Pittsfield Conservation Commission - November 7, 2019

Open Agenda

Roll Call 00:00:29


New Business A. 00:00:46

Continued: Mass DEP File #263-113 – Notice of Intent Application for the removal of a timer shoreline retaining wall and its replacement with a modular block retaining wall on property located at 17 Bakers Island Road (Map F13, Block 1, Lot4). Such actions are proposed to occur within the Inland Bank, its associated buffer zone, and the Bordering Land Subject to Flooding associated with Onota Lake. The applicant is Michael Dolphin.


New Business B. 00:11:07

Continued: Mass DEP File #263-1133: Notice of Intent Application for the construction of a marijuana cultivation facility and the repaving of an existing bituminous parking area on properties located 501 and 531 Dalton Avenue (Map K13, Block 1, Lots 13 and 14). Such actions are proposed to occur within the Bordering Land Subject to Flooding and Riverfront Area associated with the Unkamet Brook. The applicant is KO Resources, LLC.


New Business C. 00:25:00

Continued: Mass DEP File #263-1105: Request for an amended Order of Conditions associated with property located at 623 Lakeway Drive (Map F13, Block 1, Lot 18). The request seeks to amend the site plan to show additional site grading and various building modifications. Such actions are proposed to occur within the buffer zone associated with the Inland Banks of Onota Lake. The applicants are William and Karen Schmidt.


New Business D. 00:38:10

File #19-24 – Request for Determination of Applicability for the maintenance of a non-jurisdictional drainage swale on property located at 222 Pecks Road (Map G13, Block 2, Lot 3). Such activities are proposed to occur within buffer to Bordering Vegetated Wetlands associated with a nearby pond. The applicant is St. Joseph’s Cemetery.


New Business E. 00:43:37

Mass DEP File #263-1067: Request for a three-year extension to the Order of Conditions issues to the Lake Lot Group for property located on the Blythewood Drive at Assessor’s Map D10, Block 2, Lot 3. The request is being made by Michael Makes.


New Business F. 00:44:56

Mass DEP File #263-907: Request for a three-year extension to the Order of Conditions issued to the Friends of Pontoosuc Lake and the Town of Lanesborough for the use of herbicides within Pontoosuc Lake. The request is being made by Solitude Lake Management.


New Business G. 00:54:04

Mass DEP File #263-1056 – Request for Certificate of Compliance for property located at 668 Churchill Street (Map D13, Block 1, Lot 17). The request is being made by Jefferey Carr.


New Business H. 00:55:46

Mass DEP File #263-1076 – Request for a Certificate of Compliance for property located at 531 Dalton Avenue (Map K13, Block 1, Lots 14). The request is being made by KO Resources, LLC.


New Business I. 00:58:01

Mass DEP File #263-1085 – Request for a Certificate of Compliance for property located at 501 Dalton Avenue (Map K13, Block 1, Lot 13). The request is being made by KO Resources, LLC.


New Business J. 00:59:14

File # EO 19-5: Riverfront Area restoration plan review prepared for the Turner Avenue Nominee Trust for the property located off Turner Avenue at Assessor’s Map H11. Block 1, Lot 1.


Other Business A. 01:06:24

Report from the Housatonic Valley Association pertaining to their water quality monitoring of the Southwest Branch of the Housatonic River.


Other Business B. 01:29:46

Approval of 2020 Conservation Commission meeting schedule.


Other Business C. 01:31:23

Minutes from the October 10, 2019 meeting.