A draft "best management practices for landscape fertilizer use on Nantucket Island" by The Article 68 Work Group is available for review and comment in the reports section. Please comments to WG chair Lucinda Young via email before March 11.
Develop a comprehensive plan to reduce the amount of nitrogen and phosphorus in our waters, including legislative action, whether a refined home-rule petition and/or a bylaw amendment, and other relevant actions contained in the Harbors Action Plan
Develop a time frame and a budget
Develop an implementation action plan with roles and responsibilities specifically delineated, as well as measurements of effectiveness for ongoing assessment
Recommend constructive changes in perfecting the language of the proposed legislation for Article 68 of the 2010 annual town meeting (Home Rule Petition: An Act Regulating the Content and Application of Fertilizer Used in the Town of Nantucket)
Biweekly reports will be given to the Board of Selectmen through the Chair of the Work Group.