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Conservation Commission hearing

The Conservation Commission will hold its next bi-weekly hearing on August 4, 2021, 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 August 4, 2021, 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. 006-1794 and BOS File No. 2021-027 from CCR West Roxbury Apartments, LLC for the proposed demolition of commercial buildings and construction of a residential building with associated stormwater infrastructure and parking located at 189 and 197 Gardner St, West Roxbury MA (100ft Buffer to Bordering Vegetated Wetland, Riverfront Area, Waterfront Area) * Continued from the July 7, 2021 hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1799 from VHB on behalf of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority for proposed improvements and track replacements at the South Station Interlocking Tower 1, located at 700 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA (100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank) * Continued from the July 7, 2021 hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1801 and BOS File No. 2021-032 from SOLitude Lake Management on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Lakes and Ponds Program for the creation of an Aquatic Management Program at the Charles River to control nuisance and non-native plant and algae growth utilizing treatment with USEP/MA State registered aquatic herbicides, algaecides, and other BMPs, Boston, MA (LUWW) * Continued from the July 7, 2021 hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1806 from HDR Engineering, Inc. on behalf of the Massachusetts Port Authority for the reconstruction of the container yard landward of Berths 11 and 12 at the Conley Container Terminal, located at 20 Farragut Rd, South Boston, MA (DPA, LSCSF, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1802 and BOS File No. 2021-033 from BSC Group, Inc. on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for the proposed construction of a multi-use trail between Tenean Beach and Morrissey Blvd, located on Conley St, Victory Rd, and Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester, MA (Coastal Beach, Coastal Bank, Salt Marsh, LSCSF)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No.006-1796 and BOS File No. 2021-029 from Joyce Consulting Group, PC on behalf of Saint Michael’s Cemetery for the proposed addition to an existing Mausoleum and associated site improvements at Saint Michael’s Cemetery, located at 500 Canterbury St, Mattapan, MA (Riverfront Area, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to BVW, 100ft Buffer to Inland Bank)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1807 from GEI Consultants, Inc. on behalf of the Massachusetts Port Authority for the dredging of approximately 23,000 cubic yards of sediments from Berths 1 and 2 along the north side of the Black Falcon Pier, located at 88 Black Falcon Ave, South Boston, MA (DPA, LUO)

    Notice of Intent for BOS File No. 2021-034 from Eric and Jessica Boatright for the proposed addition to a single family home located at 35 Coniston Rd, Roslindale, MA (100ft Buffer to IVW)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-XXXX and BOS File No. 2021-XXX from Coneco Engineers and Scientists on behalf of DeSimone Realty Trust for the after the fact removal of four Underground Storage Tanks, located at 200-210 McClellan Highway, East Boston, MA (100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-XXXX and BOS File No. 2021-XXX from Childs Engineering Corporation on behalf of Harvard University for the proposed taking of three soil borings around the existing pier at Newell Boathouse, located at 801 Soldiers Field Rd, Allston, MA (DPA, LSCSF, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank)

    Request for a Determination of Applicability from TEC Associates for the confirmation of the resource area boundaries along the Amtrak Rail Right-of-Way, Boston, MA * Continued from the July 7, 2021 hearing

    Request for a Determination of Applicability from AECOM on behalf of Eversource Energy for confirmation of whether the proposed replacement of an electrical transmission line is subject to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and Boston Wetlands Ordinance, located at the North Washington St Bridge, Boston, MA (Coastal Bank, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank, LSCSF, Waterfront Area)

    Request for an Extension to the Original Order of Conditions issued for DEP File No. 006-1552 for the proposed revitalization and dredging work to support new container vessels at Conley Terminal Berths 10 and 11. 

    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. 006-1772 and BOS File No. 2021-010 Decoulos & Company LLC on behalf of Stefco Holdings Company for the proposed demolition of an existing structure and construction of eight housing structures located at 90 Allandale St, West Roxbury, MA (100ft Buffer to Inland Bank, Waterfront Area, Riverfront Area) * Continued from the April 7, 2021 hearing

  2. PUBLIC MEETING

    Administrative Updates

    Acceptance of the Order of Conditions:

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-XXXX and BOS File No. 2021-XXX from Solli Engineering, LLC on behalf of ScrubADub/R and R Roslindale LLC for the site improvements to the ScrubADub Car Wash, including exterior cosmetic architectural updates and vehicle queue realignment, located at 565 & 569 American Legion Hwy, Roslindale, MA (Riverfront Area, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Inland Bank)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1795 and BOS File No. 2021-028 from Epsilon Associates, Inc. on behalf of Harbor Electric Energy Company for backfilling and restoring of a limited area of Land Under Ocean where the new HEEC cable was installed, located in Boston Harbor, Boston, MA (Land Under Ocean)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1808 and BOS File No. 2021-035 from LEC Environmental Consultants, Inc. on behalf of the Old Colony 4 Bonds Limited Partnership for the proposed demolition of an existing building and construction of a new 104 unit apartment building with exterior landscaping, community gathering areas and storm water management, located at 110 – 172 Mercer St, South Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1800 from the Massachusetts Port Authority for the proposed demolition of an abandoned Massport-owned Water Pump Station Building and associated utility work in support of a future Jet A fuel storage tank at Boston-Logan International Airport, East Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1797 and BOS File No. 2021-030 Howard Stein Hudson Associates on behalf of Jamestown LP for the proposed resurfacing and restriping of an existing 140 space parking lot, located at 1 Design Center, South Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from June 16, 2021 & July 7, 2021.

    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.

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