Holyoke Conservation Commission Meeting 3-13-14 Text Size

Event takes place on March 13, 2014 at 6:15 PM until 9:00 PM
20 Korean Veterans' Plaza Holyoke, MA 01040

Conservation Commission

4th Floor Conference Room

City Hall Annex

March 13, 2014

6:15 pm



1. New 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.


b) Request for Determination of Applicability

i. Name: Holyoke Gas & Electric Downstream Fish Passage

ii. Representative: Holyoke Gas & Electric

iii. Address: Portions of Connecticut River located off of St. Kolbe Drive

iv. Description: Request to Determine whether or not the drilling of exploratory borings within the Connecticut River is subject to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act.



2. Other Business


a.      Attendance for Next Meeting/Site Visit (***Calendars Required***)

b.      Distribution of new projects – 1 New Project for 3/27/14


3. 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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