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Minutes of Planning Commission, 08/10/2021

AGENDA: Planning Commission

RECEIVED 08/12/2021 8:30am
Kathleen R. Miserendino - Redding Deputy Town Clerk

Redding Planning Commission
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
7:30 p.m. – VIA ZOOM

Present: Dan Barrett, seated as Chairman; Chuck Cilo, Alt. seated for T. Welles, Regina O’Brien; Phyllis Rhodes, Alt., seated for S. Gagnon.

Absent: Toby Welles, Chairman; Anda Cumings; Steve Gagnon

Also present:   Aimee Pardee, Land Use Director
Julia Pemberton, First Selectwoman

The Chairman called the meeting to order at 7:34 p.m.

I.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Meeting of June 8, 2021
Ms. O’Brien motioned and Ms. Rhodes seconded the motion to approve the 6/8/21 Meeting Minutes. The motion passed unanimously.


1.      Referral from Zoning: 5 Umpawaug Road. Yvonne Bregman (owner), Harding Builders (agent). To discuss an application for a Special Permit for attached residential apartment and Site Plan approval of home occupation/professional office. Zoning Public Hearing scheduled for 8/11/2021.

Land Use Director A. Pardee briefly reviewed the proposal for special use and Site Plan approval.

Mr. Cilo motioned and Ms. O’Brien seconded the motion to forward a positive response to the Zoning Commission.  The motion passed unanimously.

2.      Referral from Zoning: 486 Redding Road-John Read Middle School. To discuss application for Site Plan Amendment to add pavilion and associated seating to create outdoor classroom area.

First Selectwoman Pemberton provided a brief history of the application. She confirmed that the pavilion is being constructed to accommodate 50 students to allow for social distancing.
Mr. Cilo motioned and Ms. O’Brien seconded the motion to forward a positive response to the Zoning Commission. The motion passed unanimously.

3.      Proposed Blight Ordinance: schedule public discussion.
Mr. Barrett will confirm 9/28/21 as a possible public discussion meeting date with Chairman Welles.

No items.

Mr. Cilo motioned to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 p.m.  The motion passed unanimously.

Submitted by:
Kristi C. Reilly

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