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Minutes 10/3/06
Holland Conservation Commission
Minutes of Commission meeting held on October 3, 2006.
Present:  Mary vandenBerg, Chairperson, Steven Anderstrom, Patricia Caron, Howard Fife and Rolf Hilbig.  Absent:  James Wettlaufer.

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

7:05 p.m.  Minutes of Commission Meeting held on September 26, 2006 were read, accepted and will be distributed.

Old Business:
Agent Howard Fife reported that he spoke with Joseph DeLuca of 76 Wales Rd. regarding his Forest Cutting plan.  He will be contacting the Service Forester Director rather than coming to us for a Notice of Intent.

7:35 p.m.  Mark Farrell of Green Hill Engineering was present for the Vicky Stavola Public Hearing for a Request for Determination of Applicability for the repair of a septic system at 2 Leisure Dr., Map R-34-B-4.  No abutters came.   Following discussions, motion was made to continue the Public Hearing so that Mark Farrell can investigate the 2 drains that are presently on either side of the proposed septic system.  All were in favor.  The continued Public Hearing is scheduled for October 10, 2006 at 7:30 p.m.

Members signed the Order of Conditions for Thomas & Heidi L. Kolek of 115 Sandy Beach Rd., DEP File #184-0207 to replace the existing pier foundation with a full basement within the 100’ buffer zone of an inland bank and special flood hazard zone.  Kristin LaPlante, Notary, notarized signatures.

8:10 p.m.  The scheduled Public Hearing for Gary Powers of 36 Lake Shore Dr., DEP File #184-0208 was held.  Present were Mark Farrell of Green Hill Engineering and Tim Lawlor, builder.  No abutters came.  Mark Farrell reviewed the plans and following discussion all were in favor of closing the hearing at 8:20 p.m.  Mark Farrell gave us a check for $100.00 paying the Legal Ads of Vicky Stavola and Gary Powers.

Procedure Sheet #2006-1138 issued to Christine McCooe of 13 Lakeridge Dr., Map R-04-A-09 to repair existing retaining wall on waterfront damaged by the October 2005 flood, and
Procedure Sheet #2006-1139 issued to Fred Beaulieu and Lynn Arnold-Beaulieu of 9 Shore Dr., Map R-01-A-04 to repair lakefront retaining wall damaged by the October 2005 flood.  A narrative and sketch were submitted.  Following discussion, motion was made to approve the projects.  Seconded and approved by all.  Mary vandenBerg signed the Procedure Sheets.

Motion to adjourn was made, seconded and approved by all. Meeting adjourned at 8:55 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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