Information for Meeting of Conservation Commission
Wednesday April 1, 2015 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Hardwick, MA 
Board:Conservation Commission
Time:Wednesday April 1, 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 1, 2015 
Approval of Minutes of March 18, 2015
Announcements:
•	Notification from DFW of 5 certified vernal pools in Hardwick.  [Rec’d via email on 10/24/14, but not opened until 2/19/15] (Zinni, maps)
•	March 26th Solar Project & WPA by Mark Stinson in S. Hadley—attendance?
•	Massachusetts Congress of Lake and Pond Associations, Management Workshop April 4th
•	MACC pipeline update:  two lines to cross MA
Public Hearings:  none
Forest Cutting Plan 
Harry Webb property at Mellow Road and Rte. 32-A 
Report on Inquiries/ comments to the commission:
•	Set up site visit 1st week in April with Mr. Samek, Mark Stinson, & members regarding March18th  discussion of aerial photographs of possible WPA violations at 3305 Greenwich Road
•	Set up site visit 1st week in April with Mr. Howard Lane, Mark Stinson, & members regarding possible WPA violations found on aerial photos by DEP
•	Review Certificate of Compliance (WPA Form 8-A) from Samantha McDonald for the Martha B. Nields Trust re: closure of landfill, Greenwich Road.  This was filled out online  by the Baxter with training by Mark Stinson, DEP, on March 18th; commission to review form
•	Request from James DiMaio, Land and Natural Resource Consultant, re: info on removal of firewood from 33 acres of forestland in Hardwick, with no Forest Cutting Plan.  Baxter was to contact him & request RDA.  Outcome of request?  Commission follow up needed.
•	Div. of Fisheries & Wildlife, Rebecca DiGirolomo, requests input on guardrail installation along two sections of Patrill Hollow Road
•	20 acre solar field on Robinson Lumber property: no filing yet; Rylestone left message with John Mott 3-28-15
Financial Report (L. Leehy):
Approval and signing of invoices
Site Visit Reports: none
Commission Office Report (P. Baxter)
Annual report request from March 12th from Theresa Cofske, administrative assistant                                                                
Publication of legal notices in Ware River News
Order MACC manuals online for each member (access code)
Commission letterhead stationery
Clerk’s attendance at Open Meeting Law Training 3/19/15                                                          Commission website, brochure, checklist for building permit/education & outreach 	               Minutes protocol (Rylestone)
Review of data security protocol (Rylestone)                                                                                 Recruitment for open member position: 3 more people expressed interest; sent letters requesting letter of interest and resume; received responses from Jacqueline Easter (no resume) and Jennifer Tabares (Rylestone)                                                                       
Report on 3-23rd selectmen’s meeting re budget (Zinni)
Review of Foxboro Conservation Commission statement re hiring of consultants   
Request (3-25-15) of commission email history by Randall Noble, commission member 
Town Administrator delivered a packet to the commission office on 3-31-15 for Randall Noble re an executive session of the Board of Selectmen on April 7th to discuss complaints                                                       					                         
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:  April 15, 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:Mar 24, 2015 10:48 AM EDT
Last Modified:Apr 22, 2015 1:46 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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