Planning Board Minutes, January 14, 2014



January 14, 2014


The Planning Board meeting was called to order by Chairman Pro Tem Michael Rossney at 7 pm.  A quorum was established.  Present were Michael Rossney, Secretary Sylvia Wardwell, Nicole Gray, and Alternate Peter Atherton.  Also present were CEO Duane Ford, Selectman Victor Smith, and Assistant to the Selectmen Barbara Grindle.


               The motion was made and seconded to accept the minutes of the last meeting.  Voted 4-0 to accept the minutes as written.


               OLD BUSINESS:  The permit application for Alden Astbury, Map 7, lot 32A, for a 20 x 30 foot garage addition was brought in for approval.  The addition will have a metal roof and a cement pad.  The CEO has reviewed the application and the motion was made and seconded to approve the plan.  Voted 4-0 to approve the permit.  The fee of $50 was paid, as was the $5 building notification fee.


There was continued discussion on a fee schedule for all ordinances.  Grindle will check most recent changes and make up a general permit fee schedule to include fees for all ordinances.


NEW BUSINESS:  There was no new business.


CEO REPORT:   SBA is considering buying the cell tower on Caterpillar Hill from Grain.  They have asked for and received copies of the permit and removal bond.  They must come before the Board before any changes can be made and local emergency services must be allowed on the tower free of charge according to the permits issued to the original application. The emergency services have not yet been able to get the finances to put up their services. 

               Ford has attended classes on stormwater management regulations as part of keeping abreast of state regulations.


               There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:12 pm.


               Barbara Grindle, Assistant to the Selectmen, Town of Sedgwick