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Board of Health, August 9, 2010
TOWN OF SCITUATE MASSACHUSETTS
OTHERS: Selectman Shawn Harris
The Scituate Board of Health held a public hearing on August 9, 2010 at the Scituate Town Hall located at 600 Chief Justice Cushing Highway. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m.
Motion by Frank Lynch to accept Agenda and Director’s comments with changes in Item 5 plumbing should be pumping and Item 6 should be Brach system not beach system, seconded and approved unanimously.
The first application was read into the record: Continuation of discussion at Rear Glades Road and the following were the Director’s comments:
1. Annual operational report to the Board of Health by January 1 of each year with a copy of the water records.
2. Notification to the Board of Health of when occupancy begins and ends. Deed restriction on seasonal occupancy.
3. Board of Health Director requests meeting with DEP personnel on piloting approval prior to implementation.
4. Copies of all required DEP testing and notification be sent to the Board of Health office as well.
5. Copy of pumping contract for tight tank.
6. Copy of plumbing permit and Plumbing Inspector approval of Brach system installation.
7. Applicant obtains other necessary project approvals from Conservation Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and Building Inspector.
8. Tight tank be watertight.
9. Operational directions and emergency numbers are kept on site for review by occupants.
10. Occupancy approval may be revoked if system is non-compliant.
Present were Attorney Vincent O’Brien as well as homeowner Dr. McGovern, Bruce Wait, Attorney David Farrag and Steve Bjorklund.
The plan was presented to the Board members at our last meeting (July 26, 2010). Attorney O’Brien asked if the Director has had a meeting with DEP to discuss this pilot program? No
Attorney David Farrag asks the status of the condemnation of building. Director spoke with the Assistant Director of Community Sanitation for the State who stated that the Board of Health has the authority to approve once the corrective action has been taken.
Lynch moved to approve request to install Brach system and greywater disposal system subject to approved plan and Director’s suggestions, seconded by Vazza, all in favor, unanimous.
The second application was read into the record: Tilden Woods Subdivision Plan Review.
1. All buildings meet State and Local Title 5 regulations.
2. Lot be graded so as not to cause drainage issues with neighbors.
Attorney Michael Hayes presented for the homeowners.
Planning Board reviewed this plan two years ago. This plan reflects a change in ownership, a new abutter and a request to return with another open space development plan with each lot having their own septic system. Involves 15 lots.
Lynch moved to approve, seconded by Vazza, all in favor, unanimous.
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