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AGENDA NO. 4
WEST HARTFORD TOWN COUNCIL
TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016 7:30 P.M.
LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER, TOWN HALL
2015-2017 TERM

ITEM# TITLE  
1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: 9:06 PM 
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  
3. ROLL CALL: ALL PRESENT
4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  
  Town Council Meeting: 1-12-2016 RECEIVED 
5. PUBLIC FORUM: NO ONE SPOKE
6. REPORTS OF TOWN MANAGER: NONE 
7. CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT CALENDAR: ITEMS 21-33
UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  
8. Application on behalf of Steele Road, LLC, owner, to amend SDD #139 at 243 Steele Road to increase the number of units from 150 to 160 by dividing five of the existing two-bedroom units in Buildings #3 and #4 (ten units total) approximately in half to create twenty one-bedroom units. Exterior changes to those buildings are also proposed but no increase in building size or height. (This Agenda item will be the subject of a formal public hearing on January 26, 2016 and may not be addressed during Public Forum pursuant to Town Council Rules) (971) APPROVED, VOTE 8-1 
9. Application on behalf of the owner, DHR North Main Street, LLC (“DHR”), to amend Special Development District plan #143 at 747 and 777 North Main Street. The amendment proposes modifications to the retaining walls, landscape plan, reconfiguration of the parking area, and relocation of the dumpster and transformer pad. (This Agenda item will be the subject of a formal public hearing on January 26, 2016 and may not be addressed during Public Forum pursuant to Town Council Rules) (954) APPROVED, VOTE 9-0
10. Ordinance (Van Winkle) Declaring a six (6) month moratorium on the approval of ground-mounted and pole-mounted Solar Energy Systems in Residential Zones. (This agenda item will be the subject of a formal public hearing on January 26, 2016 and may not be addressed during Public Forum pursuant to Town Council Rules. (999) ADOPTED
11. Resolution (Rules Committee: Members Slifka, Cantor, Hall) Adopting Revised Standing Rules of the West Hartford Town Council for the 2015-2017 Term. (4)  ADOPTED
NEW BUSINESS:  
12. Resolution (Slifka, Cantor, Casperson, Davidoff, Kerrigan, Wenograd) to Reappoint Joseph O’Brien as Corporation Counsel for the Term 2015 – 2017. (19)
ADOPTED
13. Resolution (Van Winkle) Amending the Salary Range of Non-Union Director Positions. (1170) ADOPTED
14. Resolution (Van Winkle) Amending the Fees for Various Recreation Facilities. (194) ADOPTED
15.  Resolution (Van Winkle) to Appropriate a Walmart Community Grant in the amount of $1,500 for the Purchase of Traffic Control Equipment for the Police Department. (195) ADOPTED
16. Resolution (Van Winkle) to Amend the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Budget of the Drug Enforcement Fund for the Purchase of a Police Vehicle. (1099) ADOPTED
17. ANNOUNCEMENTS:  
18. REPORTS OF CORPORATION COUNSEL: NONE 
19. APPOINTMENTS: Reappoint Don Neville to Zoning Board of Appeals for a term ending 12/31/2020; Reappoint Todd Doyle as alternate member to Zoning Board of Appeals for a term ending 12/31/2020; Reappoint Richard Messenger as Town of West Hartford Representative for the Greater Hartford Transit District for a term ending 12/31/2019; Reappoint Kelley Fournier to the Advisory Commission for Persons with Disabilities for a term ending 12/31/2018.
20. EXECUTIVE SESSION:  
REPORTS OF STANDING OR SPECIAL COMMITTEES:  
21.  From Town Plan and Zoning- re: 243 Steele Road -Recommending Approval (971) RECEIVED 
22. From Town Plan and Zoning- re: 747 & 777 North Main Street-Recommending Approval (954) RECEIVED
23. From Town Plan and Zoning- re: Ordinance Declaring a six (6) month moratorium on the approval of ground-mounted and pole-mounted Solar Energy Systems in Residential Zones. (999) RECEIVED
24. From Design Review Advisory Committee- re: 243 Steele Road- Recommending Approval (971) RECEIVED
25.  From Town Plan and Zoning RECENT PLANNING ACTION- 1678 Asylum Avenue, 289 South Main Street, 91 Park Road (780) RECEIVED
26. From Inland Wetland and Watercourses Agency RECENT PLANNING ACTION- 433 South Main Street, 27 Park Road & 14 Ringgold Street (780) RECEIVED
27. Minutes from West Hartford Center Special Services District-11-10-2015; 1-5-2016 RECEIVED
28. Minutes from Administration and Technology Committee- 1-11-2016 RECEIVED 
29. Minutes from Human Services Committee- 1-14-2016 RECEIVED
30. Minutes from Public Safety Committee- 1-7-2016 RECEIVED
31. From Advisory Commission for Persons with Disabilities -2015 Report RECEIVED
32. From Senior Citizens Advisory Commission - 2015 Report  RECEIVED
33.  From Town Plan and Zoning Commission - 2015 Report RECEIVED
34. CONSENT CALENDAR: ADOPTED
COMMUNICATIONS:  
35.  From Mary Collins (1-8-16) resigning from the Bicycle Advisory Committee (321) RECEIVED
36.  Notice of Town Planner’s intention to approve pursuant to Section 177-44C (9)(d) and (f) a request on behalf of KIC 342 North Main, LLC, & K Centennial 342, LLC, seeking approval for a revision to Special Development District plan #89 located at 342 North Main Street. The request is for minor modifications to site signage. RECEIVED
37. PETITIONS:  
38. ADJOURNMENT: 11:00 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: Resolution to Approve Town Clerk’s Application to the State Elections Enforcement Commission’s Municipal Filing Pilot Program. ADOPTED