September 22, 2015 - Planning Board Meeting

September 22, 2015 - Planning Board Meeting

Postby Mary Wright » Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:58 pm

PLANNING BOARD MEETING MINUTES
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2015

A meeting of the Planning Board was held on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. Mr. Chesebrough called the meeting to order at 7:00 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., Michael Zwicker, William Cundiff (Town Engineer)
ABSENT: Ernest Marks (Chairman-Excused)

7:00 PM JOHN D. HILL (AA150812): Application for an Accessory Apartment Special Permit, 106 Walnut Street
Mr. Chesebrough opened the public hearing. Stephen Dix of 335 Main Street joined the meeting on behalf of the applicant. He explained that the 484 sq. ft. accessory apartment addition will consist of a bedroom, bathroom, living and kitchen area. The design that shows four bedrooms will be changed to make two larger bedrooms and a craft room. That plan meets title 5 requirements. The taxes are current.
Mr. Cundiff stated that the plans substantially meet the requirements as spelled out in the bylaw. He drafted a decision, which includes the recent additions to the requirements. He added the Fire Chief’s comment about wired smoke detectors. The applicant will have to file with the Conservation Commission.
Mr. Zwicker made a motion to close the public hearing, John D. Hill (AA150812), Application for an Accessory Apartment Special Permit, 106 Walnut Street. Ms. Sharkey seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.
Ms. Sharkey made a motion to approve John D. Hill (AA150812), Accessory Apartment Special Permit, 106 Walnut Street. Mr. Werme seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.

DISCUSSION:
1. Stone Gate Estates: Tripartite Agreements. Mr. Cundiff stated that he and the developer have an agreement in concept, however Town Counsel has an issue with the bank allowing access to the property. The other three Forms of Surety for the project do not have the same requirement. He presented a copy of the email chain. A discussion was held. Mr. Cundiff is comfortable with the surety amount for this section of road.
Mr. Cundiff will put this item on the next agenda for resolution.
2. Summerlyn Estates: Schedule & Surety. Mr. Cundiff presented a copy of a letter he drafted to the developer of the project. He is asking that the developer provide a final definitive schedule as to when the road completion will occur. Three of the four lots are built upon. The Board reviewed photos that Mr. Cundiff presented.
3. Deer Crossing (Woodland Road): Schedule & Surety. Mr. Cundiff has not prepared a letter for Deer Crossing. He has reached out to the developer to schedule a meeting before he drafts a letter.
4. ZBA Application: Lee Jundanian, Maple Street (Variance). Ms. Sharkey stated that the applicant wants to build a single-family home on a reduced frontage lot; however a portion of that lot is industrial. They are requesting a variance from 4.3.2. A discussion was held. The Board had no objection to the application.
5. ZBA Application: Louis Tusino, 16 Cottage Colony (Special Permit). Mr. Greco stated that the applicant is proposing to demolish the existing duplex cottage and put up a single-family home on the same footprint. A discussion was held. The Board had no objection to the application.
6. Minutes: September 8, 2015
Mr. Zwicker made a motion to approve the September 8, 2015 Planning Board meeting minutes as amended. Mr. Werme seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.

7:40 PM ADJOURNMENT:
Mr. Zwicker made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:40 PM. Ms. Sharkey seconded the motion. Vote: Unanimous.

Respectfully submitted,


Mary Wright
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