NORWICH PLANNING COMMISSION
Thursday, August 8, 2013, Tracy Hall
Members Present: Daniel Johnson, Richard Stucker, Susan Brink, Bill Flynn, Nancy LaRowe
Members Absent: Tom Gray, Jeff Goodrich Clerk: Phil Dechert Others:
Richard Stucker called the meeting to order at 7:06 PM.
1. Agenda –Approved
2. Minutes – 7-25-13 –approved without changes
3. Announcements & Reports, Correspondence & Updates:
a. Communication Tower - Section 248a Permitting – Dechert reported the final
permit application was submitted July 19. And the 21-day deadline for adjoining
land owners and other interested parties to file comments/requests ends August
12. There have been no comments or requests so far.
b. Pool – The state has not yet made a final decision to allow reconstruction of the
4. Selectboard Strategic Planning Request
The draft memo for submission to the Selectboard with Chapter 2: Norwich Town
Plan – Implementation Program from the Town Plan was reviewed with minor
edits. The Clerk will forward it to the Selectboard by the August 15 deadline.
5. Route 5 South/River Road Study Area
Dechert presented a revised outline for MPG’14 grant application. Changes
included a schedule for preparation and submission of the application, and
strategies for creating a successful application. Many of the items on the outline
were discussed in detail including types of potential commercial development, the
public participation process, and implementation tools.
6. Table 2.8 - River/Stream Corridor Management District.
Additional revisions were made to zoning draft.
7. Adjournment 8:55 PM
Phil Dechert, Clerk APPROVED 9/26/13
Future Meetings: Thursday, August 22, 2013 – Regular Meeting
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