Information for Meeting of Conservation Commission
Wednesday April 15, 2015 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Hardwick, MA 
Board:Conservation Commission
Time:Wednesday April 15, 2015 6:30 PM EDT
Location:Myron E. Richardson Municipal Building
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031
Agenda:
Town of Hardwick Conservation Commission                                                                            AGENDA April 15, 2015 
Approval of Minutes of April 1, 2015
Announcements:
•	Prospective new member:  Jennifer Tabares
•	Solar Projects & the WPA by Mark Stinson, DEP, in Granby 4-7-15: 3 members attended
Public Hearings:  none
Forest Cutting Plans:
Report on Inquiries/ comments to the commission:
•	Set up site visit for last week in April with Mr. Samek, Mark Stinson, DEP, & members regarding March18th  discussion of aerial photographs of possible WPA violations at 3305 Greenwich Road
•	Set up site visit for last week in April with Mr. Howard Lane, Mark Stinson, & members regarding possible WPA violations found on aerial photos by DEP
•	Set up site visit for last week in April with Mark Stinson, & members for two ponds on Thayer Rd regarding dredging requests.  Contact property owners to set up.
•	Request from James DiMaio, Land and Natural Resource Consultant, re: info on removal of firewood from 33 acres of forestland in Hardwick on Old Greenwich Plains Rd and Osborne Rd, with no Forest Cutting Plan; possible solar farm project.  
•	20 acre solar field on Robinson Lumber property: no filing yet; John Mott from Sun Edison reports that they are still in the design stages.
•	South Barre Rod and Gun Club inquiry regarding automatic extension of permit
•	Ruggles Rd sewer extension
Financial Report (L. Leehy):
Approval and signing of invoices
Site Visit Reports: none
Commission Office Report                                                                                                                  Annual report request from March 12th from Theresa Cofske, administrative assistant                                                                                                                                                     Commission website, brochure, checklist for building permit/education & outreach                                                                RDAs to be reported to BOH & Planning Board 5 days before hearing [see Regs 10.05(3)(b), p351]	               
Review of Foxboro Conservation Commission statement re hiring of consultants; vote on accepting rules for hiring outside consultants   					                         
Commission Lands:
•	NOI for gazebo and Thompson parcel ( Zinni)
•	Request for repair of Old Furnace launch site driveway (Zinni)
New Business:      
Date and time of next meeting:  May 20, 2015, 6:30 PM
This meeting is posted in compliance with the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law.  The agenda may change to reflect unforeseen business.
Town of Hardwick Conservation Commission
AGENDA April 15, 2015

Approval of Minutes of April 1, 2015
Announcements:
•	New underground storage tank regulations
•	Other
Public Hearings:  None
Inquiries/comments to the commission:
•	Follow-up re:  Rebecca DiGirolomo and Div. of Fisheries and Wildlife re: installation of guardrails along two sections of Patrill Hollow Road
•	Set up site visits with Mr. Howard Lane, Mark Stinson of DEP and commission members re: possible WPA violations found of aerial photos by DEP; and with Mr. John Samek re: possible WPA violations at 3305 Greenwich Road
•	Follow-up re: 20-acre solar field proposed by Mr. John Mott of Sun Edison on Robinson Lumber property
•	Follow-up re:  South Barre Rod and Gun Club permit renewal for chemical treatment
•	Review of Tighe & Bond NOI for Eagle Hill School sewer extension project
Financial Report (L. Leehy):
Approval and signing of invoices
Site Visit Reports:  None
Commission Office Report (P. Baxter):
•	Draft of brochure for ConCom
•	Report on meeting with J. Tabares (A. Rylestone, L. Leehy)
Commission Lands:
•	NOI for gazebo (B. Zinni)
•	Request for repair of Old Furnace launch site driveway
New Business:  
•	Hiring of consultants at landowners’ expense
•	Other
Date and Time of Next Meeting:  May 20, 2015 at 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:Mar 19, 2015 6 AM EDT
Last Modified:Dec 7, 2016 1:36 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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