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Minutes 9/5/06
Holland Conservation Commission
Minutes of Commission meeting held on September 5, 2006.
Present:  Mary vandenBerg, Chairperson, Steven Anderstrom, Patricia Caron, Howard Fife and Rolf Hilbig.  Absent:  Ann Hall and James Wettlaufer.

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

7:05 p.m.  Minutes of Commission Meeting held on August 22 and August 29, 2006 were read, accepted and will be distributed.

Mary vandenBerg reported that Ann Hall has resigned.

Agent Howard Fife reported having spent 3 1/2 hours on the LaMountain property with Service Forester Agent Richard A. Johnson reviewing conservation issues.  We will have ten (10) days for comments after receiving the forest permit.

We received in the mail from Jalbert Engineering a Notice of Intent for Thomas and Heidi L. Kolek for project on 115 Sandy Beach Rd. to replace existing pier foundation of the house with a full basement.  A check for $67.50 paying for the Notice of Intent filing fee was included.  A Public Hearing is to be arranged.

We also received in the mail from Tom Cabot a request for a Certificate of Compliance for the property formerly owned by Charles and Judy Petit of 15 Forest Dr. – a Notice of Intent, DEP File #184-0201.  Howard Fife, Agent will investigate.

We also received a copy of a letter sent to Mr. Jim George, Chairman of the Union Planning and Zoning Commission sent by James E. Wettlaufer, Chairmen of the Holland Board of Selectmen.

7:50 p.m.  Craig Stavola of 2 Leisure Dr. “wants to remove 2 dead trees and install a retaining wall on the side of the house and remove 5 pine trees with blight white dots on all branches at the edge of the lake”.  Howard Fife, Agent to do a site visit.

8:00 p.m.  Procedure Sheet 2006-1113 issued to Carl Johnson of Stafford Rd., Map 20-A-02.01 showed us a plot plan of a new house, well and septic system. Having no conservation issues, motion was made to accept the project.  Seconded and approved by all.  Procedure Sheet signed by Mary vandenBerg.

8:15 p.m.  Procedure Sheet 2006-1115 issued to William Cromack of 32 Lake Shore Dr., Map R-24-C-10 wants to replace a retaining wall along the waterfront.  Motion was made to accept the project.   Seconded and approved by all.  Procedure Sheet signed by Mary vandenBerg.

8:25 p.m.  Procedure Sheet 2006-1090 issued to Ronald and Sharon Keyes of 113 Sandy Beach Rd., Map R-39-F-15.03 to add a second floor with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths and to remove 2 bedrooms from the 1st floor.  Motion was made to accept the project providing a dumpster be on site.   Seconded and approved by all.  Procedure Sheet signed by Mary vandenBerg.  

Motion to adjourn was made, seconded and approved by all. Meeting adjourned at 8:45 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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