Planning Board Meeting, June 12, 2007

Planning Board  June 12, 2007


            Members present:  Chairman Palmer Little, Victor Smith, David Webb, Sylvia Wardwell, John Allen.  Others present:  CEO Duane Ford, Selectmen Nelson Grindal, Tom O’Connor, Bill Jagger, Peter  Beaven, Christopher Raphael, Sam woodward, Peter Atherton, Ellen Best, Howard Chittenden, Eric Allen from the Appeals Board and Jonathan Thomas from the Weekly Packet.

            Peter Beaven wished to know the process for him to install an internet tower, or possibly only a pole with an antenna on it, on the Ridge for his wireless internet company.  Little suggested that he send registered letters to the abutters, and return with a copy of the letter and the registered receipts.  If necessary the CEO could investigate and hold a hearing.

            Map 6, Lot 3.  Howard Chittenden and Ellen Best presented notices and receipts of letters sent.  There were no objections to his 2 lot subdivision.  The permit was unanimously approved, signed and the maps were signed.

            Map 2, Lot 13.  Sam Woodward asked the Board to reconsider their previous decision on the property of Sophia and Thomas Land. The CEO has looked over the property and the Board will review the application.

            Map 2, Lot 2.  Eric Allen, Chairman of the Appeals Board presented the decision of the Appeals Board to the Planning Board in the Larson application.  The Appeals Board recommended that the Planning Board approve and sign the application.  The Planning Board has 10 days in which to petition the Selectmen for reconsideration of the application and 45 days before they have to sign the application.  John Allen made a motion to reconsider and vote on the application, Victor Smith seconded the motion.  The vote was 2 for and 3 against approving the application.  Chairman Little will petition the Selectmen Thursday at the Selectmen’s meeting. 

            John Allen made a motion to adjourn the meeting and it was seconded by David Webb.

                                    Barbara M. Grindle, Assistant to the Selectmen