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Minutes of Planning Commission, 05/23/2017

AGENDA: Planning Commission

RECEIVED 05/30/2017 12:37pm
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

MINUTES
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
7:30 p.m. – Old Town House

Present: Toby Welles, Acting Chairman; Steve Gagnon; Laura Hoeing; Claire Matzke, Alt., seated for A. Cumings; Regina O’Brien, Alt., seated for N. King.

Absent: Nancy King, Anda Cumings

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

The Chairman called the meeting to order at 7:42 p.m.

I. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
-Meeting of 5/9/17

On the motion of S. Gagnon and the second of R. O’Brien, the Commission voted unanimously to approve the 5/9/17 Meeting Minutes.

II. ADMINISTRATIVE
1. Reference App. #351, Lot 16, 66 Deer Hill Road, Stuart Laidlaw. Request to alter BCRL and Drainage. 40-scale map to be supplied by Redding Planning Commission.

Discussion tabled pending attendance by Mr. Laidlaw.

2. Town Plan of Conservation & Development 2008
Final reports from the Chairmen of Chapters Two, Five, Seven, and Nine re 2008 Plan Recommendations to be (1) pursued currently, (b) continued to the 2018 Plan or (c) discontinued. Finalization necessary to begin 2018 Plan.

Commissioners reviewed chapter status. Discussion will continue at the next meeting.

3. Scenic Road Monitoring. Reports by Commission monitors.
Toby Welles noted a new gravel apron for construction entrance located on Poverty Hollow Road. He will address the issue in person on site.

Re: Lee Lane, T. Welles reviewed with the Highway Dept. who reported they will try to stabilize the area with plantings.

4. Subdivision Regulation Revisions: S.R. 4.5.
No discussion.

III. PENDING
1. 64 Cross Highway, Susan Lockwood: Alteration to a Scenic Road. Request to change curb cut to improve sightlines approved 4/12/16 per Steve Kochis.
2. Ref. App. #348, Lot 2, 8 Putnam Hill Drive. Fred Aley, owner. Map to be submitted showing new BCRL.
3. Ref. App. #505, Request for Costa Stergue to complete his road to Town requirements. Alexis Bennett, 20 Costa Lane. Tabled on 1/24/17.
4. Changes to IHZ overlay zone on Old Mill Road.
5. Common Driveway Easement and Maintenance Agreement for standard use per App. #496, 7/12/16.
6. Cul de Sac Design and Sight Lines, Subdivision Regulations, Section 4.3 and Road Regulations. Meeting of Planning and Zoning designees with Highway Superintendent needed per Meadow Edge problem 3/22/16. Discussion re new dimensions. To be included in S.R. 4.8.

IV. CHAIRMAN’S REPORT
No items.

On the motion of L. Hoeing the Commission voted unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 9:30 p.m.

Submitted by:
Kristi C. Reilly

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