Planning Board Minutes 06.12.12
June 14, 2012
TOWN OF BRADFORD
JUNE 12, 2012
Call to Order and Roll Call:
Marcia Keller, Chair called the meeting to order at 7:03pm with Phil LaMoreaux, Vice Chair, John Greenwood, Jim Bibbo, Bill Glennie, Caryl Walker, Alternate and Marge Cilley Secretary. Sonny Harris, Selectmen’s Representative arrived at 7:15pm. Don Jackson and Mark Keith, Alternate were absent.
Review and Consideration of May 8, 2012 minutes:
Motion was made by Phil LaMoreaux, Vice Chair to approve the minutes.
Seconded by John Greenwood.
Phil LaMoreaux advised on page two, first motion should read: to accept not to approve. Also, Mark Keith has agreed to be on the Road Committee.
Motion carried with edits 4-0.
Autumn Rose – Johnson Hill Road- Two Lot Subdivision Public Hearing Continued
Map 2, Lot 61.
Marcia Keller, Chair advised a fax letter was received today requesting a postponement of this subdivision application to the July 10 Planning Board Meeting. They are going before the Zoning Board of Adjustment for a variance before the end of this month. Marcia Keller, Chair advised the Zoning Board of Adjustment cannot deal with the variance until there has been a denial from the Planning Board.
There was a motion on March 12, 2012 to accept the application as complete.
Motion was made by Phil LaMoreaux, Vice Chair that a current up-dated plan is needed and this application for a two lot subdivision will be continued at the June 26, 2012 Planning Board meeting. Seconded by Jim Bibbo, Motion carried 7-0.
A telephone call will be made by Marcia Keller, Chair, followed up by a letter from the secretary.
O E Trucking – 10 Breezy Hill Road – Public Hearing continuation – Boundary Line Adjustment & Site Plan – Map 3, Lot 74A & 74B:
Marcia Keller, Chair advised the Zoning Board of Adjustment last week determined they could not deal with the request for a variance because the set back is set by State law and the town has no jurisdiction to act in that case. Marcia read a note from Jon Warzocha, Horizens Engineering requesting to re- schedule their meeting until the June 26th meeting of the Planning Board. A Site Walk for June 26 was suggested.
Motion was made by Phil LaMoreaux, Vice Chair to continue on the revised plan on July 10th followed by a Site Walk to be scheduled after that and before a decision can be made. John Greenwood seconded. Phil LaMoreaux – yes, John Greenwood – No
Jim Bibbo – No, Sonny Harris– No, Bill Glennie – No, Marcia Keller – Yes.
Motion defeated 4 No, 2 Yes votes.
Marcia Keller, Chair seated Caryl Walker for Don Jackson.
Motion was made by Bill Glennie to continue and review the revised application plans on June 26, 2012, followed by a Site Walk on July 10, 2012. Seconded by Phil LaMoreaux. Motion carried 7-0.
Industrial Communications Tower – Kevin Fadden, Representative – Subdivision Application – Map 6, Lot 103:
Mr. Fadden introduced two other representatives from Industrial Communications and advised a Balloon test was done today.
The Planning Board went over the Application and the check list was gone over.
A map was presented, from Fieldstone Land Consultants, PLLC, Milford, N.H. to the board for their perusal. Discussion ensued.
Motion was made by Phil LaMoreaux to accept the Application as complete with the following conditions to be met.
- Deed Description required of each lot.
- Letter from surveyor when stone bounds have been set for each lot.
Bill Glennie seconded the motion. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion was made by Phil LaMoreaux to issue a NOD that the proposed lot on the Subdivision Application of the Goldberg/Starr property cannot be approved as it does not meet the 250 feet of frontage requirement of the Zoning Ordinance. Seconded by Sonny Harris. Motion carried 7-0.
A Notice of Decision is requested by the Applicant.
It was stated if the Zoning Board of Adjustment Application is turned down, then a Street Plat will be requested by Industrial Communications. The Planning Board agreed that no new application would be required, the application would just be continued.
Geoffrey Hirsch – 9 Old Sutton Road – Site Plan Public Hearing – Bed and Breakfast –Map 2, Lot 113:
Geoffrey and Sarah Hirsch came before the Planning Board with their Application for a Site Plan which was checked by the Planning Board. This includes their Antiques Shop and a one bedroom Bed and Breakfast. Signage was discussed and is already shown on the plans for placement but does need to show on the Site Plan.
Motion was made by Phil LaMoreaux to accept the Site Plan Application for the Bed and Breakfast and Antique Shop for the Geoffrey Hirsch’s on 9 Old Sutton Road. Seconded by Sonny Harris. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion was made by Phil LaMoreaux to approve the requested waiver of Item #12, the Solid Waste Disposal. Seconded by Bill Glennie. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion was made by Phil LaMoreaux to approve the Site Plan for Old World Antiques and the Bed and Breakfast for the Hirsch residence on 9 Old Sutton Road, with the following conditions. Seconded by John Greenwood. Motion carried 7-0.
It was noted that Bill Boards and all signs need to show on the plans.
Six copies of the Sketch showing all signs with dimensions in modified locations.
Valley Excavation – Breezy Hill road – Gravel Pit Application- Public Hearing
Map3, Lot 82:
Nate Kimball came before the Planning Board with his Application for a Gravel Pit permit. Mr. Kimball advised there is no difference from previous plans. He is recycling materials. The check list was gone through by the board. A map of the area done by T F Bernier, Concord, N.H. was perused. The current Map has no surveyor stamp on it, but is the same as previous one.
Motion was made by Phil LaMoreaux to accept the application for Valley Excavation as complete. Seconded by Sonny Harris. Motion carried 7-0.
Crushing does not show on the plan, but is on the application form.
Marcia Keller, Chair asked if there were any questions from the floor, and Bob Stewart, Jr advised he approves.
Motion was made by Phil LaMoreaux to approve the Valley Excavation Gravel Pit Application as being complete. Seconded by Sonny Harris. Motion carried 7-0.
Notice was taken that this permit expires on June 12, 2015.
An Earth Excavation & Reclamation Permit was signed by Marcia Keller, Chair and will be mailed to Mr. Kimball.
Larry McDonald – Saw Mill – Conceptual Consultation – Fortune Road:
Bob Stewart, Jr. Representing:
Bob Steward, Jr. represented Larry McDonald regarding having a portable sawmill at his residence on Fortune Road. One thought was could it be considered part of Agricultural Activity? It has been there since last September and the activity planned is:
- Cut wood to expand the farm.
- Wood from abutters would be brought in and he would saw it for them.
- Cherry picker loads of wood would be cut up and sold.
The planning board concurred that this would be considered a Home Business as a previous situation was determined to be.
A Home Business compliance form will need to be filled out and presented to the board.
Jesse Singh re: previous Dodges Store building on East Main Street, represented by Laura Hallahan – Map 17, Lot 4:
A conceptual map drawn up by Bruss Construction was presented for a Site Plan and Laura Hallahan advised they had met with Matt Monahan previously. This meeting with the Planning Board was to make sure all the required information was there. A Signature Box is needed on the plan was stated as a requirement as well as the Boundary’s should be shown accurately. A check list is also required for a Site Plan Application, and they are requesting to be on the July 10, 2012 agenda.
Bill Glennie gave Marcia Keller the CIP documents that need to be considered and filled out by the planning board which they will do at the next meeting, June 26, 2012.
Chet Mitchell, Solitude Ridge procured a list of Town Roads in Bradford from the State which have some incorrect information on them and needs to be corrected. Some Class VI Roads were listed that are not correct as well as some Class V Roads that are not correct, as well as some private roads. Noted was that the town must notify of road classifications to the state annually.
Bill Glennie advised he may be leaving for an extended period of time soon, and Alternates will be called on.
There being no other business to come before the board, meeting was
Adjourned at 9:43pm.
Marjorie R. Cilley