Article 68 Work Group

Regular Meetings

  • 10:30 a.m
  • Every Other Tuesday
  • 2 Fairgrounds Road
  • Conference Room
    Nantucket, MA 02554

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Peter Boyce, HPIC Representative - Vice Chair
  • Cormac Collier, Land Council Representative
  • Caroline Ellis, Garden Club Representative
  • Dave Fronzuto, Marine Superintendent - Ex Officio
  • Bam LaFarge, HPIC Representative
  • Mark Lucas, Golf Course Manager
  • Wendy McCrea, SHAB Representative
  • Michael Misurelli, Landscape
  • Richard Ray, Health Director - Ex Officio
  • Seth H. Rutherford, At Large
  • Errnest Steinauer, ConCom Representative
  • Lee Saperstein, At Large - Secretary
  • Lucinda Young, Landscaper - Chair

About the Board

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.