MINUTES OF THE LAMOINE PLANNING BOARD

March 4, 2002

Draft Copy – Subject to Change

Chairman Doug Coleman called the  meeting to order at 7:02pm

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

Deputy CEO: John Larson

Members of the Public in Attendance: L. Ahlblad, H. Ashmore, D. Barbieri, E. Bearor, W. Bentivoglio,

B. Boland, S. Branch, E. Champeon, B. Coleman, D. Crane, G. Crawford, M. Davis (Merrill), M. Davis (Mildred),M. Havey, P. Jordan, S. Joy P. Macquinn, R. Macquinn, A. McCullough, L Pankalski, G. Payson, S. Salsbury, G. Simon, I. Simon, J. Toothaker, M. Woodward, S. Workman,J. Wuorinen,S. Wourinen.

Minutes – Minutes of the February 13, 2002 meeting were accepted as written.

Code Enforcement Officer’s Report – Accepted and place on file.

OLD BUSINESS

Saltwater Farm Subdivision – Map 4, Lot 46. A corrected plan was submitted by S. Joy. By a vote of    

            4 – 1, the subdivision was approved.

Public Hearing & Action – Old School House Subdivision, Map 8, portion of Lot 2. An abutter raised an issue about the width of the subdivision road. The ordinance requires “two 9-foot traffic lanes and two eight foot parking and delivery lanes”. For previous subdivisions, the Board has waived some portion of the two eight foot parking and delivery lanes.

            A question also was raised about whether the western boundary of the property is firmly established in law. In the action phase of this agenda item, the Board voted (on motion made by M. Garrett, seconded by J. Bragdon) 3-2 to accept the subdivision with a lesser road width. Recorded on the mylar copy of the plan is a condition that no construction may commence until the western boundary is clearly established.

Public Hearing and Action – Site Plan Review and Gravel Extraction Permit Requests by H. MacQuinn, Inc. Map20, Lot 12; Map 9, Lot 13. Public testimony was heard. Following the close of the public hearing, M. Garrett moved and P. Fowler seconded that the Site Review Permit be granted. The vote was unanimous. M. Garrett moved and P. Fowler seconded a motion to grant the Gravel Extraction Permit. That vote, too, was unanimous.

Public Hearing and Action – Site Plan Review and Gravel Extraction Permit Requests by P. Jordan. Map 4, Lot 8). Following closure of the public hearing, M. Garrett moved and P. Fowler seconded a motion to grant a Site Review permit. The vote was 4 – 1. Some Board discussion ensued regarding the placement of a fueling pad. M. Garrett moved and P. Fowler seconded a motion to grant a Gravel Extraction permit with one agreed upon condition attached. The motion carried The listed condition is:

            A refueling pad will be removed to the Northwest corner of the project.

The motion carried 4 – 1.

            Business for the evening being concluded, we set the next Planning Board meeting for April 2, 2002 and adjourned at 9:07.

                                                                        Respectfully submitted,

                                                                        Michael F. Garrett, Secretary