Fease has raised water levels in the pond without permission and flooded their property.
Fease claims a historic deed attached to a probate court order gives him the right to do so; and by raising the water, he says he has enhanced the recreational and wildlife value of the pond.
Fease says this is for land courts, rather than environmental agencies to decide.
Fease to "preserve Burdon Pond," and information about the flooding problems and the dam posted by the VandenAkkers outside their ice cream stand.
Fease did to tidy up the old dam at the eastern edge of Burdon Pond, also known as Swans Pond, after he purchased it in October 2009.
Fease opened the lower-level sluice gate a few weeks earlier and drained significant amounts of water from the pond, without an order of conditions to do so.
Fease also needed to have a dam safety inspection done by a registered professional engineer and register the dam with the state Department of Conservation and Recreation's Office of Dam Safety, according to the minutes.
Fease from Martin Suuberg, regional director of the state Department of Environmental Protection, the VandenAkkers' "irrigation" activities Mr.
Fease added flashboards to the dam, which raised the water level, still without a permit - from which he claims exemption.
Fease is no stranger to going to court over land-use and water access issues.
Fease pursued court action to abolish the Hog Island Improvement Association and was subject to court action after he blocked access to a community way that he said crossed his property.
Most of them went down when heavy rains started, feases
went randomly with the water, contaminating people around, this increased the level of infection", Parach said by phone.