Nick Macri

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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 Shares Concerns about Construction Phasing for Six-Story Benedict Court 8-30g

The proposal is being submitted under Connecticut’s affordable housing statute 8-30g and as such it “ticks all the boxes” in terms of an ideal location for affordable housing in that it is near public transportation, shopping and employment. 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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