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Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by KeithC, Nov 7, 2017.
Very rarely does one go out of business in CT. , that and pizza restaurants.
I have emailed my complaints through NETRA and AMA... what else can I do?
As a lifelong resident I would just like to be able to ride my dirt bike as this state eats itself into a pile of feces.
Since I am poor at keyboarding I won't get into all the details of this absolutely retarded choice for the cops "Rambo Zone" but considering all the already raped land in this state that is now vacant... choosing an "open space" state forest... c'mon! This isn't one of the Dakotas... we are too small to surrender any undeveloped land.
And anyone who is thinking "oh we will get some go around", or " it won't be that bad " is delusional. The State gov taxes and confiscates and never gives back. One thing the CT gov is very good is being manipulated by powerfull elitists that have a culture bias against those who engage in anything as "low brow " as trail riding or dirt bikes.
Are the bird watchers or tree huggers going crazy over this?
Again any suggestion as to what else can be done?
personal interaction with your rep and your senator. a phone call goes a long way.
From Hartford Business Journal...
March 21, 2018
Simsbury state police training facility could move to Griswold
State officials have signed off on a Griswold land purchase, where they hope to build an expanded state police facility that would replace an existing one in Simsbury.
Several state agencies, including the Office of Policy and Management, the State Properties Review Board and the attorney general, approved the $1.1 million purchase for parcels at 100 and 101 Lee Road in Griswold.
The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) has been working with the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) for several years to find a new training facility to replace its Simsbury site.
Built in the 1940s, they said Simbury's facility is "outdated, too small for modern training requirements and is prone to flooding and erosion," DAS says.
DAS and DESPP will begin a "due diligence period" to identify any potential legal or environmental issues that may arise in developing the property, state officials said. An environmental study will follow, the agencies said.
A May hearing will be held in Griswold for public comments regarding the environmental study, state officials said.
If approved, DAS officials said they will oversee the facility's design and construction. Several design options may include classrooms, staff offices and outdoor firing ranges, they said.
The Griswold property abuts the Pachaug State Forest and the Mystic Rod & Gun Club. The nearest home is more than a half a mile away, state officials said.
"This acquisition will allow the state to develop a sustainable and resilient facility in order to maintain and improve a core function of the state police," DAS said. "The facility will support the modern and ever-changing training needs of the state police for the foreseeable future."
WFSB reported that there is opposition from local residents to the facility.
Some encouraging news from our Republican State Senator Heather Somers..
Hope that one flies ^^^^
Don't we all !!! That would be a great twist to this.
There's hope - keep writing your local and state legislators folks.
Any updates on this?
I keep hearing rumors that it's a done deal.
On June 5th the State Depts, DAS and DESPP will be holding a public scoping meeting, in regards to the Gun Range in Griswold, Connecticut.
It is at 7 p.m. at the Griswold High School auditorium. Any member of the public may speak, make a comment and incorporate a question within the comment, directed at the hosting State entities.
It's not too late (yet)
Anyone at or attending the meeting? Any updates?
They had a live fire exercise for people to see for themselves how loud it will be.
I bet they didn't use any flash bangs or .30cal stuff
Fox news ch. 6 has story between now and 11pm on the range.
just watched it. smoke and mirrors. It's a done deal I'm afraid. I watched the state build a prison in Suffield (my home abutted it) even though the town was against it. They sold it as a 500 bed medium security. Now it's a 2000+ High security facility. No truth involved in the process
The Government, town,state,federal can do anything that they want. They let the public have a little bitch and moan session, and then they do what they planned on in the first place.
the problem is that most bureaucrats are appointed and don't answer to the populace. Doris Schirro wont lose her job for lying to you and I
And there is the catch. Politics as usual. If that is indeed true.
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They were originally saying they wanted a one mile buffer zone around the range. Let's hope that's not true because we will loose a lot of trail if that's the case.