Dave Hardman

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P&Z Okays Residential Baseball Field with Conditions Despite Chairman’s No Vote

Practice times prohibited on Sundays, with a maximum of 3 practices (not greater than two hours each) every 2 weeks including one practice every other Saturday, for three month period running from mid April to mid July, coincident town the town of Greenwich League Play. Practices shall end by 6:30pm on weekdays and 5:00pm on Saturdays. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Watch: Split Vote is Defacto Denial of Historic Overlay Proposed for 21 Calhoun Drive

Three of five P&Z members described being torn over their decision but voted in favor of the Historic Overlay that would allow the developer to build a house in the front yard of a historic one in exchange for preserving it in perpetuity. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Watch: Consider Second GHS Egress As Part of Cardinal Stadium Phase 1

The P&Z commissioners want the stadium project to be more “holistic” and possibly prioritize the second egress off East Putnam Ave by including it in Phase 1, along with new bleachers and ADA compliance elements including handicapped parking and elevator to press box. Continue Reading →

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P&Z, Residents Still Wary of 20-Unit Building; Applicant Hints at 8-30g

“You have all these incentives, and you push back. There is an 8-30g,” contract purchaser Andrew Toth warned, referring to the state statute for affordable housing exempting developers from local zoning regulations. “Property is expensive. You have to have a certain rent roll.” Continue Reading →

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P&Z Approves Chabad Synagogue but with Significantly Less FAR, and Conditions

“Where I struggle is we grant more FAR and yet the applicant does not meet the requirement of our parking regulations. And yet the applicant has spoken consistently of building a facility to fully accommodate its growth and future demand, yet the facility starts out not providing parking per regulations. That’s made me uncomfortable throughout this.” – P&Z chair Margarita Alban Continue Reading →

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