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Planning Board Minutes 1/25/2010
Meeting of 01/25/2010

Present:        James Deming
                Jason Smith
                Thomas Paine
Dick Pustinger

Regular Meeting of the Planning Board was called to order at 7:08 by Chairman James Deming.

Old Business:

  • There are no minutes for the Month of December, 2009, as there was no quorum and no business to transact.
  • SBA Attorney, Dan Finnegan appeared to file SBA’s application for a cell tower to be place on Town property on Colebrook River Road.  
  • AT&T and Verizon are both committed to placing antenna on the tower.  They will be filing separate applications for Public Hearings.
  • The Tolland Zoning Board of Appeals has granted SBA a variance for height and setback requirements.  
  • The height of the tower, as granted by the ZBA, will be 155 feet.
  • The fall zone, as granted by the ZBA, will be 1.23 times the height of the tower, rather than the 1.5 times as defined in Tolland Zoning Bylaw.
  • A balloon test is scheduled for Saturday, February 27th, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  A Rain Date is scheduled for February 28th.
  • A Simulation test will be taken before the date of the Public Hearing.
  • A Public Hearing was scheduled for March 15th, at 7:00 pm., at the Town Hall.

New Business:  None

As there was no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Thomas Paine

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