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Last updated: 07/12/2017 - 2:39pm

Conservation Commission Hearing

The Conservation Commission will hold its next bi-weekly hearing on July 19, 2017 at 6 p.m.

In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. Chapter 131, Section 40, the Boston Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing in Boston City Hall, Piemonte Room, on August 2, 2017 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.

Discussion Topics

  1. Public Hearing 6:00 P.M.
    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1520 from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) for rail and utility modifications along the Red Line Test Track, Yard 61 Area in South Boston, MA (LSCSF) continued from 6.7.17 hearing. 
     
    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1532 from the BETA Group, Inc. on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for intersection improvements at Perkins Street and Francis Parkman Drive, Jamaica Plain, MA (Buffer Zone to Riverbank, BLSF)
     
    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1534 from Engineering Alliance, Inc. on behalf of Bradley Young for the development of a 2 family dwelling located at 167 Coleridge Street, East Boston, MA (LSCSF, Coastal Bank, Salt Marsh) continued from 
     
    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1533 from Engineering Alliance, Inc. on behalf of Barbara Perez for a proposed seawall located at 165 Coleridge Street, East Boston, MA (LSCSF, Coastal Bank, Salt Marsh)
     
    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1525 from Epsilon Associates, Inc. on behalf of the Economic Development and Industrial Corporation of Boston for the Parcel 5 Development Project consisting of a single one and two story, seafood processing, marine warehousing and accessory marine support office building located at 20 FID Kennedy Drive, Parcel 5, South Boston, MA (Coastal Banks, Land Containing Shellfish, LSCSF)
     
    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-15XX from GZA Environmental on behalf of the Department of Conservation and Recreation for improvements to Fort Warren located at Georges Island, Boston Harbor, MA (LSCSF, Coastal Bank, Coastal Beach)
     
    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-15XX from Nitsch Engineering on behalf of Excel Academy Charter Schools for the addition of a two story classroom located at 401 Bremen Street, East Boston, MA (LSCSF)
     
    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1500 from The Titanium Group, LLC for a proposed car wash and convenience store located at 1625 VFW Highway, Boston, MA (BLSF, BVW, Riverfront)
  2. Regular Meeting 7:00 P.M.
    Request for an Extension to the Original Order of Conditions for DEP File No. 006-1309 for the rehabilitation of the Longfellow Bridge project, Boston, MA 
     
    Amendment to the Order of Conditions for DEP File No. 006-1445 for the Rowes Wharf Repair Project located at 300 Atlantic Avenue, Financial District, MA (LUO)
     
    Amendment to the Order of Conditions for DEP File No. 006-1490 from General Electric Company (GE) for additional land that will include Harborwalk located at 15 & 5 Necco Street, South Boston Waterfront, MA (LSCSF)
     
    Request for Determination of Applicability from CDM Smith on behalf of the Boston Parks & Recreation Department for the Jurisdiction of an Intermittent Stream on Boston Conservation Commission Land, for 100A, 100B, 100C, 100D, 90 & 44 Allandale Street, Jamaica Plain, MA
     
    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1359 for the Charlestown Marina, Dock Rehabilitation & Reconfiguration, One 13th Street, Piers 6&8, Charlestown, Boston Inner Harbor, MA 
     
    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1487 for the construction of a 3 family structure located at 9 Jeffries Street, East Boston, MA 
     
    Acceptance of the Order of Conditions:
     
    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-15XX from Kyle Zick Landscape Architecture, Inc. on behalf of The Emerald Necklace Conservancy for the renovation of approximately 8,800 square feet of lawn and planting area located at the Gatehouse near The Fenway and Forsyth Way, Fenway, Boston, MA (BLSF, Riverfront)
     
    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1530 from Epsilon Associates, Inc. on behalf of Eversource Energy for a geotechnical investigation to support the design of a new submarine cable route in the Boston Harbor, Boston, MA (LUO)
    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1528 from Engineering Alliance on behalf of Philip Abrams for a proposed two family dwelling located at 689 Bennington Street, East Boston, MA (LSCSF)
     
    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1524 from VHB on behalf of Cronin Holdings, LP, for the construction of a twenty-two story, mixed use building with approximately 124 residential units and 10,680 square feet of 
    commercial restaurant space located at 150 Seaport Boulevard, South Boston Waterfront, MA (LSCSF, LUO, Coastal Bank)
     
    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1535 from NATIVEtec on behalf of Winter Hill Development for rear deck installation with minor grading and the removal of a shed and adjacent patio blocks at 170 Paris Street, East Boston, MA (LSCSF)
     
    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from July 19, 2017
     
     
    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, during regular business hours, 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.  For more information, call 617-635-3850.
     
    Amelia Croteau 
    Boston Conservation Commission