MINUTES ADOPTED AS PRESENTED 05/21/2012
ENFIELD TOWN COUNCIL
MINUTES OF A SPECIAL MEETING/BUDGET REVIEW SESSION
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012
The Special Meeting of the Enfield Town Council was called to order by Chairman Kaupin in the Enfield Room of the Enfield Town Hall, 820 Enfield Street, Enfield, Connecticut on Wednesday May 2, 2012 at 6:45 p.m.
ROLL-CALL - Present were Councilmen Arnone, Bosco, Crowley, Edgar, Hall, Kaupin, Kienzler, Lee, Nelson and Stokes. Councilman Mangini was absent Also present were Town Manager Matthew Coppler, Assistant Town Manager Daniel Vindigni, Director of Finance Lynn Nenni, Town Clerk Suzanne Olechnicki.
Council discussed the proposed FY 2012-2013 budget.
DISCUSSION/RESOLUTION: 8-24 REFERRAL FOR CONSERVATION EASEMENT
RESOLUTION #1774 by Councilman Lee, seconded by Councilman Kienzler.
WHEREAS, the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) is building the Public Safety Academy in the Town of Enfield on a 27 acre parcel located at 1617 King Street; and
WHEREAS, CREC and the Army Corps of Engineers are desirous of preserving the natural, scenic, aesthetic, and special character of certain areas within this location to protect this area as a natural habitat for birds, wildlife, plants and similar ecosystems; and
WHEREAS, at the request of the Army Corps of Engineers, CREC is willing to grant a perpetual conservation easement to the Town of Enfield to effectuate this preservation; and
WHEREAS, prior to the acceptance of this conservation easement the Enfield Town Council must refer said acquisition to the Planning and Zoning Commission for a report in conformance with the requirements of Connecticut General Statutes §8-24.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the proposed desire by the Enfield Town Council to accept the conservation easement from CREC at the Public Safety Academy High School site, located at 1617 King Street is hereby referred to the Planning and Zoning Commission in conformance with the requirements of Connecticut General Statutes §8-24.
Upon a ROLL-CALL vote being taken, the Chair declared RESOLUTION #1774 adopted 10-0-0.
Discussion of the proposed 2012-13 budget resumed.
MOTION #1775 by Councilman Kienzler seconded by Councilman Stokes to adjourn.
Upon a SHOW-OF-HANDS vote being taken, the Chair declared MOTION #1775 adopted
10-0-0 and the meeting stood adjourned at 9:22 p.m.