April 8, 2014 Planning Board Meeting

April 8, 2014 Planning Board Meeting

Postby Mary Wright » Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:30 pm

PLANNING BOARD MEETING MINUTES
TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014

A meeting of the Planning Board was held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Mr. Chesebrough called the meeting to order at 7:04 PM and announced that the meeting is being recorded and will be available on cable and on the website.

ATTENDANCE
PRESENT: Eben Chesebrough (Vice Chairman), Ken Ballou, Michael Greco, Tracy Sharkey, Robert Werme, Jr., William Cundiff (Town Engineer)
ABSENT: Ernest Marks (Chairman), Michael Zwicker

1. 7:05 PM PUBLIC HEARING: JOEL & SANDRA CONSIDINE (SR-140318), APPLICATION FOR A SCENIC ROAD PERMIT: 20 NORTHWEST MAIN STREET
Mr. Chesebrough opened the public hearing. Joel Considine joined the meeting. He explained that he is building a house at 20 Northwest Main Street. He explained that he would like to shift the driveway to the right (west) against the property line and remove 15’ of the existing stonewall, adjacent to the barway, so he can have a side-load garage. He will have a 25’ break with no stones, but he will fill it in if he has to. The driveway will be 12’ wide. He asked if he could clean up and repair the existing stonewall.
Mr. Steven Dixon, 23 Northwest Main Street, was present at the meeting to express his interest in the project as an abutter.
Mr. Cundiff presented that in 2009, this lot was granted a Scenic Road Permit and Mr. Miller had permission for locating the driveway within the barway and widening it to 14’wide. He included the original permit in the packet. The primary purpose of the State’s Scenic Road by-law is to preserve stonewalls. A discussion was held.
Ms. Sharkey would like to see the barway filled in. The rocks planned to be removed along the western boundary should be used to fill in the stonewall to the east, in a like manner. The board was not opposed to Mr. Considine cleaning up the existing wall.
Ms. Sharkey made a motion to close the public hearing: Application for a Scenic Road permit, Joel & Sandra Considine, 20 Northwest Main Street. Mr. Werme seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.
Ms. Sharkey made a motion to approve the application for a driveway shift, Joel & Sandra Considine, 20 Northwest Main Street with the condition that the stones removed be placed, in a like manner, where the existing driveway opening is. Mr. Greco seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.
Mr. Cundiff stated that the same standard boiler plate conditions. Mr. Chesebrough stated that this is a new permit amending a former permit and applies only to 20 Northwest Main Street, map 198, parcel 71.
Mr. Considine and Mr. Dixon left the meeting.

2. 7:25 PM ANR PLAN: JOEL A. SMITH, 91 MARTIN ROAD
Mr. Mike Yerka joined the meeting to present the plan. Mr. Cundiff stated that Mr. Yerka addressed all comments and the plans look good. Taxes are current. A discussion was held.
Ms. Sharkey made a motion to endorse the ANR Plan, Joel Smith, 91 Martin Road. Mr. Werme seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.
Mr. Yerka left the meeting.

3: 7: 35 PM APPLICATION: ANR PLAN, AMY E. NADEAU & CHRISTINE A. MURELLO (Owners of Parcel “C”), DOUGLAS PROPERTIES, LLC (Owners of Parcels “A” & “B”), SHORE ROAD.
Mr. Chesebrough announced that this application has been withdrawn.
Ms. Sharkey made a motion to accept the withdrawal of the ANR Plan, Shore Road, Amy E. Nadeau, Christine A. Murello and Douglas Properties, LLC to include a fee waiver upon resubmittal. Mr. Greco seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.

DISCUSSION/SIGN:
1. ZBA Application: William Michalson, 20 Linden Street. Mr. Ballou reviewed the application which is asking for variance for the height restriction of 35’ for a ham radio antenna. Mr. Cundiff presented the figures. The nearest property boundary is 201’. The applicant is offering space for a radio repeater for the Douglas Certified Emergency Response Team. A discussion was held.
The Board had no objections to the application for a variance.

OPEN SESSION:
The next meetings will be April 22, 2014 and May 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM. The Annual Town Meeting will be May 5, 2014.
Mr. Cundiff spoke about potential projects.

7:51 PM ADJOURNMENT:
Ms. Sharkey made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:51PM. Mr. Greco seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Wright
Recording Secretary
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