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Holland Conservation Commission

Minutes of Commission meeting held on September 25, 2007.
Present:  Mary vandenBerg, Chairperson, Steven Anderstrom, Patricia Caron, Howard Fife and James Wettlaufer.  Absent:  Rolf Hilbig.

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

The minutes of September 11, 2007 were read and accepted and will be distributed.  There was no meeting on September 18, 2007 due to a lack of a quorum.

7:25 p.m.  Keith Leannii of DBA Leadmine Stonework of 34 Goodrich Road, Sturbridge, MA presented for Anthony Benedetto of 38 Lake Shore Dr., Map R-24-C-07, Procedure Sheet #2007-1225 to remove and re-build existing Versalok retaining wall along the waterfront keeping the same height and dimensions.  Motion was made to accept the project.  All were in favor.  Mary vandenBerg signed the Procedure Sheet with the above conditions.

7:35 p.m.  The Public Hearing of a Notice of Intent for Roger Perry of 59 Island Road, Map R-11-B-7 (have not received a DEP File No. to date) to repair a septic system was presented by Mark Farrell of Green Hill Engineering.  No abutters came.  Following discussion, motion was made to approve the project and all were in favor of closing the Hearing at 7:45 p.m.

7:45 p.m.  The Public Hearing of a Notice of Intent for Robert Ardizzoni of 7 Lake Shore Drive, Map R-24-A-1, DEP File #184-0221 to construct a single family home, driveway, septic, well and associated grading was presented by Mark Farrell of Green Hill Engineering.  Abutters present were Jim Kinston of 22 Lake Shore Dr., Kathleen and Debora MacDonald of 4 Lake Shore Dr. and Joanne and Robert MacDonald of 24 Lake Shore Dr.  Following discussion, it was determined that we had insufficient information.  Motion was made and all were in favor of continuing the Hearing on October 9, 2007 at 7:30 p.m.  A site visit is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on September 28, 2007.

8:55 p.m.  Bernard Chauvin of B&M Excavating gave us a Request for Certificate of Compliance for DEP File #184-187 for the project at 9 Joanie Lane.  Agent Howard Fife, having done a site visit, found the project to be in compliance with the Order of Conditions.  Members signed the Certificate of Compliance form.  Arrangements were made for Mr. Chauvin to pick up the completed form once the signatures have been notarized.

Motion to adjourn was made, seconded and approved by all. Meeting adjourned at 9:15 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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