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2020_0708_Conservation Commission Meeting

  • Date: 07/08/2020 7:00 PM  



The Westwood Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday July 8, 2020 at 7:00 PM. This will be a remote meeting through Zoom due to the COVID-19 state of emergency and in compliance with the Governor’s March 12, 2020 Order suspending certain provisions of the Open Meeting Law MGL C. 30A, §18 and the Governor’s March 23 Emergency Order imposing limitations on the number of people that may gather in one place. Those wishing to participate are encouraged to use Zoom.

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7:00 p.m.  – Call to Order


Action Items:

       1.  Certificate of Compliance – 72 Reservoir Road – Walsh


Approval of Minutes: Consideration of Minutes for Meeting of February 12, 2020, May 13, 2020 and May 27, 2020, June 10, 2020 and June 24, 2020.


Public Hearings:

587 Hartford Street – Request for Determination – Palmer/Quinn

Installation of above ground pool

DEP Form 1, certified site plan and associated documents


453 Clapboardtree Street - Notice of Intent – DEP #338-0 – O’Doherty

Construct a 2 car detached garage 

DEP Form 3, certified site plan and associated documents


42 Mill Street - Notice of Intent – DEP #338-0 –Vinci

Construction of a single family home

DEP Form 3, certified site plan and associated documents


Violations: 121 Cedar Lane – clearing in the buffer zone


Discussion Items:

  1. Commissioners’ observations around town and next scheduled site visits
  2. Current significant projects
  3. Reserved for topics not reasonably anticipated to be discussed
  4. Actively make buyers, property owners and realtors aware of WPA, wetland ordinance and stormwater ordinance
  5. Brief Select Board on Concom and need for Conservation Land Management Plan
  6. Organic lawn care.
  7. 8 Autumn Lane-Regrading due to flooding-revision 7/6/2020


Upcoming Meeting: 7/22/2020 REMOTE PARTICIPATION

Revised Meeting Notice:7/6/2020

Note:  Agenda items and order subject to change
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