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 AGENDA NO. 30

WEST HARTFORD TOWN COUNCIL

TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015, 7:30 P.M.

LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER, TOWN HALL

2013-2015 TERM

 

ITEM#

TITLE

ACTION

1.

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:35 P.M.

2.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

3.

ROLL CALL:

ALL PRESENT

4.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

Public Hearing re 160 Simsbury Road

RECEIVED

5.

PUBLIC FORUM:

NO ONE SPOKE

6.

REPORTS OF TOWN MANAGER:

7.

CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT CALENDAR:

ITEMS 13, 14, 19-22

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

8.

Resolution (Van Winkle) Authorizing Submission Of The Neighborhood Assistance Grant Application (This Agenda item will be the subject of a formal public hearing on May 26, 2015 and may not be addressed during Public Forum pursuant to Town Council Rules.) (1289)

ADOPTED, VOTE 9-0

NEW BUSINESS:

9.

Application on behalf of the Metropolitan District Commission, the contract purchaser under agreement with Triumph Engine Control Systems, LLC of an approximately 67,977 sq. ft. parcel fronting on Talcott Road (1 Charter Oak Boulevard) requesting designation of a new special development district, a change to the current underlying zoning district from Multifamily Residential District (RM-3) to a Restricted Industrial District (IR), and the approval to construct a Tunnel Access Shaft and permanent Air Treatment Facility in conjunction with the South Hartford Conveyance and Storage Tunnel Project. (This Agenda item will be the subject of a formal public hearing and may not be addressed during Public Forum pursuant to Town Council Rules.) (86)

SET FOR PUBLIC HEARING ON JULY 21, 2015 AT 6:00 P.M. IN THE LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER AND REFERRED TO TPZ AND DRAC

10.

Resolution (Slifka) Setting Town Council Meeting Dates for July 21 and August 18 2015 (4)

ADOPTED

11.

Resolution (Van Winkle) To Appropriate $300,000 In The Capital And Non-Recurring Expenditure Fund For The Financing Of The 2016 Revaluation Capital Project (921)

ADOPTED

12.

Resolution (Van Winkle) To Appropriate $310,000 In The Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Cemetery Trust Fund Budget And Establish A Project In The Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Capital Projects Fund Budget For Improvements To Fairview Cemetery (331)

ADOPTED

13.

Resolution (Van Winkle) To Accept A Justice Assistance Grant Under The Violent Crime Prevention Program In The Amount Of $22,000 And Appropriate Said Funds For The Purchase Of Equipment (195)

ADOPTED

14.

Resolution (Van Winkle) Closing Capital Projects And Transferring Unexpended Balances To The Capital Reserve Account Of The Capital And Non-Recurring Expenditure Fund (192)

ADOPTED

15.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

16.

REPORTS OF CORPORATION COUNSEL:

17.

APPOINTMENTS:

Appointed Noreen Bachteler to Senior Citizens Advisory Commission with a term ending 12/31/20 and Michael Wieczorek to Commission on Veterans’ Affairs with a term ending 12/31/17.

18.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

 

REPORTS OF STANDING OR SPECIAL COMMITTEES:

19.

From Design Review Advisory Committee – re: 160 Simsbury Road – Letter dated 5/7/15 recommending approval (1030)

RECEIVED

20.

From Town Plan and Zoning RECENT PLANNING ACTIONS: re: 1420 Farmington Ave, 289 South Main Street, 7 South Main Street, (780)

RECEIVED

21.

From Inland Wetland and Watercourses Agency RECENT PLANNING ACTIONS – re: 67 Arlen Way, 1420 Farmington Avenue, 77 Orchard Road, 160 Simsbury Road (780)

RECEIVED

22.

Minutes from Public Safety Committee – 5/7/15

RECEIVED

23.

CONSENT CALENDAR:

ADOPTED

 

COMMUNICATIONS:

24.

Notice of Town Planner’s intention to approve pursuant to Section 177-44C (9)(b) and (c) a request on behalf of Dolores K. Cusson, seeking approval for a revision to Special Development District plan #37 located at 49-51 North Main Street. The request is for minor modifications to the approved parking and for minor modifications to the approved landscaping.(974)

WITHDRAWN

25.

PETITIONS:

26.

ADJOURNMENT:

8:00 P.M.

 

Essie S. Labrot

Town Clerk/Council Clerk

 

ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS SPECIAL ASSISTANCE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MEETING SHOULD CONTACT SUSAN HULEATT AT THE HUMAN AND LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT, 561-7578, FIVE DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING.

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