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Conservation Commission hearing

The Conservation Commission will hold its next bi-weekly hearing on January 5, 2022, 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 January 5, 2022, 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. 006-1821 and BOS File No. 2021-046 from CDM Smith, Inc. on behalf of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for the proposed replacement of existing pavement within the limits of existing paved access roadways and parking areas, resetting of existing granite curb, overlaying of existing walking paths, and localized removal of knotweed located at Millennium Park, West Roxbury, MA (BLSF, Riverfront Area, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Inland Bank) *Continued from the November 17, 2021 hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1833 and BOS File No. 2021-057 from LEC Environmental Consultants on behalf of Tim Longden for the proposed demolition of a single family dwelling and construction of an apartment building located at 20 Norwood St, Dorchester, MA (LSCSF) *Continued from the December 15, 2021 hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-18XX and BOS File No. 2021-XXX from Foth Infrastructure & Environment LLC on behalf of LafargeHolcim Charlestown Terminal for the proposed exploratory soil borings located at 285 Medford St, Charlestown, MA (LUO) *Continued from the December 15, 2021 hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1828 and BOS File No. 2021-052 from Design Consultants, Inc. for the proposed construction of a residential apartment building, associated patio and landscaping, and restoration of the stream bank located at 283 & 289 Walk Hill St and 576 & 578 Canterbury St, Boston, MA (100ft Buffer to Inland Bank, Riverfront Area, Waterfront Area, Bordering Land Subject to Flooding)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-XXXX and BOS File No. 2022-XXX from Bohler Engineering on behalf 40 Channel Center Street Boston LLC for the electric utility upgrades, including an above ground, pad mounted electric transformer and associated conduit connections and the construction of stormwater drainage systems located at 40 Channel Center St, Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Continued to the January 19th 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 December 15, 2021 hearing

    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. 006-1820 and BOS File No. 2021-045 from Norwood Engineering on behalf of C.A.D. Builders LLC for the proposed construction of a single family home and associated landscaping located at 27 Willet St, West Roxbury, MA (100ft Buffer to Bordering Vegetated Wetland, 100ft Buffer to Isolated Vegetated Wetland, 100ft Buffer to Inland Bank) *Continued from the December 15, 2021 hearing

    Continued; Request for a Determination of Applicability from Norwood Engineering on behalf of C.A.D. Builders LLC for the proposed construction of three single family homes located at 2 Starling St, 34 & 36 Willet St, West Roxbury, MA *Continued from the December 15, 2021 hearing

    Continued; 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 November 3, 2021 hearing

  2. Public Meeting

    Discussion and Ratification of the Enforcement Order issued to IBEW Local 103 for the illegal placement of fill and cutting of vegetation located at 256 Freeport St, Dorchester, MA

    Discussion regarding the restoration plan required by the Enforcement Order issued to LCTB Fort Point LLC for work located at 253 Summer St, South Boston, MA 

    Administrative Updates

    Acceptance of the Order of Conditions:

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1836 and BOS File No. 2021-059 from Fort Point Associates on behalf of 413-419 Bremen Street LLC for the proposed demolition and construction of a multi-family residential development located at 355 Bennington St, East Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from December 15, 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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