Information for Meeting of Conservation Commission
Tuesday January 21, 2020 6:30 PM EST

Town:Hardwick, MA 
Board:Conservation Commission
Time:Tuesday January 21, 2020 6:30 PM EST
Location:Myron E. Richardson Municipal Building
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031
Town of Hardwick Conservation Commission                                                            
January 21, 2020
Approval of Minutes of November 19, 2019  (NOTE: The December 19, 2019 meeting was postponed due to severe weather and hazardous driving conditions.)
Public Hearings (NOIs and ANRADs):
Hardwick Pond Preservation Association, NOI, continued from previous meeting
Ware Solar III, LLC:  Joel Harder, NOI, proposed solar project, Off Collins Road
Ware Solar II, LLC: Joel Harder, NOI, proposed solar project, Old Greenwich Plains Road

Public Meetings (RDAs):  T. Markham and D. Niemitz, 301 Old Greenwich Plains Road

Inquiry:   Chris Buelow, re:  Paige Library drainage improvement project  

Follow-Up to Neighbor Concern re: 2322 Greenwich Road: 2nd letter sent to Ms. Kimberly McDonald asking her to attend this meeting

MGL Ch. 40. Sec. 53.g:  Vote to accept the provisions of the law re:  hiring consultants and special Town account
Forest Cutting Plans:  None received

Building permits:  None received

Financial Report:   
	Clerk’s Salary:  balance $5029.00
             Office Expense:  balance $367.72
             WPA Fund: balance $10,753.14 
	Self Help Grant: balance $28,548.68

Commission Office Report: (Peggy) 
Mass DEP regulation changes:  Send all OoCs and Determinations by eDEP or Certified Mail, return receipt requested; email submission is no longer allowed. Also, send all OoCs or Determinations by Certified Mail, return receipt requested, to all Applicants, or hand-deliver to the Applicant. Standard mail delivery is no longer allowed.
Clarification re:  Abutters receiving a notice of a NOI do not automatically have standing to appeal orders pertaining to the project.
Clerk’s use of accrued time; sick leave
MACC Annual Environmental Conference

Old Business:  
Requests for Certificates of Compliance, tabled from previous meetings:
EQLT:  DEP File # 176-0120, Barre Road; and DEP File # 176-0132, Off Maple Street

New Business:  
Announcements:  From Mass Wildlife:  Certified Vernal Pool 8113 (Hardwick Road) V1889

Date and time of next meeting:  Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 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:the automatic scheduling system
Posted At:Dec 18, 2019 5 AM EST
Last Modified:Dec 1, 2020 1:07 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are on record with the Town Clerk's office
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