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REGULAR MEETING                                                                                   September 18, 2013


The 2,264th meeting of the Darien Police Commission will be held on the above mentioned date at Police Headquarters at 5:00 PM.


Call to Order


Acceptance of Minutes


  1. August 21, 2013.




Letter from a resident commending the services of Youth Officer Cappelli.


Department Activity



Old Business


Discussion on written/oral assessment center for upcoming promotional exams for ranks of Captain and Sergeant.


Discussion on examination for entry level candidates.


Traffic issues:


            Request for in-road traffic/speed bollards on Overbrook Lane.


New Business


Traffic issues:


            Request for crossing guard on Nearwater Lane at Pasture Lane.


            Request for crossing guard on Noroton Avenue at Park Place.


Request for additional signs/traffic calming measures on Middlesex Road near Colony Road.










Agenda – September 18, 2013

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Discussion of potential closing of the OKHN “spur” near the Congregational Church and the potential for a land swap to facilitate a pocket park and roadway enhancements.


Request from the Congregational Church Pre-School to install “School Zone” signage on OKHN.


            Request for a crosswalk on Edgerton Street at West Elm Street.


Request for the LTA to formally petition the State STC to prohibit parking on Post Road (E/B) at Noroton Avenue.


Update on State DOT project regarding the replacement of the bridge over the Noroton River/US 1.  Update on related project at same location involving Giovanni’s Restaurant.


Update on recent meeting with State DOT vegetation inspector regarding Town’s right (under local ordinance) to mandate the removal of any vegetation and/or structures adjacent to the State right of way.


Request to amend uniform requirements to allow the wearing of an external vest carrier.


False Alarm Account – Request for funds to purchase an external vest carrier for each officer.