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Minutes of Conservation Commission, 03/06/2018

AGENDA: Conservation Commission

RECEIVED 03/08/2018 2:50pm
Kathleen R. Miserendino - Redding Deputy Town Clerk

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

Present: David Pattee, Chairman; Stuart Green; Susan Robinson; Tina Miller; Wallace Perlman.

Absent: William Hill

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

I.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES           -Meeting of February 20, 2018
On the motion of W. Perlman and the second of T. Miller, the Commission voted unanimously to approve the 2/20/18 Meeting Minutes.


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. Site Walk 2/17/18. Discussion 2/20/18.
Mr. and Mrs. Visnyei were present.  New drawings inclusive of the stockpile location off the end of the driveway and pool equipment storage area off to the side of the pool were submitted and reviewed.
On the motion of W. Perlman and the second of S. Green, the Commission voted to approve Application #18-02. S. Robinson abstained.

Application #18-03, Dan and Michele Bergeron (owners), John Palazzo (agent), 129 Peaceable Street. To received and discuss an application to install a new septic system and shed within the regulated area.
Mr. Palazzo was present.  The plan was reviewed accompanied by a drawing.  D. Pattee noted receipt of a letter from D. Hartline approving the location of the proposed septic system location.
A Site Walk is scheduled for Mon., 3/12/18 at 5:30 p.m.

Request from Ernie Wiegand re: Archaeological dig/investigations at the Gallows Hill Road prehistoric site for 2018. Discussion.
Ernie Wiegand was present to review the status of the archaeological survey on Gallows Hill.  Artifacts were presented for review.
On the motion of S. Green and the second of W. Perlman, the Commission voted unanimously to approve continuing archaeological investigation.  Professor Wiegand will submit a schedule of on-site activities.

Discussion of the Town of Redding Open Space Plan 2018.
Commissioners reviewed edits and proposed changes. Emma Borjigin-Wang attended via Facetime.
Discussion will continue at the next meeting.

Stuart Green reported a blowdown from the recent storm.  An alert was sent to trailtenders.

On the motion of T. Miller and the second of W. Perlman, the Commission voted unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 9:35 p.m.

Submitted by:
Kristi C. Reilly