NORTH STONINGTON, CT
Inland Wetlands Commission
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 – 7:00 P.M.
New Town Hall
40 Main Street
North Stonington, CT 06359
Minutes Approved ~ December 9, 2009
1. CALL TO ORDER:
Chairman Duane White called the Special Meeting of the Inland Wetlands Commission to order on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
Duane White, Chairman, Mark Grigg, Vice-Chairman, Ron Lewis, Kevin Geary, Arthur Dobley, George Brown and Mac Gray
COMMISSIONERS ABSENT: D’Arcy Cleveland and Robert Miner
Cheryl Konsavitch, Administrative Assistant and Wayne Berardi, Wetlands Enforcement Officer
2. ADDTIIONS TO THE AGENDA: None
Review minutes of October 14, 2009 meeting.
MOTION by M. Gray, SECOND by A. Dobley to approve the Draft Minutes of 10/14/09 with the necessary corrections. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
4. OLD BUSINESS:
#09-090 (Structure) Application of Stonington Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, c/o Ron Sherman, 135 Liberty Street, Pawcatuck, CT 06379 for a modification to approved site plan #09-013 pertaining to the construction of a Kingdom Hall, parking lot and possible geo thermal installation on property located at 530 Providence-New London Turnpike, North Stonington, CT 06359 Tax Map #112/Parcel #7791/8145
Mr. Alex Holowaty was present representing the applicant.
The Commission did individual site-walks of the property and had no issues.
MOTION by G. Brown, SECOND by M. Grigg to approve application #09-090 as submitted. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
5. NEW BUSINESS: None
6. WORKSHOP: None
A. 51 E. Clarks Falls Road, constructing a driveway thru a wetland area
Mrs. Ann Renehan was not present. The Commission received a letter from her Attorney pertaining to this matter. The Commission decided that a Cease & Desist & Restore letter be sent to Mrs. Renehan.
B. Pinewoods Road
Nicholas Mullane, 1st Selectman, Mike Shafer, Soil Scientist, Tom Collier, Attorney, Steve Holliday, Highway Foreman, Pat Lafayette, Engineer, and Shawn Murphy, Selectman came before the Commission to discuss Pinewoods Road.
They showed the Commission a rough preliminary draft of issues that pertained to drainage problems and discussed installing certain features on some problem areas on certain properties. They also discussed detention basins and paving and would need the consensus of the property owners to pave.
The group was there for an informal discussion to give the Wetlands Commission a heads up on what they were planning on doing on the road.
8. ENFORCEMENT OFFICER’S REPORT: None
MOTION by A. Dobley, SECOND by K. Geary to adjourn the Inland Wetlands Commission Meeting at 7:45 p.m. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
Cheryl Konsavitch, Administrative Assistant
Inland Wetlands Commission