TOWN OF RUTLAND

PLANNING COMMISSION

MINUTES

11-3-11

 

Meeting open at 7:00 PM

 

Commissioners Present:

 

Howard Burgess, Charles Vajda, Raymond Leonard, Andrew McKane, Jerry Stearns and William Matteson

 

Mr. McKane moved to approve the 10-20-11 minutes. Mr. Vajda made a second to the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

 

Mr. Matteson welcomed the individuals in attendance for a discussion pertaining to a new proposed service road for the south end of town. Mr. Matteson cited the fact the Town has discussed the proposed road with Regional Planning and State officials.

 

He said the Town has stressed the fact the service road would alleviate some of the traffic on US RT 7 and also enhance the accessibilities to some of the properties located off the proposed new service road. Mr. Matteson cited the fact that it is very difficult to exit Ranbury Road.

 

He said the proposed new service road would extend from the Cold River Road & US RT 7 intersection down to Farrell Road. Mr. Matteson said the road would only happen if the property owners want the new road.

 

Mr. Matteson said the commission is looking for input from those in attendance.

 

The following individuals were in attendance:

 

Todd Bouton- Farrell Distributing

John McKenna- Farrell Distributing

Jim Hall- Selectman

Byron Hathaway- Road Commissioner

Shirley Barnhart, landowner

Nicole Kesselring, Enman Engineering (Aldi’s)

Peter Ohlweiler- Rutland Motor Cars

Trevor Smith, Representing Dave Nelson- landowner

Lainnie LaCroix- Hampton Inn

 

The following items were mentioned or discussed:

 

 

 

The Commission will discuss the same topic at their December 1st meeting.

 

Commissioners discussed the proposed service road further and took no action.

 

Commission to work on zoning at next meeting.

 

Mr. Vajda moved to close the meeting. Mr. Stearns made a second to the motion. The motion passed unanimously.