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Minutes of Planning Commission, 04/08/2014

AGENDA: Planning Commission

RECEIVED 04/10/2014 2:50pm
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

Minutes

Present: Diane Taylor, Chairman; Nancy King; Jerry Sarnelli; James Bacon, Alt., seated for T. Flagg; Regina O’Brien, Alt., seated for T. Welles.

Absent: Thomas Flagg; Toby Welles; Anda Cummings, Alt.

Also present: Jo-an Brooks, Land Use Coordinator

The Chairman called the meeting to order at 7:35 p.m.

I. APPROVAL OF MINUTES -Meeting of 3/25/14
-Site Walk Minutes of 3/29/14, 2 John Todd Way

On the motion of N. King and the second of R. O’Brien, the Commission voted unanimously to approve the 3/25/14 Meeting Minutes.

On the motion of R. O’Brien and the second of J. Sarnelli, the Commission voted unanimously to approve the 3/29/14 Site Walk Minutes.

II. TO EXTEND
Subdivision Application #524, 27 Turney Road, Henry Sanford. Proposed subdivision of 16.75 acres into 2 lots. Received 2/11/14. Presentation 2/25/14. Discussion 3/25/14. Received letter to extend.

D. Taylor noted receipt of a letter requesting an extension. Additional reports are pending.

On the motion of N. King and the second of R. O’Brien, the Commission voted unanimously to accept the letter of extension.

III. ADMINISTRATIVE
Subdivision Application #402, 2 John Todd Way, Lot One. Request to alter Building Construction Restriction Line. Andrew Wertheim and Sybil Peyer (owners) Nick Nelson (agent). Site Walk 3/29/14. Discussion.
Nick Nelson was present for the applicant. Site Walk findings were reviewed in detail. Concerns were noted re: pool location within the wetland setback line.

Mr. Nelson will submit a map indicating proposed changes and adjusted Building Construction Restriction Line for review at the next meeting.

2. Sight Line Problems: 56 Marchant Road as well as generic issue.

D. Taylor read a report from Milone & MacBroom detailing proposed options. N. King read an email from T. Welles noting his concerns with their findings.

J. Brooks will draft a letter to Steve Kochis for Commissioner’s review summarizing the Commission decision and suggestions.

Section 4.3 Roads and Driveways and Section VIII Definitions to review for revision.
Discussion tabled until the next meeting.

IHZ meeting with Ridgefield on 4/1/14. Discussion.
N. King reported on her meeting with John Hayes and the Town of Ridgefield Planning & Zoning Commission held on 4/3/14. J. Hayes is coordinating a site walk with Betty Brosius, dates TBA.

Letter re: mergers of Regional Agencies. Discussion.
Discussion tabled until the next meeting.

IV. PENDING ITEMS – NOT FOR ACTION CURRENTLY

Reference App. #505, Lot 3, Petra Koegel, owner, 16 Costa Lane. ZBA approved location of dog kennel and shed outside the Zoning setbacks. Location approved by Planning. To submit a map showing the adjusted Building Construction Restriction Line. Reminder letter from Land Use Coordinator 7/17/14.
Town Plan of Conservation & Development. Discuss recommendations for action.
Cell Tower, 186 Black Rock Tpke. Status.
Scenic Road Monitoring. Draft of revised volunteer Scenic Road list for approval. Volunteers’ Reports.

V. CHAIRMAN’S REPORT

Subcommittee list to review, attached. Nancy has 5, Toby has 3 + 3 alternates.
No discussion.

Thomas Flagg’s resignation has been received and regretfully accepted.

On the motion of J. Sarnelli, the Commission voted unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 8:50 p.m.

Submitted by:
Kristi C. Reilly