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Last updated: 08/09/2017 - 11:11am

Conservation Commission Hearing

The Conservation Commission will hold its next bi-weekly hearing on August 16, 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 16, 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. 006-1532 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. 006-15XX from Nitsch Engineering on behalf of Fort Point Channel Investors LLC, for the renovation of an existing building, the reconstruction of an existing plaza and associated utilities located at 47 Farnsworth Street, South Boston Waterfront, MA (LSCSF) 

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-15XX from Fort Point Associates, Inc., on behalf of WinnDevelopment Company LP for the construction of a mixed use, mixed income, 52 unit residential development located at 125 Sumner Street, East Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-15XX from Bohler Engineering on behalf of SCD Drydock Q1 LLC for the construction of a 13-story office building with ground floor retail space and three levels of above grade parking, South Boston, MA (LSCSF) 

    Abbreviated Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-15XX from the Vozzella Design Group Inc., on behalf of the Italian Catholic Cemetery Association for the addition of an existing crematorium located at 500 Canterbury Street, Roslindale, MA

  2. Regular Meeting 7:00 P.M.

    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. 006-1487 for the construction of a 3 family structure located at 9 Jeffries Street, East Boston, MA

    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1475 for the Muddy River Trail Improvements project from Brookline Avenue to Park Drive, Boston, MA 

    Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1370 for Suffolk’s Belle Isle Boardwalk project located in East Boston, MA 

    Acceptance of the Order of Conditions:

    • 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. 006-1534 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. 006-1536 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. 006-1538 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)

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from August 2, 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