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Minutes of Conservation Commission,

AGENDA: Conservation Commission

RECEIVED 09/19/2013 8:30am
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk


Present: David Pattee, Chairman; Jeremiah Ross; William Hill; Stuart Green; Tina Miller; Wallace Perlman.


Absent:  Joseph Beres


The Chairman called the meeting to order at 7:31 p.m.


I.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES     -Minutes of September 3, 2013
                                        -Site Inspection 9/10/13-Geraldi, 49 Drummer Ln.


On the motion of W. Perlman and the second of W. Hill, the Commission voted to approve the 9/3/13 Minutes as amended: Page 2, third paragraph under “Deer Management”, change to “T. Miller noted that the DEEP report re: deer management is pending and when received, should be considered to be part of the new program.”  J. Ross abstained.


On the motion of W. Hill and the second of W. Perlman, the Commission voted unanimously to approve the 9/10/13 Site Inspection Minutes.




Application #13-08, Victor and Beth-Ann Geraldi, 49 Drummer Lane.  Received 9/3/13.  Discussion and possible vote on an application for installation of an inground swimming pool and stone patio within the regulated area.  Site Walk 9/10/13.


Mr. Geraldi was present.  Site Walk findings were reviewed and D. Pattee confirmed that the proposal is within the regulated area.


Additional information is needed re: amount of material that has to be cut or brought in as well as grading details. Details re: pool filter details and pool equipment location are also needed.


Discussion will continue at the next meeting.


Application/Violation #12-02V, Ms. Pamela Davis (owner), Peter Davis (agent), 724 Redding Road. Earthmoving and deposition of woodchips, split wood, cut logs and branches in and around wetland soils to establish and stabilize property line (border) from wetlands.


No new information or discussion.  D. Pattee will contact Atty. Neil Marcus prior to the next meeting if no status is received.




Discussion re the direction of the Redding Deer Management Program for 2013.  Discussion 8/6/13; 8/20/13; 9/3/13.


The information posted on the Town website was reviewed.  N. Ketcham forwarded D. Pattee a draft report of the DEEP Deer Management Plan for review.




D. Pattee noted the recent purchase of new equipment.


S. Green reported on status of trails.


D. Pattee noted the changes in DEEP Training Program.


On the motion of T. Miller and the second of J. Ross, the Commission voted unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 8:25 p.m.


Submitted by:
Kristi C. Reilly