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Conservation Commission hearing

The Conservation Commission will hold its next bi-weekly hearing on September 15, 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 September 15, 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. 006-1802 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) * Continued from the September 1, 2021 hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1813 and BOS File No. 2021-040 from Nitsch Engineering on behalf of Related Beal for the proposed utility work and improvements to the right-of-way located on Northern Ave and Tide St, South Boston, MA (DPA, LSCSF)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1XXX and BOS File No. 2021-XXX from ESS Group on behalf of Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center for the proposed dock and ramp replacements located at the EDIC pier on Terminal Street, South Boston, MA (DPA, LUO, 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 September 1, 2021 hearing

    Request for a Determination of Applicability from Engineering Alliance on behalf of Neeraj Bhatia for the proposed the construction of a window well, access well and stairway to provide access the lower level of the dwelling located at 140 Bayswater St, East Boston, MA (100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank, 100ft Buffer to Salt Marsh, 100ft Salt Marsh Area)

    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 October 6th hearing; 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

    Continued to the October 6th 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 August 18, 2021 hearing

  2. Public Meeting

    Discussion of the Head of the Charles Regatta 2021 Annual Invasive Species Report submitted by Weston & Sampson on behalf of the Head of the Charles Regatta for vegetation management along the Charles River, Allston, MA. 

    Administrative Updates

    Acceptance of the Order of Conditions:

    • 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) 
    • Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1809 and BOS File No. 2021-037 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. 006-1814 and BOS File No. 2021-041 from Fort Point Associates on behalf of MCP III Foundry, LLC for the renovation of an existing building and demolition and reconstruction of a second building located at 1 Au Bon Pain Way and 3 Anchor Way, South Boston, MA (LSCSF)
    • Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1818 and BOS File No. 2021-043 from Childs Engineering on behalf of the Boston Planning and Development Agency for repairs to the timber stringer hangers and seawall foundation located at Pier 10, 38 Drydock Ave, South Boston, MA (DPA, Coastal Bank, Waterfront Area, LSCSF)

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from September 1, 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.

     

    Nicholas Moreno

    Boston Conservation Commission

     

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