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Event takes place on April 26, 2018 at 6:15 PM until 10:15 PM
Sue Ellen Panitch River Access Center 8 Oscar Street Holyoke, MA 01040

Conservation Commission
April 26, 2018
Sue Ellen Panitch River Access Center at Jones Ferry
8 Oscar Street

6:15 PM

New Business

Request for Determination of Applicability
Applicant: Holyoke Gas & Electric
Representative: Sarah Larose
Location: 102 Cabot Street Sub-Station Adjacent to the 2nd Level Canal
Description: Replacement of existing Holyoke 17L Substation as well as a new steel transmission pole on Race Street, which will eliminate the need for four existing transmission poles that run parallel to the 2nd Level Canal along Race Street

Notice of Intent: DEP 186-0269 – Continued from April 12, 2018
Applicant: Department of Conservation & Recreation
Representative: SWCA
Location: Mount Tom State Reservation
Description: Invasive species management, using both mechanical and chemical treatments.

Old Commission Business

Notice of Intent: DEP 186-0268 -Applicant: Eversource Continued from April 12, 2018
Representative: Tighe & Bond
Location: Connecticut River, South of the former Mount Tom Coal Generating Station
Description: Temporary pad construction to facilitate insulator replacement at structure 7107/1109 located along utility line 1447/1428 east of Route 5.  The insulator replacement is being filled under section 310 CMR 10.02(2)(a)(2) which allows for activities conducted to repair, replace, but not substantially change or enlarge an existing lawfully located structures.  Additionally, the Applicant is requesting that Limited Project Status be granted for pad grading activities within Bordering Land Subject to Flooding and the 200-Foot Riverfront Resource Area per 310 CMR 10.53(3)(d).

Administrative and Project Updates
Mullin Rule – Adopted and procedure
May and June Meetings

3. Adjourn

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