Conservation Commission Agenda 06/20/2017

Otis Conservation Commission
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Otis Town Hall, 1 North Main Road, Otis, MA


Opening Items: Introductions
Notice that meeting is recorded
Deadline for July Applications is Wednesday, July 5th at 6:00 p.m.
Next Meeting is Tuesday July 18, 2017 @ 6:00 PM
Approval of Minutes from Last Meeting: Wednesday May 17, 2017 Meeting

Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Foresight Land Services, Inc., on behalf of Kevin & Jacqueline Wyman, 66 Mallard Lane, map 11 lot 95, regarding the application for issuance of a MASS DEP Chapter 91 Waterways License, to permit existing dock.
Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Mark Paulson, on behalf of Barbara Paulson, 20 South Gate Island Road, map 17C lot 5, regarding the removal of a 30” Maple tree that is dying/dead, in the BZ of OR.
Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Sackett Survey Services, Inc., on behalf of Arthur K. Weise, 767 Algerie Road, map12A lot 35, regarding the installation of an aluminum dock structure, and application for a chapter 91 Waterway License, on Big Pond.
Public Hearing – NOI – Continuation – Submitted by Solitude Lake Management, on behalf of Jim Strauss, MASS DCR, Otis Reservoir, Maps 17, 17A-D, 18A, 16, 16B-C, 15, 15B-C, regarding the aquatic management program, to control the non-native plant growth utilizing treatment with state registered aquatic herbicides.

Other Business

Enforcement Order(s)/Letters:

Normand & Elayne LeBeau, 61/67 North Gate Island Road, map 17C lots 19 & 30, regarding the unapproved work and/or alteration of the BZ of the OR; work done in the area that which under OOC issued for DEP File 254-0280, special condition 28, was supposed to stay vegetative buffer. Continued from September agenda due to owners’ inability to attend last meeting; on April 2017 agenda for follow up.

Emergency Certifications:
Forest Cutting Plan(s):
Extension of OOC:
DEP File OOC 254-0287 – Request to extend this approved OOC, in order to complete the approved dock installation that was not done yet.
Certificates of Compliance:
Any topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair:
Review of the Commission’s need of an agent KB
Discuss and review trees removed on Otis Town property, allegedly by Peter Pappas, which was forwarded to the Otis Selectmen. Discuss commissioner FU with Otis BOS/Town Manager, for update.

Next Office Hours: Wednesday, July 5th – 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Otis Town Hall – Deadline for July 18, 2017 meeting Applications is Wednesday July 5, 2017 at 3 PM!
Next meeting: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 – 6:00 pm at Otis Town