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Conservation Commission hearing

The Conservation Commission will hold its next bi-weekly hearing on April 21, 2021, at 6 p.m.

Update: This meeting will only be held virtually and NOT in person. You can participate in the meeting by going to our Zoom meeting link or calling 929-205-6099 and enter meeting id 686 458 2044 #. You can also submit written comments or questions to cc@boston.gov or via Twitter @BostonEnviro.

In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. Chapter 131, Section 40, and the Boston Wetlands Ordinance, Boston City Code, Ordinances, Chapter 7-1.4, the Boston Conservation Commission will hold a virtual public hearing at 6 p.m. on April 21, 2021, to review the following projects to determine what conditions, if any, the Commission will impose in order to protect the interests of the public and private water supply, groundwater, prevention of pollution, flood control, prevention of storm damage, protection of fisheries and land containing shellfish, and protection of wildlife habitat.

Discussion Topics

  1. Public Hearing 6 P.M.

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-17XX and BOS File No. 2021-XXX from GEI Consultants on behalf of Diversified Automotive, Inc. for the proposed maintenance dredging of the berthing area fronting the north side of the pier located at 100 Terminal St, Charlestown, MA (LUO, DPA, Fish Run) * Continued from the April 7, 2021 hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1780 and BOS File No. 2021-013 from Weston & Sampson on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for the proposed test plots associated with the new Charles River Vegetation Management Plan located along the Charles River Reservation, Boston, MA (BLSF, Riverfront Area, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Inland Bank) * Continued from the April 7, 2021 hearing

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1778 and BOS File No. 2021-016 from Engineering Alliance on behalf of Bulgroup Properties LP for the proposed addition of two loading docks and parking lot improvements located at 175 McClellan Highway, East Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-XXXX and BOS File No. 2021-XXX from Green International Affiliates on behalf of the Massachusetts Port Authority for the proposed repairs to the Ship-to-Shore cranes located at Conley Terminal, 700 Summer Street, South Boston, MA (DPA, LSCSF,100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank)

    Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-XXXX and BOS File No. 2021-XXX from VHB on behalf of HRP 776 Summer Street, LLC for the proposed site enabling work including salvage and deconstruction of existing structures located at 776 Summer Street, South Boston, MA (DPA, LSCSF, Coastal Bank, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank)

    Continued; Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1704 and BOS File No. 2020-007 from GEI Consultants on behalf of the Commercial Wharf East Condominium Association for the proposed construction of a boardwalk and retaining wall located at Commercial Wharf, North End, Boston, MA (LSCSF, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank) * Continued from the March 4, 2020 hearing

    Continued to the May 5th hearing; Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1686 from Waterfield Design, Inc. on behalf of the Copper Forge Partners, LLC for the proposed construction of a four-story condominium building located at 80 Marginal Street, East Boston, MA (LSCSF) * Continued from the August 21, 2019 hearing

    Continued to the May 5th hearing; Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1777 and BOS File No. 2021-015 from Epsilon Associates, Inc. on behalf of LCPT Fort Point, LLC for the construction of a patio and the installation of pervious pavers adjacent to the patio located at 253 Summer Street, South Boston, MA (LSCSF, Waterfront Area, 100ft Buffer to Coastal Bank) * Continued from the April 7, 2021 hearing

    Continued to the June 16th hearing; Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1772 and BOS File No. 2021-010 Decoulos & Company LLC on behalf of Stefco Holdings Company for the proposed demolition of an existing structure and construction of eight housing structures located at 90 Allandale St, West Roxbury, MA (100ft Buffer to Inland Bank, Waterfront Area, Riverfront Area) * Continued from the April 7, 2021 hearing

  2. Public Meeting

    Continued to the April 21st hearing; Request for a Certificate of Compliance for DEP File No. 006-1557 for the West Roxbury to Needham Reliability Project located along the Eversource ROW Easement, West Roxbury, MA

    Discussion and Ratification of the Emergency Certification issued BCP-CG Harbor Property, LLC for the demolition of a building structure and remediation of building debris located at 2 Harbor Street/329 Northern Avenue, South Boston, MA

    Discussion and Ratification of the Enforcement Orders issued to BCP-CG Harbor Property, LLC and the Economic Development and Industrial Corporation for the demolition of a building slab and foundation located at 2 Harbor Street/329 Northern Avenue, South Boston, MA

    Administrative Updates

    Acceptance of the Order of Conditions:

    • Notice of Intent for DEP File No. 006-1774 and BOS File No. 2021-012 from RJ O’Connell & Associates on behalf of 839 Saratoga St, LLC for the proposed demolition of a residential building and construction of a new multi-family residential building located 839 Saratoga St, East Boston, MA (LSCSF)

    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from April 7, 2021.

    Translation and Sign Language interpreters are available upon prior request.  The Commission will hold a public meeting immediately following the last hearing or as appropriate following any hearing.  Plans and filings with the Commission may be viewed at the Environment Department, Boston City Hall, Room 709, from 8 AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday.  For more information, call 617-635-3850.

    Nicholas Moreno

    Boston Conservation Commission