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Conservation Commission Hearing

The Conservation Commission will hold its next bi-weekly hearing on November 30, 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. If there are any items you wish to provide public comments on, please provide them ahead of the hearing.


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 November 30, 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. 006-1905 and BOS 2022-054 from Howard Stein Hudson on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for the proposed transportation improvements, including installation of a cycle track, sidewalk reconstruction, and signal improvements, located at the intersection of Centre St and Walter St, Jamaica Plain, MA (Riverfront Area, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Inland Bank)

    Request for a Determination of Applicability from Tighe & Bond, Inc. on behalf of the Boston Gas Company for the proposed replacement of an existing gas main located at 9-35 India St, Boston, MA 

    Continued to the December 14, 2022 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. 006-1891 and BOS 2022-046 from Fort Point Associates on behalf of 605 Chelsea LLC for rehabilitation of the historic building, stabilization of the seawall, construction of a pile supported wharf, associated utility work, storm water system installation, regrading, repaving, and drilling of four test borings, located at 605 Chelsea St, East Boston, MA (LSCSF, Riverfront Area, Waterfront Area, Designated Port Area, Land Under Ocean, Coastal Beach, Coastal Bank, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank) *Continued from the September 7, 2022 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 May 4, 2022 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 May 4, 2022 hearing

  2. PUBLIC MEETING

    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1613 for the construction of a multi-family residential building and off street parking located at 144 Addison St, East Boston *Continued from the November 2, 2022 hearing

    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1598 for the demolition of the Lee Pool Complex, located at Charles River Esplanade, West End

    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1556 for the construction if a mixed-use building, Harborwalk, and shoreline stabilization located at 99 Sumner St, East Boston

    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1459 for the ecological restoration project located at Thompson Island, East Boston

    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1785 for the Harborwalk Connecting Path, located at Chelsea St, Charlestown

    Administrative Updates

    Acceptance of the Order of Conditions:

    • Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1894 and BOS 2022-051 from Lucas Environmental, LLC on behalf of 1201 Saratoga St, LLC for the proposed redevelopment of two parcels into a six-unit, multi-family building with associated appurtenances and stormwater unit, located at 1201 Saratoga St, East Boston, MA (100ft Buffer to Salt Marsh, 100ft Salt Marsh Area)
    • Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1901 and BOS 2022-052 from Norse Environmental Services, Inc. on behalf of 116 London St LLC for the proposed installation of a rooftop infiltration unit, located at 116 London St, East Boston, MA (LSCSF)
    • Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1904 from Nitsch Engineering, Inc. on behalf of LO Parcel H, LLC for the proposed construction of a laboratory/research & development and office building and associated utilities, landscaping, and stormwater management systems, located at 777 Congress St, South Boston, MA (LSCSF)
    • Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1900 and BOS File No. 2022-053 from TRC Environmental Corporation on behalf Pilot House Properties LLC for the proposed replacement in-kind of the Sargent’s Wharf water taxi dock with a new pile-held float and three guide piles, located at 1 Eastern Ave, North End, MA (LSCSF, Land Under Ocean)

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from November 16, 2022

    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 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 617-635-3850.

    Katherine Oetheimer

    Boston Conservation Commission

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