NORTH STONINGTON, CT
Inland Wetlands Commission
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2008 – 7:00 P.M.
New Town Hall
40 Main Street
North Stonington, CT 06359
1. CALL TO ORDER:
Chairman Duane White called the Regular Meeting of the Inland Wetlands Commission to order on Wednesday, January 9 2008 at 7:00 p.m.
Duane White, Chairman, Mark Grigg, Vice-Chairman (7:02 p.m.), Kevin Geary, Mac Gray, Arthur Dobley, D’Arcy Cleveland, George Brown and Ron Lewis (left at 7:30 p.m.)
COMMISSIONERS ABSENT: Robert Miner
Cheryl Konsavitch, Administrative Assistant and Wayne Berardi, Wetlands Enforcement Officer
2. ADDTIIONS TO THE AGENDA: None
Review minutes of 12/12/07 meeting.
MOTION by G. Brown, SECOND by R. Lewis to approve the Draft Minutes of December 12, 2007 as presented. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
4. PUBLIC HEARINGS: None
5. OLD BUSINESS:
A. #07-175 (Garage) Application of Tim Sheehan, 200 Clarks Falls Road, North Stonington, CT 06359 to construct a garage in the wetlands buffer on property located at 200 Clarks Falls Road. Tax Map #105, Parcel #1918
The applicant was not present.
Chairman White stated he looked at the property and he had no issues with the proposal. He stated there is a drainage swale out back and it is a very small lot. The proposed construction is staked out and it is in the review area.
MOTION by R. Lewis, SECOND by G. Brown to approve application #07-175 with the following conditions:
1. Erosion & Sediment control is put in place during construction and
2. Notify the Inland Wetlands Commission when construction begins.
MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
B. #07-177 (Addition) Application of Stano Trombino, 26 Main Street, Ashaway, RI 02804 to construct a 25’ x 42’ addition off existing building, tie into existing septic & re-strip existing parking lot on property located at 323 Clarks Falls Road, North Stonington, CT 06359 Tax Map #112, Parcel #261
Mr. Stano Trombino and Mr. Tony Nenna of On-Site Engineering were present for this application.
Mr. Nenna stated that the Commission wanted a note on the plans stating where he got the flagging for the 100 foot wetlands buffer.
MOTION by R. Lewis, SECOND by K. Geary to approve with the following condition: Erosion & Sediment control around infiltration areas. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
C. #07-179 (Membership Club) Application of Frank Verzillo, 22 Beach Street, Westerly, RI 02891 to construct a proposed roadway to access the rear of lot 9110 to support a proposed clubhouse & 1 & 2 bedroom suites. Septic systems & drainage are also proposed on property located on Clarks Falls Road, property of J.E. Ackley, L.L.C., North Stonington, CT 06359. Tax Map #105, Parcel #9110
Atty. Michelle Buck and Mr. Tony Nenna of On-Site Engineering were present representing the applicant.
G. Brown asked the applicant to considering withdrawing the application until they got through Planning & Zoning because they were going to deny the application
Atty. Buck stated she hoped that wasn’t the case and she would like to continue with the presentation.
Mr. Nenna went over the site plan with the Commission.
R. Lewis stated the plans need to be stamped by the Soil Scientist and Surveyor and the fema line is not verified by a licensed surveyor
MOTION by G. Brown, SECOND by M. Grigg to table this application to the 2/13/08 meeting. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
6. NEW BUSINESS: None
Lake of Isles Golf Course
Mr. Mike Boland of the Lake of Isles Golf Course came before the Commission to discuss a proposed wetlands fill and mitigation on the private side of the golf course on 18S.
The Commission advised Mr. Boland to submit an application to the Commission for their 2/13/08 meeting.
2008-2009 Fiscal Year Budget
The consensus of the Commission was to approve the 2008-2009 proposed Inland Wetlands Commission budget.
9. ENFORCEMENT OFFICER’S REPORT:
The commission went over their correspondence.
MOTION by, M. Grigg, SECOND by G. Brown to adjourn the Inland Wetlands Commission Meeting at 8:05 p.m. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
Cheryl Konsavitch, Administrative Assistant
Inland Wetlands Commission