2/12/2020 Conservation Commission Agenda

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 6:30am

Brimfield Conservation Commission Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Salisbury Annex Conference Room

Administrative Matters                                                                                                                                             

  • Call to Order­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­
  • Approval of Minutes: 11/13/2019, 12/11/2019, 12/18/2019, 1/8/2020, 1/22/2020
  • Review Mail & Phone messages:
    1. DEP # 117-0385, Cumberland Farms: Notification of Repsonsibility, Lead release at 7 Main Street
    2. Lake Sherman 2019 End-Year Report & 2020 Treatment Contract
  • Public Inquiries:
  • Chair, Clerk & Member Reports:
  • Other Business (New/Old):
  • Approval of Documents (Payroll, Payables, DOA, OOC, COC, Extensions, Emergencies, Enforcement Orders):
    1. Request for Certificate of Compliance: DEP # 117-0264: 294 Warren Road (Map 2-C-1.3); driveway & stream crossing
    2. Request for Extension: DEP # 117-0305 – Quinebaug Cove Campground; aquatic vegetation management
    3. Payroll: $ 339.60

Schedule of Public Meetings and Hearings     ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­                                                                                                           

7:00 PM          RDA: 294 Warren Road (Map 2-C-1.3) – septic system replacement                                                 

The Commission will review a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) permit application submitted by Jalbert Engineering, Inc. c/o Cynthia and Wayne Hodges to determine if the replacement of a failed septic system at 294 Warren Road in Brimfield (Assessor’s Map 2-C-1.3) in Brimfield is subject to the MA Wetlands Protection Act (as amended). All disturbance with the project as proposed is located in the Buffer Zone to Bordering Vegetated Wetlands associated with Taylor Brook, a coldwater fisheries resource.

7:00 PM          NOI: L10.1 Brookfield Road (Map 3-C-10.1) – single family home construction                               

The Commission will review a Notice of Intent (NOI) permit application submitted by EBT Environmental Consultants, Inc. c/o Lori & Jarred Fenneuff to determine if the construction of a single family home with attached garage, private water supply, septic system, and driveway at L10.1 Brookfield Road in Brimfield (Assessor’s Map 3-C-10.1) is subject to the MA Wetlands Protection Act (as amended). All disturbance associated with the project as proposed is located within the 100-foot Buffer Zone to Bordering Vegetated Wetlands. 

7:00 PM          Cont. NOI: DEP # 117-0386; 160 Palmer Road (Map 11-A-9, 9.5, 10) – construction of 3.38 MW solar array & gravel access road

The Commission will review a Notice of Intent (NOI) application submitted by Sherman & Frydryk, LLC c/o Brian Caron of 296 Clark Road in Fiskdale, MA 01518 to determine if the proposed construction of a 3.38 megawatt direct current ground mounted solar photovoltaic array and 16-foot gravel access road for site construction and maintenance is subject to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (as amended).

Other Projects, Monitoring, Enforcements and Violations                                                                                         

  • Discuss Enforcement Order: 65 Palmer Road (Map 13-A-7) – tree removal in Riverfront Area to Mountain Brook
  • Review FCP: Warren Road
  • Discuss SWCA Change Orders: DEP # 117-0386 & 117-0387
  • Discuss FY 2021 Budget Review Meeting with BOS: 2/3/2020 at 6:30 PM
  • Discuss Bylaw: Chapter 5 – Licensing and Permits

Set Next Meeting Date: Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 at 6:30 PM