- Friday, February 27, 2015 at 10:25 am
Following detailed review during the past several months, Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members have conditionally approved The Preserve at Newtown, a planned 23-lot residential subdivision on 167 acres in Dodgingtown.
Notably, about half of the subdivision site would be preserved as undeveloped open space land which will be open to the public and reserved for low-intensity passive forms of recreation, such as hiking and nature study.
- Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 8:18 am
The Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has postponed until next month what is expected to be the last installment of an ongoing public hearing on The Preserve at Newtown, a 23-lot residential subdivision proposed for a 167-acre site in Dodgingtown.
P&Z Chairman Robert Mulholland announced at a January 15 session that the public hearing will continue at the P&Z’s February 5 meeting.
“Unfortunately, KASL, LLC, will not be heard tonight,” Mr Mulholland said at the January 15 session.
- Saturday, December 27, 2014
Several Scudder Road area residents, who spoke at a December 18 Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) public hearing on the proposed Preserve at Newtown 23-lot residential subdivision, stressed they fear that their already unreliable domestic well water supplies would be diminished after new homes are built in that area and start drawing up subterranean water through new wells.
- 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 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.
- Saturday, October 25, 2014
The Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) this week concluded its public hearing on The Preserve at Newtown, a proposed 23-lot residential subdivision on 167 acres in Dodgingtown.
IWC members closed the hearing on Wednesday, October 22, following 25 minutes of discussion among IWC members and the developer about technical aspects of the project.
- Monday, September 1, 2014
About 45 people attended an August 27 Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) meeting in seeking to learn more about a 23-lot cluster-style residential subdivision proposed for the Dodgingtown section.
- Thursday, July 31, 2014
The Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) has scheduled a public hearing on a proposed 23-lot cluster-style residential subdivision for late August.
IWC members decided at a July 28 session to hold the public hearing on The Preserve at Newtown proposal on Wednesday, August 27. IWC hearings typically are held at 7:30 pm at the Newtown Municipal Center at 3 Primrose Street.