TOWN OF SOUTH HERO
November 19, 2014 Meeting Minutes – Draft
Planning Commission Members Present: George (Terry) Delano, Doug Patterson and Sandy Gregg
Planning Commission Members Absent: Sandra O’Flaherty and David Roy
Staff Present: Mitchel Cypes
Others present: James Bond, Tim Maxham and George Rice after 7:30PM
7:00PM: Call to order for the Planning Commission by Terry Delano.
7:00PM Additions or Deletions to the Agenda, the Planning Commission decided to have the deliberation before reviewing the minutes and to remove discussion on the Town Plan.
7:02PM: MR007-15-01PC, James Bond, Final Subdivision Application to create 1 new lot with remaining land at 7 Martin Road. Terry Delano read the hearing notice. James Bond and Tim Maxham were sworn in by Terry Delano. Commission members were introduced.
Mr. Bond explained his property borders both Martin Road and South Street, that he does not use the area adjacent to South Street and would like to subdivide 1.1 acres off of his 9.5 acre property, which will leave him 8.4 acres of remaining land. Mr. Bond stated that he hired an engineer to survey the property, and design and permit the septic system, which he believes has been approved by the State. The only Staff comment is in regard to a note, which does not have to be on the plan. Mr. Bond stated he is aware that he needs to receive a Town access permit and said he would do so when they apply for a building permit.
Public Comment: Tim Maxham, the Commission and Mr. Bond discussed an existing water line on the South Street right-of-way adjacent to Mr. Bond’s property. Tim Maxham informed the Commission and Mr. Bond that the water line is owned by the residents on Allen Road, who paid for the pipe line from Hochelaga Road to their residences and that water from this water line is not available for other properties.
7:20PM: A motion to accept the application as complete was made by Sandy Gregg, seconded by Doug Patterson and approved unanimously.
7:20PM: A motion to close the hearing for deliberative session was made by Sandy Gregg, seconded by Doug Patterson and approved unanimously.
7:23PM: Public Input, none was requested.
7:24PM: A motion was made to go in to deliberative session inviting Tim Maxham and George Rice by Doug Patterson, seconded by Sandy Gregg and approved unanimously.
9:30PM: The Planning Commission came out of deliberative session.
9:38PM: A motion was made to approve the Minutes with a correction for November 12, 2014 by Doug Patterson, seconded by Sandy Gregg and approved unanimously.
9:40PM: Administrative Officer’s Report included the agenda for the December 3, 2014 meeting, a review and signing of the Mylar for application RT493-14-04PC and a permitting question regarding closing an existing porch that has an existing roof.
9:53PM: A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Sandy Gregg, seconded by Doug Patterson and approved unanimously.
Respectfully submitted by Mitchel Cypes, Administrative Officer.
For Planning Commission