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Minutes 1/12/10
Holland Conservation Commission
Minutes of Commission meeting held on January 12, 2010.
Present:  Mary vandenBerg, Chairperson, Marcia Beal, Patricia Caron, Nathan Gumlaw and James Wettlaufer.

Chairperson called the meeting to order.

The Minutes of November 24, 2009 were read and accepted and will be distributed.

7:10 p.m.  The continued Public Hearing for a Notice of Intent prepared by GeoSyntec, Consultants, submitted by Ann Capra of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission under an s.604(b) Water Quality Management Grant to the Town of Holland was held.  Daniel Bourdeau of GeoSyntec, presented the revised plot plans of the projects on Mashapaug Rd./Kimball Hill Rd.-North, DEP File #184-0240 and Fenton St., DEP File #184-0241.  No abutters were present.  Following discussion, motion was made at 7:35 p.m. to close the Mashapaug/Kimball Hill Rd-North hearing. All were in favor.  .

7:35 p.m. The Fenton St. project, was discussed at great length.  Motion was made at 8:15 p.m. to close the Hearing. All were in favor.  Order of Conditions to include for both sites: All storm Water Management Structures as depicted in the plans(plan info) shall be maintained by the Town of Holland Highway Department in accordance with the Operations and Maintenance Manual for Storm Water Management Improvements, Hamilton Reservoir, Holland, Massachusetts.  Project Number B W0125, December 2009.

8:15 p.m.  The scheduled Public Hearing for a Notice of Intent for Ernest and Bonnie Fancy’s project at Lot 5, Vinton Rd., Map 5-C-1.4, DEP File #184-0242 was held.  James Wettlaufer recused himself as he is an abutter. No other abutters came.  Steven Bressette of Jalbert Engineering, Inc. presented the project.  Following discussion, motion was made to close the Hearing at 8:30 p.m. All were in favor.  Order of Conditions were signed by Conservation Members and given to the applicants.

8:35 p.m.  The scheduled Public Hearing for a Notice of Intent for Denise Reale’s project at 334 Mashapaug Rd., Map R-6-A-7, DEP File #184-0243 was held.  No abutters came.  The project was drawn up by Mark Farrell of Green Hill Engineering who was unable to attend the meeting, but felt the plot plan of the project of a septic system repair was sufficient.  Following review, all were in favor of the project and of closing the Hearing at 8:55 p.m.

We received an approved Forest Cutting Plan, regarding 8.5 acres owned by Michael and Rhonda Santos of 33 Butterworth Rd., signed by Christian Kruger, Licensed Certified Forrester.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:05 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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