2010-10-28 Planning Board Meeting Minutes



October 28, 2010 (Approved November 18, 2010)


Members Present: Ellen Baum, Paul Beltramini, Billie Oakes, Bradley Meads, Bill Shippen, Brent Zachau and Paul Baines

 Staff Present: Nicole Briand- Town Planner

 Item 1:              Call Regular Planning Board meeting to order at 7:00pm

 Beltramini called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.  Beltramini appointed Baines to be a voting member, then Baum arrived.

 Item 2:              Consideration of September 23, 2010 Meeting Minutes

Beltramini made a motion to approve the minutes as amended.  Shippen seconded the   motion and all voted in favor.

 Item 3:              Other Business

                         Annual Ordinance Review


                        The Board reviewed and discussed the proposed changes. 


                        The Board discussed need to add a variance provision for the upcoming State Building Code.  Briand stated that she would have more information once she receives a copy of the  new building code.  The Board discussed what Committee/Board should be responsible for deciding on granting variances to the code and agreed that a new Board should probably be formed and the members of the new board should be experienced in the various aspects of construction.

The Board agreed that at their next meeting they should vote on the proposed Ordinance changes they have made so far and then discuss subdivision amendments and multi-use properties.

 Item 4:              Next Meetings

 November 18th (instead of November 25th)

December 16th (instead of December 23rd)

 Item 5:              Adjourn Meeting at 8: 55 pm.