be brought to the TOWN HALL location on MONDAY EVENINGS between 7:00 and 8:00 pm.

Scheduled Hearings:  Conservation Commission meetings for scheduled hearings are held monthly on the second Wednesday at the Town Hall location.  All applications and associated paperwork and fees must be submitted a minimum of three weeks before the scheduled hearing date.  Please call us to confirm any filings and to get an assigned hearing date.

Questions?:  Conservation Commissioners are available for wetland and filing information at the TOWN HALL location on MONDAY EVENINGS from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.  

Emergency Phone Number:  If you have an emergency that needs urgent attention, please call Agent Rosemary Decie at: 978-556-7214.  Otherwise, please leave a phone message at the office 978-891-5361, or email:, or stop by the office during Office Hours for assistance.

Groveland Conservation Commission
Mission Statement
The mission of the Groveland Conservation Commission is to protect wetlands and natural resources in the town of Groveland through regulations, management, education, and acquisition.

  • Implement the goals of the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (MGL Chapter 131, Section 40) and the Groveland Wetland Protection Bylaw and Regulations (Groveland General Bylaws Sec 8-19) fairly and consistently.
  • Regulate activities deemed by the Conservation Commission as likely to have a significant or cumulative effect upon the values of these resource areas, namely, but not limited to, public or private water supply protection; groundwater protection; flood control; erosion and sedimentation control; storm damage prevention; water pollution control; fisheries, shellfish, wildlife and plant species and habitat protection; agriculture; aesthetics; recreation and aquaculture.
  • Manage all Town conservation lands in order to protect and sustain these natural ecosystems for current and future generations to use and enjoy.
  • Be an environmental and educational resource for local citizens, groups, organizations, as well as local, State and Federal agencies.
  • Further the values of a healthy and attractive community by protecting and conserving open space properties in Town through grants, acquisitions, conservation restrictions and land trusts.


Town of Groveland, 183 Main Street, Groveland, MA 01834 Phone: (978) 556-7200
Hours: Mon.- Fri., 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, Mon. Evening 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m
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