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Minutes of Conservation Commission,

AGENDA: Conservation Commission

RECEIVED 06/06/2013 8:30am
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

Minutes

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

 

Absent: Stuart Green

 

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

 

I.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES     -Meeting of May 21, 2013

 

On the motion of J. Ross and the second of W. Perlman, the Commission voted to approve the 5/21/13 Meeting Minutes.  T. Miller abstained.

 

II.     REGULATORY

 

Application #13-04, Region 9 School District, Joel Barlow High School, 100 Black Rock Turnpike aka 70 Turney Road.  Received 4/16/13.  Discussion and possible vote on an application for Stadium Field Improvements project, including reconstruction of the bleachers, athletic lighting and a new synthetic turf field.  Activity involving the location of structures, including earth-disturbing activities within the regulated area.  Site Walk 4/21/13.  Discussion 5/7/13, 5/21/13.

 

Eric Royce was present from Gale Associates.  D. Pattee noted receipt of a report dated 5/30/13 from Milone & MacBroom, comments from the Planning Commission to Zoning Commission; requested set of drawings and an email from David Antonez from Easton.

 

Mr. Royce reviewed responses to the questions and issues noted in the Milone & MacBroom report.  Concerns noted in the email from D. Antonez re: artificial turf were addressed.  

 

On the motion of J. Ross and the second of J. Beres, the Commission voted unanimously to approve Application #13-04.

 

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.  Site Walk 1/5/13.  Discussion 1/5/13; 2/5/13; 2/19/13; 3/19/13; 4/2/13.  Site Walk 4/14/13.  Discussion 5/7/13, 5/21/13.

 

Discussion tabled pending receipt of new information or attendance by Mr. Davis.

 

Application/Violation #13-01V, Charles K. Hyatt, Jr. (owner), Environmental Land Solutions, LLC (agent), 30 Sanfordtown Road.  Received 4/16/13.  Discussion and possible vote on an application for mitigation and stabilization of a wood road, wood lot and wildlife management and pond restoration within the regulated area.  Site Walk 4/21/13.  Discussion 5/7/13.

 

Mr. Hyatt was present in addition to Kate Throckmorton, Tom Quinn and Gene Nazzaro.  D. Pattee noted receipt of a letter from Atty. Neil Marcus.

 

The plans were displayed and revisions were reviewed by Ms. Throckmorton.  

 

On the motion of W. Perlman and the second of W. Hill, the Commission voted unanimously to approve Application #13-01.

 

III.    CHAIRMAN’S REPORT

 

D. Pattee reported that six Norway maple trees were removed at Gilbert-Miller Park.

 

New volunteers for Deer Committee were discussed.

 

D. Pattee is attending DEEP training on 6/12/13.

 

J. Ross reported on Trail Day.

 

On the motion of T. Miller and the second of W. Perlman, the Commission voted unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 9:10 p.m.

 

Submitted by:
Kristi C. Reilly

 

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