- Friday, October 30, 2015 at 8:32 am
Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) members are urging the developer of a multibuilding rental apartment complex, which is part of a major mixed-use project proposed for Hawleyville, to find some ways to reduce the physical impact of the apartments on the terrain.
The mixed-use project, which is proposed by two developers, would include a 180-unit apartment complex in six multistory buildings on 21 acres, a diner on four acres, and a church on 17 acres.
- Friday, October 30, 2015
To the Editor:
I would like to comment on the lovely space we had for the wetlands meeting [October 28]. This meet-ing was for the proposed development in Hawleyville for the church, diner and apartments.
- Sunday, July 12, 2015
The Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) is reviewing the environmental protection aspects of a proposal to construct an approximately 4,400-square-foot retail center on an undeveloped 1.12-acre site at 149 Mt Pleasant Road (Route 6) in Hawleyville.
Applicant Walter Kilcourse of New Milford is seeking a wetlands/watercourses protection permit for the project from the IWC.
The project, known as Pogond Brook Plaza, would be built on the south side of Mt Pleasant Road, just east of Newtown Power Equipment, Inc.
- Thursday, July 9, 2015
Representatives for a local church were scheduled to meet with town land use officials on July 9 at a “pre-application meeting” to discuss aspects of the church’s major mixed-use proposal to construct a new church, a large multifamily housing complex, and some commercial space on acreage in Hawleyville. The site is located west of Hawleyville Road (Route 25) and south of the Exit 9 off-ramp for eastbound Interstate 84.
- Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) last week granted a wetlands/watercourses protection permit to the developers of The Preserve at Newtown, a proposed 23-lot residential subdivision in Dodgingtown.
IWC members unanimously approved the application on Wednesday, November 12, following several months of review and public hearings on the plans for the 167-acre site.
The project is proposed by developers KASL, LLC, and IBF, LLC. The firms are represented by local developer/builder George L. Trudell.
- Monday, November 17, 2014
Following discussion at a November 12 session, Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) members unanimously endorsed, after the fact, the recent construction of a 576-square-foot concrete pad at a 34-acre site at Fairfield Hills to be used as a pedestal for sculpture at a planned animal sanctuary.
- Monday, November 3, 2014
A Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) public hearing on a 23-lot residential subdivision proposed for a 167-acre site in Dodgingtown, which had been scheduled to start on November 6, has been delayed, with the hearing now slated for November 20, town officials said last week.
- Thursday, October 23, 2014
A private environmental protection group has informed the first selectman that it is concerned about development that has occurred at a 34-acre site at Fairfield Hills, near the environmentally sensitive Deep Brook, without the developer first having secured a wetlands/watercourses protection permit for such work from the town.
- Saturday, October 11, 2014
Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) members are reviewing revised and expanded technical information provided by the developers of The Preserve at Newtown, a proposed 23-lot residential subdivision on 167 acres in Dodgingtown.
- Friday, September 12, 2014
The Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) convened its hearing on a proposed 23-lot cluster-style residential subdivision in Dodgingtown on Wednesday evening, September 10. About 40 people attended to comment on the project and to ask questions about its development. The commission, however, put off hearing responses from the developers until a future meeting.