10/15/2007 - Meeting Minutes

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10/15/2007 - Meeting Minutes

Postby Maria Lajoie » Tue Nov 06, 2007 2:09 pm

The meeting was called to order at 7:21pm.

ATTENDANCE
Chairwoman Marylynne Dube, Michael Yacino, Leon Mosczynski, Linda Brown, Ralph Dudley, Brandi Van Roo, Stephen Zisk (Planning/Conservation Agent) and William Cundiff (Town Engineer).

7:00 PM CONSERVATION COMMISSION BUSINESS
1. Michael Smith of Blackstone Valley Paving regarding the Merritt Tetreault property violation. Mr. Smith did not attend the meeting as requested by the Commission.
2. Conservation Commission Applicants David Windoloski of 48 Orange Street and Angela Saunders of 22 Charles Street present to observe the meeting and to ask any questions.
3. Chestnut Street land swap. This land would provide access to open space to be conveyed to the town. Zisk received an e-mail from Attorney Jonathan Eichman of Kopelman & Paige indicating the swap out parcel may be entirely wet. The Commission would like to have both parcels observed or delineated for wetlands and also agreed to place an article on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant. A MOTION was made by Van Roo to place an Article on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant that this land swap to be contingent upon the receipt of the gift from John Gosselin, consisting of 28-acres of land off of Chestnut Street, seconded by Brown. VOTE UNANIMOUS. A MOTION was made by Van Roo to have BSC Group delineate Parcel E and Parcel 273, Map 9, seconded by Yacino. VOTE UNANIMOUS. Van Roo made a MOTION to allow Guerriere & Halnon prepare a plan at a cost of $400, seconded by Dudley. VOTE UNANIMOUS.

7:30 PM PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED: DEAN & LAURA
KATRAGJINI (NOI)
8 Linden Street
Present on behalf of the Applicant was Robert Murphy of Murphy & Associates. Murphy submitted a revised set of plans along with a clean-up plan. The clean-up will be conducted prior to building. The house is now 50-feet away from the wetlands and the septic system is 60-feet away from the wetlands. The Board of Health has not approved the new septic system plan yet. Cundiff and Zisk still need to review the new plans. A MOTION was made by Yacino to continue the Public Hearing on Monday, November 5, 2007, at 7:29pm, seconded by Dudley. VOTE UNANIMOUS. The Commission will have the Order of Conditions ready to be signed at the next meeting if Zisk and Cundiff have no concerns.
7:45 PM PUBLIC MEETING CONTINUED: JOEL SMITH (RDA)
45 Martin Road
Present on behalf of the Applicant was Michael Yerka of Yerka Engineering. The scope of work is to determine the status of Southwick Brook as being intermittent or perennial. The Commission has not heard about the drought conditions from DEP yet. A MOTION was made by Yacino to continue the Public Meeting on Monday, December 3, 2007, at 7:30pm, seconded by Van Roo. VOTE UNANIMOUS.

8:00 PM EXECUTIVE SESSION
To discuss the Conservation Commission Applicants.
At 8:00pm, a MOTION was made by Yacino to go to Executive Session for the purpose to discuss the Conservation Commission candidates to fill an unexpired term, seconded by Van Roo. VOTE UNANIMOUS. The Commission will return to Regular Session after they come out of Executive Session.

*At 8:14pm, a MOTION was made by Yacino to come out of Executive Session and return to Regular Session, seconded by Mosczynski. VOTE UNANIMOUS.

8:15 PM PUBLIC MEETING: JAMES KOLLETT (RDA)
72 Pine Street
Present on behalf of the Applicant was Michael Yerka of Yerka Engineering. The scope of work is to determine the status of the brook that flows through 72 Pine Street as intermittent or perennial. The Commission has not heard about the drought conditions from DEP yet. A MOTION was made by Yacino to continue the Public Meeting on Monday, December 3, 2007, at 7:45pm, seconded by Van Roo. VOTE UNANIMOUS.

8:20 PM DISCUSSION
William & Teena Porter, 317 South Street. Present on behalf of the Applicant was Michael Yerka of Yerka Engineering. Yerka submitted an alternative analysis for the Porter’s. DEP did a site walk for a Superseding Order of Conditions. DEP suggested planting shrubs and trees along the stream bank. The Commission will discuss this and send a letter to DEP.

EXECUTIVE SESSION MEETING MINUTES OF 8/20/07
After review, a MOTION was made by Yacino to approve the Executive Session Meeting Minutes of Monday, August 20, 2007, as written, seconded by Van Roo.
VOTE UNANIMOUS.

MEETING MINUTES OF 9/4/07
A MOTION was made by Yacino to approve the Meeting Minutes of Tuesday, September 4, 2007, as amended, seconded by Dudley. VOTE UNANIMOUS.

MEETING MINUTES OF 9/17/07
A MOTION was made by Yacino to approve the Meeting Minutes of Monday, September 17, 2007, as amended, seconded by Van Roo. VOTE UNANIMOUS.

DISCUSSION
Conservation Commission Appointment. The Commission recommends that the Board of Selectmen appoint David Windoloski as a member of the Commission and Angela Saunders as an Associate Member. Zisk was asked to inform the Selectmen’s Office.

SIGNED
1. Certificate of Compliance: Russ Vallee, 800 Northwest Main Street
2. Certificate of Compliance: Kevin Bliss, “Fairway View Estates”, off of Linden Street
3. Certificate of Compliance: Lawrence Ivey, 92 Webster Street
4. Order of Conditions: Rosenfeld Concrete, South Street

ADJOURNMENT
At 9:05pm, a MOTION was made by Yacino to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mosczynski. VOTE UNANIMOUS.

Respectfully submitted,
Conservation Commission



Linda Brown
Member



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