Planninb Board Meeting November 16, 2016

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Planning Board Meeting Minutes
November 16, 2016
Great Cranberry Island Community Center

Attendance:
Branden Stubbs, Chairman, Planning Board
Sally Rowan, Planning Board
William Dowling, Planning Board
Nanette Hadlock, Deputy Clerk’
Ronald Sanborn, Goodwin’s
Colton Sanborn, Goodwin’s
I. Call to Order: 4:30 P.M.
Three members of the Planning Board are present at today’s meeting, which represents a quorum.
II. Review Previous Meeting Minutes: February 06, 2016
Bill Dowling moves to accept the February 06, 2016 Planning Board meeting minutes as written. Sally Rowan seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
III. Review Application
Robert Murch
Tax Map 07, Lot 03
4 Murch Lane
Great Cranberry Island
Low Density Residential District
Replace existing foundation

Two errors are reported on the Town’s checklist for the application regarding existing utilities and existing easements. The CEO will look into needed corrections.
The application is considered complete. This is an after the fact application.
Land Use Ordinance for the Shorelands, Section XII: Land Use Standards
A. Agriculture
Bill Dowling moves that the standard is not applicable to the application. Sally Rowan seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
B. Beach Construction
The applicant has received a DEP permit.
Branden Stubbs moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
C. Campgrounds
Branden Stubbs moves that the standard is not applicable to the application. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
D. Individual Private Campsites
Branden Stubbs moves that the standard is not applicable to the application. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
E. Parking Areas
Branden Stubbs moves that the standard is not applicable to the application. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
F. Clearing or Removal of Vegetation for Activities Other Than Timber Harvesting
Bill Dowling moves that the standard is not applicable to the application. Sally Rowan seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
G. Erosion and Sedimentation Control
Erosion and sedimentation controls are described in attachment #8 of the application. Elevation did not change.
Branden Stubbs moves that the application meets the requirements of erosion and sedimentation control. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
H. Mineral Exploration and Extraction
Branden Stubbs moves that the standard is not applicable to the application. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
I. Piers, Docks, Wharves, Bridges, and Other Structures and Uses Extending Over or Below the Normal High-Water Line of a Water Body or Within a Wetland
Some work was done from the shore; however, approximately ninety-nine percent of the work was able to be done from the top side. Beams and blocking were placed on the ledge for stability.
Branden Stubbs moves that the application meets the requirements. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
J. Roads and Driveways
Branden Stubbs moves that the standard is not applicable to the application. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
K. Signs
Branden Stubbs moves that the standard is not applicable to the application. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
L. Storm Water Runoff
Branden Stubbs moves that the application meets the requirements. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
M. Septic Waste Disposal
Lines were severed and moved out of the way. They were re-
hooked when the project was done; no changes to the plumbing.
Branden Stubbs moves that the application meets the requirements. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
N. Essential Services
Branden Stubbs moves that the standard is not applicable to the application. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
O. Timber Harvesting
Branden Stubbs moves that the standard is not applicable to the application. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
P. Water Quality
Branden Stubbs moves that the application meets the requirements. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
Q. Archeological Sites
Branden Stubbs moves that the application meets the requirements. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
R. Soils,
Branden Stubbs moves that the application meets the requirements. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
Land Use Ordinance for the Shorelands, Section XII, Administration, D, Procedure of Administering Permits, Performance Standards
1. Will maintain safe and healthful conditions
Branden Stubbs moves that the project will maintain safe and healthful conditions. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
2. Will not result in erosion or sedimentation
Branden Stubbs moves that the project will not result in erosion or sedimentation. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
3. Will not result in water pollution
Branden Stubbs moves that the project will not result in water pollution. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
4. Will not have an adverse impact on spawning grounds, fish, aquatic life, bird, or other wildlife habitat
Branden Stubbs moves that the project will not have an adverse impact on spawning grounds, fish, aquatic life, bird or other wildlife habitat. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
5. Will conserve shoreland vegetation
Branden Stubbs moves that the project will conserve shoreland vegetation. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
6. Will conserve visual points of access to waters as viewed from public facilities
Branden Stubbs moves that the project will conserve visual points of access to waters as viewed from public facilities. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
7. Will conserve actual points of public access to waters
Branden Stubbs moves that the project will conserve actual points of public access to waters. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
8. Will protect archaeological and historic resources as designated in the comprehensive plan
Branden Stubbs moves that the project will protect archaeological and historic resources as designated in the comprehensive plan. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
9. Will not adversely affect existing commercial fishing or maritime activities
Branden Stubbs moves that the project will not adversely affect existing commercial fishing or maritime activities. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
10. Will avoid problems associated with floodplain development and use
Branden Stubbs moves that the project will avoid problems associated with floodplain development and use. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
11. Is in conformance with the provisions of Sections IX, X, XI, and XII, Lot and Land Use Standards
Branden Stubbs moves that the project is in conformance with the provisions of Sections IX, X, XI, and XII, Lot and Land Use Standards. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.

Branden Stubbs moves to approve the application. Sally Rowan seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.
Branden Stubbs reports that Mr. Murch has communicated his apologies for the after the fact permitting process.
IV. Other Business
• A new application was received today that will need approval of the Planning Board, (Ward, shoreland stabilization, GCI).
• The CEO reports that the Planning Board did not have to permit the placing of a temporary landing ramp at Sutton Island (Phillips property) as directed in footnote 19, page 15 of the LUZO, “19/ Excluding bridges and other crossings not involving earthwork, in which case no permit is required. “
V. Adjournment: 5:15 P.M.
Branden Stubbs moves to adjourn the meeting. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. All in favor. (3-0) Motion passes.

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