November 12, 2002


Chairman P. Fowler called the meeting to order at 7:07pm

Board Members Present: J. Bragdon, D. Coleman, P. Fowler, M. Garrett, M.A. Orzel, D. Smallidge

Code Enforcement Officer – J. Holdsworth

Members of the Public in Attendance: J. Bennett, T. Bunker, G. Ford, P. Frederick, T. Gott, R. Houston,

       G. Hunt, J. Jerabek, C. Korty, S. Leonard-Johnson, E. McMillen, B. Mills, Alfred Pettegrow,

       Anthony Pettegrow, J. Pettegrow, M. Pettegrow

Minutes – Minutes of the October 8, 2002 meeting were accepted as written.

Code Enforcement Officer’s Reports - The reports were accepted and placed on file.

Conservation Commission -  C. Korty, representing the Commission, stated there is no report for

       this month.


1.       Shoreland Zoning (Parking Lot) Permit – Anthony and Josette Pettegrow, Map 8, Lot 12-2. Following a lengthy discussion, a motion to accept the permit application as complete was made by D. Smallidge and seconded by M. Garrett. The affirmative vote was unanimous.

       Following another lengthy discussion about the merits of the permit, M. Garrett moved and D. Smallidge

       seconded a motion to grant the permit with one specific condition and two ‘informal agreements’ made

       with the Pettegrows.

                   The condition: A formal restoration plan will be presented to the Board within a month. The

                               areas to be vegetated are those designated on a map labeled “Plan of Proposed

                               Restored Areas” drawn by S. Salisbury and submitted to the Board at this meeting.

                   Informal agreements made with the Pettegrows. The Pettegrows will:

a)       attempt to regulate the hours of truck refrigeration to minimize the sound impact

       on neighbors.

b)       plant trees as sound barriers wherever such trees might effectively muffle sound.

       The vote to grant the permit was: 3 in favor; 1 opposed (D. Coleman), 1 abstain (P. Fowler).

2.    Driveway in Shoreland Zone Permit – T. Morrison   Map 8, Lot 5. There being no one to represent

                   the request, no action was taken.

3.    Subdivision Application – J. A. Davis   Map 4, Lot 41. There being neither an application available nor

                   any one to represent the applicant, no action was taken.

New Business

1.    SSWD in Shoreland Zone – Steve & Pat Leonard-Johnson   Map 1, Lot 6. Upon motion of D.

                   Coleman, seconded by D. Smallidge and assurance from J. Holdsworth the system meets

                   requirements, a unanimous vote to grant the permit was recorded.

2.       Extension of Building & SZO Permit – Merrill Bunker  Map 1, Lot 21. M.A. Orzel moved and

                   D. Coleman seconded a motion to grant a permit extension. The vote was unanimous.

3.       Gravel Pit Renewal – G. Jordan/J. Fowler  Map 7, Lot 16. There being no application to consider and

                   no one to present testimony, no action was taken.

4.       Status of Appeal -  Carleton Johnson. No person was present to speak to the issue. The Board,

                   consequently, took no action

Budget – 2003/04

       The Board will not, as was done last year, seek membership in the Hancock County Planning Commission. That upon a motion made by D. Smallidge and seconded by J. Bragdon. The vote was

four in the affirmative (i.e. not to join); one (MA Orzel) in the negative.

       The Board believes it can operate effectively within the fifteen hundred dollars proposed in the 2003-04 budget.

Pending Activities

ORDINANCE WORKSHOP – The Board will meet at 7:00pm on Tuesday, November 19, 2002 at the Town

       Hall to consider proposed changes to the Building and Land Use Ordinance

NEXT MEETING – The December meeting of the Planning Board will be at 7:00pm on Tuesday, December          3rd.

       The meeting adjourned at 9:27pm.

Approved December 3, 2002