GREENFIELD CONSERVATION COMMISSION MEETING
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 6:30 PM
Greenfield Department of Planning and Development
Remote Access Online: HERE or by Phone at [1-408-418-9388]
Meeting ID: [132 299 7472] Password: [MBmJZGWg725]
(Contact the Conservation Agent for Assistance)
AGENDA – Revised July 9, 2021
Pursuant to Bill S.2475 Extending Certain COVID-19 Measures Adopted During the State of Emergency, this meeting of the Greenfield Conservation Commission will be conducted via remote participation to the greatest extent possible. Specific information and the general guidelines for remote participation by members of the public and/or parties with a right and/or requirement to attend this meeting can be found below. Every effort will be made to ensure that the public can adequately access the proceedings in real time, via technological means. In the event that we are unable to do so, despite best efforts, we will post on the City of Greenfield website an audio or video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting.
Should any technical interruption to the meeting occur and the meeting is suddenly ended, it will not be resumed and all items will be automatically continued to the next scheduled meeting date. Contact the Conservation Agent for more information.
Meeting Access: Remote Access Online: https://greenfieldma.my.webex.com/greenfieldma.my/j.php?MTID=mecb47075970541894416837396377936
or by Phone at [1-408-418-9388] Meeting ID: [132 299 7472] Password: [MBmJZGWg725]
Schedule of Public Meetings & Hearings
The Commission will review a Request for Determination of Applicability filed by Baystate Health Foundation. Applicant is seeking a negative determination of whether the work depicted is subject to the Wetlands Protection Act and/or the Greenfield Wetlands Protection Ordinance. The proposed project is to set up temporary parking and event tents associated with the Wheeling for Healing bike event.
The Commission will review a Notice of Intent filed by TRC Environmental, representative of the New England Power Company. Applicant is seeking an Order of Conditions for the relocation of two existing electrical utility structures from within the bank of the Green River within an overhead electrical utility Right-of-Way. There are proposed impacts to Bordering Land Subject to Flooding, 200ft Riverfront Area, Bordering Vegetated Wetlands, Bank, and the 100ft Buffer Zone. The project impact area is also within designated Priority Habitat by NHESP and proposes one temporary stream crossing. The project is seeking qualification as a Limited Project under 310 CMR 10.53(3)(d).
Enforcement Updates & Other Business
Project Monitoring & Site Visit Scheduling
Set Next Meeting Date: Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 at 6:30 PM
Posted to: Planning & Development