Minutes of the Lamoine Planning Board

December 4, 2001

Chairman Coleman called the meeting to order at 7:00pm.

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

Deputy CEO: John Larson

Members of the Public in Attendance:  B. Boland, A. Davis, T. Gott, J. Holt, C. Johnson, S. Joy, C. Korty, S. Salsbury, M. Woodward, J. Wuorinen

Minutes – The minutes of November 13, 2001 were amended to reflect the John Goodwin lot labeled Map 1, Lot 71 should read: “Map 1, Lot 75”. The vote to accept was unanimous.

Code Enforcement Officer’s Report: The report was accepted as submitted and placed on file.

Public Hearing – Site Plan Review Application. C. Johnson. Map 3, Lot 25-1. Mr. Johnson testified about changes made to the plan subsequent to a site visit by members of the Planning Board. Abutter John Holt introduced documented evidence creating uncertainty about the precise boundary line from which the applicant’s set back is measured.

No other parties spoke at the hearing. The hearing was closed.

          

The application was then considered. M.A Orzel moved and D. Smallidge seconded a motion to table the application until C. Johnson provides the Board absolute certainty regarding the disputed boundary and the set back affected by it. The motion carried unanimously.

Subdivision Pre Application. S. Joy/B.Weilburg. Map 4, Lot 46. Upon motion made by  D. Smallidge, seconded by M.A.Orzel, the subdivision pre application was accepted as complete pending satisfaction of these listed conditions.

1.      A statement concerning adequate fire protection must be secured and filed.

2.      The Luck family needs to be added as an abutter.

This matter is scheduled for a public hearing at the January 8th meeting of the Board.

Site Plan Review pre Application T. Gott/W.Neleski, Map 1, Lot 70, Map 4, Lot 11, Map 4, Lot 16, Map 1, Lot 67.  D. Smallidge moved, M.A. Orzel seconded and all voted to approve the Site Plan pre application pending addition of these conditions.

1.      Lots falling within the Aquifer Overlay Zone will be identified and recorded.

2.      A fueling pad will be surfaced with concrete.

Gravel Extraction Permit, T.Gott/W.Neleski, Map 1, Lot 70. A motion to accept as complete with listed conditions this gravel extraction permit was unanimously approved following a motion by M.A. Orzel, seconded by D. Smallidge.

1.      With notification to the owner or designee, the CEO alone or with one or more members of the Planning Board may visit the site upon request.

2.      From the date of final restoration approval, the owner guarantees at least 85% of  the restored vegetation will be alive and well after two years, failing which additional  restoration will be performed.

3.      Monitoring wells will be checked in April and November of each year. 

This being application for a new gravel pit, a public hearing is scheduled for January 8, 2002.

Gravel Extraction Renewal Permit. A Davis, Map 4, Lot 41. The permit was approved by a unanimous vote of the Board with these conditions.

1.      With notification to the owner or designee, the CEO alone or with one or more members of the Planning Board may visit the site upon request.

2.      From the date of final restoration approval, the owner guarantees at least 85% of the restored vegetation will be alive and well after two years, failing which additional restoration will be performed.

3.      Monitoring wells will be checked in April and November of each year.

Building and Land Use Ordinance Informational Meetings. Two informational meetings to receive comments from the public about proposed revisions to the Building and Land Use Ordinance will be held, one on January 7, 2002; the other on January 15, 2002.

Hancock Planning Commission Membership request. In a vote to join the Hancock Planning Commission, three members of the Board voted in the affirmative, one in the negative and one. abstained. The motion carried.

Planning Board Proposed Budget, 2001-2002. The Board voted to request that the Selectmen add $825 dollars to the Planning Board budget, that figure representing the cost of membership in the Hancock Planning Commission.

The Board also voted (strongly) to recommend that the Selectmen commit a portion (to be determined) of revenues generated by Site Plan Reviews for the express purposes of:

1.      The vegetated restoration of moribund gravel pits.

2.      Well water testing to establish base line data for analysis and long term planning.

Subdivision Pre Application. M. Woodward, Map 8, Lot 2.

M. Woodward made a preliminary presentation upon which action was neither requested nor taken. There will be a site tour at 8:00am, Saturday, December 8, 2002. Members are to meet at the site.

Adjournment. The meeting adjourned at 10:03pm.

                                                                        Respectfully submitted,

                                                                        Michael F. Garrett, Secretary.

Meetings of Note:

            Saturday, December 8, 2001            Site Visit, Map 8, Lot 2.  8:00am. Meet at the Site.

           

Monday, January 7, 2002            Building & Land Use Ordinance informational hearing. 7:00pm. Town Hall (?)

Tuesday, January 8, 2002                Monthly Planning Board meeting.

Tuesday, January 15, 2002            Building & Land Use Ordinance informational hearing. 7:00pm. Town Hall (?)