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Fairfield Hills Authority
ADDRESS
PHONE
E-MAIL
Newtown Municipal Center
203-270-4282
3 Primrose Street
FAX
 
Newtown, CT 06470
203-270-4205
NAME
TERM
PHONE
ADDRESS
(U) CONNORS, THOMAS **
7/31/13-7/31/16
203-241-7512 (connorstw@gmail.com)
26 Turkey Roost Rd S.H.
(D) HOLMES, MICHAEL*
7/31/12-7/31/15
203-426-9942 (m.holmes@snet.net)
16 Glover Avenue
(R) BERNARDI, JAMES
7/31/12-7/31/15
203-470-4009 (carjim47@yahoo.com)
73 Hattertown Road
(D) CARLEY, ROSS
7/31/12-7/31/15
203-417-1383 (vns1943@yahoo.com)
66 Currituck Road
(R) ADLER, RENATA
7/31/11-7/31/14
203-947-0118 (dormousehj@gmail.com)
198 Hattertown Road
(R) MADZULA, JOHN S
7/31/13-7/31/16
203-426-1943 (madzula1@earthlink.net)
20 The Boulevard
(U) SAGEDY, TERRY
8/19/13-7/31/16
203-304-8394 (terrysagedy@gmail.com)
9 Tory Lane
(R) WILLIE, ANDREW
7/31/11-7/31/14
203-426-2839 (AWILLIE633@aol.com)
51 Butterfield Road


 ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THE FAIRFIELD HILLS AUTHORITY

Section 1       The Town of Newtown hereby establishes a municipal development agency pursuant to the provisions of Public Act 05-33 to be known as the "Fairfield Hills Authority" to implement the master plan for development of Fairfield Hills Campus adopted by the Newtown Planning and Zoning Commission on March 17, 2005, effective March 28, 2005, as from time to time amended.

Section 2       The Authority shall consist of eight regular members appointed by the First Selectman of the Town of Newtown, with the approval of the Board of Selectmen.  Each such member shall be an elector in the Town of Newtown.  The terms of three of the initial appointees shall expire one year after the date of such appointment; the terms of three of the initial appointees shall expire two years after the date of such appointment; and the terms of two of the initial appointees shall expire three years after the date of such appointment.  Thereafter, the term of each  member shall be three years.  Any vacancy on the Authority shall be filled immediately for the unexpired portion of the term by the First Selectman, with the approval of the Board of Selectmen.  The provisions of the Charter of the Town of Newtown concerning minority representation shall apply to the membership of the Authority.

Section 3       The members of the Authority shall be sworn to the faithful performance of their duties.  At its first meeting, the members of the authority shall select a chairperson, a vice-chairperson and a clerk.  The clerk shall keep a record of the votes and other business of the Authority.  The chairperson shall preside at all meetings of the Authority.   In the absence of the chairperson, the vice-chairperson shall preside.  At all meetings of the Authority, five members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, which shall require a minimum of four affirmative votes for action.

Section 4       The Authority shall exercise the powers granted to it by this Ordinance and in accordance with the master plan, with respect to the land generally known as the Fairfield Hills Campus (the "Premises") and located primarily off Wasserman Way and Mile Hill South in the Town of Newtown and more particularly bounded and described as follows:

A certain piece or parcel of land constituting approximately 185 acres, more or less, designated as "Parcel 5" on a certain map entitled "PERIMETER SURVEY 7 SUBDIVISION MAP, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, A-N CONSULTING ENGINEERS, INC., 505 WILLARD AVENUE, NEWINGTON, CONNECTICUT, project FAIRFIELD HILLS HOSPITAL PROPERTY DISPOSITION MILE HILL RD., QUEEN ST. & MILE HILL SOUTH RD., NEWTOWN, CONNECTICUT, project no. B1-A-335, date 8-05-97, scale 1"=100' drawing no. 2 of 9, 3 of 9, 4 of 9 and 7 of 9, on file as maps number 7663, 7664, 7665 and 7668 in the office of the Newtown Town Clerk.

Section 5       The Authority shall have the power to:
                1.  Implement the master plan for the development and operation of the Premises including, without limitation, the power to clear, to demolish, repair, rehabilitate, construct and insure real property in its possession;
                2.  Make site improvements essential to the preparation of land for its use in accordance with the provisions of the master plan;                       
                3.  Install, construct and reconstruct streets, utilities and other improvements necessary to carry out the master plan;
                4.  Negotiate leases for all or any part of the land and buildings of the Premises, in the name of the Town of Newtown, in accordance with the provisions of the master plan, provided that any lease shall be subject to approval of the Board of Selectmen:
                5.  Employ a staff and fix their duties and retain by contract, or employ private contractors necessary to implement the master plan at the discretion of the First Selectman, Board of Selectmen or Purchasing Authority of the Town as those bodies deem appropriate; and
                6.  To the extent necessary, expend funds available to the Authority, at the discretion of the First Selectman, Board of Selectmen or Purchasing Authority of the Town as those bodies deem appropriate, to implement the master plan in accordance with the owners granted to the Authority.
                7.  The Authority shall meet monthly or as required.  Within six months of its initial appointment, the Authority shall prepare and submit a Schedule for reporting progress on the implementation of the master plan to the Board of Selectmen and the Legislative Council.  Thereafter, the Authority shall report at least semiannually to the Board of Selectmen and the Legislative council as to its progress in carrying out the provisions of the master plan.
                

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This Authority currently meets on the Third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm in the meeting room at the C.H. Booth Library.