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Planning Board Minutes 04/07/2011
Chichester Planning Board
Minutes of Meeting
April 7, 2011

Members Present:  Chairman Thomas Jameson, Vice-Chairman Richard Moore, Ex-Officio Jeffrey Jordan, Stan Brehm, Thomas Houle, Kevin Mara, Allen Mayville, Richard Arell and Jamie A Pike, Secretary.

Chairman Jameson called the meeting to order at 6:30pm.

The minutes of March 9, 2011 were reviewed.  A minor grammatical correction was made.  Being no further discussion, a motion was made by Dr. Mara and seconded by Mr. Jameson to approve the minutes as corrected.  Motion passes.

Reconsideration of Decision
Bethal Builders, (AKA: Signs for Jesus): Site Review, Map 4 Lot 168, located at 136 Dover Road

Mr. Arell recused himself for the purposes of this reconsideration as he was not present during the previous meeting regarding this application. Pursuant to RSA 673:111, Chairman Jameson appointed Mr. Houle as a voting member for the purpose of this reconsideration in the place of Mr. Arell.

The Board briefly discussed the merits of the application and the dimensions of the proposed sign and potential conditions of approval.

Being no further discussion, a motion was made by Mr. Jameson and seconded by Mr. Jordan to conditionally approve the application as previously submitted with final approval upon the submission of an approved sign permit and driveway permit, both issued by the State of New Hampshire.  Motion passes 5:2.

Conceptual Discussion
Great Meadow Campground, Map 4 Lot 156, located at 78 Dover Road
Mr. Clint Crumb was present to speak on the merits of the proposal.

Mr. Crumb explained to the Board the he is the new owner of the property and has been completing recent improvements to the site.  Currently he is proposing the demolition of an existing wooden storage building located on the eastern boundary of the property and replacing it with a new prefabricated metal storage building on the western portion of the property.  Foundation requirements have not been discussed with the Building Inspector yet, but Mr. Crumb is proposing a crushed gravel pad or concrete footings and a crushed gravel pad.  The proposed structure will be 40 X 30 feet, and located in excess of 200 ft of the nearest boundary and 175 feet from the nearest leach field.  The only utilities supplied to the building will be electricity.

Reviewing the documents provided to the Board it was determined that pursuant to Article II, Section 2.04 E, III (1), that the proposed structure does not provide a substantial impact upon the site and Site Review will not be required for the proposal.

Development of Regional Impact Review
Continental Paving, Inc, Map 256 Lot 22, 22-1 & 22-3 located on Dutcher Road, Pembroke

The Board briefly reviewed the aspects of the project.  Mr. Pike informed the Board of citizen comments he has taken during the preceding month.    The primary concerns regarding this project are noise, odor, air and ground water pollution.  A letter will be forward to the Pembroke Planning Board expressing these concerns and a copy of Chichester’s Noise Abatement Ordinance will also be forwarded as it addresses noise levels in residential areas created by construction vehicles.

Election of Officers
A motion was made by Mr. Moore and seconded by Mr. Brehm to elect Dr. Mara as Chairman for the ensuing year.  Motion passes.

A motion was made by Mr. Moore and seconded by Dr. Mara to elect Mr. Jameson as Vice-Chairman for the ensuing year.  Motion passes.

Other Business.

Three recommendations for membership will be forward to the Board of Selection for reappointment:

        Stan Brehm for 3 years
        Tom Jameson  for 3 years
        Richard Moore for 1 year

It was also noted that two alternate positions remain vacant.  Mr. Alan Williams has previously expressed interest and will be contacted to meet with the Board of Selectmen.

Being no further business, a motion was made by Mr. Mayville and seconded by Mr. Jameson to adjourn the meeting at 7:30pm.  Motion passes.

Respectfully Submitted,



Jamie A Pike

Approved as written.

Kevin J Mara, DVM


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