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Minutes of Historic Review Committee, 12/16/2021

AGENDA: Historic Review Committee

RECEIVED 12/20/2021 8:30am
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

Town of Redding
Historic Review Committee
Redding Center, Connecticut 06875-1028

Thursday, December 16, 2021 7PM
Zoom Meeting

Present: Chairman Ray D’Angelo, Vice Chairman Matt Lecher, Secretary Anda Cumings, alternate Jean Taylor, alternate Sherry Karraker, Land Use and Zoning enforcement officer Aimee Pardee, property owners Angelo & Jennifer Zucaro

Ray D’Angelo started the meeting at 7:00PM. Jean Taylor is seated for Vice Chairman Matt Lecher temporarily for purposes of voting on the minutes of the meeting,and unseated after the vote.

I.  Minutes of Last Meeting, September 16, 2021. Chairman Ray asks if there are any modifications, and there are none. Anda Cumings motions that the minutes be accepted without change, Ray D’Angelo seconds, all vote in favor.

II.  Demolition Application 65 Lonetown Road, owners Angelo & Jennifer Zucaro. Ray opens the discussion for this application. Prior to the meeting, the Land Use Office has made available to the Committee information about the property. The site was also visited on December 12th by archeologist Stuart Reeve and Land Use Officer Aimee Pardee. Ray reads aloud excerpts from an email from Stuart Reeve, who will later issue and official report. Stuart states that the building in question does not have historical or archeological value, and that it is his professional opinion that there is no basis upon which to institute a 180-day demolition delay. Aimee Pardee adds that during the visit, Stuart inspected the foundation for signs that it was part of the original structure at that site but concluded that what is on the property at this time is contemporary and beyond repair. Anda Cumings motions that the 180 day demolition delay be waived on the basis of this conclusion. Matt Lecher seconds, the motion passes unanimously.

III.  Chairman’s Report. There is no official Chairman’s Report. Anda Cumings motions to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Matt Lecher.

Meeting adjourns 7:10 PM

Submitted by:
Secretary Anda E. Cumings, Historic Review Committee

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