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Conservation Commission hearing

The Conservation Commission will hold its next bi-weekly hearing on April 1, 2020, at 6 p.m.

Update: This meeting will only be held virtually and NOT in person. You can participate in the meeting by going to our Zoom meeting link or calling 929-205-6099 and enter meeting id 686 458 2044 #. You can also submit written comments or questions to cc@boston.Gov or via Twitter @BostonEnviro.

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 virtual public hearing at 6 p.m. on April 1, 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.

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1720 and BOS File No. 2020-005 from William & Sparages LLC on behalf of Garnet Brown for the proposed construction of a three-unit condominium building located at 0 & 4 Lakeside Avenue, Hyde Park, MA (Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Inland Bank, 100ft Buffer to BVW) * Continued from the March 18, 2020 hearing

    Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation from Lucas Environmental on behalf Three Hills LLC to confirm the limit and regulatory status of the wetland resource areas located at 900-910 Harvard Street, Mattapan, MA *Continued from the March 18, 2020 hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1717 from VHB on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for the proposed Interstate 90 Westbound On-Ramp Realignment located off of Newbury St, Back Bay, Boston, MA (100ft Buffer to Inland Bank)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-17XX and BOS File No. 2020-XXX from Weston & Sampson Engineers on behalf of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for the proposed structural repairs to the Jamaica Pond Boathouse located at 507 Jamaicaway, Jamaica Plain, MA (LUWW)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-17XX and BOS File No. 2020-XXX from Anchor Consultants on behalf of Sunoco Partners Marketing and Terminals for the proposed replacement of six landside mooring points located at 467 Chelsea Street, East Boston, MA (LSCSF, Riverfront Area, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank)

    Request for Determination of Applicability from TRC on behalf of NSTAR d/b/a Eversource Energy for the proposed construction of a Harborwalk located at 500 East First Street, South Boston, MA.

    Request for an Extension to the original Order of Conditions for DEP File No. 006-1502 for the Charlestown Marina project located at Pier 6, 9th St, East Boston, MA

    Request for an Extension to the original Order of Conditions for DEP File No. 006-1505 for the project located at 135 Bremen St, East 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 * Continued from the February 19, 2020 hearing

    Request for a Partial Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1493 for the building construction located at 12-22 Haynes St, East Boston, MA

    Discussion on the proposed administrative and procedural implementing regulations for the Boston Wetlands Protection Ordinance. * Continued from the March 4, 2020 hearing

    Continued; Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1704 and BOS File No. 2020-007 from GEI Consultants on behalf of the Commercial Wharf East Condominium Association for the proposed construction of a boardwalk and retaining wall located at Commercial Wharf, North End, Boston, MA (LSCSF, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank) * Continued from the March 4, 2020 hearing

    Continued to the May 6th 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

    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

  2. Public Meeting

    Administrative Updates

    Acceptance of the Order of Conditions:

    • Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-17XX and BOS File No. 2020-XXX from Beals and Thomas on behalf of the McClellan Highway Development Company for the proposed grading changes and stormwater improvements located at Suffolk Downs, William F. McClellan Highway, East Boston, MA (Riverfront Area, LSCSF, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Inland Bank, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank)
    • Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-17XX from Stantec on behalf of the Massachusetts Port Authority for the proposed rehabilitation of runway 9-27 and associated stormwater improvements located at Logan Airport, East Boston, MA (Coastal Bank, LSCSF, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank)
    • Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1718 from GEI Consultants on behalf of the Massachusetts Port Authority for the proposed relocation of an existing timber float and reinstallation of a steel barge float located Lewis Mall, East Boston, MA (LUO)
    • Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-17XX and BOS File No. 2020-XXX from GEI Consultants on behalf of India Wharf Marina for the proposed replacement of timber decking located at 85 East India Right of Way, India Wharf, Downtown Boston, MA
    • Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1719 and BOS File No. 2020-008 from Allen & Major Associates on behalf of MG2 Group LLC for the proposed demolition of an existing building and construction of a five-story mixed-use building located at 152-154 Liverpool Street, East Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from March 18, 2020

    Translation and 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