Proposed Private Pier on Tonight’s Conservation Commission Meeting Agenda

UPDATE:

Applicant requested continuance to December 8, 2020  6:30 pm

Check back HERE for December 8 meeting Zoom Meeting information 


Conservation Commission Public Hearing

Tuesday November 24, 2020, 6:30pm Agenda HERE

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II.  NOTICES of  INTENT

A. Donald J. MacKinnon, Trustee, MCCM Realty Trust. Removal of 3,000 s.f. of an existing historic, solid fill wharf (first licensed in 1874), construction of low vinyl bulkheads along 300 s.f. portion to remain, the landward relocation of existing rock revetment, installation of replacement pier, ramp, floats and appurtenances, establishment of halophytic marsh species in intertidal zone, and installation of seasonal town office building on 15’x30’ deck at 33 Oyster Place Road, Cotuit Map 035 Parcel 101 and 910 Main Street, Cotuit Map 035 Parcel 090

 

Proposed Private Pier on Wednesday’s Shellfish Committee Meeting Agenda

Shellfish Committee Meeting Agenda HERE

Wednesday November 18, 2020, 6:30pm Via Zoom

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Of particular interest is Agenda item # 4:

4. Status of pending NOI pier applications before the Conservation Commission:

Donald J. MacKinnon Tr., MCCM Realty Trust

33 Oyster Place Road & 910 Main Street, Cotuit, MA 02635 Sarah Turano-Flores; Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LP
Removal of 3,000 s.f. of existing historic, solid fill wharf (first licensed in 1874), construction of low vinyl bulkheads along 300 s.f. portion to remain, the landward relocation of existing rock revetment, installation of replacement pier, ramp, floats and appurtenances, establishment of halophytic marsh species in intertidal zone, and installation of town office building on 15’X30’ deck.

Conservation Commission Hearing Date: November 24, 2020 at 6:30PM
via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/92270642906
Meeting ID: 92270642906 or 888-475-4499
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Water Quality – Beach Status

View Current Water Quality & Beach Status Report for Town of Barnstable  HERE

Update 10/27/20

Pet Advisories have been lifted for Lovell’s Pond, Cotuit & Parker Pond, Osterville.

Shubael Pond, Marstons Mills has been downgraded to a Pet Advisory.

The North East shore of Mystic Lake, Marstons Mills still has a small amount of cyanobacteria scum which should be avoided by dogs.

Hinckley Pond, Barnstable remains at Pet Advisory level.

Update 10/21/20

 North East Mystic Lake is having a low level bloom – shore line scum should be avoided by pets and curious children.

Lovell’s Pond, Cotuit has been downgraded to a Pet Advisory.

Cyanobacteria information:

 Warning Level

 Shubael, Marstons Mills

 Pet Advisory Level

 Hinckley Pond, Barnstable

Lovell’s Pond, Cotuit

Mystic Lake, North East Shore, Marstons Mills

Parker Pond, Osterville

 

 

 


10/6/20

 Cyanobacteria information:

Warning Level

Lovell’s Pond, Cotuit

Mystic Lake, Marstons Mills

CLOSED* No Swimming

Shubael Pond, Marstons Mills

 

 9/9/20

The Pet Advisory has been lifted at Long Pond Marstons Mills.

Lovell’s pond has been downgraded from a Closure to a Pet Advisory

Pet Advisory Level

Lovell’s Pond, Cotuit

Shubael Pond, Marstons Mills

Cyanobacteria information:

Warning Level

Hinckley Pond, Barnstable

Parker Pond, Osterville

 

8/26/20

Cyanobacteria information:

CLOSED* No Swimming

Lovells Pond Beach, Cotuit

  • Moderate health risks for adults
  • Higher risk for babies and small children
  • Highest risks for pets

Update: 7/29/20

No Bottom, Cotuit   Cyanobacteria Warning has been lifted.

Update: 7/28/20

CLOSED* No Swimming

Lovells Pond Beach remains closed due to Cyanobacteria 

Update: 7/20/20 Keyes Beach is opened for swimming!

Holly Point Beach Association/Bearse pond’s Pet Advisory has been lifted.

Cyanobacteria information:

CLOSED* No Swimming

 Long Pond Marstons Mills (Posted at Long Pond Farms Beach)

Lovells Pond Beach, Cotuit

  • Higher risk for babies and small children
  • Moderate health risks for adults
  • Highest risks for pets

*minimum 2 week period of monitoring, before lifting closure


Update: 6/25/20

Keyes Beach, Hyannis continues to be closed due to bacteria levels above State standards.

The beach has been resampled.

Cyanobacteria Monitoring results:

Pet Advisory

Holly Point Beach Association/Bearse Pond

Shubael Pond

Warning

No Bottom Pond *, Cotuit is experiencing a cyanobacteria bloom- and the visibility is <4 ft. therefore swimming is not recommended for abutters and dogs should be kept out of the water. * There is no public access to this pond.

The Town of Barnstable shares data with Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC), which is updated for Barnstable on Thursday afternoons.

To check if your pond has been sampled and its current status please check the APCC Cyanomap HERE

Also, please remember the CDC guidance: “When in doubt it is best to stay out!” View CDC Site HERE

Cyanobacteria FAQ HERE