Mary Jenkins

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P&Z Okays Apartment Building at 32 Field Point Rd behind Historic Commercial Building

The application was submitted under Greenwich’s 6-110 reg that gives incentives for workforce housing. Of the 4 units – 3 will be rented at market rate, and 1 will be a moderate income unit. The development will be constructed over a parking area. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Watch: 8-30g Application on Mason St – “A Cavernous Effect on the Street”

The P&Z commission noted that while 8-30g waived regs on setbacks for residential, it says nothing about commercial. The application includes retail in both buildings. There were still concerns about a condo building separate from affordable building, as well as height and mass. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Commission Denies Controversial Subdivision on Ridgeview Ave

At issue was the addition of a second curb cut and driveway and location of proposed Conservation Easements. Also, neighbors voiced concerns about increased flooding. Neighbors said they were worried about worsening flooding. One neighbor described cars being stranded on Ridgeview during Ida. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Watch: More Traffic Data Requested for Greenwich Academy Busing Program

P&Z commissioners and neighbors questioned the private school’s goal of sustainability. They said an increase in enrollment of 50 students would offset any decrease in traffic from an aggressive busing program. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Watch: Commission Unanimously Approves CMS Municipal Improvement; Moves Site Plan to Final

“We’ve evaluated  the ed specs, costs, safety, ADA, neighbors, pedestrians, bicycles, traffic, buses, cars, parking, trees, wildlife, conservation, energy, parks, sports, drainage, zoning, building code and more. We’ve been super thoughtful. This school will have a connection to the outdoors. There’s so many good things about it. It’s crystal clear that this campus project complies with the POCD.” – Clare Kilgallen Continue Reading →

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P&Z Watch: Few Fans for 40-Unit “Assisted Housing” Development Behind Bank of America

“I think it’s clear and you would agree that the loan the trust is committed to giving this project is financial assistance?” Bob Barolak asked. “With respect I think it’s hogwash,” Mr. Cohen said, characterizing the $100,000 as not significant assistance on a project of the size proposed. Continue Reading →

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