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Minutes - June 5, 2017


Planning Board Members Present: Holt, Bamman, Fowler, McMullen, Tadema-Wielandt, Legere (alt.), and Gabel-Richards (alt)

Code Enforcement Officer Present: R. Gallegos

Members of the Public: Steve Salsbury, J. Cameron, W. Alley (6:55pm), C. deTuede, K. Rybarz, and M. Jordan (8:17pm)

Members of the Press:  None.

Chair Holt called the scheduled Public Hearing to order at 6:35 PM

Public Hearing on Commercial Building Permit Application – Wayne Alley,

Map 7 Lot 4-1  Chair Holt inquired as to what material would be used to construct the building. Perry Fowler replied that it will be a metal building, much like the existing building. There being no further questions, the Public Hearing was closed at 6:37 PM.

Chair Holt then called the regular monthly Planning Board meeting to order at 6:38PM.

1.       Consideration of Minutes of the April 3, 2017 meeting, upon MOTION by Holt (Bamman), the minutes were APPROVED 5-0.

Consideration of Minutes of the May 1, 2017 meeting, were postponed to the July 10 meeting


 2. Code Enforcement Officer’s Report ~

    a. Permits Issued (8+4) ~ Report accepted. Note that one of the Permits issued was for the W. Alley commercial building on lot 4-1 on Map 7 which the Planning Board has not yet approved.

      b. Enforcement Issues (5) ~ Report accepted.

3. Conservation Commission ~ No report.

4.  Old Business ~

a. Gravel Permit Application by HORPLand, LLC (Map 7, lots 13 and 24) Butler    Pit. Completeness Review~ P. Fowler recused himself, and D. Legere was appointed to act on this Application. After clarification that the white .45 acre area shown on the Southerly boundary on the Plan, abutting the MacQuinn property, is a part of the currently permitted area, and agreement by the Applicant to furnish additional information for items in Section 7C;1-e, 2-b and c; 3-b and g; and 9, the Board VOTED (5-0) to find the Application Complete. A site visit and public hearing will be scheduled to coincide with those on the abutting MacQuinn (Beal) pit.

b. Commercial Building Permit Application – Wayne Alley, Map 7 Lot 4-1. The Applicant previously delivered a letter to the Board, stating the purpose of the proposed building, as requested at the prior meeting. The Board then reviewed the Application in accordance with the applicable criteria , and, having found all criteria to have been met, and a Site Visit having been done by Holt and Bamman, the Board VOTED (5-0) to approve and issue the Permit.

c.  Gravel Permit Application by Harold MacQuinn (Map7, lot 9) Beal Pit~ The Application had been found complete at the May meeting, and further consideration deferred until the adjoining Butler Pit Application was filed and found to be complete, Site walks were scheduled for June 15 at 6:00 pm, for both the Beal and Butler Pits. Public hearings for both were scheduled for July 10 at 6:30 pm.

d. Gravel Permit Application ~ Doug Gott & Sons,  Inc. (Map 1, lot 67-1) Alexander Pit, (Map 4, lots 11 and 16) Davis Pit, and (Map 1, lot 70) Deerworldz Pit. The Board had previously found the Application incomplete. The Board went over the list, and found that all missing items had been provided, and therefore, the Application is Complete. However, a question raised about the lack of the required setback between the Alexander pit boundary, and the abutting lot 58 on Map 1 owned by the Town, was answered by a letter from Gott’s Attorney E. Bearor. Gott’s Agent declined to change the plan. The Board found the Application Complete, and scheduled site walks for June 15, immediately following those at the Beal/Butler Pits. Public Hearings were scheduled for July 10 at 6:30 pm.

5. New Business ~ Gravel Permit Application Cameron Stone and Landscape, LLC   Map 4, lot 41-A. Completeness Review. After discussion, and a review of the Application, it was MOVED Tadema-Wielandt (Holt), and the Board found this Application COMPLETE with Conditions (5-0). Approval conditioned upon receipt, from the Applicant, of all missing information, within two weeks. The Board then scheduled a site visit for 5:00 PM. on Tuesday, June 13, and a Public Hearing for 6:30 PM on Monday, July 10.

6.  Review of 5/21/17 Permit Conditions Tracking Report~See appended report.

7. Ordinance Development ~ Shoreland Zoning Ordinance (SZO)-M. Jordan

     Residence may not be built in the Shoreland Zone, even though an accessory building may be. The Flood Plain is in the Resource Protection District (RPD). Since a residence can not be built in a RPD, can one be built in a Flood Plain? He will bring notes to the July meeting.

8. Future Regular Meetings ~ July 10, 2017 (election of officers), August 7, 2017, and September 11, 2017.

         Future Special Meetings ~

 Adjourned at 8:42 PM.

 Respectfully Submitted,

 C. D. Tadema-Wielandt, Secretary