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THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS Department of Agricultural Resources 225 Turnpike Road, 3rd Floor, Southborough, MA 01772 617-626-1700 fax: 617-626-1850 www.mass.gov/agr PUBLIC HEARINGS: VEGETATION MANAGEMENT PLAN Pursuant to the Rights-of-Way Management Regulations (333 CMR 11.00) in order to apply pesticides to control vegetation to maintain Rights-of Ways, the Department of Agricultural Resources must approve a Vegetation Management Plan (VMP) and a Yearly Operational Plan (YOP). The VMP is intended to justify the need to control Vegetation, identify target vegetation, describe the intended methods of control, describe methods for identifying sensitive areas, describe operational guidelines for applicators, outline a program of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) designed to reduce the use of herbicides, and describe alternative land use activities. The following community is advised that the Town of Adams proposes to utilize herbicides to treat their Rights-of-Way. PUBLIC HEARINGS SCHEDULED: In accordance with 333 CMR 11.05 the Department of Agricultural Resources will conduct a regional hearing to receive public comment on the proposed Vegetation Management Plan for the Town of Adams, as submitted by Eammon Coughlin, Community Development Director. To provide all interested parties an opportunity to comment on the proposed VMP, a public ZOOM hearing will be held at the following location: Topic: Town of Adams VMP Public Hearing Time: Dec 15, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87946040787?pwd=Y2tZU29nbXc3ak1uOHo5d1hNSDlrUT09 Meeting ID: 879 4604 0787 Passcode: 576110 One tap mobile +13126266799,,87946040787#,,,, 576110# US (Chicago) +16469313860,,87946040787#,,,, 576110# US Dial by your location +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 879 4604 0787 Passcode: 576110 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kq7wQcXG8 Plans Available for Review Prior to Public Hearings: Section 11.05 (3)(d) of the ROW Management Regulations provide: "At least 21 days prior to the end of the public comment period, the applicant shall send a copy of the proposed VMP to the chief elected official, the Board of Health, and the Conservation Commission in affected communities upon their request." Such request should be made to: Eammon Coughlin Community Development Director, Town of Adams 8 Park Street Adams, MA 01220 Copies of the proposed VMP are also available for review at the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources website at https://www.mass.gov/service-details/rights-of-way-vegetation-management-vmps-yops-and-notices. It is also available for review at the Reference Desk of the following public library: Adams Public Library, 92 Park Street, Adams, Massachusetts Written Comments Requested The public hearing listed above will give interested parties the opportunity to present data, views or arguments, orally or in writing concerning the proposed VMP. Persons giving testimony are also requested to provide written comments. Written comments in advance of the hearing dates are welcome. The Department will accept written testimony concerning the Town of Adams VMP until the close of business (5p.m.) Friday, December 22, 2023. Commentary should be sent to: Rights-of -Way Program Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources 225 Turnpike Road, 3rd Floor Southborough, MA 01772 AD# 80283 11/21/2023
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