4/4/2011 - Meeting Minutes

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4/4/2011 - Meeting Minutes

Postby Maria Lajoie » Wed Apr 27, 2011 11:14 am

*All documents of this meeting can be found in the Community Development Department – Conservation Commission files.

The meeting was called to order at 7:10pm.

ATTENDANCE
Chairwoman Marylynne Dube, Acting Chairman Michael Yacino, Leon Mosczynski, Linda Brown, Ralph Dudley, Brandi Van Roo, Tracy Sharkey (Associate Member) Stephen Zisk (Planning/Conservation Agent) and William Cundiff (Town Engineer). Absent were David Windoloski, Kelley Donley (Associate Member) and Maria Lajoie (Administrative Secretary).

DISCUSSION:
1. Received a letter dated 1/5/11 from Lorie Ritter, 216 Northwest Main Street, regarding a complaint about a neighbor. Zisk will contact Mrs. Ritter and go look at the site.
2. Chapter 91 / Hough Road. The Court agreed to issue a Dock License to Peter & Jessie Rinaldi.

7:15 PM (RDA) PUBLIC MEETING - North Street / HAYWARD LANDING ASSOCIATES and LTD. PARTNERSHIP
Present on behalf of the Applicant was Nancy Marshall, P.E. of Ransom Environmental Consultants, Inc. Requesting to close out the project from a 1988 oil leak. Collection center and barrier was put in place 20 years ago. Monitoring wells were put in place and no oil has been detected in the last few years. The Applicant wants to put additional wells upgradient of existing wells and down gradient of trench. The old seep locations will need hand sampling near the river bank and sediment samples from the bottom of the Mumford River in several locations, done also by hand. The Applicant shall notify the abutters of any soil sampling occurring on their property. After discussion, a Motion was made by Van Roo to issue a Negative Determination of applicability with the condition that straw bales be placed around new additional well sites for sediment erosion control, seconded by Brown. Vote was unanimous.

7:30 PM (RDA) PUBLIC MEETING – Northwest Main Street / WHITIN RESERVOIR WATERSHED DISTRICT
Present on behalf of the Applicant was Allen Orsi of Pare Corp. Mr. Orsi was unable to provide a copy of the advertisement from the newspaper. The Commission rescheduled the Public Meeting for Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 8:00pm.

DISCUSSION
1. The Commission discussed questions that they would like to submit to the Whitin Reservoir Watershed District in regard to how the information in the RDA is going to provide enough perpetual water flow in the reservoir brook in response to the Commission’s violation notice. Concern expressed as to how to measure the flow (how could the amount of water be measured-gauged?).
2. Site Walks. Site walks have been scheduled for Tuesday, April 12, 2011 beginning at 5:00pm. The members will meet at the Municipal Center at 4:45pm.

ADJOURNMENT
At 8:25pm, a Motion was made by Van Roo to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Brown. Vote was unanimous.

Respectfully submitted,



Linda M. Brown
Member

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Maria D. Lajoie
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