Lake Boon Commission meets May 23

The Lake Boon Commission will meet Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stow Town Building, 380 Great Road (Route 117) in Stow.

1.    Public Comment
2.    Approval of minutes – previous meeting
3.    Stow Recreation – request for annual boat rental authorization – Laura Greenough
4.    Payment of bills
5.    Next Steps for By Law Revision Work – Conray Draft
6.    Weed control – survey
7.    Inventory and plans for buoys – Conray
8.    DEP letter re: MGL Chapter 91 (Licensing docks, etc.)
9.    New business – next agenda
10.  Date of next meeting
11.  Adjourn

Lost dock

There is a lost dock section adrift in Lake Boon: it’s approximately 4′ wide by 12′ long, using Follansbee Dock Systems parts. It is supported by 3 black float drums and has a sagging white dock guard on the side. It has loose, old pressure treated tread boards on it. If found, please call Hank Tarbi at 978-568-1595 or 978-944-0828.

Herbicide treatment scheduled for May 29

SOLitude Lake Management has sent the following memo, for all property owners and abutters on Lake Boon:

Please be advised that SOLitude Lake Management will be conducting an herbicide treatment to the aquatic vegetation in Lake Boon in Stow/Hudson, Massachusetts on May 29, 2018.

The use of the lake’s water in some areas of the lake will be restricted as follows:
Swimming, boating, and fishing –Until May 30, 2018
Livestock watering –Until May 30, 2018
Direct drinking –Until June 1, 2018
Irrigation – Until June 3, 2018

For specific water-use restrictions based on location, please refer to the treatment map (see the link below). If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact SOLitude Lake Management at (508) 885-0101.

Do not irrigate lawns or gardens with water from Basin #2 from May 29 to June 3. It will contain herbicides.

Please the link for a map of the treatment area: BoonLk18_restriction map-ilovepdf-compressed

Lost and found

Lost: One of the white barrels with green top is missing from Kathy Myles’ dock. If seen please contact her at 562-6109.bekadnekgghdkhec

Found: A section of a floating dock with brackets at both ends has drifted against the dam and is now being used for fishing! Please retrieve before it blocks the outfall and becomes more difficult to remove. Let us know if help is needed.