February 1, 2017 ZBA meeting

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February 1, 2017 ZBA meeting

Postby Mary Wright » Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:49 am

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING MINUTES
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017

A meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) was held on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Mr. Heney called the meeting to order at 7:01 PM in the Community Meeting Room.

ATTENDANCE:
PRESENT: Daniel Heney (Chairman), Pamela Holmes (Vice Chairman), Leonard Demers, Sean Holland, Michael Fitzpatrick, Louis Tusino (Alternate), Maria Lajoie (Administrative Secretary)
ABSENT: John Bombara (Excused)

Mr. Heney stated that the Worcester Telegram & Gazette failed to advertise the hearings on today’s agenda.

7:02 PM ZBA CASE #2017-01: PUBLIC HEARING: JOHN PETRAGLIA, 74 Wallis Street.
Mr. Holland made a motion to open the public hearing, ZBA Case #2017-01 John Petraglia, 74 Wallis Street. Ms. Holmes seconded the motion. Vote: All-Aye.
Mr. Holland made a motion to continue the public hearing, ZBA Case #2017-01 John Petraglia, 74 Wallis Street to March 1, 2017 at 7:00 PM. Ms. Holmes seconded the motion. Vote: All-Aye.

7:15 PM ZBA CASE #2017-02: PUBLIC HEARING: MAIN STREET AUTO & TOWING, INC., 120 Gilboa Street.
Mr. Holland made a motion to open the public hearing, ZBA Case #2017-02 Main Street Auto & Towing, Inc., 120 Gilboa Street. Mr. Demers seconded the motion. Vote: All-Aye.
Mr. Holland made a motion to continue the public hearing, ZBA Case #2017-02 Main Street Auto & Towing, Inc., 120 Gilboa Street to March 1, 2017 at 7:15 PM. Mr. Demers seconded the motion. Vote: All-Aye.

7:30 PM ZBA CASE #2015-02: PUBLIC HEARING: ALFRED BENESCH & CO., 74 Main Street.
Mr. Demers made a motion to open the public hearing, ZBA Case #2015-02 Alfred Benesch & Co., 74 Main Street. Mr. Holland seconded the motion. Vote: All-Aye.
Mr. Holland made a motion to continue the public hearing, ZBA Case #2015-02 Alfred Benesch & Co., 74 Main Street to March 1, 2017 at 7:30 PM. Mr. Demers seconded the motion. Vote: All-Aye.

DISCUSSION:
1. Fiscal Year 2018 Budget. A discussion was held including advertising money and fees. Ms. Lajoie will gather information for the next meeting from neighboring towns regarding their fees.
Mr. Holland made a motion to approve the Fiscal Year 2018 ZBA Budget of $3,460 as presented. Mr. Demers seconded the motion. Vote: Aye-5, Ms. Holmes abstained.
2. 2016 Annual Report. Mr. Holland made a motion to enter the proposed description in the Town of Douglas 2016 Annual Report. Mr. Demers seconded the motion. Vote: All-Aye.
3. MINUTES: December 7, 2016 and December 7, 2016 Executive Session.
Approval of the December 7, 2016 regular and Executive Session ZBA meeting minutes was deferred to the next meeting.

OTHER BUSINESS:
A discussion was held about the library parking lot and the new stop sign on West Street.

7:31 PM ADJOURNMENT:
Mr. Holland made a motion to adjourn the ZBA Open Session meeting at 7:31 PM. Mr. Demers seconded the motion. Vote: All-Aye.

7:32 PM EXECUTIVE SESSION: LITIGATION:
Ms. Holmes made a motion at 7:32 PM to go into executive session for the purpose of discussing litigation. Mr. Holland seconded the motion. Roll Call Vote: Daniel Heney – Aye, Pamela Holmes – Aye, Leonard Demers - Aye, Sean Holland - Aye, Michael Fitzpatrick – Aye, Louis Tusino – Aye.

Respectfully submitted,


Mary Wright
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