Information for Meeting of Conservation Commission
Tuesday March 12, 2013 5 PM EDT

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Town:West Tisbury, MA 
Board:Conservation Commission
Time:Tuesday March 12, 2013 5 PM EDT
Location:West Tisbury Town Hall, 2nd Floor
1059 State Road West Tisbury, MA 02575
Agenda:
CONSERVATION COMMISSION
AGENDA
MARCH 12, 2013
5:00 PM

•	Location: Selectmen’s meeting room, second floor, Town Hall
•	Call to Order
•	Approval of Minutes: January 8th, 22nd, February 12th and 26th
•	Hearings/Meetings: 

5:10 PM/Oyster Restoration Project/TGP/SE79-335:  continuation of a public hearing under the requirements of G.L. Ch.131 § 40, as amended and the West Tisbury Wetlands Protection Bylaw and regulations to consider a Notice of Intent filed by the Nature Conservancy on behalf of the Town of West Tisbury for property located in the northwest corner of Tisbury Great Pond known as Town Cove. The project consists of the restoration of one (1) acre of native eastern oyster habitat using shell cultch and spat-on-shell seeding with remote setting techniques. NHESP letter dated 2/28/13: no adverse effect under WPA, exempt from MESA.   DMF comment letter dated 2/27/13 comments relate to required modification of Town’s shellfish propagation permit. DEP comment letter: project may require Chapter 91 Lic. and 401 Water Quality Certification (has been applied for.) Review under Section 404 Army Corp of Engineers may be required.

5:30 PM/ Map 3 Lot 85.2/SE79-336:   continuation of a public hearing under the requirements of G.L. Ch.131 § 40, as amended and the West Tisbury Wetlands Protection Bylaw and regulations to consider a Notice of Intent filed by Vineyard Land Surveying & Engineering, Inc. on behalf of Maria Watson, owner of property located at 64 Blackwater Hollow Road.  The project consists of the construction of a one bedroom addition to an existing structure and upgrade of the septic system in the Buffer Zone to a Bordering Vegetated Wetland.   DEP comment letter: Proposed upgrade to the on-site sewage disposal system may be exempt from requirements for Riverfront Area see 310CMR 10.58 (60 (c). However an alternatives analysis pursuant to 310 CMR 10.58 (4) (c) is required. 

Old Business:
Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation/Cedar Tree Neck/Goats/SE79-309
Mill Brook Watershed Study/Draft

•	New Business: 
5:50 PM Nate Morgan/ New member
Time will be reserved for any topics that the chair did not reasonably anticipate. 

•	Calendar:
March 21st – Site Visits
March 26th -Next Regularly Scheduled Meeting
March 27th – Office closed
March 28th – 2:00 PM/Estuaries Report TGP meeting: location TBD

•	Administrative:
Correspondence
In:	 Letter from William & Nancy Strecker dated 2/12/2013
     	 Letter of interest from Nate Morgan
	 Letter from DEP dated 2/19/13 re: Tisbury Great Pond Openings
Out: 	 Letter to William & Nancy Strecker dated 2/22/2013
	 Letter to DEP dated 2/27/13 re: Tisbury Great Pond contact information
	 Determinations: 	Mill Pond Culvert and Scotchman’s Lane
	 Orders of Condition:     Map 23 Lot 3.1/SE79-332, Map 35 Lot 6.3/SE79-333
	 			 Map 3 Lot 2.1/SE79- 328
•	Executive Session

•	Adjourn
Please note that the Commission may act on items in a different order than they appear on this agenda. Also, if the Commission so votes, the Commission may go into executive session during the meeting.
Scheduled By:Tara Whiting
Posted At:Mar 7, 2013 10:07 AM EST
Last Modified:Apr 2, 2013 12:12 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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