MINUTES OF THE BETHANY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION SPECIAL MEETING OF WEDNESDAY, January 15, 2020 Page 1 of 3
The following Commission Members were present:
Kimberly McClure Brinton, Chairman
Bob Harrison, Vice-Chairman
Donna Shea, Member/Secretary
Alex Hutchinson, Member
Rob White, Member
Brad Buchta, Alternate Member
Andy Zielinski, Alternate Member
Also present were:
Hiram Peck, Planning Consultant
Isabel Kearns, Zoning Enforcement Officer
Barbara Schellenberg, Esq.
Ø Exhibit A - Email from Robert Harrison, Commission Vice- Chairman to Toni Marek, Former P&Z Clerk., dated October 03, 2019. Re: Revised Agenda.
Ø Exhibit B - Email from Dominick Thomas, Jr., representing Mr. & Mrs. Farrell I Residents at Green Hill Road) to Isabel Kearns, ZEO., dated October 15, 2019. Re: Consensus Document from Green Hill Road Residents.
Ø Exhibit C - Letter from Charles Andres, Regional Planning Commission’s Secretary to Antonia Marek, Former P&Z Clerk., dated November 19, 2019. Re: Town of Bethany: Proposed Zoning Regulations Revisions.
Ø Exhibit D - Letter from Keith D. Rosenfeld, Regional Municipal Planner, NVCOG., to the Planning and Zoning Commission, CEO, Bethany ZEO, RPC Commissioner of Beacon Falls, SCCCOG, NVCOG, and RPC representatives., dated October 25, 2019.. Re: Town of Bethany Planning and Zoning Commission Proposed Changes, updates and/or revisions to the preamble, all sections, and appendices of the Bethany Zoning Regulations.
Ø Exhibit E - Letter from Norman F. Cole, ,AICP to Kimberly McClure Brinton, Commission Chairman., dated January 8, 2020., Re: Proposed Zoning Amendments.
Ø Exhibit G - Email from Dominick Thomas, Jr., representing Green Hill Road Residents to Hiram Peck, Bethany Town Planner., dated January 14, 2020., Re: Suggested Changes to Proposed Zoning Regulations; Wood Burning info Packet.
Ø Exhibit 1G - Submitted by Dominick Thomas, Jr., representing Green Hill Road Residents to the Planning and Zoning Commission., dated January 15, 2020., Re: Suggested Changes to Proposed Zoning Regulations; pictures, and Wood Burning info Packet.
Chairman Brinton asked if anyone from the public would like to have questions to address to the commission. The following residents spoke:
· Ann Klatskin of 34 Oak Ridge Drive
· Dominick Thomas, Jr. from Cohen & Thomas at 315 Main Street, derby, CT 06418, submitted Exhibit 1G.
· Margaret Quinn of 335 Litchfield Turnpike
· Eric Frieden of 15 Coachman Lane
· Sean Foley of 11 Glenwood Court
· Thomas Mabry of 55 Carmel Road
· Melissa Pulito of 6 Brookwood Road (Amended Page 2: Reads, Melissa Pulito of 6 Brookwood Road. Changed to Marie Pulito of 6 Brookwood Road.)
At 8:20 p.m. it was motioned by Hutchinson and seconded by Harrison to continue the discussion as an opened hearing with welcoming comments from the public on the Proposed Draft of the Zoning regulations on a next special meeting with an undetermined date.
Voting for: Shea, Harrison, Hutchinson, White, Buchta.
Unanimous approval. (Amended Adjournment: Reads, Voting for: Shea, Harrison, Hutchinson, White, Buchta. Unanimous approval. Changed to: Shea, Harrison, Hutchinson, White, and Brinton. Unanimous Approval.)
Lina V. Frazer, Clerk
For the Planning and Zoning Commission