Katie Deluca

Board of Selectmen Holds Public Hearing on Future of Greenwich Avenue

On Tuesday, the Board of Selectmen, along with other town and public safety officials, held a special meeting and public hearing to discuss Greenwich Avenue, parking, outdoor dining, and what the future could look like in the downtown area.

Several residents and business owners spoke during the 90 minute hearing, and the majority said they liked what’s being done on the Avenue. However, a few want some adjustments made.

Greenwich Working With Governor on Reopening Plans

Last week, Gov. Ned Lamont released rules that eligible businesses falling under phase 1 of Connecticut’s reopening plans must follow during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Greenwich has been working with the governor on reopening plans, which focusses on hair salons and barbershops, museums and zoos (outdoor only), offices, restaurants (outdoor only), and retail and malls.

Katie DeLuca Discusses POCD at Retired Men’s Association

Katie DeLuca, the town’s director of Planning & Zoning, stopped by the Retired Men’s Association last week to discuss the 2019 Plan of Conservation and Development, and how it will be implemented.

The POCD is essentially a blueprint for the future. It’s a community vision that guides Greenwich both physically and economically, and sets new policies that direct future growth and development.

Town Expands Merchant Parking Downtown

Earlier this week, Parking Services began to accept applications for the expanded Merchant Permit Parking Program. The purpose and goal of the Merchant Permit Parking Program is to offer business owners and their employees a long term daily parking option at a reduced rate. In turn, this will free up short-term parking locations for those shopping and dining along Greenwich Avenue.

Katie DeLuca to Discuss POCD at RMA Meeting

Director of Greenwich’s Planning and Zoning Department, Katie DeLuca, will discuss “Implementing the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD)” at the meeting of the Retired Men’s Association on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. This program complements the presentation of Pat Sesto who spoke recently about the wetland aspects of the POCD. Katie will focus on the dry land aspects including the balancing between open space preservation and land development. The public is invited to attend and participate in this event. read more...