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Minutes of Conservation Commission, 08/20/2013

AGENDA: Conservation Commission

RECEIVED 08/22/2013 9:47am
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk


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


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


  1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES-Meeting 8/6/13

-Site Inspection 8/19/13 – Ms. S. Bowker, 48 Foundry Rd.


On the motion of W. Perlman and the second of T. Miller, the Commission voted unanimously to approve the 8/6/13 Meeting Minutes.


On the motion of S. Green and the second of W. Perlman, the Commission voted to approve the 8/19/13 Site Inspection Minutes.  T. Miller abstained.




Application #13-07, Susan Bowker (owner), James R. Palmer, P.E. (agent), 48 Foundry Road.  Received 8/6/13.  Discussion and possible vote on an application for a septic system repair within the regulated area.  Site Walk 8/19/13.


James Palmer was present for the applicant.  Site Walk findings were reviewed.


On the motion of W. Perlman and the second of J. Beres, the Commission voted unanimously to approve Application #13-07.


Application/Violati0n #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.  Site Walk 1/5/13.  Discussion 1/15/13; 2/5/13; 2/19/13; 3/19/13; 4/2/13.  Site Walk 4/14/13.  Discussion 5/713; 5/21/13.


  1. Pattee reviewed an update received from B. Flanagan.  A Site Inspection is scheduled for Sat., 8/31/13 at 8:30 a.m.




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


Meeting scheduled for Mon., 8/26/13 to review potential implementation of Program.



  1. Green reported the presence of new rock dam across the Saugatuck River.


  1. Pattee reviewed status of trail system for Norwalk River Valley Trails.


On the motion of T. Miller and the second of J. Ross, the Commission voted unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 p.m.


Submitted by:

Kristi C. Reilly