February 9, 2005
Members present: Charlie Schmitt, Pat Cote, Phil Grant, Candice Keddy, Cindi Connors.
7:04 pm Meeting called to order.
- Review of previous (01/27/05) meeting
minutes. Phil motions to approve
with 1 correction, Charlie 2nds.
- Douglas Farmer from Hampden-Wilbraham
Times present for a general discussion with the ConComm board
- Warrant for clerk hours submitted and
signed by Charlie
- Forest Cutting Plan, Lamoureux, 195 Glendale Rd 02/14/2005 start date
of wetlands, State Forrester approval, Scott contacted and was informed that
this was just a courtesy copy we received.
- We need to formulate a letter on
behalf of Bruce Kibbe to Dana Pixley to have two trees removed by the town. (Phil to forward previous letter to clerk for amendment
to current situation)
- Motion for new meeting date, the 3rd
Wednesday of the month, Phil motions to approve, Charlie 2nds.
-7:30 pm Charlie moves to open hearing on Hermanet property to order, Phil 2nds motion
Previous DEP file # 173-149 for common driveway for lots 101 & 102 Thresher Rd. There is a valid OC from 2003.
This is a single-family home to be built. Work is being proposed within the 100 discretionary buffer zone, with a limited amount of work within 200 of Temple Brook.
Pat questions the existence of vernal pools and the estimated habitat of endangered species.
This is a known box, wood and spotted turtle habitat.
Awaiting response form Natural Heritage
Mike Mocko requests a continuance until response received.
Charlie moves to continue until 03/16/05 @ 7:30 pm
pm Charlie motions to close hearing on Hermanet property, Phil 2nds motion
-Brooke Tyler, 77 Stafford Rd. Notified us of equipment in place. Charlie to be contacted by Mr. Tyler when silt fence is up.
- 7:45 pm Charlie motions to open meeting on MLNH, Phil 2nds
Present are Tracy Adamski, Tighe & Bond, and Steve Levin, owner representative.
Bank of Scantic delineated by previous ConComm & OC 2003
Flood plain line by 100-year flood plain map
Majority of site is already within 200of riverfront
Required by consent order h2o supply well.
Upgrade septic to underground wastewater treatment facility with above ground control building
47000 sq ft of pavement to be reduced to 27000 sq ft
Reducing by 4000 sq ft on entire site
900 sq ft within the waterfront area
Sediment to be handled by 4 bay for storm water management
Charlie expressed concern of directed flow towards one (berm) area
Proposed planting scheme presented
Within wood turtle habitat
No DEP or Natural Heritage response
Pat requests that a 25 no disturb boundary be placed on map
-The following to be included in Order of Conditions:
1 No heavy equipment
2 Crushed stone under deck to minimize erosion
3 Habitat and Natural Heritage response
4 Easement drafted to run h2o line to serve Valley Food Mart and MLNH
A. Abandoned well from MLNH
B. Well easements
** Note 03/09/05 meeting before Planning Board
From John Flynn:
Clean out of the septic tanks
Aquifer district, is MLNH affected
Prescriptive easement for Valley Food Mart for delivery access in rear of building
If storm system will be required
Pat requesting vegetative information along berm for run off and erosion control.
-9 pm Charlie moves to continue MLNH, Phil 2nds
From Gary Weiner:
Sounds like MLNH is a re-development project, in being so they need to try and reach the 80% TSS, (Total Suspended Solids) threshold
-9:02 pm Charlie moves to open the hearing on Green Meadows Elementary School Phil 2nds
Requesting permission to clear brush and small tress to top of ridge.
Charlie Schmitt, Phil Grant and Cindi Connors viewed this area on site walk.
This area is to be used for recreation.
If grading is to be done, an NOI will be filed
Charlie motions for Negative Determination, since work would not alter buffer zone, Phil 2nds motion.
9:25 pm Charlie motions to close hearing on Green Meadows School, Phil 2nds.
9:36 pm Charlie motions to open hearing on Memorial Park, Phil 2nds.
Requesting disconnect of overflow pipe in the beach area of the pool, by use of a silt fence below stream and excavation site to dig and then back fill pipe to segregate the pool from the resource area.
Phil motions for issuance of Negative Determination, Charlie 2nds, all ConComm members in agreement.
Pat and Charlie would like to see an overflow plan for the pool
9:35 pm Charlie moves to close meeting, Phil 2nds.