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August 22, 2022
6:00 PM

HYBRID MEETING- REMOTE by Google Meet and IN PERSON at 50 Payson Ave., Conf. Rm. B, Basement 

Easthampton, MA 01027
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Conservation Commission

Monday, August 22, 2022

Remote Access Online: 

Meeting ID: [gfi-eaad-zae]

Call-In Number: [1-662-792-0302]

PIN: [797 948 656#]

Contact the Conservation Agent at for assistance.

Meeting Chair Julie Busa

This meeting of the Easthampton Conservation Commission will be conducted in-person and simultaneously via remote participation online to the greatest extent possible. Every effort will be made to ensure that the public can adequately access the proceedings in real time, via technological means. In the event that we are unable to do so, despite best efforts, we will post on the City of Easthampton website an audio or video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting.

Should an interruption occur in which the online meeting ends abruptly, both the in-person and online meetings will not be restarted, and all agenda items will be automatically continued to the next scheduled meeting.


1. Confirm Recording

2. Call to Order²

3. Public Concerns (Non-Agenda Items) ³

4. Public Hearings / Meetings

a. Public Meeting: Request for Determination of Applicability filed by Gerrit Stover on behalf of Pascommuck Conservation Trust, Inc. for crossing replacement project at the Pomeroy Meadows Conservation Area off Ranch Avenue (Map: 152, Lot: 216). Request filed on 8/3/2022.

b. Public Meeting: Request for Determination of Applicability filed by Tighe & Bond on behalf of Eversource Energy for installation of plantings and a gravel parking pad at 29 Reservation Road (Map: 147, Lot: 30). Request filed on 8/8/2022.

5. Requests for Certificate of Compliance

a. D. Abel Jr. (MassDEP File #: 151-D002) seeking Partial Certificate for a now separated portion of 95 Northampton Street that is now known as 109 Northampton Street, originally associated with an Order of Resource Area Delineation that was recorded against the property. (Formerly Map: 128, Lot: 113). Exp. 10/28/2008. Request Filed 8/10/2022.

6. Enforcement Actions

a. CFN Properties LLC, Complete Automotive Repair, 10 O’Neil Street, Map: 114, Lot: 31. (EO-2020-001)

b. B. Gawle. 37 South Street (EO-2013-001).

c. G & F. Fiordalice, 476 East Street, Map: 158, Lot: 9. (EO-2022-002)

d. F. DeMarinis, 93 Northampton Street Rear, Map: 128, Lot: 113. (EO-2022-003)

7. Open Space Updates

a. Echodale West Orchard Area Improvements.

b. Lathrop Community of Easthampton. Florence Road - Conservation Restriction.

8. Compliance Updates – Active Projects / Open Permits

a. Pleasant Street Mills, various locations (MassDEP File #151-273). Infrastructure improvements. (Map:, Lot: Various Locations). Exp. 11/23/2023.

b. Lathrop Community of Easthampton / 100 Bassett Brook Drive (MassDEP File #151-283). Invasive Plant Management. (Map: 104, Lot: 2). Exp. 07/13/2023.

c. City of Easthampton / Nashawannuck Pond (MassDEP File #151-288). Aquatic Vegetation Management via herbicide/algaecide. (Map: 151, Lot: 166). Exp. 4/25/2024.

d. Loven Properties, Inc. / Off O’Neill Street (MassDEP File #151-287). Construction of new commercial facility with BVW impacts and restoration. (Map: 114, Lot: 13). Exp. 06/16/2024.

e. One Industrial Lofts, LLC / 1 Ferry Street – Tract 1 (MassDEP File #151-298). Ferry Street Mill Redevelopment Project. (Map: 135/131, Lot: 2/1). Exp. 12/11/2024.

f. One Industrial Lofts, LLC / 1 Ferry Street – Tract 2 (MassDEP File #151-299). Ferry Street Mill Redevelopment Project. (Map: 135, Lot: 2). Exp. 12/11/2024.

g. Easthampton Park Solar 1, LLC / 232 Park Street (MassDEP File #151-293). Large-scale solar project. (Map: 165, Lot: 3.1). Exp. 11/27/2024.

h. City of Easthampton (MassDEP File #151-302) for pump house demolition activities adjacent to Lower Millpond (Map: 136, Lots: 97, 98 & 99). Exp. 6/13/2022.

i. Easthampton School Committee (MassDEP File #151-305) for construction of a new school building with associated parking, driveway, utilities, stormwater system, track and field facilities, site amenities, and landscaping at 200 Park Street (Map: 157, Lot 83). Exp. 7/25/2025.

j. City of Easthampton (MassDEP File #151-306) for maintenance activities, including spreading of gravel millings in potholed areas within the existing road footprint and then the use of a grader to level the road to existing grades on River Street. (Map:, Lot: Entire Street). Exp. 8/26/2022.

k. R. Levesque Associates, Inc., 69 and 73 Loudville Road (MassDEP File #151-0309) for new 18-unit housing development. (Map: 140/139, Lot: 28, 29/11). Exp. 10/6/2023.

l. C. Rogers/Penguins Unlimited, 105 Pleasant Street (MassDEP File #151-0310) for new billiards hall. (Map: 136, Lot: 11). Exp. 1/5/2024.

m. W. Chicoine property, 108 Oliver Street (MassDEP File #151-0311) for new single-family home with one crossing. (Map: 125, Lot: 30). Exp. 1/5/2024.

n. City of Easthampton, DPW (MassDEP File #151-0307) for routine maintenance activities. (Map:, Lot: City Wide). Exp. 3/1/2024.

o. D. Lepine, Duda Drive/Ferry Street (MassDEP File #151-0312) for new single-family home. (Map: 135, Lot: 29). Exp. 6/15/2024.

p. City of Easthampton, 99 Mt. Tom Avenue (MassDEP File #151-0313) for outfall restoration and stormwater system. (Map: 149, Lot: 85). Exp. 6/15/2024.

q. Beacon Solar, LLC, 50 Florence Road (MassDEP File # 151-314) for the large-scale solar project. (Map: 115, Lots: 2 and 5). Exp. 7/7/2024.

r. Easthampton Animal Hospital, 410 Main Street (Stormwater Permit Only) for stormwater management system associated with animal hospital remodel. (Map: 154, Lot: 8). Exp. 3/8/2024.

s. City of Easthampton, 96 East Street (Stormwater Permit Only) for stormwater management system associated with new accessible trail. (Map: 111, Lot: 32). Exp. 6/29/2024.

t. City of Easthampton/One Industrial Lofts, 1 Ferry Street (MassDEP File #151-0317) for slope grading, vegetation management, and stormwater basin. (Map: 131/135, Lot: 1/2 & 250) Exp. 11/16/2024.

u. Moove In Storage, Main Street Rear (9 Coleman Road, Southampton) (MassDEP File #151-0319) for expansion of self-storage facility. (Map: 164, Lot: 8) Exp. 5/16/2025.

v. Eversource Energy, 19B15/19B16 Line ROW Off North Street (MassDEP File #: 151-0320) for upgrades to utility line. (Map: 110, Lot: 19). Exp. 8/2/2025.

9. General Business

a. Meeting Minutes (August 8th, 2022)

b. Wetlands Ordinance Discussion

c. Future Hybrid Meetings

10. Motion to Adjourn

Upcoming Public Hearings / Meetings and Site Visit Schedule4:

? September 12th, 2022 (6:00 PM) – Regular Committee Meeting (Virtual)

¹ Items listed above may be taken out of order at the discretion of the Chair, excluding executive session. Presentation and speaking times may also be limited at the discretion of the Chair

² Meetings are recorded, with the exception of executive session.

³ Comments under this section may be limited at the discretion of the Chair.

4 Dates and times are tentative only.

Please note that reasonable accommodations will be provided for this meeting. Please direct your request to or 413-529-1463. Attendees are respectfully asked to make any accommodation requests as far in advance as possible. While the City of Easthampton will attempt to fulfill all requests, those received at the last minute may be impossible to provide.

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