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Lamoine Planning Board
Minutes of July 14, 2008
Subdivision Amendment Proposed by David and Diane Sanderson. Map 21, Lot 6-1A. Acting Chairperson M. Havey called the meeting to order at 6:38 pm. The applicant spoke briefly. There being no one else to speak in favor or I opposition, M. Garrett. moved and J. Holt seconded a motion to close the hearing.
ACTION ON THE PUBLIC HEARING
M. Garrett moved and J. Holt seconded a motion to accept the findings as complying with the review criteria, and to grant the subdivision permit. The motion passed unanimously.
CONTINUANCE OF A PUBLIC HEARING HELD JULY 1, 2008
Site Plan & Shoreland Zoning permit requests by the State of Maine Department of Conservation – Lamoine State Park , Map 13, Lot 45. Because of short notice to abutters of the project (see minutes of July 1, 2008) and due to a large turnout of interested parties, the Board voted to “continue” the public hearing held on July 1, 2008. R. Christie presented an overview of objections; many then spoke in opposition to various aspects of the project – design of the parking area, buffering, surface water, ground water protection, air and odor pollution, storm water drainage and a host of other items. Hearing all who wished to be heard, M. Garrett moved and M. Havey seconded a motion to close the hearing at 8:10 pm.
Acting Chairman G. Donaldson called the meeting to order.
Board Members Present: G. Donaldson, M. Garrett, M. Havey, J. Holt, M. Jordan
CEO: Dennis Ford
Members of the public in Attendance: M. Bennett, P. Bowden, S. Callahan , R. Christie, A. Crisafulli, R. Cyr, K. DeFusco, P. Divirgilio, D. Fehrenbach, P. Gardner, S. Gardener, E. Hartman, E.W. Hansen, D. Hansen, M. Hansen, P. Haslam, B. Jones, M. Kestner, M. Klemperer, G. Mannisto, K. Massimini, S. Marckoon, J. McIntosh, K. Mille, B. Murphy, K. Murphy, S. Perrin, N. Pochan, S. Roberge, David Sanderson, Diane Sanderson, B. Trotter.
Site Plan & Shoreland Zoning permit requests by the State of Maine Department of Conservation – Lamoine State Park . Map 13, Lot 45
a. Site Plan Review – Map 13, Lot 45. The Board reviewed Site Plan Review standards. Two of the twenty standards were deemed unacceptable. Item #6 of the review standards – Buffering and Screening – has not been met by the applicant. Item #10 – Groundwater Protection – lacks sufficient information for the Board to make a decision. To secure that information, the Board attached this listed condition - one of two -- to permit approval.
“The applicant is to provide the Board with a hydrological study with particular attention paid to the direction of water flow for the project AND the effect “additives” might have on the quality of water leaching into the sea.” The “additives” in question are those that might be added to RV sewerage holding tanks, for example to make them “eco-friendly”. There is concern, too, about potential leaching of oil based emissions from automobiles parked on the paved parking lot. Could these leach into the ocean with deleterious effect?
The second condition is: “Use of the dumping station is for registered park campers only.”
The Board also determined the application to be in conformance with the applicable provisions of the Lamoine Campground Ordinance.
On motion of M. Garrett, seconded by M. Jordan, the Board voted to deny the permit. The vote was three in favor; one opposed. ( See “Denial Findings” – filed as a separate document.)
b. Shoreland Zoning Review – Map 13, Lot 45. The Board voted to request a hydrological study to satisfy the requirements of Section 16 E 3 c of the review criteria ( “will not result in water pollution, erosion or sedimentation to surface waters ). The same study will respond to Board questions relating to application review standard Q – Soils. M. Garrett moved and M. Havey seconded a motion to accept the application and grant permit approval with two conditions.
The results of the aforementioned hydrologic study need to be presented to the Board
Use of the dumping station is for registered park campers only.
The vote was four in favor, none opposed.
The meeting adjourned at 9:30 pm.
Respectfully submitted,Michael F. Garrett, Secretary