Town of Wallingford, CT
New Haven County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Wallingford 1-26-1999 by Ord. No. 466. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Boards, commissions and committees — See Ch. 8.
Land use and planning — See Ch. 32.
The purpose of this chapter is to designate certain specific buildings as historic properties and to create an Historic Properties Commission to administer such properties, all pursuant to the authority of Section 7-147p et seq. of the General Statutes.
The following three properties and the real property used in connection therewith are hereby designated historic properties:
A. 
The Joseph Blakeslee House at 1211 Barnes Road, whose boundaries are fixed and defined as follows:
(1) 
Westerly: by present Barnes Road, Route 68, 497 feet, more or less, by a line designated "Release Line and Proposed Highway Line Non-Access," as shown on the map hereinafter referred to;
(2) 
Northwesterly: by Research Parkway, 122 feet, more or less, by a line designated "Proposed Street Line" as shown on said map;
(3) 
Northeasterly and easterly: by former Barnes Road, a total distance of 747 feet more or less, by a line designated "Proposed Street Line" as shown on said map;
(4) 
Southerly: by land of the State of Connecticut; 84 feet, more or less, by a line designated "Release Line and Proposed Highway Line Non-Access" as shown on said map.
B. 
The Nehemiah Royce House at 538 North Main Street whose boundaries are fixed and defined as follows:
(1) 
Northerly: by land now or formerly of Joseph G. and Mildred T. Tenczar in part, and in part by land now or formerly of Vincent and Rose Mary Christoni, in all 50 feet or less;
(2) 
Westerly and northerly: by land now or formerly of said Christoni, 25 feet and 150 respectively;
(3) 
Easterly: by North Main Street, 136.49 feet;
(4) 
Southerly: by land of Genevieve Holmes in part and in part by land now or formerly of John N. and Wendy W. Sienko, in all 200 feet;
(5) 
Westerly: by land of Timothy Joseph and Grace E. Sullivan, 94 feet more or less.
C. 
The Johnson Mansion at 153 South Main Street whose boundaries are fixed and defined as follows:
(1) 
Easterly: by South Main Street;
(2) 
Southerly and westerly: by land now or formerly owned by Katie H. Backes, formerly of Charles Backes, deceased, as the fences now stand;
(3) 
Northerly: by land now or formerly of Armenia Bates, ten-foot passway, and land now or formerly of Florence J. Clulee, each in part.
A. 
Membership.
(1) 
The Historic Properties Commission shall consist of five regular members and three alternate members appointed by the Town Council who shall be electors of the Town of Wallingford holding no salaried municipal office. The regular members shall hold office as follows:
(a) 
One member to be appointed for a term of one year.
(b) 
One member to be appointed for a term of two years.
(c) 
One member to be appointed for a term of three years.
(d) 
One member to be appointed for a term of four years.
(e) 
One member to be appointed for a term of five years.
(2) 
Thereafter, their successors shall be appointed for terms of five years. The alternate members shall be appointed for terms of five years. Each regular member and alternate member shall continue in office until his successor is duly appointed, and all members and alternates shall serve without compensation. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term of the member being replaced. The Historic Properties Commission shall elect annually a Chairman, a Vice Chairman and a Clerk from its own number.
B. 
The Historic Properties Commission Study Commission, appointed by the Town Council on December 9, 1997, is hereby terminated.
C. 
The Historic Properties Commission shall administer said historic properties and shall have only such powers and duties as may directly relate to the specific historic properties designated by this ordinance or by any amendments thereto.