TOWN OF CHICHESTER
MINUTES OF MEETING
SEPTEMBER 5, 1996
PRESENT: Chairman Paul Adams, Ron Lesieur, Jeff Andrews, Jeff Jordan, Stephen MacCleery, Stan Brehm, Tracy Scott, Secretary Andrea Deachman
Acting Chairman Ron Lesieur Called the Meeting to order at 7:05pm, Chairman Adams arrived to introduce the Board and state Alternates Tracy Scott and Stan Brehm will be voting members tonight.
Chairman Adams requested the Board to review the Minutes of August 1, 1996.
Motion was made to accept the minutes as corrected.
DISCUSSION: Bruce Luksa
Site Review - Building
Map 9, Lot 19, Swiggey Brook Rd.
Mr. Luksza would like to construct a 100’ X 60’ building on a slab for winter storage of his paving equipment.
The Board explained to Mr. Luksza, because this is a business and he is in the commercial zone, Mr. Luksza needs on site water and septic and a plot plan done by a registered land surveyor.
Mr. Luksza will schedule his preliminary hearing for October 3, 1996.
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DISCUSSION: Russell Nelson
Route 4 Property
Map 3, Lot 17
Mr. Nelson came to the Board because his property has no septic or water, the state took both when they improved the road, and a neighbor is showing concern.
The Board made clear to Mr. Nelson even though the lot is smaller he still needs to have septic.
Mr. Nelson was also concerned about retail selling was he still allowed to rent the store?
The Board felt Mr. Nelson was grandfathered and the building has been retail for 15 to 20 years.
The septic problem was not a planning issue, but a selectmen/health officer issue.
Mr. Nelson thanked the Board for their help.
PRELIMINARY HEARING: Cheryl & Claude Valenze
Lot Line Adjustment
Map 1, Lot 2, 2A & 2B
Mr. Valenze presented the Board with plans on the lot adjustments he intends to make.
The Board suggested that Mr. Valenze work with a registered land surveyor and maybe a soil scientist to help him with the lot line adjustment and soil types. Each lot needs 90% buildable soil.
Also a concern of the Board is the driveway on a class 6 road. After discussion the Board was in agreement the town can not give approval to that driveway and it would need to be moved to an acceptable road.
Public Hearing will be set up if Mr. Valenze contacts Andrea by September 12,1996.
Motion was made to accept the Preliminary Plan.
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DISCUSSION: Jim Towle
Map 3, Lot 5, Towle/Mason Rd.
Mr. Towle would like to subdivide and leave 20 acres as back lands.
The Board read from the zoning which states Mr. Towle would need a 50 foot right of way on the deed.
After some discussion the Board was in agreement that the zoning states on town road not town maintained road. Mr. Towle can have frontage for the second lot on class 6 road.
Mr. Towle will contact Andrea when he would like to proceed.
DISCUSSION: Harold Arey
Map 5, Lot 1, Main Street
Mr. Arey would like to mount the temporary sign and make it permanent.
The Board was in agreement that this is acceptable.
DISCUSSION: Martha Colwell
Chichester Central School
After School Program
Map 5, Lot 82, Main Street
Mrs. Colwell, Principal , Mr. Twomey and Mr. Hall School Board Members were present.
Discussion was because of a form the state sent to be filled out by the Planning Board that the school meets zoning for this program.
It was explained to the Board this is a one year trial, next year it will go out to bid.
Motion was made to sign the state form.
All in favor
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The School Board members asked about an update on Marden Farms the information given was up to 37 homes could be constructed and the Board is unsure of length of time in the building.
The Board will keep the School Board informed of any large projects in the future.
Master plan and CIP needs to be put into force. Committee is working toward March 1997 town meeting.
Motion was made to adjourn.
Meeting adjourned at 9:30pm