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Letter: RTM Resolution Would Send a Message to State Legislators about 8-30g

“The SOMR proposed by a bi-partisan group of my colleagues in D-7 is not an Affordable Housing Plan, nor does it have any powers of enforcement. It is merely one more vehicle to let our legislators know that Greenwich citizens are extraordinarily concerned that we are losing control of the planning process.” – Submitted by Ellen Brennan-Galvin, RTM D-7, Vice-Chair, Land Use Committee Continue Reading →

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P&Z to Benedict Place 8-30g Applicant: Consider Workforce Housing

“We’re shooting on the market rate side for the highest-end, premiere building in town. We want to have amenities to reflect that. Having the 77 market rate units out of the 110 total is what we think is the right size to deliver the amenities.” – Philip Wharton, Twining Properties Continue Reading →

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LETTER: Towering Monstrosities Are an Affront to Historic Downtown Greenwich

“My hope is for the Town of Greenwich and other municipalities to do everything in their power to have the State of Connecticut amend the 8-30g so that it will not allow developers to deface historic towns in Connecticut.” – Marianne Hillmer Continue Reading →

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P&Z: Proposed Text Amendment to CGIO Zone Could Signal Major Downtown Redevelopment

A proposed text amendment to the CGIO zone might make possible a 70 unit residential development with significant public parking underground, a public park at the corner of Lewis and Benedict Place, indoor community space for meetings and a pedestrian connector to Greenwich Ave. Continue Reading →

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