GRANBY BOARD OF SELECTMEN MINUTES MARCH 2, 2020

Conservation Commission member Kent McCord, 135 Hungary Road, addressed the board with information on the Explore Granby Scavenger Hunt. This an event where residents hike to specific landmarks, take selfie photos at each of the five locations and submit the photos to the Conservation Commission after all locations have been visited.

Granby Food Bank

Please Note: although Food Bank is closed until further notice we have a system to provide goods for “urgent needs” so donations are still needed.

PLANNING & ZONING MINUTES FEB. 25, 2020

Kate Bogli, 198R Salmon Brook Street, addressed the commission regarding the draft agritourism zoning regulation, noting the importance of supporting and helping farmers and not adding more paperwork and fees for farmers. Virginia Wutka, 130 Lost Acres Road, asked the commission what the impetus is for the proposed changes.

Granby to participate in Neighborhood Assistance Act Program

Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) has announced the 2020 Connecticut Neighborhood Assistance Act Program Proposal. This program provides tax credits to businesses that make cash investments in qualifying community non-profit programs. Past approved projects have come from public service departments such as police, fire and ambulance, health service agencies, land trusts and more.

Public Works

Household Hazardous Waste: Granby will again partner with local towns to host hazardous waste collections. The first collection will be Saturday, April 25, 8 a.m.–1 p.m. at 10 Monteith Drive, Farmington.