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Minutes of Conservation Commission, 02/06/2018

AGENDA: Conservation Commission

RECEIVED 02/07/2018 3:12pm
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
7:30 p.m. – Old Town House

Present: David Pattee, Chairman; William Hill; Stuart Green; Susan Robinson; Tina Miller; Wallace Perlman at 7:40 p.m.

The Chairman called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

I.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES           -Meeting of January 16, 2018
On the motion of S. Green and the second of T. Miller, the Commission voted to approve the 1/16/18 Meeting Minutes as amended:  Page 2, last line under “Discussion of the Town of Redding Open Space Plan 2018”, change to “Commissioners should review S. Green’s new language re: Section 1-10: Trails for review at the next meeting.” W. Hill abstained.

Application #18-02, George and Ellen Visnyei, 50 Wagon Wheel Road (owners), The Huntington Co. LLC, Michael Buturla (agent). To receive and discuss an application to install an in-ground swimming pool and patio within the regulated area.
Mr. and Mrs. Visnyei were present along with Michael Buturla. The proposal was reviewed accompanied by a drawing.
D. Pattee confirmed the use of a cartridge-type filter for the swimming pool.  The temporary stockpile location will be located on the west side of the driveway.
A Site Walk is scheduled for Sat., 2/17/18 at 9:00 a.m.  D. Pattee requested placement of stakes at the proposed stockpile location.

Discussion of the Town of Redding Open Space Plan 2018.
Commissioners reviewed edits and proposed changes. Emma Borjigin-Wang attended via Facetime.
Commissioners reviewed the version dated 2/5/18.

Stuart Green reported on biological control of black swallow-wort research at University of Rhode Island.
The date for Trails Day will be assigned by mid-March.
Stuart Green reported on the recent FOI Seminar presented by Thomas Hennick.
The proposed fracking waste ban ordinance will be addressed at the Town Meeting scheduled for 2/13/18 at the Redding Community Center.

On the motion of T. Miller and the second of S. Robinson, the Commission voted unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 10:15 p.m.

Submitted by:
Kristi C. Reilly

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