This meeting was called to order by Chairman Blunt White at 7:00 PM. Present were: John Delmhorst, Jim Oberhelman, Paul Burgess, Blunt White, Gary Bennett, Ed Dear, and Tony Lee. Absent were: John Dionne, Mike Latham, Ed Haberek, Ed Hart, and Inger Elliott.
The minutes of the January 18, 2007 meeting were approved as distributed.
CEDF/PRO project: The interim report was reviewed and a discussion was held on DECD grants and historic preservation grants. Richard Harrall of HMA and Bob Forte will attend the next commission meeting to discuss their work so far and their future plans.
Route 1 Study Group: Chairman White has attended several meetings of this group. He stated this is currently governed by Chuck Sneddon representing P&Z. Jason Vincent has developed a time line. Paul Burgess recommended that an architectural review component be established for all future projects. A discussion was held on the scope of the study.
Investar- Pawcatuck Landing: there has been little progress at present. The Town is unwilling to provide partial funding for environmental remediation. The developer has stated this is not a “deal breaker” and that the project will proceed.
It was reported that the Stonington Lumber Yard condo project was again proceeding due to a lawsuit settlement which reduced the number of units that had been previously approved by P&Z.
This meeting was adjourned at 8:07 PM.
John R. Delmhorst, Secretary