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May 3, 2021
7:00 PM
Time Details:
Remote meeting via Zoom: Dial-in number: 929-205-6099, Meeting ID: 898-9823-9570, Website:
Hingham, MA 02043
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Conservation Commission

Monday, May 3, 2021

This meeting is being held remotely as an alternate means of public access pursuant to an Order issued by the Governor of Massachusetts dated March 12, 2020 Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law. You are hereby advised that this meeting and all communications during this meeting may be recorded by the Town of Hingham in accordance with the Open Meeting Law.

Plans and other materials relevant to the following agenda items are posted on the Conservation Commission website:

1. Approval of Draft Minutes – April 12, 2021

2. Certificates of Compliance

a. 49 Abington St. (formerly 0/73 Abington St.) – DEP 034-1275, cont’d from 4/12/21
Applicant: Frank Polak, MDC Properties, Abington Street LLC

3. Requests for Determination of Applicability

a. 200 High Street
Applicant: John Ferris, Hingham Public Schools
Proposed: Construction of a boardwalk

b. 52 Union Street, continued from 4/12/21

Applicant: Alex Knight
Proposed: Installation of a crushed stone turnaround and lawn

c. 4 Button Cove Road

Applicant: Elizabeth & Christopher Sullivan
Proposed: Repair of existing seawall

d. 9 Steamboat Lane

Applicant: Katharine & William Reardon
Proposed: Repair of existing seawall

e. 5 Knoll Road

Applicant: Andrea Liu
Proposed: Installation of a patio, fence, fire pit, walkway, and landscaping

f. 147 Martins Lane

Applicant: Timothy Driscoll
Representative: John Zimmer, South River Environmental
Proposed: Hardscaping improvements

g. 28 Butler Road

Applicant Joelle Riddell
Representative: John Zimmer, South River Environmental
Proposed: Construction of a deck

4. Notices of Intent

a. 274 South Street – DEP 034-1405, continued from 3/22/21
Applicant: Kevin Whalen, South Shore Country Club
Representative: Lauren Gluck, Pare Corporation
Proposed: Construction of a maintenance facility

b. 5 Willow Circle – DEP 034-1410, continued from 4/12/21

Applicant: Paul Kelly
Representative: Steve Ivas, Ivas Environmental
Proposed: Construction of a swimming pool

c. 36 Canterbury Street – DEP 034-1409

Applicant: David Westervelt
Representative: Paul Mirabito, Ross Engineering Co., Inc.
Proposed: Construction of a deck, pool, spa, and patio

d. 8 New Towne Drive – Bylaw 2021-16

Applicant: Erica Murphy
Representative: Kenneth Thomson, 5wetlands
Proposed: Construction of an addition and deck

e. 14 Kents Lane – DEP 034-XXXX

Applicant: Patrick Blair, Harborview Development, LLC
Representative: Jeffrey Hassett, Morse Engineering Company, Inc.
Proposed: Demolition and reconstruction of a single family house

f. 137 Gardner Street – DEP 034-XXXX

Applicant: Andrew Newman
Representative: Brad Holmes, Environmental Restoration & Consulting, LLC
Proposed: Construction of a swimming pool and associated improvements

g. 38 Raynor Drive – DEP 034-XXXX

Applicant: Peter Matthes, Matthes Construction, LLC
Representative: Jason Youngquist, Outback Engineering, Inc.
Proposed: Construction of an addition and screened-in porch

5. Other Business

a. Discussion of National Grid request to remove hazardous trees on Commission-owned land and vote to authorize removal

6. Adjourn