Information for Meeting of Conservation Commission
Tuesday April 5, 2022 7:30 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Conservation Commission
Time:Tuesday April 5, 2022 7:30 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
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 7:30 pm on Tuesday, April 5, 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.

Kevin Cooke, Acting Chair


7:30 pm Discussion regarding Main St Bridge staging at 30 Martin Street under
7:40 pm Request for Determination of Applicability filed by Louis Irwin to replace a septic system leach field at 6 Turtleback Rd.
7:50 pm Public hearing on a Notice of Intent filed by Red Barn Architecture to renovate an existing barn including new addition, parking area, walkways, patio and landscaping at 6 Main Street.
8:00 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 request for Extension for DEP #021-0700 for 16 Lufkin Point Road
*Review and approval of support letter for MVP Action Grant Program for Town of Essex.
*Discussion regarding internet access.
*Phragmites removal at 6 Robbins Island Road.
*Use of salt on Red Gate Road.
*Review Requests for Certificates of Compliance (if any).
*Approve Minutes from the meeting of December 7, 2021, January 4 and February 15, 2022.
*Vote to appoint Chairman and Vice Chair.
*Appointment of representatives for Strategic Planning Committee and Community Preservation Committee
*Liasion for Chebacco Lake/Alewife Brook  Coalition
*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: April 19, 2021
Scheduled By:the automatic scheduling system
Posted At:Mar 16, 2022 6 AM EDT
Last Modified:Mar 28, 2022 5:24 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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