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Town of Hampden

Regular Meeting of Planning Board

7:00PM at the Hampden Town Hall
April 28, 2004

Approved May 12, 2004


Members Present: John D. Flynn, Robert Majkut, Melissa Reeves

Absent Members: Joseph Kruzel, Joseph “Charlie” Dolben

Bills for clerical presented. Clerk worked 15 hours at $13.76 for a total of $206.40. The Assistant Clerk worked 45 hours at 10.18 an hour for a total of $458.10. This bill leaves a balance of $1,384.16 in the Clerical Account. The clerical bills were approved.

Minutes from Public Meeting Case 2004-C April 14, 2004 were reviewed. Amended as follows: They will have a new parking facility to They have parking. Also amended: There will have no employees to There will be no employees.

Minutes from Public Meeting Case 2004-D April 14, 2004 were reviewed and accepted.

Minutes from Regular Meeting April 14, 2004 were reviewed and accepted.

Decisions from Special Permit Cases 2004-C and 2004-D were approved and signed.

(1.) South Wood- Lenny Gorman, President of Tenants Association of Southwood approached John Flynn about the problems with the buffer at Southwood on Stony Hill Road. A meeting was suggested with Gorman, Bill Gruber, builder and Jim Morini, 95 Stony Hill Road. A meeting is set for May 12 at 8:00 PM to resolve issues.

(2.) Federation Spring Meeting – Discussion was held and no one will be attending at this time.

(3.) Barbara Flebotte realtor for Tom Valentine- Barbara Flebotte, 67 George Wood Road, Somers, CT approached the Board on the Thresher Road property. The Special Permits for two substandard frontage lots and a common drive have expired. Flebotte must reapply for these permits. The wetlands order has not expired.  Dawn Gertson, a purposed buyer, 238 Pinehurst Drive, East Longmeadow was also reviewing the plans. A Public Hearing is set for May 26.

(4.) Town Meeting – A discussion was held about the Town Meeting and the warrant articles from the Board.

(5.) Shadow Wood – An extension request for one hundred and eighty days came in from Gary Weiner from Ecotec Environmental for Shadow Wood. It will be reviewed at the May 12 Meeting.

(6.) Scantic Meadows – Flynn filled Board in on current status. Nothing new to report.

(7.) PVPC – Robert Majkut filled the Board in on the latest meeting. Some discussion was held. Information in the file.

(8.) Sidewalk Committee- Carrie Polci, Main Street was asked to chair the Sidewalk Committee. Polci agreed and reported the Committee is going ahead as planned.

Meeting Adjourned 8:45

Next Meeting May 12, 2004

Submitted by Jane Budynkiewicz Assistant Clerk