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Minutes of Planning Commission,

AGENDA: Planning Commission

RECEIVED 02/13/2014 8:47am
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk


Present: Toby Welles, seated as Chairman; Nancy King; Jerry Sarnelli James Bacon, Alt., seated for D. Taylor; Anda Cummings, Alt.; Regina O’Brien, Alt., seated for T. Flagg.

Absent: Diane Taylor, Chairman; Thomas Flagg.

Also present: Jo-an Brooks, Land Use Coordinator
John Hayes, Town Planning Consultant

The Chairman called the meeting to order at 7:37 p.m.

I. APPROVAL OF MINUTES -Meeting of 1/28/14

On the motion of J. Bacon and the second of R. O’Brien, the Commission voted unanimously to approve the 1/28/14 Meeting Minutes.


Discussion of additional Subdivision Regulations in need of revision. Section V for final approval and incorporation into the Regulations.
Section V was reviewed in detail.

On the motion of J. Bacon and the second of N. King, the Commission voted unanimously to adopt the proposal for presentation at a Public Hearing.

Scenic Road Monitoring. Draft of revised volunteer Scenic Road list for approval. Volunteers’ Reports.
N. King will monitor Topstone and Marchant. A. Cummings will monitor Mark Twain and R. O’Brien will monitor Old Hattertown.

Regional Agencies. To discuss addition of Greater Bridgeport to newly merged Housatonic and SWERPA.
A draft letter will be written noting that it is not in the interest in Redding to join Bridgeport and that a larger view of consolidation is needed to see if there’s a better alignment with common municipality profiles. T. Welles will draft the letter for review prior to forwarding to J. Pemberton.


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 7/17/13.
Town Plan of Conservation & Development. Discuss recommendations for action.

Cuddy & Feder will present the cell tower application to the Board of Selectmen on 3/4/14 with a snow date of 3/5/14.

The Commission decided against forming a GLDC Committee at this time.

J. Hayes reported that the IHZ report has been delivered to the State. J. Hayes and T. Welles are preparing a presentation to Ridgefield regarding a joint plan.
On the motion of J. Bacon, the Commission voted unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 9:15 p.m.

Submitted by:
Kristi C. Reilly