Round Hill Association Opposes Proposed 28 House Cluster Subdivision in Backcountry

Friends, neighbors, and members of the Round Hill Association, we face a challenge ahead that could define the very future of land development in Backcountry Greenwich. The proposed development, to build 28 new homes at 124 Old Mill Road (the former Mel Gibson estate) as a single, cluster development, is part of an application currently before the Greenwich Wetlands Agency. It may be just the beginning. Recent headlines describe other large tracts of land in the town that may also soon be sold off to developers. Since 2002, it is estimated that over 500 acres of Greenwich’s unprotected open space have been lost forever. This trend has far-reaching consequences for the quality of life in our town. On May 15, after…

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