Community Health & Environment

Boston Conservation Commission Agenda for March 16


In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. Chapter 131, Section 40, the Boston Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing in Boston City Hall, Room 801 on March 16, 2011 to review the following projects to determine what conditions, if any, the Commission will impose in order to protect the interests of the public and private water supply, ground water, prevention of pollution, flood control, prevention of storm damage, protection of fisheries and land containing shellfish, and protection of wildlife habitat:

6:00 PM Notice of Intent from Boston Harbor Industrial Development LLC, for the installation of sheet piling and a rock revetment, construction of two pile supported pedestrian piers, a wind turbine, roadway and stormwater management system improvements, landscaping and Harborwalk, Pappas Way, South Boston, Reserved Channel (Land Under Ocean, Coastal Bank, Coastal Beach, Land Subject to Tidal Action, 100-foot Buffer Zone).  Continued from the March 2, 2011, Public Hearing

6:15 PM Notice of Intent from the Massachusetts Port Authority for the East Boston-Chelsea Bypass, involving the construction of an asphalt roadway, retaining walls, utilities, pumping station and stormwater management system between Frankfort Street and Chelsea Street, East Boston, Chelsea River (Land Subject to Coastal Storm Flowage). Continued from the March 2, 2011, Public Hearing

6:30 PM Notice of Intent from the Massachusetts Port Authority for the Green Bus Depot Project, involving construction of a 72,800 square foot building, a bus fueling station, installation of below grade fuel tanks, paving of bus circulation areas, site landscaping and utilities, installation of a stormwater management system and reconstruction of a stormwater outfall, North Service Area of Logan International Airport, East Boston, Boston Harbor (Coastal Bank, 100-foot Buffer Zone).

6:45 PM Request for Determination of Applicability from the Fallon Company
for installation of a 48-inch storm drain at 50 Northern Avenue, Fan Pier, South Boston, Boston Inner Harbor (100-foot Buffer Zone to Coastal Bank).

7:00 PM Notice of Intent from the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for the rehabilitation of two pedestrian footbridges in the Back Bay Fens, involving the removal and replacement of bridge decks and metal railings, patching of approach paths and repairs to eroded areas, adjacent to the Kelleher Rose Garden and Clemente Field, Muddy River (Bordering Land Subject to Flooding, Inland Bank, Bordering Vegetated Wetland, 100-foot Buffer Zone).

7:15 PM Notice of Intent from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for the replacement of deteriorated stormwater drain line piping and installation of redesigned outfalls at two locations along Nonantum Road, Charles River Reservation, Brighton, Charles River (Land Under Waterbodies, Bordering Land Subject to Flooding, Riverfront Area, Inland Bank).

Sign Language interpreters are available upon prior request.  The Commission will hold a public meeting immediately following the last hearing or as appropriate following any hearing.  Plans and filings with the Commission may be viewed at the Environment Department, Boston City Hall, Room 805, during regular business hours, 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.  For more information, call (617) 635-4417.

For the Commission,

Chris H. Busch, Executive Director