September 16, 2020


Members present:        Mat Silberman, chairperson

Joe Popovitch

Barry Kapplan

Carol Berner (alternate) – seated

Mike Kneeland (alternate) - seated


The September 16, 2020 meeting was called to order via ZOOM and in person at 7:30 p.m. by M. Silbermann.

Minutes from previous meeting were reviewed.  B. Kapplan made a motion to approve as read, seconded by J. Popovitch.  All in favor, minutes approved.

M. Silbermann presented items on agenda.

Mr. Weeks of Crawford Dr. attended the meeting with questions regarding building a garage on his property.  He owns .8 acres in Crawford Planned Community.  He would need to contact North East Health District as proposed building is close to septic reserve.  There were also questions regarding the bylaws of the ‘Community’.  Copies of said Community Declaration will be sent to members of the board and Mr. Weeks.

J. Popovitch made a motion to add Jeff Lemire, seconded by M. Kneeland. 

Mr. Lemire wants to add a 26x 32 addition to a house at 244 Stickney Hill Rd.  He had the approval of the NEHD but he had not filled out an application for a zoning permit.  He will get this submitted with fee for the next meeting.  He was reminded that this will not permit the home to become a 2 family home in the future.

Mr. Filchak discussed the POCD via ZOOM.  There was much conversation held on the possible horse park project presented to Sturbridge Officials.  Mr. Filchak will be meeting with various department heads from the Town of Sturbridge tomorrow and will update D. Eaton.

The final ‘As-Built’ plans for the Holland Road Excavation Project were submitted.  Towne Engineering submitted a final invoice for the services done by them. C. Berner made a motion to pay Towne Engineering Inc $3245.00 from the Bond at Stafford Savings Bank and the remainder to Windham Materials.  Motion seconded by M. Kneeland.  All were in favor, motion carried.  Windham Materials requested a letter from the Commission to Hartford Fire Insurance Company so the Bond #02BSBGQ9166 in the amount of $146.000 can be released.  M. Silbermann signed this letter.

C. Berner made a motion to adjourn, seconded by J. Popovitch.   Meeting adjourned at 8:46 pm.





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Mat Silbermann                                                                       Heidi Bradrick                                    Chairman                                                                        Recording Secretary