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Zoning Commission Record of Vote AMENDED 04/09/2018
AMENDED RECORD OF VOTE
(to include next regular meeting dates)
OLD LYME ZONING COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
Monday – April 9, 2018, 7:30 P.M.
Meeting Hall at Memorial Town Hall
  • Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT
Convene Meeting; announcement of voting members.

Present: Jane Cable, Jane Marsh, Secretary, Alan Todd, Gil Soucie, Harvey Gemme, and alternate Stacey Winchell.
Also present were Keith Rosenfield, Land Use Coordinator

PUBLIC HEARING:

1.Consideration and decision regarding a resolution to opt out of CT Public Act 17-155, an Act concerning Temporary Health Care Structures.  

 A Motion was made by Jane Marsh, seconded by Gil Soucie to Close the Public Hearing on April 9, 2018 for the consideration regarding a resolution to opt of CT. Public Act 17-155, an Act concerning temporary structure. No discussions and a vote was taken.  In favor: J. Cable, J. Marsh, A. Todd, H. Gemme,  In opposition. None.  Abstaining: None.  The motion carried 5-0-0.

CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING:

1.Special Permit Application to convert the existing building into a retail store for the sale of alcoholic beverages for off premises consumption with a portion of said space being reserved for and designated as a “convenience store”, as well as construction of a new building to the rear for general storage on the property located at 214 Shore Road [the Gulf Station], Charles Bowe, applicant.
A Motion made by Harvey Gemme, seconded by Alan  Todd to Continue the Public Hearing to May 14, 2018 to convert the existing building into a retail store for the sale of alcoholic beverages for off premises consumption with a portion of said space being reserved and designated as “convenience store”, as well as construction of a new building to the rear for general storage on the property.  No discussion and a vote was taken.  In favor: J. Cable, J. Marsh, A. Todd, H. Gemme, G.  Soucie.  Opposition: None.  The motion carried. 5-0-0.   

2.  Petition to amend the newly adopted Aquifer Protection Regulation [Section 17A and Section 17B of the Old Lyme Zoning Regulations] by reinstating the protection provided to the bedrock aquifers in town through the Water Resource Zone and adopt an “Aquifer Protection District Surficial Aquifer Protection Area”.  This also includes text change to Section 2 Area/Use Classification (Section 2.4.2) which proposed text changes align with newly revised Section 17.  






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A Motion made by Harvey Gemme, seconded by Gil Soucie to Close the Public Hearing on April 9th, 2018 to amend the newly adopted Aquifer Protection Regulation [Section 17A and Section 17B of the Old Lyme Zoning Regulations] by reinstating the protection provided to the bredrok aquifers in town through the Water Resource Zone and adopt an “Aquifer Protection District Surficial Aquifer Protection Area.” This also includes text change to Section 2 Area/Use Classification (Section 2.4.2) which proposed text changes align with newly revised Section 17.  No discussion and a vote was taken.  In favor: J. Cable, J. Marsh, A. Todd, H. Gemme, G. Soucie.  Opposition: None.  Abstaining: None The motion carried 5-0-0.

REGULAR MEETING:

1.Site Development Plan/Special Exception Modification Application to permit the proposed Tesla Motors, Inc. Electric Vehicle Charging Station installation at 90 Halls Road, Black & Veacth on behalf of Tesla Motors, Inc., applicant.  

A Motion made by Jane Marsh, seconded by Alan Todd to DENY the application to permit the proposed Tesla Motors, Inc. Electric Vehicle Charging Station installation at 90 Halls Road, Black and Veacth on behalf of Tesla Motors Inc on the basis that the Town of Old Lyme does not have regulations that allow for it to be specifically permitted in any zone in town. Any land use that is not identified within in the regulations cannot be located within the town.  No discussion and a vote was taken.  In favor: J. Cable, J. Marsh, A.Todd, H. Gemme, G. Soucie.  Opposition: None Abstaining: None  The motion carried. 5-0-0

2.Special Permit Application to convert the existing building into a retail store for the sale of alcoholic beverages for off premises consumption with a portion of said space being reserved for and designated as a “convenience store”, as well as construction of a new building to the rear for general storage on the property located at 214 Shore Road [the Gulf Station], Charles Bowe, applicant.

This item was table until the next Regular Meeting on May 14, 2018.

3.Petition to amend the newly adopted Aquifer Protection Regulation [Section 17A and Section 17B of the Old Lyme Zoning Regulations] by reinstating the protection provided to the bedrock aquifers in town through the Water Resource Zone and adopt an “Aquifer Protection District Surficial Aquifer Protection Area”.  This also includes text change to Section 2 Area/Use Classification (Section 2.4.2) which proposed text changes align with newly revised Section 17.

A Motion made by Alan Todd, seconded by Harvey Gemme to Adopt the Aquifer Regulation as amended with an effective date of June 1, 2018.  No discussion and a vote was taken.  In favor J. Cable, J. Marsh, A. Todd, H. Gemme, G. Soucie.  Opposition: None. Abstaining. None The motion carried 5-0-0.

1.Consideration and decision regarding a resolution to opt out of CT Public Act 17-155, an Act concerning Temporary Health Care Structures.  

A Motion made by Gil Soucie, seconded by Alan Todd to Opt Out of CT Public Act 17-155, an Act concerning Temporary Health Care Structures and refer such vote to the Board of Selectmen.  No discussion and a vote was taken.  In favor: J. Cable, J. Marsh, A. Todd, H. Gemme, G. Soucie.  Opposition: None.  Abstaining: None.  The motion carried 5-0-0.

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2.Special Permit Application to create an accessory apartment approximately 750 square feet, changing the use of one portion of circa 1900 barn/outbuilding on property located at 110 Lyme Street, S.D. Hallahan Housewright, Inc., applicant, John and Barbara Noyes, property owner – Receive and set a Public Hearing.

A Motion made by Jane Marsh, seconded by Harvey Gemme, to set a Public Hearing for May 14, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Meeting Hall for the Special Permit application to create an accessory apartment approximately 750 square feet, changing the use of one portion of circa 1900 ban/building on property located at 110 Lyme Street. No discussion and a vote was taken. In favor: J. Cable, J. Marsh, A. Todd, H. Gemme, G. Soucie.  Opposition: None: Abstaining: None.  The motion carried 5-0-0.


6.      Connecticut General Statutes 8-30 g – Affordable Housing Application for 18-1 Neck Road (formerly
16 Neck Road) for 23 dwelling units.  Graybill Properties, LLC, property owner. Neck Road HOPE
Housing, LLC, applicant.  To be known as River Oak Commons I.  Receive and set a Public Hearing.

A Motion made by Gil Soucie, seconded by Jane Marsh to set a Public Hearing for May 14, 2018 at
7:30 PM in the Meeting Hall for the Affordable Housing Application for 18-1 Neck Road (formerly 16
Neck Road) for 23 dwelling units.  Grabybill Properties, LLC, property owner NeckRoad HOPE Housing,
LLC. applicant.   No discussion and a vote was taken:  In favor: J. Cable, J. Marsh, A. Todd, H. Gemme,
G. Soucie.  Opposition: None: Abstaining: None  The motion carried 5-0-0.

7.      Connecticut General Statutes 8-30 g – Affordable Housing Application for 18-2 Neck Road (formerly
16 Neck Road) for 14 dwelling units.  Graybill Properties, LLC, property owner.  Old Lyme HOPE
Housing, LLC, applicant.  To be known as River Oak Commons II.  Receive and set a Public Hearing.

A Motion made by Gil Soucie, seconded by Jane Marsh to set a Public Hearing for May 14, 2018 at
7:30 PM in the Meeting Hall for the Affordable Housing Application for 18-2 Neck Road (formerly 16
Neck Road) for 14 dwelling units.  Graybill Properties, LLC, property owner.  Old Lyme HOPE Housing,
LLC. Applicant.  No discussion and a vote was taken.  In. favor: J. Cable, J. Marsh, A. Todd, H. Gemme,
G.Soucie.   Opposition: None: Abstaining: None.  The motion carried 5-0-0.

10. Approval of Minutes   –   Minutes of the February 12, 2018 Public Hearing and Regular Meeting -
Tabled to next month.
                                                  
Minutes of the February 12, 2018 Public Hearing and Regular Meeting     -Tabled to next month.          

Adjournment.

A motion was made by Jane Marsh, seconded by Gil Soucie to adjourn the April 9, 2018 Regular Meeting.  No discussion and a vote was taken.  In favor: J. Cable, J. Marsh, A. Todd, H. Gemme, G. Soucie.  In Opposition: None:  Abstaining: None.  The Motion carried 5-0-0.  The meeting adjourned at 9:09.

                        
                                                                                        Jane Cable, Chairman    


 
 
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