Otis Conservation Commission
Monday, April 18, 2016 – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Otis Town Hall, 1 North Main Road, Otis, MA
Opening Items: Introductions
Notice that meeting is recorded
Deadline for May Applications is Tuesday, May 3rd at 6:00 p.m.
Next Meeting is Monday May 16, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Approval of Minutes from Last Meeting: March 21, 2016 Meeting
Public Hearing – RDA – Continuation – Submitted by Justin Hyland, on behalf of George Cohen, 738 Algerie Road, map 12A lot 34, regarding repair and maintenance of existing walkways &structures in the BZ of Big Pond.
Public Hearing – RDA – Continuation – Submitted by Aquatic Restoration Consulting on behalf of DCR Lake & Ponds Program, off Reservoir Road, maps 15C & 16B, regarding the hand/suction harvesting of invasive species Watermilfoil in the OR.
Public Hearing – Request for Amendment to OOC – Continuation – Submitted by Solitude Management, on behalf of Lawrence/Beverly Birnbach/Hyman, 1340 West Center Road, map 6 lot 162, regarding the amendment to Final OOC 254-0370, to include mechanical removal of decaying Phragmites and nuisance stick and organic matter buildup in the Birnbach property pond.
Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Emily Piacquadio, 31 Bay Point Road, map 17D lot 104, regarding the removal of 2 birch trees overhanging the water and one maple tree in the lawn area, all in the BZ of OR.
Public Hearing – NOI – Submitted by Justin Hyland, on behalf of Steve Cloud, 257 Brookman Drive, map 18C lot 32, regarding the rebuilding of existing dock in the same footprint on OR; techno metal posts will be used for the footings/pilings.
Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by White Engineering, on behalf of Fannie Mae, 13 Werden Road, map2 lot 41-7, regarding the upgrade of non-compliant septic system to an infiltrator type leaching bed with a new septic tank and pump chamber.
Public Hearing – NOI – Submitted by Solitude Lake Management, on behalf of Lawrence Birnbach & Beverly Hyman, 1340 W. Center Road, map 6 lot 162, regarding the removal of decaying Phragmites, as well as accumulated nuisance stick, debris and pockets of organic buildup, as well as the control/treatment of nuisance algae growth on their property pond.
Public Hearing – NOI – Submitted by D-Cubed Eng., on behalf of Domenic Battista, 58 S. Lake Ave., map 18B lot 3, regarding the installation of a replacement title 5 system in the BZ of OR.
Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Berkshire Geo-Technologies, on behalf of Curt Thiem, 18 Elm Lane, map 16B lot 20, regarding the replacement of existing failed septic system with a Jet Bat J-500 tank, pump chamber and chambered leach field in the BZ of OR.
Forest Cutting Plan(s):
Extension of OOC:
Certificates of Compliance:
Any topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair:
Next Office Hours: Tuesday, May 3rd – 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Otis Town Hall – Deadline for May 16, 2016 meeting Applications is Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 3 PM!
Next meeting: Monday, May 16, 2016 – 6:00 pm at Otis Town Hall