Information for Meeting of Conservation Commission
Tuesday May 13, 2014 5 PM EDT

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Town:West Tisbury, MA 
Board:Conservation Commission
Time:Tuesday May 13, 2014 5 PM EDT
Location:West Tisbury Town Hall, 2nd Floor
1059 State Road West Tisbury, MA 02575
Agenda:
WEST TISBURY
CONSERVATION COMMISSION
AGENDA
May 13, 2014
5:00 PM


WELCOME MIKE
SWEARING IN OF MEMBERS

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

5:10 PM/700 Edgartown- West Tisbury Road, Map 32 Lot 100: 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 the Parks & Recreation Committee on behalf of the Town of West Tisbury, for a project to prune selected trees and bushes along the west side of the Mill Brook to open up fishing spots, and to remove dead limbs from the path.

5: 20 PM/216 Claim Point Road Map 36 Lot 1: 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 the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank for a project to place 4 to 6 large boulders spaced 5 feet apart and 15 feet from both sides of the boat launch at Sepiessa Point Reservation to prohibit vehicle traffic from driving around the point during times of low water.

5:30PM/1 Murphy’s Road, Map 32 Lot 4.5 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 the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank for a project to mow and maintain a public walking trail through an existing pasture using trail markers to delineate the trail from the pasture.  The work will be conducted on land known as Tiasquam Valley Reservation.

5:40 PM/Map 35 Lot 3.1/SE79- 34? 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 Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank for property located at 126 Road to Great Neck to be known as Short Cove Preserve.  The applicant seeks permission to maintain an existing farm road as a walking path, install ground-level board walk within a coastal dune and/or bordering vegetated wetland,  re-establish an overgrown trail, establish a wet season trail, move or erect new fencing and create four 4 view channels.
 
•	New Business;
Tisbury Great Pond/oyster project/SE79-335: Letter from Matt Pelikan/TNC
Time will be reserved for any topics that the chair did not reasonably anticipate. 

•	Old  Business:
•	Map 32 Lot 48/SE79-339/Brooks/Pool decking
Map 35 Lot 6.9/Feller/landscape clearing
Map 34 Lot 10.1/SE79-329/Yale/approval of landscape plan
Brandy Brow/path and fencing

•	Calendar:
May 22 Site Visits 
May 27 – Next regularly scheduled meeting

•	Administrative:
State Highway Bridge Repair/Request for Certificate of Compliance
Correspondence: 
In:	MA DOT letter dated April 28 regarding COC 
 
Out: Map 35 Lot 6.9/Feller/possible violation

•	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:May 8, 2014 8:41 AM EDT
Last Modified:May 30, 2014 10:30 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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