Planning Board Meeting Minutes July 25, 2013

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Planning Board Meeting
July 25, 2013
Great Cranberry Island Community Center

Attendance:
Steve Philbrook, Chairman, Planning Board
William Dowling, Planning Board
Chris Johnston, Planning Board
Sally Rowan, Planning Board
Samuel Hyler, Planning Board
Richard Beal
Will Boddy
Bob Murch
Ronald Sanborn
Tom Benson
Reggie Sanborn
I. Call to Order: 4:16 P.M. by Chairman Steve Philbrook.
II. Review / Approval July 08, 2013 Planning Board Meeting Minutes
• Correction: Section III, Review Application, sentence to read:
The closest property line is over 100 feet away from the proposed construction.
• Correction: Section IV, Review Application, sentence to read:
The shop and garage area is in the AO flood zone which rules that the structure must be 24 inches higher than the highest point.
Bill Dowling moves to approve the July 08, 2013 Planning Board meeting minutes with amendments. Sam Hyler seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
III. Review Application
Robert Murch
Tax Map 07, Lot 03
Great Cranberry Island
Resource Protection District
Replace overhead lines with underground utility lines
(1360 LF)
IV. Review Application
Rodman Ward, JR
Tax Map 12, Lot 01
844 Cranberry Road
Great Cranberry Island
Resource Protection District
Replace existing overhead lines with underground utility lines
(1360 LF)

Both applications being reviewed today deal with the same things, replacing overhead utility lines with under ground utility lines. The nature of the
projects is identical. Article 6, section A, subsection 4. According to the TCI Floodplain Management Ordinance, Article 6, section A, subsection 4: “All development shall use electrical, heating, ventilation, plumbing, and air conditioning equipment, and other service facilities that are designed and/or located so as to prevent water from entering or accumulating within the components during flooding conditions.”
Tom Benson, representative for both the Murch and Ward families, reports that just over 2000 feet of new underground is proposed. The reason there are two separate applications for the project is that it is taking place on two separate properties. The plans are the same, the agents and contractors are the same for the project taking place on both pieces of property. The Planning Board will take up both parcels in one vote for Land Use Standards and Performance Standards.
Section XII: Land Use Standards, Land Use Ordinance for the Shorelands of the Town of Cranberry Isles
A. Agriculture
Sam Hyler moves that the standard is not applicable to the project. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
B. Beach Construction
Sam Hyler moves that the standard is not applicable to the project. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
C. Campgrounds
Sam Hyler moves that the standard is not applicable to the project. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
D. Individual Private Campsites
Sam Hyler moves that the standard is not applicable to the project. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
E. Parking Areas
Sam Hyler moves that the standard is not applicable to the project. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
F. Clearing or Removal of Vegetation for Activities Other Than Timber Harvesting
Sam Hyler moves that the standard is not applicable to the project. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
G. Erosion and Sedimentation Control
Erosion control measures will include silt fencing on both sides, hay bales and fencing. Back flow preventers will be used with a manhole above the high.
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
H. Mineral Exploration and Extraction
Sam Hyler moves that the standard is not applicable to the project. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) 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
Sam Hyler moves that the standard is not applicable to the project. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
J. Road and Driveways
Sam Hyler moves that the standard is not applicable to the project. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
K. Signs
Sam Hyler moves that the standard is not applicable to the project. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
L. Storm Water Runoff
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
M. Septic Waste Disposal
Sam Hyler moves that the standard is not applicable to the project. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
N. Essential Services
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
O. Timber Harvesting
Sam Hyler moves that the standard is not applicable to the project. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
P. Water Quality
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
Q. Archeological Sites
Sam Hyler moves that the standard is not applicable to the project. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
R. Soils
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.

Section XIII, Administration, Permit Application, Performance Standards, Land Use Ordinance for the Shorelands of the Town of Cranberry Isles

1. Will maintain safe and healthful conditions
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
2. Will not result in erosion or sedimentation
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
3. Will not result in water pollution
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
4. Will not have an adverse impact on spawning grounds, fish, aquatic life, bird, or other wildlife habitat
There is a Department of Environmental Protection and Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife ok for the project.
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
5. Will conserve shoreland vegetation
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
6. Will conserve visual points of access to waters as viewed from public facilities
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
7. Will conserve actual points of public access to waters
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
8. Will protect archaeological and historic resources as designated in the comprehensive plan
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
9. Will not adversely affect existing commercial fishing or maritime activities
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
10. Will avoid problems associated with floodplain development and use
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
11. Is in conformance with the provisions of Section IX, X XI, and XII, Lot and Land Use Standards
Sam Hyler moves that the application meets the standard. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.

Sam Hyler moves that these two applications are approved, Robert Murch, tax Map 07, Lot 03 and Rodman Ward, JR, tax map 12, lot 01, for the burying of underground utility lines, with a condition of the issuance of a flood plain certificate issued by CEO Kim Keene. Bill Dowling seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.

V. Review Application
Guillemot Vonnegott, LLC
Tax Map 31, Lot 02
26 South
Sutton Island
Low Density Residential and Resource Protection Districts
Enlargement to previously approved (Planning Board) addition with a screened porch, (July 08, 2013 Planning Board meeting).
Agent: Jeff Porter
This application is an amendment to a previously approved enlargement to an addition with a screened in porch. The amendment is a four feet addition to the previously approved addition.
The Code Enforcement Officer has left it up to the Planning Board Chairman.
Sally Rowan moves that this amendment meets all of the requirements of the land use standards. Chris Johnston seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.
VI. Other Business
None at this time.
VII. Adjournment: 4:55 P.M.
Sam Hyler moves to adjourn the meeting. Sally Rowan seconds the motion. (5-0) Motion passes.

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