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Event takes place on May 22, 2014 at 6:15 PM until 8:15 PM
Jones Ferry River Access Center 8 Oscar Street Holyoke, MA 01040

Conservation Commission

Jones Ferry River Access Center

May 22, 2014

6:15 pm



1. New Commission Business


a) Notices of Non-Compliance

i. Representative: Karen Hirschberg

ii. Address: Michigan Avenue

iii. Description: DEP Notice of Non-Compliance regarding dumping within 100’ Buffer


b) Treatment of Invasive Species on Mount Tom

i. Representative: Cynthia Boettner

ii. Address: Former Mount Tom Ski Area

iii. Description: Management of invasive species outside of the 100’ Buffer

2. Continued Commission Business


a) Notice of Intent – DEP 186-0251

i. Name: Holyoke Gas & Electric Downstream Fish Passage

ii. Representative: Tighe & Bond

iii. Address: Hadley Falls Dam and Upstream Portions of Connecticut River

iv. Description: Notice of Intent filed construction of a downstream fish passage at the Hadley Falls Station and associated access infrastructure located off of St. Kolbe Avenue. Notice of Intent has been filed because proposed work will occur within the following jurisdictional resource areas Bank, Bordering Vegetated Wetlands, Land Under Water, Bordering Land Subject to Flooding, Riverfront Resource Area, and the inner and outer 50′ Buffer Zone and the 100’Buffer Zone.



3. Other Business


  1. Tree Planting Activities
  2. Attendance for Next Meeting/Site Visit (***Calendars Required***)
  3. Distribution of new projects


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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