Sturbridge Conservation Commission
Meeting Agenda for Thursday, January 18, 2018
**Meeting will be held at the Sturbridge Center Office Building 301 Main Street, 2nd floor**
6:00 PM Open Meeting - Quorum check
Committee Updates: CPA, Trail Committee, and Lakes Advisory Committee
Winter Tree Scavenger Hunt Contest Winner Drawing
Walk-ins: Paul & Patricia Huerto; 8 Birch Street: re installing a deck on existing sonotubes
6:15 Request for Determination of Applicability: 48 Farquhar Road; Guy Martel: construction of a shed in the buffer zone.
6:30 Notice of Intent; DEP#300-tbd; 202 Lake Road; Wendy Stearns; raze and rebuild of single family home in the buffer zone.
6:45 Request for Determination of Applicability; 195 Arnold Road; Rapscallion Brewing; represented by EcoTec, Inc, for addition to existing building, along with associated site work and landscaping. Continued from January 4, 2018 due to snowstorm.
7:00 Notice of Intent; DEP#300-1004; 168 Lane Seven; Stephen Quink; represented by EcoTec, Inc; Repair and reconstruction of existing patio, fences, outdoor stairways, and removal of hazardous trees; in the buffer zone. Continued from December 7, 2017.
7:15 Notice of Intent: DEP #300-1005: 47 Seneca Lane: George & Rebecca Kondylis; raze & rebuild of single family home and garage in the buffer zone; Represented by EBT Environmental Consultants. Continued from December 7, 2017.
7:30 Request for Determination of Applicability; 129 Shore Road, Paul Girouard; represented by Joseph Coan, JCLA Design; removal of deck, install small patio and landscaping
Continued from January 4, 2018 due to snowstorm.
7:45 Request for Determination of Applicability; 5 Cherry Brook Circle; David Rosen; installation of a fence and utility shed within riverfront area; Continued from January 4, 2018 due to snowstorm.
-- Tree Removal Application: 33 Woodlawn; Peter Savenko. Removal of 9 trees within buffer zone
-- After the fact Letter Permit Application: 43 Draper Woods Rd. Construction of a small structure (children’s fort ) within the buffer zone.
Minor Amendments to Orders of Conditions
DEP File # 300-970; 22 Cedar Lake Drive; A. Dobson; request for a minor revision to existing OOCs to remove 2 additional trees.
Sturbridge Wetland Bylaw Regulations Proposed Revisions: discussion of comments received from Board of Selectmen
Community Preservation Committee Letter
Conservation Land Special Use Application/Permit: Opacum Land Trust request to hold Full Moon Family Hike at Heins Farm – Pond Loop Trail – using temporary “storyboards”- these are staked into the ground (lawnsigns)- Hike is designed for young children; 5:30-7:00 pm.
Requests for Extension of Orders of Conditions
DEP # 300-925; Walker Pond; Dept. of Conservation and Recreation; aquatic vegetation maintenance
Requests for Certificates of Compliance
DEP #300-811; 14 Birch Street; E. Seman Jr
DEP #300-751; 76 South Shore Drive (aka 26 South Shore Drive); Peter Mimeault
DEP# 300-910; 114 Leadmine; Watsky
Hamant Brook Update, Trail Parking Area Update, Plimpton shed, Office updates, SLAC document, Certified Arborist List Review
Approval of minutes: December 7, 2017
The items listed, which may be discussed at the meeting, are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair.~ Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.~ For those items that will be discussed, the Conservation Commission will address its questions and concerns with a proponent before allowing the public to weigh in on the topic being discussed with the proponent.~ For public discussion of non-agenda items, such discussion will be handled during the Walk-in period or as allowed by the Chair.