Proposal for blasting, rock crushing on Garder Road raises concerns

MONROE, CT — A developer revised plans for earthwork on a 9.5 acre property at 125 Garder Road to prepare it for construction of two industrial buildings, making drainage improvements, doing pre-blast surveys, and agreeing to provide quarterly reports from a civil engineer to the Planning and Zoning Commission, so members can follow the progress of the work. Read More

Monroe adopts its first Affordable Housing Plan

MONROE, CT — Planning and Zoning Commission members unanimously approved the town’s first Affordable Housing Plan, following a hearing Thursday.

The Connecticut General Assembly adopted Public Act 17-170 in 2017, requiring every municipality to write a plan explaining how it intends to increase its number of affordable housing developments. Read More