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Minutes 04/26/06
The Stonington Board of Selectmen held a regular meeting on this date at 7:00 p.m. at the Stonington Police Station.  Present were First Selectman William S. Brown, Selectman Stephen E. Bessette and Selectman Peter L. Balestracci.  Also present were members of the public and a member of the press.

(1)     Call to Order
        Mr. Brown called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

(2)     Comments from the Public
        Walter Grant, Mystic, spoke in opposition to the Broadwater LNG proposal and requested that the Board of Selectmen take a position in opposition to the proposal.
        Bill Sternberg, Elm Street, Stonington, expressed his thanks for the tour of Town Hall on Saturday.  He stated he is not opposed to finding a solution that fixes what he sees as the problems.  He is hoping the new building committee will get a comparative analysis of the options available.
        Mr. Burgess, Stonington, stated he submitted a petition to the Board today.  Mr. Brown commented he received it but has not had an opportunity to review it yet.  Mr. Bessette inquired if Mr. Burgess would like to speak about it.  Mr. Burgess read from a piece of paper, stating that the petition is to change the name of the Stonington Dog Pound to the Stonington Animal Care and Shelter, and that the group intends to raise money for the care and shelter of animals.

(3)     Bid Awards / Letters of Agreement - None.

(4)     9-1-1 Street Numbering
        Joe Larkin, Zoning Official, forwarded the following recommendations for assigning street numbers in accordance with the Street Naming and Numbering (Emergency 9-1-1) Ordinance.  The Assessor concurs with these recommendations.


Map
Block
Lot
Address
140
1
2A
123 Wolf Neck Road, Stonington, CT  06378
148
1
3
1360 Pequot Trail, Stonington, CT  06378

        A motion was made by Mr. Bessette, seconded by Mr. Balestracci and unanimously voted to assign these street numbers as recommended by the Zoning Official.

(5)     Correspondence
a.  Mystic VFW Memorial Day Parade
        A letter was received on April 11, 2006 from Bill Lewis, Parade Committee 2006, Mystic VFW, regarding the Annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29, 2006 at 2:00 p.m.
        A motion was made by Mr. Balestracci, seconded by Mr. Bessette and unanimously voted to grant permission for the Mystic VFW Annual Memorial Day Parade as outlined in their letter.
(6)     Re/Appointments Boards and Commissions
Retirement Board
        A memo dated April 25, 2006 was received from George Sylvestre, stating that Edward Habarek has been nominated by the Board of Education to replace Eugene Spaziani on the Retirement Board.  Under Article X of the Town of Stonington Retirement Plan, the Board of Selectmen appoints the individual nominated by the Board of Education.
                A motion was made by Mr. Balestracci, seconded by Mr. Bessette and unanimously voted to appoint Edward Habarek to the Retirement Board as the Board of Education’s representative.

(7)     Old Business - None.

(8)     New Business
        Mr. Brown read a memo dated April 26, 2006 from Keith Brynes, AICP, Town Planner, requesting that the Board accept a Conservation Easement for PZ0563SD & GPP Steven Milner (Sound Properties), which is an approved 6-lot subdivision of property located at 58 Wolf Neck Road, Stonington (Map 139, Block 2, Lot 2).
        A motion was made by Mr. Bessette, seconded by Mr. Balestracci and unanimously voted to accept the Conservation Easement as outlined in Mr. Brynes’ memo.

(9)     Adjourn
        There being no further business to come before the Board, the regular meeting was adjourned at 7:12 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,



Kathy A. Kent
Recording Secretary