Council Approves Acquisition Of 37 Acres In Sandy Hook

Mar 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Land

Following a closed session during its March 19 meeting, the Legislative Council reconvened in public and unanimously endorsed the acquisition of a 36.89-acre parcel off Chestnut Hill Road that will become permanently preserved for the community as open space.

The town has authorized the purchase of the large tract at the center-right of this aerial view which abuts open space at center-left that it already owns. (photo: Newtown GIS)

The town has authorized the purchase of the large tract at the center-right of this aerial view which abuts open space at center-left that it already owns. (photo: Newtown GIS)

While the cost of the acquisition is $255,000, the town anticipates receiving a grant from Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) that will offset about 60 percent of that purchase price.

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