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Town Manager's Report - November 18, 2019

Riverfront Recapture, Inc. Community Information Meeting Regarding Proposed Brownfields Cleanup Grant

The public is invited to review and comment on Riverfront Recapture’s draft of EPA Cleanup grant application and draft Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at the Greater Hartford Jaycees Community Boathouse in Riverside Park, 20 Leibert Road, Hartford.

If awarded, grant funds would assist in environmental cleanup activities on six contiguous parcels owned by Riverfront Recapture, four located in Hartford on Leibert Road and 2 parcels in Windsor at 100 Meadow Road and 120 Meadow Road. The public may review and comment on the draft Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives at www.riverfront.org/epa

Written comments may be sent by 11/21/19 to Riverfront Recapture, 50 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT 06106.  Additional information can be obtained by calling 860-713-3131 ext. 316 or e-mailing mconneely@riverfront.org.

 

Former Scranton Chevrolet Property at Mack Street and Poquonock Ave

The owner of the former Scranton Chevrolet dealership property at the corner of Mack Street and Poquonock Ave plans to demolish the vacant buildings.  The owner’s contractor started work today.

The property owner is currently exploring possible redevelopment plans for this gateway property into town center.

 

Community Information Meeting re: Railroad Quiet Zone designation

A community information meeting regarding the Railroad Quiet Zone designation process will be held at the town hall on December 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers.  During this meeting a representative of the Federal Railroad Administration will present an overview of the Quiet Zone regulations and requirements and the CT Department of Transportation will review rail crossing improvements completed to date.

 

Volunteer Fire Department Open Houses

The volunteer fire department is hosting several open house events in December to help promote a safe holiday season, fire prevention and to let you meet your volunteer firefighters.

On Friday, December 6th from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM three of our four fire companies will be hosting open houses. Each station will have different activities such as tours, live demonstrations, kids crafts & fun, along with free refreshments. Learn about firefighting, get information on volunteering, try on fire gear and check out the fire trucks and equipment.

Company 4 in Hayden Station will be hosting an event on Monday December 2nd from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Please feel free to bring a non-perishable food donation or unwrapped children’s toy for donation to the Food and Fuel Bank or Project Santa.

 

Winter Parking Rules

From November 15th to April 15th of each year, there is no parking on Windsor streets between the hours of 1:00 AM and 6:00 AM.

Also, there is no parking on any street during a snow or ice storm that has been in progress for 1 hour or more.  Residents are asked to not leave your vehicle on the street in such a position that it impedes snowplowing operations or the free flow of traffic.

Please remember to clear sidewalks (and fire hydrants if there is one abutting your property) within 12 hours after a storm in accordance with our code of ordinances.

 

Town Hall Closed Thursday and Friday

Just as a reminder, town offices will be closed on both Thursday, 11/28, and Friday, 11/29, for the Thanksgiving holiday.