Pittsfield Conservation Commission - January 11, 2018

1. Roll Call 00:00:22

2. A. New Business 00:00:38

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. B. New Business 00:01:29

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. C. New Business 00:03:01

File #17-40 - Request for Determination of Applicability for the confirmation of a delineated Bordering Vegetated Wetland boundary on property located at 600 Merrill Road (Map L13, Block 2, Lot 1). The applicant is Flynn Volkswagen.

2. D. New Business 00:05:30

File #17-41 - Request for Determination of Applicability for the maintenance of electrical line utility corridor within the F132 line Right-of- way between Partridge Road and Doreen Street. Actions are proposed to occur within buffer zone associated with Bordering Vegetated Wetlands. The applicant is Eversource Energy c/o Devleena Ghosh-Brower.

2. E. New Business 00:07:35

File #17-42 - Request for Determination of Applicability for the razing of an existing restaurant and the construction of a new restaurant and its associated appurtenances (i.e., wire, gas, water, and wastewater utilities, garbage disposal areas, etc.) on property located at 555 Hubbard Avenue (Map L14, Block 3, Lot 107). Actions are proposed to occur within the Riverfront Area associated with eth East Branch of the Housatonic River. The applicant is James Mientkiewicz, Brixor Property Group.

2. F. New Business 00:10:33

File #17-43 - Request for Determination of Applicability for various roadway and sidewalk improvements on April Lane (Map M8, Block 3, Lot 56). Actions are proposed to occur within buffer zone associated with Bordering Vegetated Wetlands. The applicant is the City of Pittsfield.

2. G. New Business 00:13:44

File #17-44 - Request for Determination of Applicability for the installation of a new 18’ x 30’ prefabricated steel building on property located at 500 Lakeway Drive (Map E11, Block 1, Lot 1). Actions are proposed to occur within buffer zone associated with the Inland Bank of Onota Lake. The applicant is the Berkshire Rowing and Sculling Society.

2. H. New Business 00:21:16

File #17-45 - Request for Determination of Applicability for the installation of new underground wire utilities from Technology Drive E, along the Dan Fox Drive, to South Street (Assessors Map G2 and H2). Actions are proposed to occur within buffer zone associated with Bordering Vegetated Wetlands. The applicant is AccessPlus Communications.

2. I. New Business 00:23:56

DEP File #263-1089 - Notice of Intent application for the demolition and replacement of an existing concrete retaining wall and the construction of a new 400 square foot deck on property located at 44 Shore Drive (Map E13, Block 8, Lot 11). Actions are proposed to occur within Inland Bank and its associated buffer zone (Onota Lake). The applicant is Raymond Wallach.

2. J. New Business 00:31:39

MA DEP File #263-1064: Request for an amendment to the Order of Conditions for the replacement of damaged and aging structures within the Eversource right-of- way for Line 1161. Work also includes the construction of new access roads and work pads. Work is located within the Eversource right-of- way located near Ann Drive (Maps L3 –L5). The applicant is Eversource Energy.

2. K. New Business 00:35:39

DEP File #263-1090 – Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation for the confirmation of an Inland Bank resource area delineation and to ascertain the flow frequency of the Barton Brook on properties located along Hubbard Avenue (Map E13, Block 1, Lots 4 through 8 and 210). The applicant is JW Kelly Enterprises, Inc.

2. L. New Business 00:39:17

Notice of Intent Application for the construction of a building addition, a raised deck, the expansion of parking lot, and the removal of several pine trees on property located at 22 Waubeek Road (ITAM Lodge #564 - Map G16, Block 1, Lot 17). The applicant is Eric Taylor, Restorations, Inc.

3. Other Business 00:41:05

Minutes - December 14, 2017

3. Other Business 00:41:46