Darien harbor cameras a no-go
Published 11:08 am, Thursday, October 24, 2013
The proposal to install cameras at the Darien and Noroton boat clubs has been sunk.
At Monday's Board of Selectman meeting, First Selectman Jayme Stevenson said, "Given the fairly strong negative input that I've received from the public, I don't think that I can support this proposal at this point in time."
She said she wasn't convinced about the public safety component that was discussed regarding the camera installation.
Darien Harbor Master Tom Bell told the board that because the members of the boat clubs did not want the cameras installed, he would not move forward with the project.
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Therefore, no vote by the selectman was taken.
Bell approached the Board of Selectmen in March with the permission of the commodores of the Noroton Yacht Club and Darien Boat Club, however since then, concern about privacy issues from members of the Noroton Yacht Club have come forward.
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