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AGENDA NO. 8
WEST HARTFORD TOWN COUNCIL
TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016, 7:30 P.M.
LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER, TOWN HALL
2015-2017 TERM

ITEM# TITLE  
1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: 8:28 PM 
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  
3. ROLL CALL: MAYOR SLIFKA; COUNCILORS CASPERSON & KERRIGAN WERE ABSENT.
4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Town Council Meeting, 3-22-2016
Public Hearing- Ordinance Permitting Increased Density in the Central Business (BC) Zone. 3-22-2016
Public Hearing re Budget Fiscal Year 2016-2017 on 3-22-2016
Public Hearing re Budget Fiscal Year 2016-2017 on 3-29-2016
RECEIVED 
5. PUBLIC FORUM: NO ONE SPOKE
6. REPORTS OF TOWN MANAGER: NONE
7. CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT CALENDAR: ITEMS 14, 18-27
UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  
8. Application on behalf of Chick-fil-A, Inc., proposed lessee and intended developer, and Aldi, Inc., owner 511 New Park Avenue, to amend Special Development District #94 to construct a new free-standing, single story, Chick-fil-A restaurant with drive-thru and outdoor dining to the northeast of the Aldi store. Additional modifications to the site layout, including parking, landscaping, lighting and signage are proposed. (This Agenda item will be the subject of a formal public hearing on April 12, 2016 and may not be addressed during Public Forum pursuant to Town Council Rules.) (801) TABLED TO MAY 10, 2016, HEARING CONTINUED TO MAY 10, 2016 AT 6:30 PM IN THE LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER. 
9. Application on behalf of 2432 Albany Avenue, LLC, regarding the 2.3-acre property located at 2432 Albany Avenue, seeking approval to amend Special Development District #135, to make minor architectural, landscaping and signage modifications.(This Agenda item will be the subject of a formal public hearing on April 12, 2016 and may not be addressed during Public Forum pursuant to Town Council Rules.) (905) APPROVED 9-0
10. Ordinance (Van Winkle) Permitting Increased Density in the Central Business (BC) Zone. (This Agenda item will be the subject a continued formal public hearing on April 12, 2016 and may not be addressed during Public Forum pursuant to Town Council Rules.) It is anticipated that action on this item will be tabled to April 25, 2016 (999) TABLED TO APRIL 25, 2016, HEARING CONTINUED TO APRIL 25, 2016 AT 7:25 PM, IN THE LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER.
NEW BUSINESS:  
11. Resolution (Van Winkle) to Appropriate Recycling Incentive Grants for Waste Reduction Initiatives (WRI) and Unit Based Pricing (UBP) Programs Totaling $70,000 from the State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection in the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Budget of the General Fund. (118) ADOPTED
12. Resolution (Van Winkle) Authorizing Town Manager to Execute Contracts with the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. (1258) ADOPTED
13. Resolution (Van Winkle) to Appropriate Grant Funds of $45,375 Awarded to the Town of West Hartford under the Federal Highway Safety Program for the Purpose of Distracted Driving High Visibility Enforcement. (195) ADOPTED
14. Resolution (Van Winkle) Appropriating $5,760 in the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 General Fund Budget for the Purchase of Bicycles for the West Hartford Police Department. (195) ADOPTED
15. ANNOUNCEMENTS:  
16. REPORTS OF CORPORATION COUNSEL: NONE
17. APPOINTMENTS: Appoint Daniel Johnson to Bicycle Advisory Committee; Appoint Jill Morawski to Bicycle Advisory Committee; Appoint Robert Levine, as alternate to Board of Assessment Appeals.
REPORTS OF STANDING OR SPECIAL COMMITTEES:  
18. From Town Plan and Zoning - re: 511 New Park Avenue - Motion Recommending Approval Failed. (801) RECEIVED
19. From Town Plan and Zoning - re: 2432 Albany Avenue - Recommending Approval. (905)  RECEIVED
20. From Town Plan and Zoning - re: Ordinance Permitting Increased Density in the Central Business (BC) Zone.- Recommending Approval. (999) RECEIVED
21.  From Design Review Advisory Committee - re: 511 New Park Avenue - Recommending Approval. (801) RECEIVED 
22. From Design Review Advisory Committee - re: 2432 Albany Avenue - Recommending Approval. (905) RECEIVED
23. From Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) – re: 511 New Park Avenue – Finding No Apparent Conflict. (801) RECEIVED
24. Minutes from Administration and Technology Committee. 3-14-2016 RECEIVED 
25. Minutes from Community Planning and Physical Services Committee. 3-15-2016; 3-16-2016; 3-29-2016 RECEIVED
26. Minutes from Human Services Committee. 3-16-2016 RECEIVED
27. Minutes from Finance and Budget Committee. 3-28-2016 RECEIVED
28. CONSENT CALENDAR: ADOPTED
COMMUNICATIONS:  
29.  Notice of Town Planner’s intention to approve pursuant to Section 177-44C (9)(g) a request on behalf of John Philips, Director of Public Works and West Hartford Tree Warden, seeking approval for a revision to Special Development District plan #113 located within the street right-of-way along Memorial, Isham and Raymond Roads. The request is for minor modifications to the size of the approved plantings to address street tree replacement and safety concerns. (1109)
RECEIVED
30. From James Sullivan (3-21-2016) resigning from the Bicycle Advisory Committee. (321) RECEIVED
31. PETITIONS:  
32. EXECUTIVE SESSION:  
33. ADJOURNMENT: 9:50 PM
Essie S. Labrot
Town Clerk/Council Clerk

ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS SPECIAL ASSISTANCE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MEETING SHOULD CONTACT JOE KALACHE, DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, 561-7570, FIVE DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING.
 
SUSPENSE ITEMS: From Town Plan and Zoning- Program for Capital Improvements 2017-2028- Recommending Approval. RECEIVED