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AGENDA NO. 14
WEST HARTFORD TOWN COUNCIL
TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016, 7:30 P.M.
LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER, TOWN HALL
2015-2017 TERM

ITEM# TITLE  
1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: 7:31 PM
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  
3. ROLL CALL: ALL PRESENT
4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: NONE
5. PUBLIC FORUM: RICHARD ORR SPOKE ON ITEM 9.
6. REPORTS OF TOWN MANAGER: TABLED FOR CONSIDERATION LATER IN THE MEETING. REPORT RECEIVED
7. CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT CALENDAR: ITEMS 13-17; 21-27 
UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  
8. Application on behalf of ZP Group, LLC and 312 North Main Street, LLC to rezone 312 North Main Street, a vacant lot, from R-13, One-Family Residence District, to RO, Residential-Office, and then to designate the rezoned lot as a special development district. The Applicants propose to construct an approximately 3,360 s.f., two and one-half story residential style building, to be used for professional office use and make associated site improvements. (This Agenda item will be the subject of a continued formal public hearing on June 28, 2016 and may not be addressed during Public Forum pursuant to Town Council Rules.) It is anticipated that the hearing on this application will be continued unto July 26, 2016 and that action on this item will be tabled to that same date (20161) TABLED TO JULY 26, 2016, HEARING CONTINUED TO JULY 26, 2016 AT 5:45 PM IN THE LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER.
9. Resolution (Van Winkle) Authorizing the Purchase of the University of Connecticut - West Hartford Campus Property.  (475) ADOPTED, VOTE 8-0. MAYOR CANTOR RECUSED ON VOTE.
NEW BUSINESS:  
10. Resolution (Cantor, Davidoff, Hall) Adopting Revised Standing Rules of the West Hartford Town Council for the 2015-2017 Term. (4)
ADOPTED, VOTE 9-0
11.  Resolution (Van Winkle) to Appropriate a State of Connecticut, Department of Economic and Community Development Brownfield Grant. (1305) ADOPTED, VOTE 9-0 
12. Resolution (Van Winkle) Authorizing the Town Manager to enter into an Agreement with the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development in order to undertake the Municipal Brownfield Grant Round 8. (1305)
ADOPTED, VOTE 9-0
13. Resolution (Van Winkle) Appropriating $20,000 in the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 General Fund Budget for the Purchase of Sound and Video Equipment to upgrade Technology in the Council Chambers. (1207)
ADOPTED, VOTE 9-0
14. Resolution (Van Winkle) to Carry Forward and Appropriate Funds Awarded the Town of West Hartford under the Recycling Incentive Grants Program for the purpose of Waste Reduction Initiatives (WRI) and Unit Based Pricing (UBP). (118) ADOPTED, VOTE 9-0 
15. Resolution (Van Winkle) to Appropriate $21,000 in the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget of the Drug Enforcement Fund. (1099) ADOPTED, VOTE 9-0
16. Resolution (Van Winkle) Appropriating $47,326 from the Rockledge Capital Reserve for the purchase of Capital Equipment for Rockledge Golf Course. (515) ADOPTED, VOTE 9-0 
17. Resolution (Van Winkle) to Amend the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 General Fund Budget to Fund Transfers to the Utilities Services, Risk Management, and Capital Non-Recurring Expenditure Funds. (1065) ADOPTED, VOTE 9-0
18. ANNOUNCEMENTS:  
19. REPORTS OF CORPORATION COUNSEL: NONE
20. APPOINTMENTS: Appoint James Healy to the Board of Assessors for a term ending 12/31/2021; Appoint Shawna Kitzman to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board for a term ending 12/31/2019; Appoint Kimberly Parsons-Whitaker as a regular member to the Design Review Advisory Committee for a term ending 12/31/2019; Appoint Raymond Giolitto as an alternate member to the Design Review Advisory Committee for a term ending 12/31/2018. 
REPORTS OF STANDING OR SPECIAL COMMITTEES:  
21.  From Town Plan and Zoning- re: 312 North Main Street. Recommending Approval (20161) RECEIVED 
22.  From Design Review Advisory Commission- re: 312 North Main Street. Consideration of application postponed per applicant's request. (20161) RECEIVED
23. From Town Plan and Zoning RECENT PLANNING ACTION- 503-511 New Park Avenue, 993 North Main Street, 526 New Park Avenue. (780)  RECEIVED
24.  From Inland Wetland and Watercourse Agency RECENT PLANNING ACTION- 1189 Prospect Avenue. (780)   RECEIVED
25. Minutes from Public Safety Committee- 6-2-2016 RECEIVED
26.  Minutes from Rules Committee- 6-14-2016 RECEIVED
27.  Minutes from Community Planning and Physical Services Committee- 5-31-2016 RECEIVED
28. CONSENT CALENDAR: ADOPTED
COMMUNICATIONS:  
29. Notice of Town Planner's intention to approve pursuant to Section 177-44C (9)(b) a request on behalf of the American School for the Deaf seeking approval for a revision to Special Development District plan #141 located at 137 North Main Street.  The request is for minor modifications to the landscape plantings, landscape walls and minor site grading. All of the changes are in the immediate vicinity of the existing central entrance area landscaping and signage. (1038)
RECEIVED 
30. Notice of Town Planner's intention to approve pursuant to Section 177-44C (9)(b)(c)(d) a request from Attorney Robin Pearson, on behalf of Delamar West Hartford, LLC (“Delamar”), seeking approval for a revision to Special Development District plan #140 located at 1 Memorial Road, formerly known as 90 Raymond Road. The request is for minor architectural modifications, primarily façade detail and material alterations; minor adjustments to the required parking (a slight increase in total number of spaces); and minor adjustments to exterior hardscape elements and landscape elements. (891)
RECEIVED
31. PETITIONS:  
32. EXECUTIVE SESSION:  
33. ADJOURNMENT:  8:29 PM
Essie S. Labrot
Town Clerk/Council Clerk

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SUSPENSE ITEMS: