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Minutes 7-12-11
Holland Conservation Commission

Minutes of Commission meeting held on July 12, 2011.

Present: Mary vandenBerg, Chairperson, Patricia Caron, Nathan Gumlaw , Mary Lovett, Marianne Martone and James Wettlaufer.  Absent: Marcia Beal.

Chairperson called the meeting to order.  The minutes of the June 28, 2011 meeting were read and accepted and will be distributed.

Mary vandenBerg returned the HCC camera since she will be leaving.  Her last meeting will be July 26th.  We will greatly miss her knowledge and expertise.  Nathan Gumlaw has agreed to be our new chairperson.

Old Business:

John Jacoby of 28 Leno Rd. cancelled his July 9th site visit since he was unable to contact his neighbor.

New Business:

Members signed the Certificate of Compliance for Robert and Anita Back of 34 Hamilton Dr., DEP File #184-0246 whose project was to repair a septic system.

We received the Notice of Intent for Richard Polverari of 7 Sunset Ln., DEP File #184-0261 to repair his deteriorating lake front wall.   His Public Hearing is scheduled for July 26, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.

7:45 p.m.  James LaBilois builder questioned us further on the Notice of Intent for Robert and Bethany Bellerive of 25 Vinton Rd., Map R-09-A-09 to demolish existing burned dwelling and build a new 26’ x 32’ 2-bedroom house.   He was given several forms to complete.

8:10 p.m.  James Wettlaufer proposed that the HCC send a letter to the abutters of the Kreiger/Balderelli pond informing them that tampering with the level of the Kreiger/Balderelli pond is unlawful and are subject to prosecution under the Wetlands Protection Act.  Jim was asked to write the text and he agreed.

8:15 p.m.  The scheduled Public Hearing of a Notice of Intent for Peter Woodward of 39 Craig Rd., DEP File #184-0260 to repair a septic system was held.  No abutters came.  Mark Farrell of Green Hill Engineering reviewed the plot plan.  Following discussion, Mary vandenBerg made a motion to accept the project, seconded by Marianne Martone and all were in favor of closing the hearing at 8:25 p.m.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:45 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by

Patricia Caron, Secretary

Copies to Select Board, Town Clerk, Board of Health, Planning Board, Building Inspector, Highway Surveyor, ZBA, File and HCC Chairperson.

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