Second Revised Notice of Meeting
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Salem Conservation Commission will be held on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. via remote paticipation, in accordance with Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021.
No in-person attendance of members of the public will be permitted, but the public can listen and or view this meeting while in progress via the remote participation platform Zoom, through any one of the following ways:
- Follow the below website link directly:
- Go to the website link www.zoom.us/join and enter Webinar ID# 872 4183 7332, followed by meeting passcode 533220; or
- Dial toll-free phone number 877-853-5257 to join the meeting. When prompted, enter Webinar ID# 872 4183 7332, and follow instructions to join the meeting. Those only dialing in will not have access to direct video, but may follow along with meeting materials available for download at: salem.com/conservation-commission.
Members of the public attending this meeting virtually will be allowed to make comments during the portion of the hearing designated for each agenda item. Members of the public will be asked to use the virtual “Raise Hand” function in zoom to indicate that they would like to provide comment.
- Dial *9 on your phone dial pad to raise your hand if you are using the toll-free phone number.
- Click the “raise hand” button if you are using the zoom application on your computer or phone.
Additional, specific information and general guidelines for remote participation by members of the public and/or parties with a right and/or requirement to attend this meeting can be found on the City of Salem website, at Zoom Participation Tool FAQ.
Members of the public can alternatively email their comment before the start of the meeting to: email@example.com.
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, we will post on the city’s website an audio or video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting.
Application materials may be accessed using the Salem Conservation Commission website at salem.com/conservation-commission.
I. ROLL CALL
II. REGULAR AGENDA
A. 200 Fort Avenue – DEP#64- 731 - Public Hearing - Notice of Intent, City of Salem. The purpose of the hearing is to discuss the demolition of the Salem Willows Pier, within an area subject to the Wetlands Protection Act MGL c131§40 and Salem’s Wetlands Protection & Conservation Ordinance.
B. 16, 18, 20 Franklin Street – DEP #64 -724 – Public Hearing Continuation - Notice of Intent for Mike Paige, of Griffin Engineering. The purpose of the hearing is to discuss the redevelopment of the junkyard site located along the North River into a 37-unit residential condominium complex. Work includes construction of 1 townhouse and 3 garden style buildings with associated parking, landscaping, utilities, stormwater management system; site remediation, shoreline clean up, enhancement, and stabilization, removal of junkyard facilities, and construction of a public access walkway and landscaping along the North River shoreline. The project proposal is within an area subject to the Wetlands Protection Act MGL c131§40 and Salem’s Wetlands Protection & Conservation Ordinance.
C. 342 Highland Avenue – DEP #64 -725 - Public Hearing Continuation - Notice of Intent for Anthony Guba of Al Prime Energy. The purpose of the hearing is to discuss the project proposal to raze any remaining improvements and pavement on vacant lot and construct a new gas station and convenience store; work includes fueling islands, underground tanks, utilities, pavement, and landscaping. The project proposal is within an area subject to the Wetlands Protection Act MGL c131§40 and Salem’s Wetlands Protection & Conservation Ordinance.
D. 9 Franklin Street – DEP #64 -729 - Public Hearing - Notice of Intent for Patrick Shea, 11 Franklin LLC, for the property located at 9 Franklin Street. The purpose of the hearing is to discuss the proposed twelve (12) unit multi-family development and associated site work within an area subject to the Wetlands Protection Act MGL c131§40 and Salem’s Wetlands Protection & Conservation Ordinance.
E. 435 Lafayette Street – DEP#64 -730 – Public Hearing – Notice of Intent filed on behalf of Kelly Levesque, John Mackinnon and Linda Gagnon. The purpose of the hearing is to discuss the proposed installation of a pier/gangway and float; a circular exterior stairway; and phragmites/invasive species control, within an area subject to the Wetlands Protection Act MGL c131§40 and Salem’s Wetlands Protection & Conservation Ordinance.
III. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
A. 9-11 Franklin Street –- DEP#64 -682 - Certificate of Compliance
B. 24 Fort Avenue – DEP#64 -708 - Certificate of Compliance
C. FY22 Community Preservation Plan - Request for Comment/Input
- SiFi Networks Filing Discussion
- Violation updates
IV. APPROVAL of MINUTES
September 21, 2021 Meeting Minutes
Persons requiring auxiliary aids and services for effective communication such as sign language interpreter, an assistive listening device, or print material in digital format or a reasonable modification in programs, services, policies, or activities, may contact the City of Salem ADA Coordinator as soon as possible and no less than 2 business days before the meeting, program, or event.