Conservation Commission October 22, 2014

Conservation Commission October 22, 2014

Falmouth Conservation Commission
59 Town Hall Square, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540
(508) 495-7445 FAX (508) 495 -7449


THE FALMOUTH CONSERVATION COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014

7:00 P.M.

SELECTMEN’S MEETING ROOM

UPPER LEVEL

FALMOUTH TOWN HALL

FALMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS


The Falmouth Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting & a public hearing on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. to discuss the following:

MINUTES

Vote: October 8, 2014; October 15, 2014

REQUESTS FOR DETERMINATION OF APPLICABILITY

Virginia Richardson Trust (c/o Lisa Palmer), 187 Teaticket Path, East Falmouth, MA – For permission to vista prune and to remove two dead black oaks.

Steven Garfinkle, 24 Racing Beach Avenue, Falmouth, MA – For permission to re-grade and repave a portion of the driveway, to install retaining walls, a new gas service and the associated clearing, excavating, grading and landscaping.

The 300 Committee (c/o Jack Sidar), Rydal Mount Drive (Map 39-23-001-000), Falmouth, MA – For permission to re-establish and re-route an existing trail, remove debris and invasive plants and to install an informational kiosk.

Town of Falmouth – DPW (c/o Gerry Potamis), 154 Blacksmith Shop Road, Falmouth, MA – For permission to re-grade the existing bituminous concrete access road north of existing beds No. 12 and 13 and overlay with pavement, to transition to gravel road, to create a new 12-ft wide access road including grubbing, clearing, grading and paving and the associated clearing, excavating, grading and landscaping.

REQUESTS FOR HEARINGS UNDER A NOTICE OF INTENT

Quayside Condo Owners, 93 Falmouth Heights Road, Falmouth, MA – For permission to replace, install and maintain a pressure-dosed sewage disposal, reconstruct existing sidewalks, reconfigure and pave the parking area, install gas service, keystone unilock block units, utilities and the associated clearing, excavating, grading and landscaping.

Philip Chischpotich, 189 Surf Drive, Falmouth, MA – For permission to raze the existing dwelling and construct a new house on open piers with a deck, stairs, to reconnect utilities, install gravel driveway and the associated clearing, excavating, grading and landscaping.

Estate of Robert Bryant, Pabian & Russell, LLC (c/o Jay Pabian), 54 Sharon Ann Lane, East Falmouth, MA – For permission to modify, maintain and license the existing timber pier, ramp and float, repair/install water and electrical utilities, after-the-fact permission for the exiting pergola & patio, restoration and mitigation plantings required to satisfy an outstanding Order of Conditions under DEP 25-1083 and the associated clearing, excavating, grading and landscaping.

David Gilpatric, 84 Ransom Road, Falmouth, MA – For permission to add a second floor to the existing house, expand the garage, widen the driveway, construct a porch, install retaining walls, steps, gas line, remove an oak tree and the associated clearing, excavating, grading and landscaping.

CONTINUED REQUESTS FOR HEARINGS UNDER A NOTICE OF INTENT/REQUEST FOR VARIANCE

David and Martha Casiles et al, #0 Ferry Road (Map 23-20-010-179), Waquoit, MA – For permission to construct and maintain of timber stairs, a 4.5-ft x 82-ft fixed timber pier, 3-ft x 14-ft ramp, 4-ft x 10-ft and 5-ft x 12-ft float, four 4 x 4-inch posts, two 6 x 6-inch posts and thirteen 12-inch diameter pilings for shared community access and the associated excavating and grading.
Request for a variance under FWR 10.13 from the performance standards set out in FWR 10.16(1)(b)(6).

REQUESTS TO AMEND THE EXISTING ORDER OF CONDITIONS

John & Maria Maxwell, 13 Ocean Avenue, East Falmouth, MA – Request to amend the existing Order of Conditions (DEP 25-3871) to modify the patio, install stepping stones, mitigation plantings, remove non-native plant material and install native plants and the associated clearing, excavating, grading and landscaping.

CONTINUED REQUESTS FOR HEARINGS UNDER AN ABBREVIATED NOTICE OF RESOURCE AREA DELINEATION

Old Main LLC, 96 Old Main Road (Map 05-02-030-000) and Old Main Road (Map 05-02-029-001 & Map 05-02-023-000), North Falmouth, MA - Request for confirmation of the following wetland resource area boundaries: Bordering Vegetated Wetland (BVW) and two Isolated Vegetated Wetlands (IVWs)/Isolated Lands Subject to Flooding.

VOTE ORDERS OF CONDITIONS

• 71 Quashnet Way (Coleen Paratore)(10/29/14)

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