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Lamoine Planning Board

Minutes of November 6, 2014

Planning Board Members  Present: Holt, Donaldson, Tadema-Wielandt, Fowler, Legere (alternate), McMullen (alternate)

Code Enforcement Officer Present: M. Jordan

Members of the Public  C. DeTuede, B. Gillett, V. Sprague, T. Benincasa, K. Curtis, B. Jones

Members of the Press  - None          

  1.  Chair Holt called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.

  2. Consideration of Minutes

    1. Fowler (Tadema-Wielandt) moved to accept the minutes of the October 7  meeting as written.  Vote: Approved 5-0.

  3.  Code Enforcement Officer’s Report

    1. Permits Issued   report accepted

    2. Enforcement Actions – report accepted

  4.  Conservation Commission – No report

  5. Old Business

    1. Updated monitoring well information (MacQuinn, Goodwin) No information submitted.  S. Salsbury indicated at the October meeting that data would be submitted by the December meeting.

  6. New Business

    1. Notification of a complaint lodged by Friends of Lamoine regarding the extraction of over 500 cubic yards of sand and gravel without a Gravel Extraction Permit on property owned by Doug Gott & Sons, Inc. (Map 3 Lots 6 and 8).  The complaint is being investigated by the Code Enforcement Officer.  The Board held a brief discussion about the fact that this matter had been discussed but left unresolved during the Site Plan Review permitting process for the industrial structure on the property.  Holt will acknowledge to the Friends of Lamoine receipt of a copy of the complaint.

  7.  Other Public Matters – None

  8.  Ordinance Matters

    1.  Building and Land Use Ordinance: request by the CEO to amend Section 1 Scope and Section 10(B) by inserting the word “consecutive” between the words “30” and “days”.  (see draft)  The Board authorized Chair Holt to seek formal direction from the Select Board in this matter prior to calling a Public Hearing on it.

    2.  Lawsuit Status (MacQuinn) – No information provided. 

    3. Gravel Ordinance - The Board reviewed draft revisions from its October 21, 2014 workshop.  Pursuant to Select Board Chair McFarland’s request to assist in “streamlining” the application procedure, the Board reviewed and further revised the October workshop draft.  (see attached 11-6-14 draft)   Holt suggested that this draft be shared with Gary McFarland to keep him informed.  Donaldson will do so.

  9.  Next Meetings:

    1. December 2, 2014

    2. January 6, 2015

    3. February 3, 2015

  10. Adjourned at 8:27 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Gordon Donaldson, Secretary