9/16/2013 - Meeting Minutes

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9/16/2013 - Meeting Minutes

Postby Maria Lajoie » Tue Oct 22, 2013 12:46 pm

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

Present: Linda Brown (Chairman), Tracy Sharkey (Vice Chairman), Brandi Van Roo, Michael Greco, Stephen Zisk (Conservation Agent) and Maria Lajoie (Administrative Secretary).

7:00 PM (NOI: DEP #143-0) PUBLIC HEARING – 149 Maple Street / WEBSTER VENTURES, INC.
Present was Michael Yerka and Margaret Bacon of Civil Site Engineering. Also present was Cliff Van Reed. The Applicant is requesting permission to construct a single family house and Title V septic system. The work activities are within the 100-foot buffer zone of isolated and bordering vegetated wetlands. Mr. Yerka said that this is a 4-acre parcel with two (2) wetland areas located close to the street and the other one is near the boulders located in the rear of the property. The driveway is within the 100-foot buffer zone; the grading is within the 50-foot buffer zone and the house and well are both outside the buffer zone. Ms. Van Roo asked that a native seed mix be used on the slope. Ms. Brown asked that shrubs be planted along the border of the limit of disturbance line in order to designate the edge of clearing and be done no later than when the landscaping for the house is completed. Mr. Yerka will note both of these conditions on the revised plan. Mr. Yerka was asked to stake the property. The Commission scheduled a site walk for Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 9:00am and will meet at the Municipal Center. A Motion was made by Ms. Sharkey to continue the Public Hearing on Monday, October 7, 2013 at 7:00pm, seconded by Ms. Van Roo. Vote: Unanimous.
Mr. Zisk asked Mr. Yerka to stake the wattles for this project and the project at 146 Monroe Street.

1. Robar, 89 & 91 Chestnut Street. Mr. Yerka said the replication and wetland crossing has been completed. Mr. Zisk took pictures and the Commission will do a site walk on Saturday morning, September 21, 2013. They will also do a site walk at the property of Lisa Cellucci, 122 Walnut Street (Request for a Certificate of Compliance).
2. Brad Maltz: Certificate of Compliance for Linden Street, Lot #1R. There was no discussion because Mr. Maltz was not present for this meeting.
3. James & Jean Verdon, 38 Martin Road: Update. Present was Carol Del Bonis of ReMax. Mr. Zisk took pictures of the fencing and shrubs that were planted that the Commission requested. A Motion was made by Ms. Van Roo to issue a Certificate of Compliance, seconded by Ms. Sharkey. Vote: Unanimous.
4. Mowing fields on Conservation Land: Manchaug Street & Makowski Drive. The Commission asked Mr. Zisk to contact both parties and ask that they mow these parcels in October. Mr. Zisk was asked to print out a map of the conservation properties for the members and also discussed asking the Boy Scouts and school students if they would be interested in clearing some brush and doing other projects at the sites.
5. Conservation Commission Member: Jeremy Manning, 365 Northwest Main Street. Ms. Lajoie informed the Commission that the Board of Selectmen will be appointing Mr. Manning at their meeting tonight.
6. Meeting Minutes of 8/5. These minutes are on hold in order for Ms. Lajoie to watch the video for clarification on one of the hearings.
7. Meeting Minutes of 8/19. Ms. Lajoie was not present at this meeting and the video is not on the website. She has contacted the Cable Committee to find out if they have them.
8. Meeting Minutes of 9/3. After review, a Motion was made by Ms. Van Roo to approve the Meeting Minutes of Tuesday, September 3, 2013, as amended, seconded by Ms. Sharkey. Vote: Unanimous.

1. Order of Conditions: KTKM Realty Trust, 12 Meetinghouse Lane, Lot #27
2. Negative Determination of Applicability: Douglas Highway Department, South Street, Davis Street, Northeast Main Street, West Street, Riedell Road & Martin Road. This Determination was not signed. Ms. Lajoie was asked to add “using native seed mix” to the second part of the conditions.
3. Planning Board Public Hearing Applications (3): Zoning Bylaw change on West Street; Site Plan Review at 466 Northeast Main Street and an Accessory Apartment at 91 Chestnut Street. The Commission had no objection to any of these applications.

At 8:03pm, a Motion was made by Ms. Van Roo to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Ms. Sharkey. Vote: Unanimous.

Respectfully submitted,

Maria D. Lajoie
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