Holyoke Conservation Commission Meeting Text Size

Event takes place on February 26, 2015 at 6:15 PM until 7:15 PM
20 Korean Veterans' Plaza Holyoke, MA 01040 (4th Floor Conference Room)

 1. New Commission Business

 a.      Open Space Sub-Committee

 a)      Report out of Inaugural Meeting

 i)        Charge and Membership

 b.      Meeting Records

 a)      Adoption of meeting minutes for – 2/12/15

 b)      Appointments

 c.       2015 Plan

 a)      Summary of 2014 Retreat Priorities


2. Returning Commission Business

 a) Request to Issue a Permit for 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

 a.      Forest Cutting Plan – Dale Street / George Frost

 b.      Training Opportunities and Commissioner Roles

 c.       Gateway Parks – Park Planning and Assessment Tool

 d.      Coordinating travel to MACC Conference

 e.      Jones Ferry River Access Center Spring Event

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


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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