Egremont Conservation Commission

Agenda for Thursday, October 12, 2017


Call to Order: 7:00 PM at Town Hall


Citizen Inquiries:


Protects (New and Ongoing)

·        (New) MassDOT RDA (Request for Determination of Applicability) regarding repaving Route 23 from NY State line to its intersection with Route 41, portions of said project involving areas under the jurisdiction of the Wetland Protection Act and NHESP protected areas

·        (New) Blue Bear, LLC, 47 White’s Hill Rd.: Site visit regarding owner’s discovery of violation of OOCs by subcontractor and suggested remedies.

·        (Ongoing) Site visit John Ogilvie, 20 Jug End. Rd., re post-dredging of ponds, as allowed under 153-0161 OOCs expiring 5/13/19.

·        (Ongoing) MassDEP re NOI 153-0207 “final” extension for wildlife habitat replication plan for 13 Nicholson Rd, Shemshack, LLC, plan for expansion of Jack’s Pond and associated landscaping


Public hearings 7:30

·        Continuation of Palmatier/Prospect Lake Park NOI 153-0212, 50 Prospect Lake Rd.: Repairs to Prospect Lake dam and proposal regarding landscaping of adjacent area

·        Mass Electric RDA re installation of a stabilization pole at 92 Boice Rd., said location requiring removal of 5 trees and placement of pole to be located within 50 feet of an intermittent stream



·        ZBA notice re 10/25 hearing on application to open an art gallery at 72 Main St.

·        Circuit Rider Monthly newsletter

·        Updated Open Meeting Law verbiage



·        Reading and discussion of notes from 9/14 and 9/28 meetings, which were not official due to lack of a quorum

·        Discussion of 8/31 minutes, incorporating notes from 9/14 and 9/28 and minutes of special 10/5 meetings and approval thereof




Next Meeting: November 2, 2017


Note: To accommodate the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, we are adjusting our usual meeting schedule to the following: 11/2, 11/16, 12/7, 12/21.


All posted times are approximate and the Commission may consider other items not listed.


- W. Tynan