Change Summary

On Jun 9, 2022 5:17 PM EDT Deborah Cunningham changed a meeting of Conservation Commission as follows:

So that the meeting notice now reads:

Information for Meeting of Conservation Commission
Tuesday June 21, 2022 7 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Conservation Commission
Time:Tuesday June 21, 2022 7 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
Remote access will be available - remote login information on Con Com webpage at
The Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting under the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. Chapter 131, Section 40 at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. The meeting will be held at Town Hall, 30 Martin Street in the 2nd Floor Stage Conference Room.
This meeting of the Conservation Commission will be held in-person at the location provided in this notice. Members of the public are welcome to attend this in-person meeting. Remote access to the meeting will be available. Details for remote access are on the Commission's webpage at Please note that while an option for remote attendance and/or participation is being provided as a courtesy to the public, the meeting and/or hearing(s) will not be suspended or terminated if technological problems interrupt the virtual broadcast, unless otherwise required by law. Members of the public with particular interest in any specific item on this agenda should make plans for in-person vs. virtual attendance accordingly.

Essex Conservation Commission
Clifford Ageloff, Co-Chair
Kevin Cook, Co-Chair


7:15 PM Public hearing on a Request for Determination of Applicability filed by Julian Balili to repair an existing stone wall, modify an existing sunporch and construction of an addition at 184 Western Ave.
7:30 PM Public hearing on a Request for Determination of Applicability filed by Elizabeth Browning to install a replacement septic system at 42 Apple St. 
7:45 PM Continued public hearing on a Notice of Intent filed by Christina Gilbertson of Hi Rok Real Estate Trust to construct six (6) paddocks including clearing and re-grading, a stormwater basin with forebay and planting of a screening evergreen border at 106 Choate St.
8:00 PM Public hearing on a Notice of Intent filed by Mary Beth Tirrell for demolition of current structure and construction of a new single family house at 20 Cogswell Rd.
8:15 PM Continued public hearing on a Notice of Intent filed by John Coughlin of PMC Realty Trust/Gateway Realty Trust to construct a 30'x160' storage building partially within 100' Buffer Zone to a wetland area at 73 Eastern Avenue.

*Review Requests for Certificate(s) of Compliance (if any).
- 23 Turtleback Rd DEP #021-0577 (ink signatures needed for Land Court recording)
*Review request for three (3) year Extension for DPW Maintenance Order DEP #021-0709.
*Review of FY22 Year End Expenses
*Review and approve Minutes from April 5, 2022, April 19, 2022, May 10, 2022 and May 24, 2022.
*Review of draft Goal 4 of Essex Strategic Plan.
*Discussion on policy for managing inquiries submitted to the office
*Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Chairman within 48 hours of the meeting.

Please be advised that the Commission may vote on any item on this agenda.

Next meeting: July 19, 2022 
Note: There will be no meeting the first Tuesday of July due to the holiday.
Scheduled By:the automatic scheduling system
Posted At:Jun 8, 2022 6 AM EDT
Last Modified:Jun 17, 2022 8:53 AM EDT