Community Health & Environment

Boston Conservation Commission Public Hearing Agenda for April 6, 2011


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 April 6, 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 Commercial Wharf East Condominium Association for the in-kind replacement of a water main within paved areas along the north and east side of the wharf, 84 Atlantic Avenue, Boston Inner Harbor (Land Subject to Coastal Storm Flowage, 100-foot Buffer Zone to Coastal Bank).                                   Continued from the March 2, 2011 Public Hearing

6:15 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).
Continued from the March 23, 2011 Public Hearing

6:30 PM Notice of Intent from Charlestown Maritime Center, LLC, for the restoration of a steel bulkhead, placement of fill, site grading and stormwater management improvements, at 200 Terminal Street, Charlestown, Mystic River (Designated Port Area, Land Under Ocean, Land Subject to Coastal Storm Flowage, Coastal Bank, Coastal Beach, Riverfront Area).

6:45 PM Notice of Intent from Boston Parks and Recreation Department for the repair of damaged sections of pathways and cobblestone waterways around Jamaica Pond, Perkins Street and Francis Parkman Drive, Jamaica Plain (Inland Bank, Land Under Water, Bordering Land Subject to Flooding, 100-foot Buffer Zone).

7:00 PM Notice of Intent from Charles River Canoe and Kayak for improvements to their Soldiers Field Road facility, including construction of a permeable pavement boat trailer area, temporary board walk paths and storage shed, expansion of a boat loading dock, relocation of boat racks, the installation of boat rollers, stormwater management improvements and landscaping, at 1100 Soldiers Field Road, Brighton, Charles River (Riverfront Area, Bordering Land Subject to Flooding, Land Under Waterways, Inland Bank, 100-foot Buffer Zone).

7:15 PM Notice of Intent from Venezia Real Estate LLC for the maintenance of a timber pier system supporting the Venezia Restaurant, repairs to an existing seawall, and the removal of a failed pier and its partial reconstruction, at 0-24 Ericsson Street, Port Norfolk, Dorchester, Neponset River (Land Under Ocean).

7:30 PM Enforcement Order issued to Cedar Grove Cemetery for work conducted in areas subject to protection under the Wetlands Protection Act without a valid Order of Conditions, 920 Adams Street, Dorchester.                 Continued from the December 15, 2010 Public Hearing

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