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Minutes 8/1/06
Holland Conservation Commission
Minutes of Commission meeting held on August 1, 2006.
Present:  Mary vandenBerg, Chairperson, Steven Anderstrom, Patricia Caron, Howard Fife, Ann Hall, Rolf Hilbig and James Wettlaufer.

7:00 p.m.  Chairperson called the meeting to order.

7:05 p.m.  Minutes of Commission Meeting held on July 25, 2006 were read, accepted and will be

Members signed a Certificate of Compliance for Klaus Nuki, DEP File #184-91.  Kristin LaPlante, Notary Public, notarized signatures.

Old Business -
John Madeiros called to cancel the continued Public Hearing scheduled for 8:15 p.m., this date because he will now have the house 100’ from the BVW but would, as a courtesy, show us the updated plans which would comply with the Holland Bylaws.
Six (6) members of the HCC will do a site visit to Lot 5, Mashapaug Rd. on Saturday, August 5, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. as arranged by the property owner Mr. Harhay when called regarding the $50.00 fee for the Legal Ad which he paid the following day.
Agent Howard Fife reports having heard from a Mr. McCarthy, Associates who will do the wetland delineation for the LaMountain property.  To date, we have not heard from Mr. McKenna of the DEP regarding his July 7th site visit of the LaMountain property.
An Agreement of Conditions concerning the Sandy Beach, Mountain Rd. and Stony Hill storm water and erosion control narrative was left by Andre Cormier.  Several errors were noted.  Mr. Cormier called during the meeting and was informed of the errors and will present an updated narrative.

Procedure Sheet #2006-1092 issued to Joan and Bernard Hudon of 31 Halfway Ln., Map R-36-6-04 wants an addition done to have access to the lower part of the house.  Motion to accept project was made and approved by all.  Procedure Sheet signed by Mary vandenBerg with the condition that there be no runoff down Halfway Ln.

Bob Parent of 32 Ardmore Rd. came for advice regarding the lakefront walls having been damaged during the October flood.  He was advised that he could repair the stonewall with the same material.  He also informed us of the removal of a foundation on his property because it was hazardous.

Carol Goodspeed owns 5 lots abutting Lot 5 on Mashapaug Rd. and has an 11-foot deed overlap that she is concerned about.  She asked for and received a copy of the Notice of Intent filed by the Madeiros Consulting LLC and asked to be called with the next scheduled Public Hearing.

Mary vandenBerg reported as having observed considerable amounts of dirt piled on the Sandy Beach side of a house.   Soil is being washed onto Sandy Beach and down to a close-by brook.  Hay bales, as they are now placed, are not sufficient to contain the dirt piles.  Motion was made to send a letter requesting the repositioning of the hay bales and to attend a HCC meeting within the next 2 weeks.  Seconded and approved by all.

Motion to adjourn was made, seconded and approved by all. Meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by:

Patricia J. Caron, Secretary
Copies to:  Select Board, Town Clerk, Board of Health, Planning Board, Building Inspector, Highway Surveyor, ZBA, File and HCC Chairperson~

Town of Holland 27 Sturbridge Road, Holland, MA 01521
Phone: 413-245-7108 Fax: 413-245-7037
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