Holyoke Conservation Commission Text Size

Event takes place on November 12, 2015 at 6:15 PM until 9:00 PM
8 Oscar Street Holyoke, MA 01040

1. Returning Commission Business

a) DEP 186- 0254

    1. Applicant: Sprint Spectrum L. P. 
    2. Representative:Lucas Environmental, LLC
    3. Location:200 Northampton Street Holyoke, MA
    4. Description: This Notice of Intent proposes the alteration of 19,000 square feet of Bordering Land Subject to Flooding, which entails loaming and seeding 8,200 s.f. of BLSF, adding 1,750 cubic feet of fill within BLSF and offsetting this additional fill with the removal of 5,125 cubic feet of fill for a proposed net reduction of 3,375 cubic feet of fill within BLSF  for the purpose of constructing a 74’x74′ fenced compound and a 194’ monopole to replace a telecommunications tower that will be dismantled with the eventual closure of the Mt. Tom Coal Plant.


b) DEP 186- 0255

    1. Applicant: Holyoke Department of Public Works
    2. Representative:Yem Lip, P.E.
    3. Location:25 Longfellow Road
    4. Description: Notice of Intent filed by the Holyoke Department of Public Works to remove built up sediment and debris along a stream between an existing headwall on Longfellow Road and inlet structure on the west side of I-91.  The stream runs between  property of  #25 and #29 Longfellow Road (MBP 132-00-001).  The proposed  project includes slope excavation, stream bed restoration, brush removal, tree trimming and tree removal, slope stabilization utilizing stone riprap and erosion mat along stream banks, and site loam/seed.  This project requires a 401 water quality certificate from MADEP.  


2. Old Commission Business

a) Approval of Minutes  

    1. October 22, 2015


b) Enforcement 

    1. 553 Northampton Street


3. Other Commission Business

  1. Site Visits (2xRDA for Solar Projects on Bobala Road and Kelly Way)
  2. Reminder – Winter Meeting Location


4. Adjourn 

The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the chair which may be discussed at the meeting. 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.

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