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Planning Board Minutes 08/01/2013
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ANTRIM PLANNING BOARD MEETING MINUTES
August 1, 2013
Public Hearing
DAVIS SUBDIVISION

Members & Staff Present:             Diane Chauncey (Secretary)         Chris Condon (Member)
Jesse Lazar (Chair)                  Steve MacDonald (Member)           Carol Ogilvie (Consultant Planner)                           Martha Pinello (Member)         Charles Levesque (Vice-Chair)   Sarah VanderWende (Member)   John Robertson (Ex-officio)        
                                
Public Attendees:
Dennis McKenney Lindsey Arceci    Tom Davis   Joyce Davis    Andrew Robblee   Greg Perry

7:00 PM Public Meeting:

Thomas & Joyce Davis by and through their agent, Dennis McKenney for a Subdivision of property located on Keene Road (Route 9) (Tax Map 212, Lot 23), Antrim, NH 03440 in the Highway Business District

The Secretary read the Public Hearing Notice and reported that all abutters had been sent certified letter, and all receipts had been returned.

The Chair explained the Public Hearing process. The board reviewed each item on the checklist. Questions were asked for the following criteria:
        #9.  Shoreland Protection – is the parcel situated in the 250’ Shoreland Protection area
                The closest boundary to the North Branch River is not within the 250’.
        #16. Wetlands delineation – the parcel is not within the 100-year flood elevation
        #42. Driveway Permit #04-017-0016

Vice-Chair Levesque moved to accept the application. Ms. Pinello seconded. By a roll call vote, the application was unanimously accepted.

Public Hearing:

Mr. McKenney presented the proposal. He stated that the subdivision met or exceeded the criteria of the Zoning Ordinance. He had a color coded plan which depicted the 5.1 acre lot and the 9.8 acre lot.

There were no questions from the Board.

Chair Lazar asked for questions or comments from abutters either in favor or opposed to the proposal.

Mr. Perry asked what the applicant will be doing with the property.

Mr. Davis said that the smaller parcel would be for a residential single family home.
Mr. Perry asked about the larger parcel.

Mr. Davis responded that he had not contemplated its use.

Mr. Davis asked status of an original approval for the same parcel.

Vice-Chair Levesque stated the prior approval could not be discussed at this Subdivision Public Hearing, because it had nothing to do with the current application before the Board.

Deliberation:

After a short discussion, Vice-chair Levesque moved to approve the application of Thomas & Joyce Davis by and through their agent, Dennis McKenney for a Minor Subdivision of property located on Keene Road (Route 9) (Tax Map 212, Lot 23), Antrim, NH 03440 in the Highway Business District.

The following conditions apply to this approval:
Planning Board requirements, commitments and agreements made by the applicant and/or his agent as recorded in the meeting minutes dated August 1, 2013 as they pertain to this application are a conditional part of this approval.
The applicant is to obtain a building permit for any construction or alteration and adhere to all building, health and fire codes.

Mr. MacDonald seconded the motion.

Roll Call Vote:


Name
Accept
Deny
CONDON
x
LAZAR
x
LEVESQUE
x
MACDONALD
x
PINELLO
x
VANDERWENDE
x
ROBERTSON
x
MCEWEN (if appointed)

The motion passed. The subdivision proposal was granted. A Notice of Decision will be signed by the Chair. The Chair and owners will be notified when the plans are ready to be signed.

Mr.  McKenney stated that the plan would be dated August 1, 2013 and that on Note #9, he would include the file numbers of earlier Planning Board approvals.

Public Meeting

SR Jones Excavation Site Consult
Mr. Jones and Ms. Stalbird presented their information for the August 29, 2013 Public Hearing for an Excavation Operation and Site Plan Review.

Mr. Levesque recused himself.

The Board discussed the procedure, application, checklist, and documentation necessary for the Excavation Regulations in preparation for their Public Hearing on August 29, 2013.

Review Ogilvie Checklists

Excavation Checklist

Ms. VanderWende moved to adopt the checklist, as amended. Mr. Condon seconded the motion. On a roll call vote, the checklist was unanimously accepted. The motion passed.

Preliminary Review

Vice-Chair Levesque moved to adopt the checklist. Mr.  Robertson seconded the motion. On a roll call vote, the checklist was unanimously accepted. The motion passed.

There was a short discussion concerning a letter from the Conservation Commission which discussed the Natural Resources Benefit Program. By consensus, the Board determined that Chair Lazar should contact the Conservation Commission by letter.

Minor or Major site Plan Review

Vice-Chair Levesque moved to adopt the checklist.  Mr. MacDonald seconded the motion. On a roll call vote, the checklist unanimously accepted. The motion passed.

Subdivision, Lot line adjustment, technical subdivision or condominium conversion

Vice-Chair Levesque moved to adopt the checklist.  Mr. MacDonald seconded the motion. On a roll call vote, the motion unanimously adopted. The motion passed.

Approve July 18, 2013 minutes
Ms. VanderWende moved to accept the minutes; seconded by Mr. MacDonald. The minutes were approved as amended. Mr. Levesque abstained.

Correspondence:

  • Francestown ZBA – Notice of Hearing for a variance to permit lighting which does not meet the performance standards of the Francestown ZBA – FYI
The board discussed whether or not the Francestown ZBA had properly notified abutting regional impact towns. Mr. Levesque said that he would write a letter to Francestown ZBA, expressing the Antrim Planning Board’s concern.  By consensus, the Board decided to send the letter as certified mail.
  • DES – Notice of Acceptance of Permit application for Knapton Circle, Map 206 Lot 45 - FYI
  • Federal Energy regulatory Commission – Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc. Project #6597-013-NH – Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment  & Request for Comments in response to Section 10(j) of the Federal Power Act (FPA)- FYI
  • SWRPC monthly Newsletter – FYI
  • New OEP website – URL remains the same (www.nh.gov/oep) but bookmarks to various pages may no longer work
  • Survey of Map 214 Lot 75 by Donald R Mellen surveyor, LLC – the plan is provided to the Planning Board in compliance with NH RSA 676:18, paragraph IV
  • Silas Little payment; Antrim Planning Board Legal Fund Account closed

Other business:

At 8:15 pm, Mr. MacDonald moved to adjourn; Ms. VanderWende seconded. By a unanimous vote, the Board moved to adjourn.

Respectfully submitted, Diane Chauncey, Secretary of the Planning Board 



 
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