Boston Conservation Commission to Hear Boston Hazard Mitigation Plan Update on April 18, 2012


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 18, 2012 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 Presentation by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council on the Boston Hazard Mitigation Plan update which provides a strategy for reducing the city’s vulnerability to the impacts of natural hazard events.

6:30 PM Update from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation on Order of Conditions DEP File No. 006-1285, issued for pier and seawall repairs and the installation of new floats, gangways and ramps at Georges Island, Boston Harbor.

6:45 PM Update from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation on Order of Conditions DEP File No. 006-0647, issued for the construction of a water transportation docking facility adjacent to 500 Atlantic Avenue and Atlantic Wharf, Boston, Fort Point Channel.
Continued from the December 21, 2011 Public Hearing

7:00 PM Update from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation on Order of Condition DEP File No. 006-0738, issued for the Millers River wetland mitigation planting and monitoring program, Charlestown.

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

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