Conservation Commission Public Hearing
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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 20, 2023 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:
Any matter posted as a public hearing may be deliberated at a subsequent meeting.
Members of the public may share public comments during the hearing. The Conservation Commission will also accept written testimony for agenda items via email at email@example.com prior to the hearing. Written testimony should be submitted by Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at 3:30 p.m.
Public Hearing 6 p.m.
Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1958 and Boston File No. 2023-048 from BSC Group, Inc. on behalf of Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for the proposed construction of a multi-use trail and amenities along the Neponset River and Edgewater Drive, between Osceola St. and Kennedy Playground Located in Hyde Park and Mattapan, MA (BLSF, 25 ft Riverfront Area, 25 ft Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Bank) *Continued from September 6, 2023 hearing
Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1956 and Boston File No. 2023-046 from TRC Environmental Corporation on behalf of Pilot House Properties LLC for the proposed repairs to an existing seawall at Sargent’s Wharf located at Sargent’s Wharf, North End, Boston MA (Coastal Beaches, Coastal Banks, Rocky Intertidal Shores, LSCSF, 25ft Waterfront, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Beaches, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Banks, 100ft Buffer to Rocky Intertidal Shores).
Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-XXXX and Boston File No. 2023-XXX from Childs Engineering on behalf of the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum for the proposed welding of additional steel pipe pile sections to the top of the existing steel guide piles as well as temporarily installing a barge alongside the existing facilities located at 306 Congress Street, Downtown Boston, MA (LUO).
Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-XXXX and Boston File No. 2023-XXX from Coneco Engineers & Scientists, Inc., on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for the proposed reconstruction of the Neponset River Reservation Neponset Landing II Spray Deck and replacement of walkways around the spray deck located at 72 Hill Top Street, Dorchester, MA (LSCSF).
Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation from Fort Point Associates, Inc., on behalf of The Trustees of Reservations to confirm the limit and regulatory status of the wetland resource areas located at Pier 3, Marginal Street, East Boston, MA.
Request for a Determination of Applicability from Tighe & Bond, Inc. on behalf of the Boston Gas Company for the proposed replacement of existing gas mains located on Columbia Road, South Boston, MA *Continued from September 6, 2023 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. 006-1772 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 September 6, 2023 hearing
Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1806 from 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 Road, South Boston, MA.
Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1865 from the Muddy Water Initiative for the installation of two 2-inch diameter anchors to support a proposed phosphorus reduction device on a support line located at 4-8 Boylston Street, Fenway, MA.
Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1740 from Charlestown Sprouts, Inc., for the renovation of an existing community garden located at 255 Medford Street, Charlestown, MA.
Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1749 from Dorchester Yacht Club for the proposed seawall repairs located at 100 Playstead Road, Dorchester, MA.
- Vote to request the parcel transfer for the six properties located on Alabama Street and Colorado Street, Mattapan, MA, parcel identification numbers 1802622000, 1802615000, 1802606000, 1802828000, 1802829000, 1802830000, from the Mayor’s Office of Housing to the care, custody, and control of the Boston Conservation Commission for conservation purposes.
Acceptance of the Order of Conditions:
- 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; Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1928 and Boston File No. 2023-018 from Horsley Witten Group, Inc. on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for the proposed remodeling of the former Doyle Playground on River Street in Hyde Park, Boston, MA (BLSF, Riverfront Area, Waterfront Area).
Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from June 7, Meeting Minutes from July 19, Meeting Minutes from August 2, Meeting Minutes from August 16, and Meeting Minutes from September 6, 2023.
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 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 617-635-3850.