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Conservation Commission Hearing

The Conservation Commission will hold its next bi-weekly hearing on June 7, 2017 at 6 p.m.

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, on June 7, 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:

Discussion Topics

  1. PUBLIC HEARING: 6:00 P.M.

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1519 from Samiotes Consultants, Inc. on behalf of Artists for Humanity for the expansion of the Artists for Humanity youth arts facility located at 100 West 2nd Street, South Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-15XX from Epsilon Associates on behalf of LCTB Fort Point LLC for the repair of an existing granite block foundation and the construction of an open-air dining area located at 253 Summer Street in South Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-15XX from Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) for the installation of three water hydrants, an associated iron water pipe and gate valve located at the Fire Training Facility, Logan International Airport, East Boston, MA (Buffer zone)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-15XX from Fort Point Associates on behalf of the Institute of Contemporary Art for the renovation of an existing building for the seasonal use of an art exhibition located at 256 Marginal Street, East Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-15XX from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) for rail and utility modifications along the Red Line Test Track, Yard 61 Area in South Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1500 from The Titanium Group, LLC for a proposed car wash and convenience store located at 1625 VFW Parkway, Boston, MA (BLSF, Riverfront)

  2. REGULAR MEETING: 7:00 P.M.

    Request for Determination of Applicability from Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., on behalf of Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) for a test boring in the Charles River for the future South Bank Bridge Project, West End, MA

    Ratification of an Emergency Certification for repairs to 10-15 deteriorating piles that support the pool deck at 45 Lewis Wharf, North End, MA

    Ratification of an Emergency Certification for repairs to a granite seawall and sidewalks at Castle Island and William J. Day Boulevard, South Boston, MA 

    Review of Plans for DEP File No. 006-1474 for the Boston Trailer Park Vegetation Management Plan as per the Order of Conditions

    Acceptance of the Order of Conditions:

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1505 from Michael Merullo for a proposed 94 unit mixed use development located at 135 Bremen Street, East Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1515 from the Childs Engineering Corporation on behalf of CSREFI Independence Wharf, Boston, Inc., for the repairs to the existing foundation to deteriorated concrete on the underside of the first floor and several caissons supporting the building at 470 Atlantic Avenue, Financial District, Boston, MA (LUO, Rocky Intertidal Shores, LSCSF)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1516 from the Childs Engineering Corporation on behalf of Four Hundred Atlantic Ave., LLC, for the repairs to the existing concrete piles supporting the exterior patio and Harborwalk at 400 Atlantic Avenue, Financial District, Boston, MA (LUO)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1518 from CLE Engineering Inc. on behalf of the United States Coast Guard, for the repair of 15 steel piles and one steel brace located at 466 Hanover Street, North End, Boston, MA (LUO)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1517 from Everett Property, LLC for sediment remediation within a portion of the Mystic River in order to comply with the requirements of the Massachusetts Contingency Plan located at Alford Street, Mystic River, Charlestown, MA (LUO, Coastal Beaches, Land Containing Shellfish)

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from May 17, 2017

    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 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.  For more information, call 617-635-3850.

    For the Commission,

    Amelia Croteau, Conservation Assistant