5/14/2008 - Meeting Minutes

5/14/2008 - Meeting Minutes

Postby Maria Lajoie » Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:24 pm

The meeting of the Planning Board was called to order on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 7:00 pm.

ATTENDANCE
Present: Richard Vanden Berg, Linda Brown, Roy Swenson, Ernest Marks, Eben Chesebrough, Mark Mungeam, Stephen Zisk (Planning/Conservation Agent).
Absent: David St. George, William Cundiff (Town Engineer).

7:00 PM PLANNING BOAD BUSINESS
Discussion held regarding Planning Board Reorganization. Mr. Marks made a motion to nominate Mr. Vanden Berg to continue as Chairman of the Planning Board. Motion seconded by Mr. Chesebrough. Vote unanimous. Mr. Swenson made a motion to nominate Mr. Marks as Vice Chairman. Motion seconded by Mr. Chesebrough. Vote unanimous.
Discussion held regarding the CMRPC Representative. Mr. Marks made a motion to nominate Ms. Brown as the CMRPC Representative. Motion seconded by Mr. Chesebrough. Vote unanimous.

7:04 PM LETTER FROM MR. & MRS. ROBINSON, 95 EAGLE DRIVE
Mr. and Mrs. Robinson from 95 Eagle Drive were present. Mr. Vanden Berg noted a letter from them indicating they would like to remodel their basement. In addition is a letter from the Association indicating their approval. Mr. Vanden Berg noted the building inspector is questioning whether a public hearing is needed. Mr. Zisk noted that they are not expanding the foot print. Mr. Chesebrough made a motion to instruct the building inspector that if there are no further issues, the Planning Board has no issues with this and recommends approval to grant the permit. Mr. Marks seconded the motion. Vote unanimous.

7:07 PM ANR PLAN: LAWRENCE BOMBARA/BIRCH STREET
The ANR Plan for Birch Street was reviewed. Mr. Chesebrough made a motion to endorse the ANR Plan as submitted for Christopher Perry and Robin Kelly and Lawrence Bombara for 22 Birch Street. Ms. Brown seconded the motion. Vote unanimous.

7:15 PM SIGNATURES
Planning Board Members signed Worcester Registry of Deeds/Recording of Plans as well as vouchers.

7:16 PM DISCUSSION OF ROAD ACCEPTANCE
Some discussion held regarding subdivisions and the processes of approval. Mr. Zisk suggested that there be some type of format for the wording of easements and the procedures to be followed for house lots. Mr. Chesebrough suggested a packet be given at the time of approval with check lists and format suggestions. Mr. Zisk will put something together. Mr. Swenson suggested this also be addressed in the Rules and Regulations.


7:30 PM DISCUSSION: DIVIDING PROPERTY – 50 RIEDELL ROAD
Ms. Carol Field was present to discuss the dividing of 50 Riedell Road. Discussion held regarding the division of property. Mr. Zisk explained that in order to create a lot there must be frontage on an existing way or create frontage by creating a subdivision. Years ago they created one lot paper streets where frontage comes from. Ms. Field is wondering if there is a means to extend the paper street to get another lot without creating a subdivision. It was indicated that the actual approved and recorded plan would have to be reviewed. It was indicated that it could be found through the registry of deeds.

7:40 PM ZBA APPLICATIONS
Mr. Swenson reviewed a ZBA application submitted by Paul Chasen and James Gearhut for a variance for lot 5 Wildflower Drive. They are seeking a variance for a two car garage would be 14 feet from the lot line. The Planning Board has no objection.
Ms. Brown reviewed a ZBA from Outlaw II LLC for a special permit to raze a pre-existing non conforming structure and construct a new single family dwelling on 34 Peter’s Cove Road. The Planning Board has no objection.
A request for an accessory apartment 3 year extension was reviewed. Mr. Swenson made a motion to extend for three years the special permit for accessory apartment of Daryl Hiltz for 78 Pine Street. Motion seconded by Mr. Chesebrough. Vote unanimous.

7: 54 PM MEETING MINUTES
The minutes of the April 22, 2008 Planning Board Meeting were reviewed. Mr. Chesebrough made a motion to accept the April 22, 2008 as presented. Motion seconded by Mr. Swenson. Vote: 5 – yes, 1 – abstained. Motion carried.

7:55 PM OTHER BUSINESS
Mr. Vanden Burg distributed some flyers on various upcoming meetings/conferences. He also distributed a notice regarding a new keyless entry system for the Town Hall.
Mr. Chesebrough will be sending to Mr. Zisk a copy of the handbook.

8:00 PM ADJOURNMENT
Mr. Marks made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Motion seconded by Mr. Swenson. Vote unanimous. Meeting adjourned at 8:00 PM.

Respectfully submitted,



Lisa Lannon
Recording Secretary
Maria Lajoie
Maria Lajoie
Moderator
Moderator
 
Posts: 1467
Joined: Thu May 26, 2005 11:09 am
Location: Community Development Department

Return to 2008 Planning Board Meetings

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron