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Conservation Commission hearing

The Conservation Commission will hold its next bi-weekly hearing on February 19, 2020, at 6 p.m.

In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. Chapter 131, Section 40, and the Boston Wetlands Ordinance, Boston City Code, Ordinances, Chapter 7-1.4, the Boston Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing in Boston City Hall, Piemonte Room, at 6:00 p.m. on February 19, 2020 to review the following projects to determine what conditions, if any, the Commission will impose in order to protect the interests of the public and private water supply, groundwater, prevention of pollution, flood control, prevention of storm damage, protection of fisheries and land containing shellfish, and protection of wildlife habitat.

Discussion Topics

  1. Public Hearing 6 P.M.

    Continued to the March 18th hearing; Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1686 from Waterfield Design, Inc. on behalf of the Copper Forge Partners, LLC for the proposed construction of a four-story condominium building located at 80 Marginal Street, East Boston, MA (LSCSF) * Continued from the August 21, 2019 hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1711 from DGT Associates on behalf of Elias Akiki for the proposed parking lot grading, repaving and other site improvements located at 1550 River Street, Hyde Park, MA (BVW, BLSF, Riverfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Inland Bank, 100ft Buffer to BVW) * Continued from the January 8, 2020 hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1712 & BOS File No. 2020-001 from LEC Environmental on behalf of the Allandale Condo Trust for the proposed vegetation restoration and invasive species management located at 200-232 Allandale Street, Roslindale, MA (Inland Bank, BVW, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Inland Bank, 100ft Buffer to BVW) * Continued from the January 22, 2020 hearing

    Continued; Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1715 & BOS File No. 2020-002 from VHB on behalf of Eversource for the proposed construction of a new substation located at 400 Condor St, East Boston, MA (DPA, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank) * Continued from the February 5, 2020 hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1713 and BOS File No. 2020-003 from Norse Environmental on behalf of 35 Leyden Street LLC for the proposed demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of a 3-story residential dwelling with associated utilities and landscaping located at 35 Leyden Street, East Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1716 and BOS File No. 2020-004 from Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for the proposed demolition of an existing dwelling and ancillary structures located at 57 Dedham Street, East Boston, MA (BLSF, Riverfront Area, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Inland Bank, 100ft Buffer to BVW)

    Request for Determination of Applicability from VHB on behalf of NSTAR d/b/a Eversource Energy for the electric pipe relocation work located along Northern Avenue and Pier 4 Boulevard, South Boston, MA.

    Request for an Amendment to the Original Order of Conditions for DEP File No. 006-1699 for the demolition of an existing home and construction of a six-unit dwelling located at 874 E. Sixth St, South Boston, MA

    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1529 for the construction of a seven-unit residential building located at 298 Marginal St, East Boston, MA  * Continued from the February 5, 2020 hearing

    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1592 for the proposed work that was never commenced located at 67 Webster St, East Boston, MA  

    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1532 for the intersection improvements at located at Perkins Street and Francis Parkman Drive, Jamaica Plain, MA  

    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1618 for the removal of the HEEC Cable located in Boston Harbor, Boston, MA  

    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1692 for the construction of water line located at Castle Island, South Boston, MA  

  2. Public Meeting

    Discussion and Ratification of the Enforcement Order issued to Harvard University for the alteration of bordering vegetated wetlands without an Order of Conditions located at 125 Arborway Street, Jamaica Plain, MA. 

    Acceptance of the Order of Conditions:

    • Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1714 from Kleinfelder on behalf of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority for the proposed Blue Line Aquarium Station flood proofing project  located at 1-99 McKinley Sq., 284-290 State St & Long Wharf, Boston, MA (LSCSF, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank)

    Administrative Updates

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from February 5, 2020

    Sign Language interpreters are available upon prior request.  The Commission will hold a public meeting immediately following the last hearing or as appropriate following any hearing.  Plans and filings with the Commission may be viewed at the Environment Department, Boston City Hall, Room 709, from 8 AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday.  For more information, call 617-635-3850.

    Amelia Croteau

    Boston Conservation Commission