Otis Conservation Commission
Monday, August 15, 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 September Applications is Tuesday, September 6th at 6:00 p.m.
Next Meeting is Monday September 18, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Approval of Minutes from Last Meeting: June 20, 2016 meeting and July 15, 2016 Meeting.
Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Robert McMahon, on behalf of Milton & Theresa Waner, 907/909 Algerie Road, map 12A lot 26, regarding the construction of a new foundation under the existing house; removal of existing deck and construction of a new deck with a 9’ x 18’ pool within. Work is in the BZ of Big Pond.
Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Susan Hotaling, on behalf of Scott Hotaling, 309 Stanley Road, map 16A lot 1, regarding the removal of a dead pine on the lake side of the house.
Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Berkshire-Geo Tech., on behalf of Diane Chick/Richard, Glenn & Dorothy Lis, 97 D’Wolfe Drive, map 7 lot 1, regarding the replacement of existing failed septic with a Jetbat tank, pump chamber & leaching field. Work is in the 50’ & 100’ BZ of Watson Pond and requires the removal of 2-4 Pine & Hemlock trees.
Public Hearing – NOI – Submitted by Berkshire-Geo Tech., on behalf of Rosette Odulio, 341 Brookman Dr., map 18C lot 22, regarding the reconstruction of existing dwelling, stone path to dock and dock within the 100’ BZ of OR.
Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Domenic Battista, 58 S. Lake Ave., map 18B lot 3, regarding the continuance of maintenance of 10’ x 19’ shed that was started in October of 2015. Includes cutting & nailing in the BZ of OR, and is all within existing footprint.
Public Hearing – RDA – Continuance – Submitted by Domenic Battista, 58 S. Lake Ave., map 18B lot 3, regarding the rebuilding of existing 10’ x 19’ shed, to a 7.5’ x 8’ shed, using 2 x 4 and 2 x 6 construction with plywood walls & vinyl siding within the BZ of OR.
Public Hearing – RDA – Continuance – Submitted by Ralph Giangregorio Jr., 1279 East Otis Rd., map 15A lot 21, regarding the installation of a dock on Benton Pond.
Public Hearing – NOI – Continuance – 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.
Ralph Giangregorio Jr., 1279 East Otis Road, map 15A lot 21, regarding installation of a new dock without approval from OCC nor MA DEP. On this agenda for follow up as applicant was not in attendance for July meeting.
Stephen R. Payuk, 21/23 Oak Lane, map16B lot 14, regarding the installation of 2 decks within the resource area without prior approval from Otis ConCom. On this agenda as applicant has 10 business days from 7/18/16 to provide OCC with issued paperwork for the work done in the BZ.
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.
Ralph J. Mazzeo, 7 Reservoir Heights Road, map 15C lot 17, regarding the removal of a severely damaged Maple tree, marked with ribbon. Tree to be removed with a bucket truck, stump cut flush with ground. No other work permitted under this order. Order expires on 9/1/16. Work to be done by Wheeler.
Forest Cutting Plan(s):
Extension of OOC:
Certificates of Compliance:
Any topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair:
Discuss the schedule for 2017
Discuss obtaining another alternate member (or two) for back-up when existing commissioners are not available.
Discuss topic of ConCom files.
Next Office Hours: Tuesday, September 6th – 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Otis Town Hall – Deadline for September 18, 2016 meeting Applications is Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 3 PM!
Next meeting: Monday, September 18, 2016 – 6:00 pm at Otis Town Hall