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Minutes of Conservation Commission, 03/01/2022

AGENDA: Conservation Commission

RECEIVED 03/03/2022 4:29pm
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

MINUTES
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
7:30 p.m. – Via ZOOM

Present via video: David Pattee, Chairman; William Hill; Stuart Green; Wallace Perlman until 7:38 p.m.; Susan Robinson.

Absent: Tina Miller; Claire Matzke

Also present: Aimee Pardee, Land Use Director

The Chairman called the meeting to order at 7:32 p.m.

I. APPROVAL OF MINUTES –Meeting of February 15, 2021
Site Walk Minutes February 26, 2022-Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Cutler, 106 Peaceable Street

Mr. Perlman motioned and Mr. Hill seconded the motion to approve the 2/15/2022 Meeting Minutes. The motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Perlman motioned and Mr. Hill seconded the motion to approve the 2/26/2022 Site Walk Minutes. The motion passed unanimously.

II. REGULATORY

Application #22-03, Jonathan & Jennifer Cutler, 106 Peaceable Street. Received 2/15/2022. Discussion and possible vote on an application to construct a cottage and install a new septic system within the regulated area. Site Walk 2/26/2022.

Site Walk findings were reviewed. Susan Robinson noted the need for secure sediment and erosion controls. Mr. Pattee will include a special condition requiring the installation of sediment and erosion controls prior to earthmoving.

Mr. Perlman motioned and Mr. Hill seconded the motion to approve Application #22-03. The motion passed unanimously.

III. CHAIRMAN’S REPORT

Alice Smith is researching a Metro North contact re: culvert cleaning/beaver dam.

Stuart Green reported that the water at Saugatuck Falls Natural Area is higher under the pedestrian bridge and a beaver dam is suspected.

Mr. Perlman and Mr. Pattee walked the Redding Mile section of the NRVT. Mr. Green is organizing Trail Tenders Day for 4/24/22 at the Town Hall Hearing Room. Will Haskell and Anne Hughes will be invited to attend.

Susan Robinson motioned and Mr. Hill seconded the motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:43 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.
Submitted by:
Kristi C. Reilly