7/9/2012 - Meeting Minutes

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7/9/2012 - Meeting Minutes

Postby Maria Lajoie » Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:36 am

The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm.

ATTENDANCE
Linda Brown, Brandi Van Roo, Tracy Sharkey, David Gallant, Michael Greco, Jack Pruitte, William Cundiff (Town Engineer) and Maria Lajoie (Administrative Secretary). Absent was David Windoloski and Stephen Zisk (Planning/Conservation Agent).

7:00 PM DISCUSSION:
1. Reorganization. A Motion was made by Van Roo to appoint Linda Brown as Chairman, seconded by Sharkey. Vote unanimous. A Motion was made by Brown to appoint Brandi Van Roo as Vice Chairman, seconded by Gallant. Vote: Yes-2, No-4. Vote did not pass. A Motion was then made by Greco to appoint Tracy Sharkey as Vice Chairman, seconded by Gallant. Vote unanimous. Lajoie will send a memo to the Selectmen and Town Clerk.
2. Inquiry/Complaint: 63 Main Street. Cundiff said that Joyce Guiou filed a complaint that crates were falling into the brook and traveling into her pond. Cundiff said he spoke to Ray Whitehead owner of the Family Convenience Store and found that the crates belong to Dunkin Donuts and the crates will now be stored in their shed. Lajoie was asked to write a letter to Mrs. Guiou and a copy of Mr. Whitehead.
3. Request for Certificate of Compliance: Hal Davis, 80 Orange Street (DEP #143-0831) / Schedule Site Walk. The Commission scheduled a site walk for Tuesday, July 17, 2012 and meeting in the Municipal Center parking lot at 5:30pm. Zisk will e-mail the members on Monday.
4. Web Site. Cundiff said that the Town’s web site is in the process of being updated and asked the Commission if they would like to take ownership of their site. The Commission said no but will be willing to give their input.

7:15 PM (RDA) PUBLIC MEETING – 104 Perry Street / LATHE, BRIAN
Present was the Applicant Brian Lathe and Patrick McCarthy of B&L Pools. Lathe is requesting permission to install an in-ground swimming pool. Zisk asked that Lathe cut the line 75-feet from the wetland and move back 25-feet making the pool out of the Commission’s jurisdiction. A Motion was made by Van Roo to issue a Negative Determination of Applicability, seconded by Sharkey. Vote unanimous.

DISCUSSION
1. ExxonMobil Pipeline – DEP #143-044 & DEP #143-045. Present on behalf of ExxonMobil was Eric Runstrom of Roux Associates. Requesting permission to make minor changes for 455 and 671 Northwest Main Street. Runstrom said the proposed changes at 455 Northwest Main Street will extend 30-feet to the east and 50-feet to the west along the pipeline (800 square feet). Runstrom said the proposed changes at 671 Northwest Main Street will extend 56-feet to the east and 23-feet to the west along the pipeline (800 square feet). Erosion controls (straw waddles) will remain the same, stockpiling on the sides, using 40mil plastic for subsoil and scalping topsoil. After discussion, it was the consensus of the Commission to approve these minor changes. Cundiff to go look at these sites tomorrow. Runstrom also asked the Commission if they would expedite a request for a Certificate of Compliance for 50 Riedell Road (DEP #143-0583). ExxonMobil has an outstanding Order of Condition since 2003 for work done on this property and now the owners John & Carol Field are selling the property. Van Roo suggested sending Zisk out to do a final site walk and if it looks fine to him the Commission can go to the office and sign the Certificate of Compliance and the Commission agreed. A Motion was made by Van Roo to grant a Certificate of Compliance to ExxonMobil Pipeline Company, 50 Riedell Road, DEP #143-0583 contingent upon Zisk’s approval, seconded by Sharkey. Vote unanimous. Zisk will send the Commission an e-mail regarding his findings.

7:35 PM (NOI) #143-0849 PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED – Isabella Drive (Lot #3) / MALTZ, BRAD & AMANDA
Present was the Applicant Brad Maltz and his representative Paul Hutnak of Andrews Survey. A revised plan dated 6/25/12 was submitted per Conservation review to trim back clearing, making a flatter surface and shifted the house and yard back. Straw waddles to be used for erosion control. After discussion, a Motion was made by Van Roo to close the Public Hearing and issue an Order of Conditions, seconded by Sharkey. Vote unanimous.

DISCUSSION
1. NationalGrid: Gilboa Street Electric Utility Pole Maintenance. FYI. Cundiff said this work will be done across the street from Classic Envelope and the scope of work is to replace three (3) telephone poles. The Commission realizes that NationalGrid is exempt from the Wetland Protection Act (MGL 131-40) and Regulations 310 CMR 10.02 (2)(a)2. However, Lajoie was asked to write them a letter requesting that they use straw bales in place of hay bales for erosion control measures.
2. KTKM Modification Subdivision Plan. The Planning Board is holding a Public Hearing on 7/24/12 and asked if any Boards/Committees have any concerns or comments. The Commission had no issues.

7:45 PM (RDA) PUBLIC MEETING – Various Town Locations / DOUGLAS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
Present on behalf of the Applicant is William Cundiff, Town Engineer. The work consists of the following:
1. Paving, Cold Planning of Main Street from the Highway Department to Franklin Street. Cundiff said this work is approximately one mile of new asphalt on the same footprint with no drainage work.
2. Crack Seal Various Streets. Cundiff said this work will be done over the existing pervious surface.
3. Sediment removal at High School Detention Pond. Cundiff said the pond excavation will be done with FEMA Grant money.
4. Drainage on Walnut Street. Cundiff explained that an underground drainage system and man holes will be installed and water will continue to discharge where it currently does now. Straw bales will be placed and the Commission asked that Zisk oversee the placement of the erosion controls. A Motion was made by Van Roo to close the Public Meeting and issue a Negative Determination of Applicability, seconded by Sharkey. Vote unanimous.

MEETING MINUTES: 5/21, 6/18:
The minutes will be approved at their next meeting.

SIGNED:
1. Vouchers
2. Order of Conditions: Brad & Amanda Maltz, Isabella Drive
3. Negative Determination of Applicability: Brian Lathe, 104 Perry Street
4. Negative Determination of Applicability: Douglas Highway Department, Various Town Locations

ADJOURNMENT
At 8:00pm, a Motion was made by Van Roo to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Sharkey. Vote unanimous.

Respectfully submitted,
Community Development Dept



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