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MINUTES
LONG RANGE PLANNING COMMITTEE
DRAFT – JANUARY 11, 2005

Chairman B. Jones called the meeting to order at 7:08pm

Members Present: D. Ford, M. Garrett, B. Hanson, B. Jones, L. Landon, D. McCurdy, K. Rybarz, F. Stocking

Minutes: As minutes of the November 16, 2004 meeting were not available to all, action on these minutes will take place at the next meeting of the LRPC on February 15, 2005.

Draft Summary Statement for Selectmen: M. Garrett read a draft of the report the Committee will make to the Selectmen. F. Stocking moved and L. Landon seconded a motion to accept the draft as read. A unanimous vote followed. M. Garrett was instructed to request that the report be presented to the Selectmen at their meeting on January 20, 2005

AGENDA
Survey/Questionnaire:

The Committee spent time discussing the feasibility of developing and distributing a questionnaire to collect information pertinent to short and long range planning. This discussion resulted in the listing of topics that might be included in a questionnaire and an assignment for Committee members to develop tentative questions in the categories specified herein.

Existing Date: F. Stocking will look at the questionnaire contained in the Comprehensive Plan to extract potential questions to be used this time around. A risk of using information contained in the Comprehensive Plan questionnaire stems from whether the number of respondents is sufficient to constitute reliable conclusions.

M. Garrett will seek to collect whatever date from the 2000 census might prove useful to the effort.

Demographics Dale McCurdy and Bethany Hanson
Land Use, Density and Zoning. Brett Jones
Regionalization of Services. Michael Garrett
School Issues Fred Stocking
Recreation Lance Landon
Transportation Lance Landon
Zoning Changes for Business, etc Dennis Ford
Government Structure Michael Garrett
Law Enforcement/Security Unassigned
Taxes Unassigned

Members are toe formulate questions, a discussion of which will constituted the agenda for the next meeting – February 15, 2005 at 7:00pm at the Lamoine School

The meeting adjourned at 8:35pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Michael F. Garrett, Secretary