Holyoke Conservation Commission Text Size

Event takes place on September 14, 2017 at 6:15 PM until 7:00 PM
8 Oscar Street Holyoke, MA 01040

Conservation Commission

City of Holyoke


Sue Ellen Panitch River Access Center

8 Oscar Street

6:15 PM


  1. New Commission Business


  • Notice of Intent: DEP 186-0267
  • Applicant: Western Massachusetts Electric Company d/b/a Eversource
  • Representative: BSC Group.  
  • Location: Northampton Street/Route 5 Holyoke, MA 
  • Description: construction of a temporary utility pole at the Mt. Tom Generating Station located on Northampton Street (MBP 227-00-005). Proposed plan will require work within the Bordering Land Subject to Flooding, the Riverfront Resource Area, and the 50′ and 100′ buffer zones of an isolated wetland complex . Work will consist of altering 5 square feet and 35 cubic feet of Bordering Land Subject to Flooding for the purpose of constructing a temporary switchyard at the location of the former Mt. Tom Coal Plant..


  1. Returning Commission Business
  • A) Notice of Intent: DEP 186-0265
  • Applicant: Mountain View Baptist Church
  • Representative: Michael Gagnon, Milone & MacBroom
  • Location: 310 Apremont Highway 
  • Description: Request to continue public hearing to 9/28/17



  1. Other Commission Business


  • Discussion of Edna Williams Parcels and possibility of preserving the final parcel of that estate.
  • Discussion of CPC Meeting and authorization to enter into a contract with the Community Development Block Grant Program for development of a CPA plan. 
  • Minutes


4. Items on More time

  • A) Eversource/Northeast Utilities Coal Tar Remediation within Connecticut River – Pending NHESP Review



Items may be taken out of the order posted, as determined by the Chair and based upon the meeting management needs.

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