Tonight an APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL USE, submitted by the Racebrook Estates, LLC for property known as 393 Derby Avenue (former Legions of Christ – “Parcel A”) will go before the Town Plan & Zoning Commission during the public hearings section of its regular meeting at Town Hall.
The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.: public hearings generally begin at 8 p.m.
The proposal is for the Chinmaya Mission Fairfield New Haven, Inc., to utilize one of the existing buildings as a place of worship. Proposed construction on-site consists of an addition to the existing parking lot.
A SITE PLAN APPLICATION also has been submitted. The mission would use about 5 acres out of the entire former Legions of Christ Property (now known as the Preserve property)
About the Chinmaya Mission (from their website):
“The Mission is dedicated to spreading the knowledge of Vedanta and other Hindu scriptures.
CMH conducts weekly discourses (Satsanga-s) and study groups for adults, and classes for youth (Yuvakendra) and children (Bala Vihar). Chinmaya Mission strongly believes that spirituality is a family activity.
Special care is taken to conduct spiritual and cultural programs that interest all members of the family.
Our Mission is to provide to individuals, from any background, the wisdom of Vedanta and the practical means
for spiritual growth and happiness, enabling them to become positive contributors to the society.
Our Aspiration is to provide maximum happiness to the maximum number of people for the maximum time.”