Amy Walkey was recently appointed the town's new conservation agent, replacing Pat Gallivan,  who took a similar position in Scituate. Walkey is no stranger at Town Hall, having served on the Conservation Commission from 2006 until 2011;  she also recently worked on administrative tasks in the town's inspectional services department. She has also acted as the town-appointed liaison to the state Department of Environmental Protection on matters relating to the local fireworks hazardous waste site. Walkey, who spent 20 years working in the private sector as an environmental expert, said she already loves her new job. "It fits my skill set perfectly," she said.

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