UPDATES FROM 2013 and earlier:
Levels have been marked! See photos.
- HTE Northeast, the engineering company
tasked with design of the Moeckel Pond Dam Reconstruction
has made a recommendation for the water impoundment level
of the reconstructed dam. Please see the detailed document
including photos and plot, here.
For best viewing, right-click on the
link and click "save target as" and save it to your
computer. Open the pdf file with Adobe Reader.
Sunday, April 28, 2013: ANNUAL VILLAGE DISTRICT MEETING
2013 Village District Annual Meeting was held on Sunday, April
28, 2013, at 2:00 PM in the training room at the Windham Fire
Department. At this meeting, registered voters who are residents
of the Village District voted on the warrant articles, including
the budget, election of officers, and other items.
Click here to see the 2013
Click here to see the 2013 MPVD
see the Meeting Notes.
Sunday, March 3, 2013: Budget Hearing
held a public Budget Hearing to discuss the proposed 2013
Annual Budget for the Moeckel Pond Village District. The meeting
was held at 2:00 PM in the training room at the Windham Fire
Department. The Budget Hearing was for discussion purposes
– we did not vote on any items at that time. Meeting
Friday, November 30, 2012: Moeckel Pond Becomes Public Conservation
Moeckel Pond, which had been privately
owned for nearly 250 years, officially became public property
held by the Windham Conservation Commission. Phase II can
now begin. A notice has been given requesting qualified engineering
firms to apply to make proposals for the design, permitting,
and construction administration of the renovation of the dam.
Thursday, April 19, 2012: Windham Conservation Commission
The Windham Conservation Commission
voted on whether to purchase Moeckel Pond, it's island, and
it's access lot. They voted in favor of purchasing these areas.
April 15th, 2012: VILLAGE DISTRICT ANNUAL
(Meeting Minutes here.)
The 2012 Village District Annual Meeting was held on Sunday,
April 15th, 2012, at 2:00 PM in the training room at the Windham
Fire Department. At this meeting, registered voters who are
residents of the Village District voted on the warrant articles,
including the budget, election of officers, and other items.
A separate notice was sent before the annual meeting which
included the full warrant, budget, and more details and information
about the meeting.
to see the 2012 Warrant.
to see the 2012 Budget Form
Sunday, March 4th, 2012:
We will be holding a public Budget Hearing
to discuss the proposed 2012 Annual Budget for the Moeckel
Pond Village District. The meeting will be held at 2:00 PM
in the training room at the Windham Fire Department. The Budget
Hearing is for discussion purposes – we will not be
voting on any items at that time. *Notes will be posted soon.
February 18, 2012:
Shoreline Protection Meeting
Jay Aube, the Shoreland Program Outreach Coordinator of the
NH DES Wetlands Bureau, will be giving a local presentation
on the Shoreland Water Quality Protection Act (SWQPA), formally
the Comprehensive Shoreland Protection Act (CSPA). The CSPA
was amended effective July 1, 2011, and the meeting will provide
a thorough review of the changes.
Time / Location:February 18th at 9:30 AM
Windham Community Development Office
3 North Lowell Rd, Windham, NH
January 8, 2012:
This meeting was held on Sunday Jan. 8th at 2:00 PM in the
Training Room at the Windham Fire Department. The purpose
was to prepare for the 2012 activities of the Village District.
This meeting was open to the public, but the attendance of
the Village District residents was not required.
2011: Updates from The Friends of Moeckel Pond: In
December they received their IRS
Determiniation Letter establishing a 501(c)(3) and also
mailed out their Final
The restoration, preservation, and maintenance of Moeckel
Dam is the focus of the Windham Endowment Environmental Subcommittee's
partnership with the Town of Windham Conservation Commission,
the Friends of Moeckel Pond, and our village district. Their
offers more information, as well as the opportunity to donate
to the Windham Endowment's Environmental Fund for the benefit
of the Moeckel Pond project.
15, 2011: The village district meeting on September
15th at 7:00 PM at the Windham Library was changed to a voluntary
informational meeting only. We did not vote on warrant
articles or conduct any village district business. We had
updates on the Village District activities coming up next
year as well as an update from the Friends of Moeckel Pond.
29, 2011: The Moeckel Pond Village District has received
a letter of support from the Windham Fire Department for our
efforts to restore Moeckel Pond. Please read this letter here.
Moeckel Pond is an important water resource to allow the Windham
Fire Department to effectively fight fires in our area, including
- June 20, 2011: The Moeckel
Pond Village District was established with a 16-8 vote at
a special town meeting.
required officers were elected and are as follows:
Stephanie Young, Thomas O'Brien, Dan Masse
Moderator: Neil Fallon
Treasurer: Chris Vavra
Clerk: Kim Masse
The minutes from this meeting are available here.
See the boundaries set by the Select Board for the village
Early June 2011: A Memorandum
of Understanding has been signed between all of the
parties cooperating to restore Moeckel Pond and the Moeckel
Pond dam. Please take a moment to view this important document
Also included is an estimate of a timeline for this process
and a letter of support from the Windham Historic District
/ Heritage Commission.