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Minutes of June 2, 2009

Chairman G. Donaldson called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm

Board Members Present: G. Donaldson, J. Gallagher, M. Garrett, M. Havey (7:20 pm), J. Holt, M. Jordan, C. Tadema-Wielandt

Members of the Public in Attendance: S. Anderson , C. Fredette, J. Fowler, P. Fowler, R. Joy, R. King

Minutes, May 5, 2009 C. Tadema-Wielandt moved to amend the minutes by striking the sentence which reads in part: “M. Garrett moved and J. Holt seconded a motion to …” The sentence, under “Old Business”, Verizon Wireless Project” replicates one in the opening paragraph.

CEO Reports. In the absence of the CEO, no questions stemming from these reports were raised.


  1. Gravel Pit Permit Renewal. J. Fowler/G. Jordan Map 7, Lot 16 M. Garrett moved and J. Gallagher seconded a motion to grant the pit renewal permit. The vote was unanimous. NOTE: To allow for fair weather inspection of the pit, the three year span of this permit will be from June 1, 2009 to May 31, 2012.
  2. Gravel Pit Permit Renewal. P. Fowler. Map 7, Lots 13 & 24. On a motion by M. Garrett, seconded by J. Gallagher, the Board unanimously voted to renew the permit.
  3. Gravel Pit Permit Renewal. R. J. King, inc. Map 7, Lot 3-2) . J. Holt moved and M. Garrett seconded a motion to approve the permit upon satisfaction of these two listed conditions:
    1. A written statement of the amount of gravel extracted in 2006, 2007, & 2008
    2. A written statement of water table measurements for the years 2007, 2008 & 2009

The permit will be issued when the Deputy Code Enforcement Officer deems the conditions to have been met. The vote to approve was 5 in favor; none opposed. NOTE: To allow for fair weather inspection of the pit, the three year span of this permit will be from June 1, 2009 to May 31, 1012.

  1. Site Plan Review & Commercial Building Permit applications – Review for Completeness and set date for a Public Hearing. Verizon Wireless Telecommunications Facility. Map 1 Lot 58.

C. Fredette and S . Anderson detailed changes made to meet Board concerns. The changes are:

  1. The course of electric utility was altered.
  2. The parking lot was enlarged to create more parking space
  3. Made evident on the map that the East side of the access road is the shared boundary of the Googins' property.
  4. Added three monitoring wells

Two conditions were attached to application completeness review. They are:

  1. The file needs to contain a letter from SHPO addressing potential (or lack thereof) archeological areas of historical significance on the leased lot.
  2. A letter addressing whether or not the property contains archaeological sites protected by law.

M. Garrett moved and J. Gallagher seconded a motion to find the Commercial Permit application complete with the condition listed above. The vote was unanimous.

M. Garrett moved and J. Holt seconded a motion to find the Site Plan Review application complete with the Conditions listed above. The vote was unanimous...

A public hearing is scheduled for 6:30 pm on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 preceding the Board's monthly meeting.

NOTE: The Board and Verizon jointly request that not just abutters BUT ALL WHO LIVE WITHIN 500 feet of the project be notified of the Public Hearing by S. Marckoon or his designate. Collectively we seek broad public participation. The names of all parties to receive notice are listed in Verizon's Site Plan Review application – Tab 4, Map C2.


Subdivision pre-application. Sarjoy, inc. Map 4 Lot 48. The Board found the pre-application complete (unanimously on a motion by M. Garrett, seconded by J. Gallagher). Among additional information required for the next step is a request for the amount of upland footage (buildable area) for each lot and plans for fire protection water supply.


The Board reaffirmed its decision to hold an ordinance development workshop dealing with (aquifer) water and home occupations. The meeting convenes at 6:00 pm at the Town Hall on Thursday, June 11, 2009. G. Donaldson distributed a summary of our previous work session.

Respectfully submitted,

Michael F. Garrett, Secretary


Thursday, June 11, 2009. Ordinance Workshop. 6:00 pm. Town Hall

Tuesday, July 7, 2009. Public Hearing on the Verizon Telecommunications Facility

Tuesday, July 7, 2009. Monthly meeting. 7:00 pm. Town Hall