Pittsfield Conservation Commission - Dec. 14, 2017

1. Roll Call 00:00:21

2. New Business 00:00:38

A. Continued – DEP File No. 263-1084: Notice of Intent application for the repair and improvements to an existing stone revetment and stairway, sediment removal within existing sediment traps, and the removal of aquatic plant material from Onota Lake on property located at 150 Blythewood Drive (Map D11, Block 2, Lots 6and 7). Actions are proposed to occur within Land Subject to Flooding, Land Under Waterbodies, Inland Bank and buffer zone associated with Onota Lake. The applicant is George Haddad.

2. New Business 00:06:41

B. Continued - Notice of Intent application for the restoration of an impacted wetland on property located at 942 Williams Street (Kirvin Park - Map M6, Block 1, Lot 1). Actions are proposed to occur within Land Subject to Flooding, Riverfront Area, and Bordering Vegetated Wetlands associated with the Sacket Brook. The applicant is the City of Pittsfield Dept. of Public Utilities.

2. New Business 00:07:31

C. Continued – DEP File No. 263-1087 - Notice of Intent application for site grading and debris removal on properties located at 723 and 729 West Housatonic Street (Map E6, Block 3, Lots 3 and 4). Actions are proposed to occur within the Riverfront Area associated with the Southwest Branch of the Housatonic River. The applicant is David Norton.

2. New Business 00:08:26

D. Continued – Notice of Intent application for the construction of a 1.9MW ground-mounted solar panel facility on property located off of East Street (Map L10, Block 3, Lot 5). Actions are proposed to occur within buffer zone to Bordering Vegetated Wetland and Bordering Land Subject to Flooding associated with the East Branch of the Housatonic River. The applicant is BVD Solar, LLC.

2. New Business 00:14:02

E. Continued – File No. 17-36 - Request for Determination of Applicability for the installation of a fence on property located at 114 Barker Road (Map F7, Block 3, Lot 24). Actions are proposed to occur within Riverfront Area associated with the Southwest Branch of the Housatonic River. The applicant is Kimberley Wendling.

2. New Business 00:17:00

F. File #17-38 - Request for Determination of Applicability for the removal of several trees on property located at 53 Tor Court (Map E9, Block 1, Lot 16). Actions are proposed to occur within buffer zone associated with Onota Lake. The applicant is Susan Kirchner.

2. New Business 00:20:24

G. File #17-39 - Request for Determination of Applicability for the installation of a privacy fence along the left side of the property which is located at 556 Pomeroy Avenue (Map I6, Block 3, Lot 3). Actions are proposed to occur within Bordering Land Subject to Flooding associated with the Housatonic River. The applicant is Frank Schickor.

2. New Business 00:23:03

H. DEP File No. 263-1048 – Request for a Certificated of Compliance for the Order of Conditions issued on property located at 129 Thomas Island Road (Map F13, Block 13, Lot 2). The applicants are Lawrence and Rosemary Harnett