Conservation Commission March 18, 2015
almouth Conservation Commission Mission Statement
The mission of the Falmouth Conservation Commission is to implement the goals of the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (CMR 10.00) and the Falmouth Wetlands Regulations (Code of Falmouth ch. 235). The Commission serves to protect and conserve the plants, animals, and natural communities that are dependent upon the wetlands resources of the Town of Falmouth. This is accomplished by regulating activities deemed by the Conservation Commission as likely to have a significant or cumulative effect upon the values of these resource areas, namely, but not limited to, public or private water supply protection; groundwater protection; flood control; erosion and sedimentation control; storm damage prevention; water pollution control; fisheries, shellfish, wildlife and plant species and habitat protection; agriculture; aesthetics; and recreation and aquaculture. Additionally, the Falmouth Conservation Commission manages all Town conservation lands in order to protect and sustain these natural ecosystems for current and future generations to use and enjoy.
THE FALMOUTH CONSERVATION COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015
SELECTMEN’S MEETING ROOM
FALMOUTH TOWN HALL
The Falmouth Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting & a public hearing on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. to discuss the following:
March 4, 2015
REQUESTS FOR DETERMINATION OF APPLICABILITY
Debra & Luciano Cence, 353 Edgewater Drive West, East Falmouth, MA – For permission to replace retaining walls under the deck with a concrete wall on the north side and stone walls on the south side, replace the deck as needed, replace fences and gates, repave the driveway, install a flag pole and to re-grade and reseed disturbed lawn area.
David & Jessica Mark Welch, 38 Mares Pond Drive, East Falmouth, MA – For permission to pump, fill and abandon the existing cesspool, install a new Title 5 sewage disposal system, remove an existing deck and hot tub, remove a different deck and balcony and rebuild within the same footprint.
REQUESTS FOR HEARINGS UNDER A NOTICE OF INTENT
Daniel & Lisa Gorin, Lot 159 & Lot 160, Seapit Road, Waquoit, MA – For permission to reconstruct 160 linear feet of bulkhead seawall with sheet piling driven in directly in front of the existing wood wall, including the placement of wood wale beams at the top of the wall, install a 3-inch x 12-inch wall cap and the associated clearing, excavating, grading and landscaping.
Frederick Copeland, 50 Gardiner Road, Woods Hole, MA - For permission to reconstruct approximately 170 sq ft of existing stone revetment and steps and the associated clearing, excavating, grading and landscaping.
Andrew Zimmerman, 392 Quissett Avenue, Woods Hole, MA – For permission to replace the approximately 71-ft long x 6-ft wide exiting wooden pier, 2.5-ft x 15.5-ft ramp, 12-ft x 16-ft float and fourteen (14) 12-inch diameter pilings in a modified location and to add two (2) 12-inch diameter pilings and the associated changes in deck railing and support structures.
CONTINUED REQUEST FOR HEARING UNDER NOTICE OF INTENT
Chance & Dawn Elm, 342 Acapesket Road, East Falmouth, MA - For permission to raze the existing dwelling and construct a new single-family house with attached garage, deck with stairs, install a new Title 5 sewage disposal system, paved driveway, retaining walls and stairs, rinse station, mitigation plantings, utilities, remove landscape debris, trees, relocate the existing shed, pump, fill and abandon leach pits and the associated clearing, excavating, grading and landscaping.
REQUESTS TO AMEND THE EXISTING ORDER OF CONDITIONS
Martin Levin, 257 Shorewood Drive, East Falmouth, MA – Request to amend the existing Order of Conditions (DEP 25-4070) to modify the size of the house and to reconfi
VOTE ORDERS OF CONDITIONS
• 54 Carey Lane (Jean Francois & Rachel Somer) (3/18/15)