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Lamoine Planning Board Minutes
March 4, 2008
Board Members Present: S. Branch, G. Donaldson, M. Garrett, M. Jordan
Members of the Public in Attendance: D. Grasso, J. Karst, L. Karst, S. Marckoon, L. Robertson, C. Tadema-Wielandt, L. Tadema-Wielandt
Public Hearing: Chairman S. Branch called the public hearing to order at 6:35 pm. M. Garrett summarized proposed changes to the Shoreland Zoning Ordinance to be presented at Town Meeting on April 2, 2008. Following acceptance of changes to this Ordinance at Town Meeting in March, 2007, the State Department of Environmental Protection reviewed the Ordinance as required by law. The review resulted in their proposing changes to make the Ordinance consist with State requirements. The Town has little choice but to incorporate these changes no later than July 1, 2009.
Copies of the changes are available at Town Hall and on the Town Web Site.
M. Garrett moved and M. Jordan seconded a motion to close the hearing at 6:50pm.
MARCH 4TH MEETING AGENDA
Chairman S. Branch called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.
Minutes: The minutes of the Board's February 5, 2008 meeting were presented. Two amendments were offered.
CEO Reports: The reports were accepted and placed on file.
L. Tadema-Wielandt explained three active Conservation Commission initiatives.
Subdivision Application – Completeness Review. S. & R. Joy. Map 4, Lot 55-1. With no one present to advance material for review, this item was passed over.
Commercial Building Permit Application – J. & L. Karst. Map 4, Lot 7. Following a discussion of the review criteria, M. Garrett moved and G. Donaldson seconded a motion to find the application complete with two conditions. The vote was unanimous.
The conditions are:
The applicants are to submit a plan showing how traffic will be routed during hours of operation.
The application fee needs be paid.
A Public Hearing is scheduled for 6:30 pm on Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at Town Hall.
None was presented on the agenda.
D. Grasso presented the Board with this question:
“Does the public have a ‘right' to attend a Planning Board site visit and walk the land with an applicant and the Board?” S. Marckoon will seek an answer from the Maine Municipal Association.
The meeting adjourned at 7:50 pm.
Tuesday, March 18, 2008. Ordinance Workshop. 6:30 pm. Lamoine School
Wednesday, April 2, 2008. Town Meeting. (Presentation of Shoreland Zoning Ordinance Amendments) 6:00 pm. Lamoine School
Tuesday, April 8, 2008. April meeting. Public hearing at 6:30 pm; meeting at 7:00 pm.