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Conservation Commission Hearing

Read the agenda for the Conservation Commission's public hearing on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.

In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. Chapter 131, Section 40, the Boston Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing in Boston City Hall, Piemonte Room (Fifth Floor) on January 4, 2017 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, ground water, prevention of pollution, flood control, prevention of storm damage, protection of fisheries and land containing shellfish, and protection of wildlife habitat.

(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, during regular business hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  For more information, call 617-635-4417.)

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Notices of Intent

    6:00 PM – Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1489 from Massachusetts Port Authority for the replacement of the Runway 4R light pier (LUO, Coastal Bank) [Rescheduled from 12/7/16]

    6:15 PM – Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1490 from General Electric Company (GE) for the rehabilitation of two existing buildings, construction of a new 12-story building, and associated activities at 5 and 6 Necco Court and Necco Street, South Boston, Fort Point Channel (LSCSF)

    6:30 PM – Notice of Intent from Diversified Automotive, Inc. for the construction of a fence and two gates surrounding a parking area at the Autoport Terminal Street Lot, 100 Terminal St, Charlestown, Little Mystic Channel (DPA, LSCSF)

    6:45 PM – Notice of Intent from Haynes Development Partners, LLC for the construction of a three-family dwelling, 14-22 Haynes St, East Boston, Boston Harbor (LSCSF)

    7:00 PM – Notice of Intent from Boston Parks and Recreation Department for the renovation of Children’s Wharf Park, 64 Sleeper St, South Boston Waterfront, Fort Point Channel (LSCSF)

  2. Updates and General Business

    Request for Determination of Applicability from the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department for Franklin Park Pathway Improvements (Riverfront Area, Buffer to Inland Bank) [Rescheduled from 12/7/16]

    Request for Determination of Applicability from ROCK Development LLC for excavation of exploratory test pits, 181 & 183 Coleridge Street, East Boston, Belle Isle Marsh (LSCSF)

    Request for Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1467 from Ocean Consulting, LLC on behalf of Hangman Productions USA, Inc. for Boston Red Bull Flugtag Event, Hatch Shell on the Esplanade, Back Bay [Rescheduled from 12/7/16]

    Request for Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1438 for work completed at 46 Birchwood Street, West Roxbury, MA [Rescheduled from 12/7/16]

    Request for Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1438 for work completed at 46 and 48 Birchwood Street, West Roxbury, MA (Partial cert issued 9/21/15) [Rescheduled from 12/7/16]

    Request for Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1472 from Epsilon Associates for geotechnical boring work performed within the Eversource Right-of-Way/easement, Boston

    Request for Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1369 from the Fallon Company for removal of a bituminous concrete parking area and the construction of a new building with an underground parking garage, new private roadway, and associated utilities, 100-104 Northern Avenue, South Boston, Boston Harbor.

    Discussion on response to enforcement orders issued to the Titanium Group, LLC for the alteration and filling of wetland resource areas at 1625 VFW Highway, West Roxbury (continued from August 17 2016) [Rescheduled from 12/7/16]

    Ratification of Emergency Certificate for Boston Trailer Park, 1515 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury

    Ratification of Emergency Certificate for Harvard’s Newell Boat House, 65 Soldiers Field Road, Allston

    Adopt 2017 Filing and Hearing Schedule

    Meeting Minutes (Nov. 16th)

  3. Executive Session

    In accordance with the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law, M.G.L. Chapter 39, Section 23A-C, the Boston Conservation Commission will hold a vote to open an Executive Session to discuss litigation strategy.

    (Use Congress Street As An Entrance/Exit After 5:30 P.M.).