Public Notices

Conservation Commission public notices are in accordance with Mass. General Laws, Chapter 131, Section 40 – the Wetlands Protection Act. The notices provided here have been modified to make them shorter and to remove repeated MGL citations.

STATEWIDE

Eversource Energy Rate Increase info here. The next local hearing on the rate increase will be : August 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Berkshire Community College, Boland Theatre (Koussevitzky Building), 1350 West Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201.

THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION (Division of Forests and Parks) (Department of Environmental Management) NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT Notice is hereby given that the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), successor to both the Department of Environmental Management and the Division of Forests and Parks, acting under its authority pursuant to M.G.L. c.21, 2, 11C; c.81, 8B; c.132, 40 to 46, and in conformance with M.G.L. chapter 30A, will open a public comment period regarding amendment of the regulations at 302 CMR 3.00 (Scenic and Recreational Rivers Orders) and 302 CMR 17.00 (Classification and Rating of Prospective Bidders) and the promulgation of a new regulation at 302 CMR 16.00 (Forest Cutting Practices). Contemporaneous with the promulgation of 302 CMR 16.00 will be the rescission of 304 CMR 11.00: Forest Cutting Practices. Written comments will be accepted beginning July 17, 2017 and continue until 5:00 PM on August 7, 2017. Please submit written comments to Laura Dietz via mail to Department of Conservation and Recreation, 251 Causeway Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114, or electronically to [email protected] You may request a copy of the subject regulation from Michael Tencellent by calling 617.626.1303, or by submitting an electronic request to [email protected] Also, the subject regulations will be available on DCR’s website (http://www.mass.gov/eea/ agencies/dcr/inside-our- agency/agency-regulations).

THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT Notice is hereby given that the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), acting under its authority pursuant to M.G.L. c.92A 1/2, 2, 19; St. 1972, c. 737; St. 1990, c. 436, and in conformance with M.G.L. chapter 30A, will open a public comment period regarding amendment of the regulation at 350 CMR 8.00 (Land Within Watershed Reservations). Written comments will be accepted beginning July 17, 2017 and continue until 5:00 PM on August 7, 2017. Please submit written comments to Laura Dietz via mail to Department of Conservation and Recreation, 251 Causeway Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114, or electronically to [email protected] You may request a copy of the subject regulation from Michael Tencellent by calling 617.626.1303, or by submitting an electronic request to [email protected] Also, the subject regulations will be available on DCR’s website (http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/inside-our-agency/agency-regulations). By order of the Department of Conservation and Recreation Leo Roy, Commissioner June, 2017

THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION DIVISION OF FORESTS AND PARKS NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT Notice is hereby given that the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), the successor agency to the Division of Forests and Parks, acting under its authority pursuant to M.G.L. c.21, 1, 2F; c. 132, 40 to 50; c.132A, 7, and in conformance with M.G.L. chapter 30A, will open a public comment period regarding rescission of the regulations at 304 CMR 10.00 (Forester Licensing) and 304 CMR 11.00 (Forest Cutting Practices); and amendment of the regulation at 304 CMR 7.00 (Management Plans and Massachusetts Wildlands). Contemporaneous with the rescission of 304 CMR 11.00 will be the promulgation of 302 CMR 16.00: Forest Cutting Practices. Written comments will be accepted beginning July 17, 2017 and continue until 5:00 PM on August 7, 2017. Please submit written comments to Laura Dietz via mail to Department of Conservation and Recreation, 251 Causeway Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114, or electronically to [email protected] You may request a copy of the subject regulations from Michael Tencellent by calling 617.626.1303, or by submitting an electronic request to [email protected] Also, the subject regulations will be available on DCR’s website (http://www.mass. gov/eea/agencies/dcr/inside-our- agency/agency-regulations). By order of the Department of Conservation and Recreation Leo Roy, Commissioner June, 2017

 

BERKSHIRE COUNTY : COUNTYWIDE

MOSQUITO CONTROL NOTICE The Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project will begin 2017 (ULV) Ultra Low Volume truck mounted spray applications to control flying mosquitoes from on or about June 1, 2017 to October 1, 2017. Applications are initiated by a demonstrated need based on surveillance data and action thresholds. All applications will occur between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00a.m. Monday thru Friday. The material to be used is DUET EPA# 1021-1795-8329. Any resident of a member town who wishes their property to be excluded from these applications should visit: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/agr/pesticides/mosquito/pesticide-application-exclusions.html Member towns include: Hinsdale, Otis, Pittsfield, Sheffield, Stockbridge, Tyringham, Richmond and Sherwood Greens RMD, Becket. To obtain application schedules and locations call 413-447-9808 Monday thru Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. after June 1, 2017 or follow Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project on Facebook. 05/25/17

 

BERKSHIRE COUNTY : CITY or TOWN INDEX (alphabetical order):

ADAMS  – PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF ADAMS ADAMS CONSERVATION COMMISSION The Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing pursuant to M.G.L., c.131, 40, the Wetlands Protection Act, at Town Hall, 8 Park Street, Adams, MA at 6:30 PM on August 1, 2017 to act on the following: NOTICE OF INTENT: filed by Massachusetts Department of Transportation-Rail and Transit Divison for property located along the former Adams Branch rail line from Renfrew Street to Hoosac Street. Proposed extension of the Hoosac Valley Rail Service by approximately 0.9 miles and construction of new passenger platform (the “Project”). James Fassell Chairman 07/25/17

ADAMS – PUBLIC HEARING ADAMS ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS In conformance with the Adams Zoning Bylaws and requirements of MGL c. 40A, the following public hearing will be held at the Town Hall, Mahogany Room, 8 Park Street, Adams, MA on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 7:00 PM. Application of New England Power Company, d/b/a National Grid for property located at 2 Zylonite Station Road, requesting a Special Permit under 125-25 “Soil Removal Regulations,” of the Adams Zoning Bylaw for soil removal in support of substation upgrades in an Industrial Zoning District. Application of Adams Agricultural Fair, Inc. for property located at 371 Old Columbia Street, requesting a Special Permit under 125 Att. 1 “Use Regulation Schedule; Community Service Uses, Club or lodge,” of the Adams Zoning Bylaw to allow camping (Campgrounds) in an R-4 Zoning District. Peter West, Chairman 07/25/17, 08/01/17

DALTON – Town of Dalton Conservation Commission Notice of Public Hearing Pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 131, section 40, the Wetlands Protection Act, The Dalton Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on July 25, 2017 at 7 pm in the Crane Room to review an RDA submitted by Berkshire Natural Resources Council for the installation of posts on the Old Mill Trail. Dom Sacco Chairman 07/20/17

LANESBOROUGH – TOWN OF LANESBOROUGH CONSERVATION COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Lanesborough Conservation Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Newton Memorial Town Hall to act on a Request for Determination of Applicability filed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation for culvert and bridge replacement and parking lot expansion along Potter Mountain Road. Stacy Parsons, Chairwoman 07/12/17

LENOX – TOWN OF LENOX CONSERVATION COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING Pursuant to Chapter 131 Section 40 Massachusetts General Laws, the Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 7:30 pm at the Lenox Town Hall on the subject of a Request for Determination of Applicability filed by Eversource Energy for the Eversource right of way on East Street to Willow Creek Road. The proposed project is the removal of mature woody vegetation within upland Buffer Zone areas. A copy of the application, plans and supporting materials are available for inspection at the office of the Lenox Town Clerk during regular office hours. Neal Carpenter, Chairman 07/25/17

MONTEREY  – MONTEREY PUBLIC NOTICE The Conservation Commission for the Town of Monterey will hold a Public Meeting on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Monterey Town Offices, Monterey Grange #291, 435 Main Road, Monterey, MA, to act on a Request for Determination of Applicability, MWPA GLC 131 section 40, for Donald & Ellen Coburn of 350 Beartown Mtn Rd, Monterey to replace existing septic tank with a jet-bat system. 07/12/17

MONTEREY – MONTEREY PUBLIC NOTICE The Conservation Commission for the Town of Monterey will hold a Public Meeting on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Monterey Town Offices, Monterey Grange #291, 435 Main Road, Monterey, MA, to act on a Request for Determination of Applicability, MWPA GLC 131 section 40, for Carol Perlman of 14 Point Rd, Monterey to install a deck and addition to existing residence. 07/12/17

MONTEREY – MONTEREY PUBLIC NOTICE The Conservation Commission for the Town of Monterey will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 6:00pm at the Monterey Town Offices, Monterey Grange #291, 435 Main Road, Monterey, MA to act on a Notice of Intent, MWPA GLC 131 section 40 for Don Bernard of 10 Northwest Cove Rd, Monterey to reconstruct a single family home and associated site improvements, install dock.

PITTSFIELD – City of Pittsfield Building & Grounds Maintenance Department Notice to All Students, their Parents, or Legal Guardians, Educational Staff, Parent Teacher Organizations, Custodial and Maintenance Staff, And all other School Building Occupants. Notification of Asbestos Inspections Periodic Surveillance and Availability of the Management Plan In compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA). In the fall of 1988 all of the Pittsfield Public Schools were inspected to locate and identify the presence of asbestos containing building materials. (ACBM) At that time Management Plans were developed to keep a file of those findings. The EPA requires that inspections of the asbestos materials be conducted every Three years by licensed asbestos inspectors. All schools were inspected during the month of August 2013. The most recent 3-year inspections were completed on January 28, 2016. The results of these inspections and surveillances along with any asbestos related work is on file in the schools Management Plan. The Plans are on file in each schools administrative office, and may be viewed during regular school hours. Copies of the plans are also on file at the City Of Pittsfield’s, Building Maintenance Department. If you have any questions concerning the Asbestos Program please contact the Asbestos Coordinator at 499-9496, between 7 AM and 3:30 PM. 07/17/17

PITTSFIELD – NOTICE OF AN INITIAL SITE INVESTIGATION AND TIER II CLASSIFICATION Taconic High School 96 Valentine Road Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) Release Tracking Number (RTN) 1-20015 A release of oil has occurred at this location, which is a disposal site as defined by M.G.L. c. 21E, 2 and the Massachusetts Contingency Plan, 310 CMR 40.0000. To evaluate the release, a Phase I Initial Site Investigation was performed pursuant to 310 CMR 40.0480. The site has been classified as TIER II pursuant to 310 CMR 40.0500. On June 27, 2017, the City of Pittsfield filed a TIER II Classification Submittal with MassDEP. To obtain more information on this disposal site, please contact Mr. Robert E. Smith, Licensed Site Professional (ATC Group Services LLC, 73 William Franks Drive, West Springfield, Massachusetts 01089) at 413-781-0070 ext. 101. The Tier Classification Submittal and the disposal site file can be viewed at MassDEP website using RTN 1-20015 at http://public.dep.state.ma.us/ SearchableSites2/Search.aspx or at MassDEP, 436 Dwight Street, Springfield, Massachusetts (413) 784-1100. Additional public involvement opportunities are available under 310 CMR 40.1403(9) and 310 CMR 40.1404.

PITTSFIELD – COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION BUREAU OF AIR AND WASTE BUSINESS COMPLIANCE DIVISION NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE OF A DRAFT HAZARDOUS WASTE FACILITY LICENSE AND OPTIONAL PUBLIC HEARING RELATIVE THERETO PURSUANT TO MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL LAW CHAPTER 21C AND MASSACHUSETTS HAZARDOUS WASTE REGULATIONS, 310 CMR 30.000. NAME AND LOCATION OF FACILITY: General Electric Company 159 Plastics Avenue Pittsfield, MA 01201 FACILITY ID NUMBER: MAD002084093 PROPOSED: General Electric operates an existing hazardous waste storage facility (Facility) under the terms of Hazardous Waste License #28/2011, issued by the Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) on September 6, 2011. The company proposes to continue its operation and has applied for a five-year license renewal from MassDEP. A Draft License has been issued by MassDEP. Pursuant to the public participation requirements in 310 CMR 30.800, the public has 45 days to comment on the Draft License. PUBLIC COMMENT: Any member of the public wishing to comment on the Draft License may file written comments during the public comment period. The initial comment period ran from May 30, 2017 to July 14, 2017, however the comment period has been extended to July 28. Members of the public wishing to provide written comments may do so until July 28, 2017. Comments should be submitted to: James Paterson Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Air and Waste One Winter Street, 7th Floor Boston, MA 02108 Pursuant to 310 CMR 30.837(1), if during the comment period or within 15 days of the close of the comment period MassDEP receives written notice requesting a public hearing or if MassDEP determines on its own that there is significant public interest in the Draft License, MassDEP will schedule an informal public hearing on the proposed action. Written and oral comments will be accepted at the hearing. The Draft License and a Fact Sheet describing the licensing process, the company, its operation, and terms and conditions of the Draft License is available for review at the Pittsfield Board of Health, the Pittsfield Public Library, MassDEP’s Western and Boston Offices and the USEPA New England – Region I Office in Boston. Anyone wishing to examine the Draft License may do so at these locations. The Fact Sheet is also available for viewing on MassDEP’s website at: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/recycle/hazardous/ tsd-licenses.html FINAL DECISION: MassDEP will consider all written comments received during the comment period; all comments received at a hearing, if held, and the requirements of the Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Regulations, 310 CMR 30.000. The MassDEP will then make a final decision regarding the issuance of a hazardous waste license to General Electric Company. A notice of the final license decision will be sent to the applicant and to each person who has submitted written comments or has otherwise requested notice of the license decision. If no comments requesting a change in the Draft License are received, a final decision will become effective 21 days after the date of the notice of the decision. The final license decision will be postponed if a request for an adjudicatory hearing before the MassDEP is made within the 21 day period. For additional information regarding the license, contact James Paterson at (617) 556-1096.

PITTSFIELD – MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WATERWAYS PROGRAM “Notice of License Application” pursuant to M. G. L. Chapter 91 Waterways License Application Number W17-4973 Applicant: Eugene Trainor NOTIFICATION DATE: Friday June 30, 2017 Public notice is hereby given of the “Simplified License BRP WW06 Self Licensing Package” by Eugene Trainor to construct and maintain a Dock accessory to a residential use at 154 Blythewood Drive, in the municipality of Pittsfield, in and over the waters of Onota Lake, a Commonwealth-designated Great Pond. The proposed project has been determined to be water-dependent. The Department may conduct a public hearing in order to receive information to be used in its decision on whether to grant a Waterways License pursuant to M. G. L. Chapter 91. The Department will consider all written comments on this Waterways License Application received by close-of-business on Monday July 31, 2017, the Public Comments Deadline. Failure of any aggrieved person or group of ten citizens or more to submit written comments to the Waterways Program by the Public Comments Deadline will result in the waiver of any right to an adjudicatory hearing in accordance with 310 CMR 9.13 (4)(c). Additional information regarding this application may be obtained by contacting the Waterways Program at 413-755-2260. Project plans and documents for this application are on file with the Waterways Program for public viewing, by appointment only, at the address below. Written comments must be addressed to: Timothy McKenna Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Western Region-Waterways Program 436 Dwight Street Springfield, MA 01103

SAVOY – Town of Savoy Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing There will be a public hearing on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 5:00pm at the Savoy Town Hall. To amend Zoning Board of Appeals Bylaw: S9 Commercial Wind Energy Facilities; “9.5 General Siting Standards”, 9.5.1 Height: from 425 feet to 455 feet and ground clearance from 100 feet to 70 feet. Zoning Board of Appeals 07/18/17, 07/25/17

STOCKBRIDGE – Town of Stockbridge Conservation Commission Notice of Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapter 131, Section 40 MGL, the Stockbridge Conservation Commission will hold the following public hearings on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 at the Stockbridge Town Offices beginning at 7pm: Request for Determination of Applicability – Riverbrook Residence, 4 Ice Glen Road. Map 227, Lot 16. Addition to residential housing. ADA improvements. (BE) Sally Underwood-Miller Secretary/Member Stockbridge Conservation Commission 07/18/17

STOCKBRIDGE – PUBLIC NOTICE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION BUREAU OF WATER RESOURCES/WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM 436 DWIGHT STREET SPRINGFIELD, MA 01103 TEL#: 413-784-1100 Notice is hereby given that the following application for an Individual Groundwater Discharge Permit is being processed and the following actions being proposed thereon pursuant to Section 43 of Chapter 21 of the General Laws, and 314 CMR 5.00 and 2.06: CITY/TOWN: Stockbridge PROJECT NAME: Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health APPLICANT: Mr. Kevin Darcy FACILITY LOCATION: 57 Interlaken Road, Stockbridge, MA 01262 TYPE OF DISCHARGE: Treated Wastewater QUANTITY OF DISCHARGE: 58,000 Gallons Per Day PERMIT NO: MA-GW-52-5 TRANSMITTAL NO: X274005 PROPOSED ACTION: Tentative determination to issue individual groundwater discharge permit. A copy of the application, draft permit, and statement of basis or fact sheet relative to the draft permit may be obtained from the MassDEP’s Wastewater Management Program at the above address and telephone number or online at: http://wvvw.mass.govieea/ agencies/massdep/news/comment/ Comments on the proposed action or requests for a public hearing thereon pursuant to 314 CMR 2.07 must be filed with MassDEP at the above address within thirty (30) days of this notice. For information on the process for formally intervening in adjudicatory proceedings, please refer to 310 CMR 1.00: Adjudicatory Proceedings, Section (7) Intervention and Participation. http://www.mass.govieea/agencies/massdep/water/regulations/310-cmr-1-00-adjudicatory proceedings.html Paul J Nietupski Wastewater Section Chief Bureau of Water Resources 7/10/17

TOLLAND – MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WATERWAYS PROGRAM “Notice of License Application” pursuant to M. G. L. Chapter 91 Waterways License Application Number W l 7-4975 Applicant: Ellen and Lawrence Dinkes NOTIFICATION DATE: Friday June 30, 2017 Public notice is hereby given of the Chapter 91 Waterways License Application by Ellen and Lawrence Dinkes to construct and maintain a Dock Accessory to a Residential Use at 159 Moreau Road, in the municipality of Tolland, in and over the waters of Otis Reservoir, a Commonwealth designated Great Pond. The proposed project has been determined to be water-dependent. The Department may conduct a public hearing in order to receive information to be used in its decision on whether to grant a Waterways License pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 91. The Department will consider all written comments on this Wate1ways License Application received by close-of-business on Friday July 28, 2017, the Public Comments Deadline. Failure of any aggrieved person or group of ten citizens or more to submit written comments to the Waterways Program by the Public Comments Deadline will result in the waiver of any right to an adjudicatory hearing in accordance with 310 CMR 9.13(4)(c). Additional information regarding this application may be obtained by contacting the Waterways Program at 413-755-2260. Project plans and documents for this application are on file with the Waterways Program for public viewing, by appointment only, at the address below. Written comments must be addressed to: Timothy McKenna Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Western Region-Waterways Program 436 Dwight Street Springfield, MA 01103

 

HAMPSHIRE COUNTY : COUNTYWIDE

Nothing countywide at this time.

HAMPSHIRE COUNTY CITY or TOWN INDEX (alphabetical order)

AMHERST – LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT AMHERST CONSERVATION COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017 The Amherst Conservation Commission will hold the following Public Meeting under MGL Ch. 131, Sec. 40, the Rivers Protection Act, and the Town of Amherst Wetlands Protection Bylaw in the Town Room, Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA: 7:45 PM Notice of Intent – Ronald Bercume/ Bercume Construction LLC for construction of a single family house within buffer zone to bordering vegetated wetlands on Lot 8 Concord Way (Map 2D, Parcel 132). 8:00 PM Notice of Intent – Ronald Bercume/ Bercume Construction LLC for construction of a single family house within buffer zone to bordering vegetated wetlands on Lot 11 Concord Way (Map 2D, Parcel 129). 8:15 PM Notice of Intent – Julie Beauchemin for confirmation of resource areas and construction of a solar array within buffer zone to bordering vegetated wetlands and bordering land subject to flooding at 324 Montague Rd. (Map 2C, Parcel 3 & 9). July 19

AMHERST – PUBLIC NOTICE Cellco Partnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless is proposing to install two canister antennas (top height of 50 feet AGL), two remote radio heads, one electrical disconnect and one fiber distribution box mounted on proposed non-penetrating ballast mount (equipment to be painted to match building facade) on rooftop of the building at 48 North Pleasant St., Amherst, MA 01002. Public comments regarding potential effects from this site on historic properties may be submitted within 30 days from the date of this publication to: Coreen Kelsey, VHB, 100 Great Meadow Road, Wethersfield CT 06109 [email protected], or 860-807-4306. July 14, 2017.

 

NORTHAMPTON – INVITATION TO BID ROBERTS MEADOW BROOK CHANNEL REHABILITATION PROJECT Sealed Bids for construction of the “Roberts Meadow Brook Channel Rehabilitation Project” will be received by the City of Northampton Department of Public Works (DPW) at the DPW Administration Building, City Engineer’s Office, 125 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01060 until 2:00 PM on July 26, 2017. Sealed bids must be submitted with an outer envelope marked “City of Northampton, Roberts Meadow Brook Channel Rehabilitation Project”. Bidding documents may be obtained electronically from GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. Prospective bidders must complete a onetime registration process with GZA in order to receive log-in credentials. Registrants will be added to the “planholders” or prospective bidders list and may then log in to the web site to download bidding documents for the project. To register and receive log-in credentials, contact Rachael Kaplan at [email protected] com 413-726-2100, or Thomas Jenkins at [email protected] 413-726-2121. Bidding documents may also be examined at the Springfield, MA, office of GZA at 1350 Main Street – Suite 1400, Springfield, MA, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, legal holidays excluded, and the DPW Administration Building, City Engineer’s Office, 125 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01060. PRE-BID CONFERENCE AND SITE WALK – Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at 10:00 AM – The conference will commence in the City Engineer’s office at 125 Locust Street, Northampton, MA, and will include a site visit immediately following the office portion of the conference.

 

WHATELY – WHATELY PLANNING BOARD Whately, Massachusetts Notice is hereby given that the Planning Board of Whately will hold a public hearing on July 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Town Offices, 4 Sandy Lane, Whately. Whately Renewables, LLC, of Boston, has applied for site plan approval, as required by Section 171-17-A.2 of the Whately zoning bylaws. The company proposes to build a 1,365 kW Large Ground- Mounted Solar Facility, to be developed by Nexamp, Inc., of Boston, on premises located at 134 Christian Lane (A/R District 1 & A/R District 2) and owned by Jeffrey and Shelly Kocot of that address.

WILLIAMSBURG – LEGAL NOTICE of PUBLIC MEETING Williamsburg Conservation Commission Town of Williamsburg, MA 01096 The Williamsburg Conservation Commission, in accordance with MGL Chapter 131, Section 40, the Wetlands Protection Act, will hold a public meeting on: Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Williamsburg Town Hall, 141 Main Street, Haydenville, MA to review a Request for Determination of Applicability submitted by: Kenneth Botnick The subject area or activity is located at: 40 Adams Road, Williamsburg, MA. July 13, 2017.

WILLIAMSBURG – NOTICE OF TIER CLASSIFICATION CFI MA3118 41 Main Street, Williamsburg, MA RTN 1-20010 A release of oil and/or hazardous materials has occurred at this location, which is a disposal site as defined by M.G.L. c. 21E, § 2 and the Massachusetts Contingency Plan, 310 CMR 40.0000. To evaluate the release, a Phase I Initial Site Investigation was performed pursuant to 310 CMR 40.0480. The site has been classified as TIER II pursuant to 310 CMR 40.0500. On June 28, 2017, Cumberland Farms, Inc. filed a TIER II Classification Submittal with the Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). To obtain more information on this disposal site, please contact, Matthew Young, Cumberland Farms, Inc., 165 Flanders Road, Westborough, MA, 508-270-4470. The Tier Classification Submittal and the disposal site file can be viewed on the MassDEP website using Release Tracking Number (RTN) 1-20010 at http:// public.dep.state.ma.us/ SearchableSites2/Search. aspx or at MassDEP, Western Region, 436 Dwight Street, Suite 500, Springfield, MA 413-781-1100. Additional public involvement opportunities are available under 310 CMR 40.1403(9) and 310 CMR 40.1404.

 

FRANKLIN COUNTY: COUNTYWIDE 

Nothing at this time for countywide.

FRANKLIN COUNTY CITY or TOWN INDEX (alphabetical order)

 

ASHFIELD – Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, MGL Chapter 131, Section 40, the Ashfield Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. in the Ashfield Town Hall. Mark Pichette, 5 Eastern Ave. South Deerfield, MA 01373, has filed a Request for Determination of Applicability to determine whether the boundaries of a resource area depicted on a provided map are accurately delineated. The site is shown on Town of Ashfield Assessor’s Map 2, Lot 109. The public meeting will be conducted in compliance with the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law and the public is welcome and encouraged to attend. 3397870 Ashfield Conservation Commission Philip Lussier, Chair

COLRAIN – The Colrain Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing under the Wetlands Protection Act [Chapter 131, Section 40] on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 7:05 PM at the Town Office at 55 Main Rd. The hearing is a Request for Determination of Applicability submitted by Scott Roberts of 2 Roberts Ln. to construct a new 48’ x 152’ agricultural barn on Map 130, Lot 7 [14 Roberts Ln.] within 200 ft. of the North River.

DEERFIELD – The Deerfield Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing pursuant to the Wetlands Protection Act MGL Chapter 131, Section 40, to consider a Request for Determination filed by Kristi Bodin, Esq. on behalf of Two Feathers Restoration & Design, LLC of Greenfield, MA, for a property at 707 Greenfield Rd. Deerfield (Assessor’s Map 20, Lot 3) to determine if work to install a well, septic system, remove overhanging trees, and improve an existing driveway is subject to protection under the Wetlands Protection Act. The hearing will be held on July 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm in the main meeting room, Deerfield Municipal Offices, 8 Conway Street. Any person interested or wishing to be heard should appear at the time and place designated.

GREENFIELD

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Division of Wetlands and Waterways Southeast Region, 20 Riverside Drive Lakeville, MA 02347. Pursuant to 33 U.S.C. 1341 M.G.L. c. 21 S 43, notice is given of a 401 Water Quality Certification application for the slip lining of a culvert (#G-12-039) of an unnamed perennial stream under I-91 in Greenfield, MA by the MassDOT Division of Highways, Ten Park Plaza, Room 4260, Boston, MA 02116. Additional information may be obtained from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Highway Division at the above address, Attention Susan McArthur, (857) 368-8807. Written comments should be sent to MassDEP, Southeast Region Main Office, Attention Christopher Ross, 20 Riverside Drive, Lakeville, MA 02347 within 21 days of this notice. Any group of ten persons, any aggrieved person, or any governmental body or private organization with a mandate to protect the environment who submits written comments may appeal the Department’s Certification. Failure to submit written comments before the end of the public comment period may result in the waiver of any right to an adjudicatory hearing. 7/18/17.

MONTAGUE – In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 138, General Laws, as amended, the inhabitants of the Town of Montague are hereby notified that The Montague Parks & Recreation Department will be sponsoring a meeting regarding Montague Center Park on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 7:00pm. The meeting will be held at the Montague Common Hall, located at 34 Main St., Montague Center, MA 01351. Public participation is welcomed.

WHATELY – WHATELY PLANNING BOARD Notice is hereby given that the Planning Board of Whately will hold a public hearing on July 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Town Offices, 4 Sandy Lane, Whately. Whately Renewables, LLC, of Boston, has applied for site plan approval, as required by Section 171-17-A.2 of the Whately zoning bylaws. The company proposes to build a 1,365 kW Large Ground-Mounted Solar Facility, to be developed by Nexamp, Inc., of Boston, on premises located at 134 Christian Lane (A/R District 1 & A/R District 2) and owned by Jeffrey and Shelly Kocot of that address. This notice is also published electronically on www.recorder.com/public-notices and on www.masspublicnotices. org. Whately Planning Board 3396542 Donald Sluter, Chair

 

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