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Conservation Commission hearing

The Conservation Commission will hold its next bi-weekly hearing on September 16, 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 September 16, 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. 006-1727 and BOS File No. 2020-033 from AECOM on behalf of the City of Boston Public Works Department for the proposed removal and replacement of the Northern Avenue Bridge located over the Fort Point Channel, Boston, MA (LUO, Coastal Bank, Land Containing Shellfish, LSCSF, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank) *Continued from the September 16th hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1744 and BOS File No. 2020-027 from the Department of Conservation and Recreation for the proposed gate replacement and associated site improvements located at Castle Island, Day Boulevard, South Boston, MA (LSCSF, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Beach) *Continued from the September 16th hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-17XX and BOS File No. 2020-XXX from Norse Environmental Services on behalf of 58 Frankfort Street, LLC for the proposed stormwater and associated site improvements located at 58 Frankfort St, East Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-17XX and BOS File No. 2020-XXX from Epsilon Associates on behalf of Trademark Partners LLC for the Hood Park mixed use master plan development located at 500 Rutherford Ave, Charlestown, MA (LSCSF)

    Request for an Extension to the Order of Conditions for DEP File No. 006-1547 for the Henderson Boathouse site improvements located at 1345 Soldiers Field Road, Brighton, MA

    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; 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 May 6, 2020 hearing

    Continued to October 7th; 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 to October 7th; Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1733 and BOS File No. 2020-018 from Horsley Whitten Group on behalf of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University for the post-facto installation of a footbridge over Spring Brook located at 125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA (Bank, BVW, Riverfront Area, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Inland Bank and 100ft Buffer to BVW) *Continued from the July 8, 2020 hearing

    Continued to October 7th; Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1752 and BOS File No. 2020-036 from VHB on behalf of Lena New Boston LLC for the proposed construction of 80 residential units and associated parking located at Harvard & Morton St, Mattapan, MA (BVW, ILSF, 100ft Buffer to BVW, 100ft Buffer to IVW) *Continued from the September 16th hearing

  2. Public Meeting

    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1507 for the Sullivan Square transportation improvements located at Sullivan Square, Charlestown, MA

    Administrative Updates

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from September 2, 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.

    Nicholas Moreno

    Boston Conservation Commission