Information for Meeting of Conservation Commission
Tuesday January 8, 2013 5 PM EST

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Town:West Tisbury, MA 
Board:Conservation Commission
Time:Tuesday January 8, 2013 5 PM EST
Location:West Tisbury Town Hall, 2nd Floor
1059 State Road West Tisbury, MA 02575
Agenda:
CONSERVATION COMMISSION
AGENDA
JANUARY 8, 2013
5:00 PM

•	Location: Selectmen’s meeting room, second floor, Town Hall
•	Call to Order
•	Approval of Minutes: December 11th
•	Hearings/Meetings: 

5:05 PM/SE79-TBD: 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 Mary-Joe Perry, District Highway Director, MA DOT District 5 for a guardrail replacement project located on State Road at the culvert over the Mill Brook (near the North Road intersection). The applicant proposes to install a crash tested guardrail system. The work will take place in the Buffer Zone to a bank and bordering vegetated wetland.

5:20PM/ Map 35 Lot 6.3/SE79-TBD:  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 Sourati Engineering Group on behalf of Nina Meyer, Trustee of Meyer Realty Trust owner of property located at 40 Plum Bush Point Road.  The applicant seeks after-the- fact-approval of an existing path and boardwalk through a salt marsh, a ramp over a coastal bank and a fixed piling float located in Tiah’s Cove.   

5:30 PM/ Map 35 Lot 6.3/SE79-330:  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 Sourati Engineering Group on behalf of Phyllis Segal for property owned by Meyer Realty Trust located at 40 Plum Bush Point Road.  The applicant proposes to convert a screened porch into a dining room with a foundation.  The work is partly in the Buffer Zone.  NHESP Comment Letter dated 12/27/12 no adverse impact/no take

5:45 PM/ Map 3 Lot 2.1/SE79- 328:   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 Cooper Environmental Services, LLC on behalf of Mary Tavares, Trustee of RFS Trust owner of property located at 237 Lambert’s Cove Road.  The project consists of vista pruning to re-establish of a view channel through the buffer zone and placement of snow fencing and signage on a coastal dune and bank for the purpose of restoration.  Letter from Elizabeth Cottle dated 12/17/12.

6:15PM/Map 1 Lot 23:   a public meeting under the requirements of G.L. Ch.131 § 40, as amended, and the West Tisbury Wetlands Protection Bylaw and regulations to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability filed by Falcon Properties, LLC for property located at 8 Norton Farm Road owned by the Estate of Olga Minner.  The proposed project consists of the demolition and reconstruction of a single-family dwelling, garage, a new pool with patio and associated site work.   A corner of the new garage and a small section of the pool patio will protrude into the Buffer Zone. The applicant would also like to clear vegetation from a portion of the last 25 feet of the Buffer Zone for construction access.

Old Business:

•	New Business: 
Time will be reserved for any topics that the chair did not reasonably anticipate. 

•	Calendar:
January 22nd  -Next Regularly Scheduled Meeting

•	Administrative:
Correspondence: 

In:	Memorandum to Town from Brad Chase, DMF Diadromous Fish Restoration Site Visit
Copies of letters from Brad Chase, DMF  to John Hoy dated 12/18/12 re: James Pond River Herring Passage Restoration and to Chris Kennedy (TTOR) re: Lower Tiasquam River Fish Habitat and Passage Restoration
	Notice of SBA Hearing 1/10/13 re: 8 Norton Farm Road
Out:

•	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:Jan 2, 2013 9:42 AM EST
Last Modified:Jul 2, 2013 9:46 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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