Information for Meeting of Conservation Commission
Wednesday June 3, 2015 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Hardwick, MA 
Board:Conservation Commission
Time:Wednesday June 3, 2015 6:30 PM EDT
Location:Myron E. Richardson Municipal Building
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031
Town of Hardwick Conservation Commission                                                                            AGENDA June 3, 2015 
Approval of Minutes of May20, 2015

Public Hearings:  Continued:  Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, Quabbin Power, Communications, & Security Improvements; power line in Quabbin DEP # 176-0135; report on site visit on May 26th
Borrego Solar, NOI for 2553 Barre Road & 0 Cleveland Road
Forest Cutting Plans:  Robinson Lumber, 120 acres, Cleveland Rd
Enforcement Orders:  Mr. John Samek, Old Greenwich Plains Rd; removal of truck trailer and 2 culverts; NOI pending for stream crossing
Violation Notice:  sent certified mail to Howard Lane, Barre Rd, regarding filling in the buffer zone
Request for Certificate of Compliance: 
Report on Inquiries/ comments to the commission:
1. 1278 Prouty Road, Jon Liland inquired about status of OOC & Enforcement Order; report from biologist pending (Zinni)
2. Report on Rebecca Stillman farm, 3689 Greenwich Rd, concrete foundation
3. Fourtier report:  neighbor, 2332 Greenwich Rd, bulldozing soil into wetland;  DEP Enforcement Order was in effect & DEP, Tim McKenna has been contacted (Rylestone).
4. Mr. Rob Ruggles called to report that he will be installing 4000’ of fencing on Podbelski’s farm; consulting commission on river front regulations

Financial Report (L. Leehy):  Approval and signing of invoices

Site Visit Reports:
1. Rick Morrill property, 161 Delargy Rd., letter sent regarding work being outside of resource areas
2. Quabbin for MWRA, power & security enhancements (see hearing above)

Commission Office Report                                                                                                                                  New positions, redefine existing positions, elections                                                                                                                                               Wetland Enforcement Manual                                                                                                                                                                     Commission website, brochure, checklist for building permit/education & outreach; edit brochure                                                            Regulatory issues from Mark Stinson, DEP: handout on common mistakes on DEP forms                                           Office files: tagging for year (annual report, expirations, extensions) but organizing by address                                                                                                                                             Associate member option                                                                                                                       Update of all commission members’ terms; add to office calendar of annual deadlines                      Review of calendar of annual deadlines                                                                                                              Coverage during clerk’s vacation, last week of April; outcome                                                                             Purchases: 100’ measuring tape/tape recorder/Massachusetts Runoff, Erosion & Sediment Control Field Guide                                                                                                                                                         WPA Regulations to new members/swearing in appts/ID cards from Police Dept.

Commission Lands:
•	NOI for gazebo and Thompson parcel ( Zinni); file, abutter notices, etc
•	Request for repair of Old Furnace launch site driveway (Zinni): “maintenance”?

New Business:      Date and time of next meeting:  June 17, 2015, 6:30 PM
This meeting is posted in compliance with the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law.  The agenda may change to reflect unforeseen business.
Scheduled By:Peggy Baxter
Posted At:May 26, 2015 12:04 PM EDT
Last Modified:Jun 10, 2015 2:20 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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