Conservation Commission Meeting Agenda 09/17/2019

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Otis Conservation Commission

 AGENDA

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – 6:00 p.m.

Location: Otis Town Hall, 1 North Main Road, Otis, MA

 

 

  • Opening Items:  Introductions
  • Notice that meeting is recorded
  • Deadline for October 22, 2019 Meeting Applications is Wed., October 2, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.
  • Next Meeting is Tuesday October 22, 2019 @ 6:00 PM (Due to a Conflict with the Original Date of 10/15)
  • Approval of Minutes from Last Meeting: August 20, 2019 Meeting

 

  • Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Ari Delevie, 151 Hayes Pond Road, regarding the hand removal of invasive species Bladderwort & Water shield, from the shoreline of Hayes Pond, and for the safety of swimmers.

 

  • Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Chris Tryon with BGT, on behalf of Laurene McCrann, 16 Elm Lane, map 16B lot 19, regarding the drilling of a well and installation of a sewer line, all within the BZ of OR.

 

  • Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Chris Tryon with BGT, on behalf of Peter Allen, 10 S. Lake Ave., map 18 lot 45, regarding the drilling of a well within the BZ of OR.

 

  • Public Hearing – NOI – Submitted by Chris Tryon with BGT, on behalf of Robert Bailey, 17 Elm Lane, map 16 lot 21, regarding the reconstruction of a seawall on OR.

 

  • Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Edward Kopelowitz, 29 Autumn Court, map 10F lot 45, regarding the removal of approx. 7 trees, in the BZ of BVW, Otis Woodlands.

 

  • Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Town of Otis, 353 North Main Rd., map 10 lot 141, regarding the full depth reclamation of existing blacktop 1383’ x 14’ & repaved with 3.5” of hot mix asphalt.

 

  • Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Jeanne Steiner & William Rosenblatt, 70 Point Rd., map 15A lot 10, regarding the removal of a dead maple tree in the BZ of Benton Pond.

 

  • Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Berkshire Engineering, Inc., on behalf of Charles & Lorraine May, 443 Lion Hill Rd., map 11E lot 6, regarding the replacement of existing septic with a new one, in the BZ of BVW.

 

  • Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Berkshire Engineering, Inc., on behalf of Donald & Barbara Capponcelli C/O Dottie Lortie, 13 N. Lake Ave., map 18A lot 42, regarding the replacement of existing septic system with a new one, in the BZ of OR.

 

  • Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Chaffee Construction on behalf of Verna McCullough, 895 Algerie Rd., map 12A lot 28, regarding the replacement of failing concrete piers on outside wall of home, with techno-posts, in the BZ of Big Pond.

 

  • Public Hearing – RDA – Submitted by Chaffee Construction, on behalf of Wayde & Susan McMillan, 633 Pine Rd., map 17D lot 20, regarding the lifting and moving of existing house & decks, addition of a full concrete basement and addition of a bedroom, all in the BZ of OR.

 

  • Public Hearing – RDA – Continued from August – Submitted by Chris Tryon with BGT, on behalf of Jill Lerner, 7 Chestnut Lane, map 16 lot 4, regarding the removal of trees within the BZ of OR.

 

  • Public Hearing – Request for Amendment of OOC – Continued from August – Submitted by Marc DiGrigoli, on behalf of Sally Laufer, 20 Soucie Lane, map 6 lot 116, regarding the removal of select trees located within close proximity to the proposed (approved) new home, that are diseased or dying and present safety concerns for structure; within the 200’ riverfront area of the west branch of the FR in Otis.

 

 

Other Business

 

 

  • Enforcement Order(s)/Letters:

 

  • 408 Hayes Pond Road – Observation by a Commissioner, of extensive, unauthorized cutting, done in the BZ of Hayes Pond in Otis.

 

  • 46 South Gate Island Road, John Benevento – Unauthorized work done in the BZ of Otis Reservoir.

 

  • Emergency Certifications:
  • Forest Cutting Plan(s):
  • Extension of OOC:

 

 

 

 

  • Certificates of Compliance:

 

  • Public Hearing – Request for COC – Continued from August – Submitted by Alicia & Gary Belanger, 20 Pine Road Ext., map 17C lot 94, regarding the repair to seawall, stairs and dock area, condition under approved OOC 254-0406.

 

 

  • Any topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair:
  • Next Office Hours: Wednesday, October 2nd – 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Otis Town Hall Deadline for October 22, 2019 meeting Applications is Wednesday October 2, 2019 at 6 PM!
  • Next meeting:  Tuesday, October 22, 2019 – 6:00 pm at Otis Town Hall (Due to a conflict with the original meeting date of 10/15/19)

*** Please Note: The order of the posted agenda, may not necessarily represent the order of applications heard at our meeting ***