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Minutes - October 29, 2018 (Draft, subject to correction)

Board members present: John Holt, Don Bamman, Perry Fowler, Richard McMullen, Chris Tadema-Wielandt, David Legere.


CEO: Rebecca Albright


Members of the Public: Jesse Cameron, Allan Moldawer


Consideration of Minutes: Accepted with minor corrections. Corrected minutes submitted. Minutes from Public Hearing were also accepted.


Public Hearing: Commercial Building Permit Application, Cameron Stone and Landscaping, Map 4 / Lot 41-A. Board found application conditionally accepted at September meeting and scheduled this Public Hearing and a site visit. No members of the public present to comment. Public Hearing closed at 7: 07 pm.


New Business:

            Findings of Fact & Decision, Commercial Building Permit Application, Cameron Stone and Landscaping, Map 4 / Lot 41-A. Cameron provided information requested by the Board when reviewing the application. Board went through the Review Criteria Checklist, a building of fewer than 2000 sq. ft. is treated as a residential building. Holt moved to approve the application. 5 - 0


Ordinance Development:

            Update on SZO revisions - Select Board would not set a time to deal with SZO and Cluster development changes because an updated map was not available for public viewing two weeks before. Holt will be meeting with Gordon Longsworth of the COA GIS Lab to update existing map. When done a public hearing will be set for early 2019.


Selectmen agreed to place the SZO revisions and Cluster Development amendments on the Warrant for the Town Meeting in March.


Chair Holt and CEO Albright raised some concerns about 3 items for the Board to consider in the future. The concerns focused on:


Chair Holt and CEO Albright will prepare language addressing these issues for the Board to consider at its December 3 meeting.


Upcoming Meeting Dates: December 3, January 7, and February 4.


CEO Albright brought up the issue of an inquiry from a property owner about placing blocks in front of her house 80 feet from the shore. Board responded that Lamoine’s ordinance does not permit structures within 100 feet of the shore.


Meeting adjourned at 8:13 pm.