The Town Council is considering the purchase of four properties at Church Hill Road and South Edgewood, across from the library. First Selectman Tim Herbst is urging this acquisition. He said the land might be used to add parking for the library, or to provide access to the Valley Trail. Alternatively, the land might be used to build a senior center. But currently, there is no specific intended purpose.
I voted at the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting last week against recommending that the Town Council buy buying these properties. Here's why: