July 14, 2015 Planning Board Meeting

July 14, 2015 Planning Board Meeting

Postby Mary Wright » Sat Aug 15, 2015 12:25 pm

PLANNING BOARD MEETING MINUTES
TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2015

A meeting of the Planning Board was held on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Mr. Marks called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM and announced that the meeting is being recorded and will be available on cable and on the website.

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

7:05 PM PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED: NEW ENGLAND REALTY VENTURES, LLC (AQ 141222): Application for a Water Resource Protection Overlay District (WRPOD) aka Aquifer Protection Special Permit, and
PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED: NEW ENGLAND REALTY VENTURES, LLC (SPR 141222): Application for Site Plan Review, 74 Main Street
Mr. Marks stated that the applicant has requested a continuance. Mr. Cundiff stated that he spoke with Russell Cyr and told him that it would make sense to withdraw the applications and refile when the issues have been resolved in court. The Board was in agreement to waive the reapplication fee for a substantially equivalent submittal. Mr. Cundiff will forward the message to Mr. Cyr.
Ms. Sharkey made a motion to continue the public hearings for AQ 141222 and SPR 141222, New England Realty Ventures, LLC, Applications for an Aquifer Protection Special Permit and for Site Plan Review, 74 Main Street to August 11, 2015 at 7:00 PM. Mr. Werme seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.

7:07 PM ANR PLAN: DEBORAH N. & BARRY P. BERTHIAUME, 163 West Street
Byron Andrews of Andrews Survey and Engineering joined the meeting to present the plan. The applicants are seeking to divide their property into two lots. Mr. Andrews added Note #8 at Mr. Cundiff’s recommendation stating that the building predates current zoning bylaws. Mr. Cundiff stated that the plan meets all regulations and requirements.
The Board had no objection to the plan.
Ms. Sharkey made a motion to endorse the ANR plan for 163 West Street, Deborah N. and Barry P. Berthiaume. Mr. Ballou seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.

7:14 PM ANR PLAN: GREGORY BEAUCHAMP, 105 & 113 Northwest Main Street
Mr. Beauchamp joined the meeting to present the plan prepared by Land Planning, Inc. of Grafton. He is redrawing the line between the two properties to give his house area more room and to meet the minimum zoning requirement of 200 feet of frontage and 2 acre zoning. A discussion was held.
Ms. Sharkey made a motion to endorse the ANR plan for 105 Northwest Main Street and 113 Northwest Main Street. Mr. Greco seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.

DISCUSSION:
1. Accessory Apartment Special Permit (Extension): Cliff Van Reed, 124 Martin Road. The Board reviewed the Special Permit.
Mr. Werme made a motion to approve the Accessory Apartment Special Permit Extension for Cliff Van Reed, 124 Martin Road. Ms. Sharkey seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.
2. Accessory Apartment Special Permit (Extension): Suzanne Mahoney, 161 Walnut Street. The Board reviewed the Special Permit.
Mr. Werme made a motion to approve the Accessory Apartment Special Permit Extension for Suzanne Mahoney, 161 Walnut Street. Ms. Sharkey seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.
3. Accessory Apartment Special Permit (Extension): Kelly Graveson, 141 Northwest Main Street. The Board reviewed the Special Permit.
Mr. Werme made a motion to approve the Accessory Apartment Special Permit Extension for Kelly Graveson, 141 Northwest Main Street. Mr. Greco seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.
4. Accessory Apartment Special Permit (Extension): Tracy J. Durand, 137 Martin Road. The Board reviewed the Special Permit.
Mr. Werme made a motion to approve the Accessory Apartment Special Permit Extension for Tracy J. Durand, 137 Martin Road. Mr. Zwicker seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.
5. Stone Gate Estates: Tripartite Agreements. Mr. Cundiff did not have the documents for review. This discussion will be held at the next meeting. There was no discussion.
6. Release & Donation Agreement: David & Susan L’Heureux (Kingwood Estates): Mr. Cundiff stated that every three years, the Town extends an agreement they have with the developer of Kingwood Estates to use the surety money for regular annual roadway maintenance. The Board of Selectmen (BOS) has signed the agreement.
7. Voucher: CMRPC FY16 Invoice: The Planning Board signed the invoice.
8. Street Sweeping: Summerlyn Estates & Deer Crossing: Mr. Cundiff stated that he has been after the two developers to sweep their streets. Wildflower Drive has been swept in Summerlyn Estates, however Woodland Road in Deer Crossing has not been swept. Mr. Marks stated that Wildflower Drive was swept today. Mr. Cundiff will verify and make it clear to the developers that they need to establish definitive completion schedules for completion of the projects. The Planning Board will need to hold them to their schedules. The sureties may not be sufficient. It would be difficult to revisit the amounts in the sureties. A discussion was held.
9. Minutes: May 26, 2015 and June 23, 2015
Mr. Greco made a motion to approve the May 26, 2015 Planning Board meeting minutes as amended. Mr. Werme seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.
Mr. Greco made a motion to approve the June 23, 2015 Planning Board meeting minutes as amended. Ms. Sharkey seconded the motion. Vote: Aye-5, Mr. Zwicker abstained.
10. ZBA Application: Kenneth Candito, 128 Northwest Main Street (Special Permit): Ms. Sharkey stated that is an existing non-conforming house on an existing non-conforming lot. There is no frontage on Northwest Main. The applicant is not creating more non-conformity. Ms. Sharkey has visited the site as a member of the Conservation Commission. The Board did not object to the request for a Special Permit.

OPEN SESSION:
Mr. Cundiff stated that Evergreen Estates is moving along rapidly. All the trees are cleared from the site. They will start the cut for the road.
Mr. Cundiff stated that he visited the Pyne excavation site on Monroe and Northeast Main a couple of days ago. He had some concerns regarding the erosion. He will look at the plans.

7:48 PM ADJOURNMENT:
Ms. Sharkey made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:48 PM. Mr. Greco seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.

Respectfully submitted,


Mary Wright
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