Board of Health Remote Call-in

Monday, August 16, 2021, 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm
Remote call-in
A meeting of the Board of Health

Meeting of Board of Health

Members: (Quorum)

  • Absent: Michael Fair, Chair
  • Absent: Mary Ryan
  • Remote: John Hillman, at 7:00 PM
  • Remote: Peter Sylvan, at 7:00 PM
  • Remote: Nick Venti, at 7:00 PM

Also Present:

  • Susan Nagy - Clerk

See original Agenda Approved Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened: 7:00 PM

Meeting closed: 8:56 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

    • Meeting Opened / Attendance Taken (see above).

    • No minutes to approve.

    • - Call meeting to order and review minutes of the previous meeting.

    • - Announcements, Information and log incoming mail.

    • - 1. Received from William J. Sieruta, PE, "As Built" Inspection for 14 Long Plain Rd., owner Mina Lussier, dated 6/30/2021. As built plans attached. DSCP# R2021-05-03A. All fees have been paid.

    • - 2. Received from Marianne Sundell, check #6425, dated 7/21/2021 for $150.00 for Title 5 Inspection at 34 Chestnut Hill Rd., Owner Marianne Sundell. Report not Received.

    • - 3. Received from Anna Sloan check#1039, dated 7/21/2021 for $150.00 for Title 5 Inspection Report for 33Long Plain Rd., owner Anna Sloan. Report not received.

    • - 4. Received from Cold Spring Environmental check#6671, dated 7/19/2021 for $150.00 for Title 5 Inspection Report for 259 Long Plain Rd., owner Peggy Feldman. Received Title 5 Inspection Report for 259 Long Plain Road dated 7/13/2021. System Fails.

    • - 5. Received from Greg's Waste Water Removal Title 5 Inspection Report dated 7/14/2021 for 237 Shutesbury Rd., owner Joshua Nugent. System passes. (paid)

    • - 6. Received from Greg's Waste Water Removal Title 5 Inspection Report dated 7/21/2021 for 33 Long Plain Rd., owner Anna Sloan. System passes. (Paid)

    • - Citizens Business: Permits and general questions for the board.

    • - 1. Received from William J. Sieruta check#2201, dated 7/28/2021 for $100.00 for 2021 Installers Permit. Issued Installers Permit #21-14. Signed by Clerk.

    • - 2. Received a letter from William J. Sieruta, PE, dated 7/29/2021 regarding variance request and local upgrade for 112 Old Mountain Road.

      MOTION, moved by Peter Sylvan, seconded by Nick Venti: 1. To approve variance 310 CMR 15.404 218-10,218-10.1 a reduction of the required 100' to 87'.
      and (2.) to review decommissioning existing active shallow well found during construction of the replacement system.

      Pass: Aye: Nick Venti, Peter Sylvan, John Hillman. Not Present: Michael Fair, Mary Ryan.

      1. Variancerequest112OldMtRoad.jpeg
    • - 3. Mary Ryan reported via email dated 8/16/2021 that there are 4 cases of COVID-19 in Leverett and she is tracing them. Mary also stated that she will attend a partners in Health meeting.

    • - 4. Eversource notified the Board that they would like to extend the Beaver Permit at Long Plain Road. Nick will follow up on this issue.

    • - 5. Health Agent, Stephen Ball will discuss mask wearing at the COOP.

    • - 6. Positivity rate in Franklin County is 2% . Nick Venti suggest the possibility of a new mask indoor mask mandate. Hillman will contact Health Agent, Stephen Ball with the Boards recommendation for indoor mask wearing.

      MOTION, moved by Peter Sylvan, seconded by Nick Venti: Motion to require mask wearing at the Leverett COOP except when eating and drinking, and at the Leverett Library and LCA.

      Pass: Aye: Nick Venti, Peter Sylvan, John Hillman. Not Present: Michael Fair, Mary Ryan.

      Leverett COOP, LCA, Library and and indoor spaces at the Transfer Station.

      MOTION, moved by Peter Sylvan, seconded by John Hillman: Motion to amend previous motion to include mask wearing in confined places at the Transfer Station. .

      Pass: Aye: Nick Venti, Peter Sylvan, John Hillman. Not Present: Michael Fair, Mary Ryan.

    • - Adjourn and schedule next meeting.

      MOTION, moved by John Hillman, seconded by Nick Venti: To adjourn at 7.32PM.

      Pass: Aye: Nick Venti, Peter Sylvan, John Hillman. Not Present: Michael Fair, Mary Ryan.

      Next meeting Wednesday, September, 8, 2021

    • - To call in to the remote meeting 1-425-436-6363 access code 133125

  2. Meeting Wrap-up

The listing of matters is those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

Minutes approved on Monday, Oct 18, 2021

Posted to: Board of Health