Conservation Commission Meeting

Tuesday, May 24, 6:30 pm until 9:30 pm
Webex Meeting
A meeting of the Conservation Commission

GREENFIELD CONSERVATION COMMISSION MEETING

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Greenfield Department of Planning and Development

Remote Access Online: HERE or by Phone at [1-408-418-9388]

Meeting ID: [2633 825 6709] Password: [cpJki27FnC6]

(Contact the Conservation Agent for Assistance)

AGENDA – Revised May 18, 2022

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.

Administrative Matters

Meeting Access: Remote Access Online https://greenfieldma.my.webex.com/greenfieldma.my/j.php?MTID=m7ce2ba2cf9a9ab8a7752f363cff0da89 or by Phone at [1-408-418-9388] Meeting ID: [2633 825 6709] Password: [cpJki27FnC6]

  • Call to Order
  • Approval of Meeting Minutes: May 10, 2022

Schedule of Public Meetings & Hearings

None.

Other Business & Enforcement Updates

  • Griswold/GTD Conservation Area trail maintenance
  • Potential Sale of City Owned Property: A Portion of Parcel 124-53
  • Wetlands Ordinance and Rules and Regulations review
  • Enforcement updates
    • 21 Spring Terrace (Map 65-9) – unauthorized construction within Riverfront Area.
    • 286 Plain Road (Map R34-10) – unauthorized construction within Riverfront Area.
    • 637 Colrain Road (Map R35-7) – unauthorized filling of wetlands.
    • 8 Conway Drive (Map 49-24) – unauthorized fill of Riverfront Area.
    • 123 Verde Drive (Map R17-19) – unauthorized grass vegetation removed within Riverfront Area.

Project Monitoring, Correspondence, & Site Visit Scheduling

  • List of active Order of Conditions and updates.
    • 195 Mill Brook Road (DEP #: 168-0319, Exp. 9/22/2023) – Solar Project.
    • 739 Bernardston Road (DEP #: 168-0336, Exp. 2/11/2023) – Center School construction.
    • 60 James Street (DEP #: 168-0337, Exp. 6/18/2023) – Single-family home.
    • Wisdom Way/River Street/Mill Street Intersection (DEP #: 168-0338, Exp. 10/27/2023) – Roadway improvements.
    • Rear Linwood Street (DEP #: 168-0341, Exp. 5/28/2024) – Franklin County Fairgrounds slope stabilization and wetlands restoration.
    • 1 Birch Street (DEP #: 168-0340, Exp. 6/8/2024) – Single family home renovation.
    • Power Court/River Street/Shelburne Road East ROW (DEP#: 168-0342, Exp. 6/18/2024) – Eversource ROW tree removal, pole removal, new pole installations.
    • Green River utility line structures relocation off Health Camp Road (DEP # 168-0344, Exp. 7/13/2024) -- relocation of two electrical utility structures from within the bank of the Green River within an overhead electrical utility right-of-way (ROW).
  • Exempt Utility Project Municipal Notification from Eversource

Set Next Meeting Date: Tuesday, June 14th, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Posted to: Conservation Comm.