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September 5, 2023
7:30 PM

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Conservation Commission Meeting

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Conservation Commission


September 5, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.

Notice of Public Meeting as required by M.G.L. Chapter 30A S18-28


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7:30 p.m.    Approve Minutes:     August 22, 2023 

Administration Discussion 

    Webster Land update

    Dog leash law

    MACC Fall Meeting and Fundamentals

    Nagog Orchard Update

    OSRP Update

    Goals and Priorities

    Lakeshore Compliance Guidance discussion

    Bylaw Administrative changes

    Tree protection policy

    Other Updates/Administrative Actions

7:45 p.m.    Public Hearing – Notice of Intent. 0 Fort Pond (U27-12-3; MADEP #204-09xx). Construction of a dock, boat shed and associated work.

7:50 p.m.    Continued Discussion – Enforcement Order. 107 Matawanakee Trail.

8:00 p.m.    Public Hearing – Notice of Intent. 30 Mill Lane (U35-25-0; MADEP #204-09xx). Demolition of existing house, construction of new house, sewage disposal system and associated work.

8:15 p.m.    Continued Discussion - Enforcement Order. 15-16-0/Thompson/Ipswich Drive and U15-11-0/U15-14-0/Gallagher/Foss Place 

8:20 p.m.    Continued Public Hearing – Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation. 95 Taylor Street. (U40-8-0, MADEP #204-0987).  

8:30 p.m.    Public Hearing – Notice of Intent. Oak Hill Conservation Land – Sanderson Esker (U12-33-0; MADEP #204-09xx). Construction of two boardwalks.  

8:35 p.m.    Continued Discussion – Tree Removal. 49 Matawanakee Trail

8:40p.m.    Continued Public Hearing – Abbreviated Notice of Intent. 5 Kaleva Road. (U29-9-0; MADEP #204-0984). Removal of existing shed and construction of deck and shed. 

Continued to a later date:

Continued Discussion - Enforcement Order. Cabin 20, Kaleva. Continued to September 19, 2023 

Continued Public Hearing – Notice of Intent. Healy Corner – 195 Tahattawan (R07-1-0; MADEP # 204-0899). Construction of an open space development including tree clearing and grubbing, grading, construction of a subdivision roadway stormwater management systems, septic systems and multiple single family dwelling.  Continued to October 17, 2023 at request of applicant’s representative. 

Continued Public Hearing – Notice of Intent. 35 Queen (U15-23-0; MADEP #204-0973). House demolition as required by Building Inspector.  Continued to September 19, 2023 at request of applicant’s representative. 

Continued Request for Certificate of Compliance and close out of Enforcement Order. 15 Grimes Lane. (MADEP # 204-0940) 

Continued Request for Certificate of Compliance. 27 Grimes Lane. MADEP # 204-0970

Continued Request for Certificate of Compliance 32 Middlesex (MADEP #204-0820)

Continued Request for Certificate of Compliance 83 Mill Road (MADEP #204-0927)

Continued Request for Certificate of Compliance 67 Mill (MADEP #204-0873)

Continued Request for Certificate of Compliance. 260 Foster Street. MADEP #204-0967

Additional materials can be found under “Conservation Commission Projects” on the main Conservation Department webpage  at

Next meetings:  (to be confirmed) September 19 and October 3, 2023

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