***** UNAPPROVED MINUTES *****

PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
April 18, 2001
7:30 PM
Jamestown Town Hall

The meeting was called to order at 7:35 p.m. and the following members
were present:

Betty Hubbard       Gary Girard
Victor Calabretta      Laura Aibel
Mary Brennan        Rob Lambert
Dennis Webster

Also present:

Lisa Bryer, AICP, Town Planner
Cinthia Reppe - Recording Secretary
Dick Allphin
Karl Klocker - Engineer - McQuades
Maurice Browning - McQuades
James Thompson
Paul Sollitto, Attorney

I.  Reading and Approval of Minutes from April 4, 2001

A motion was made by Commissioner Girard and seconded by Commissioner
Calabretta to accept the minutes with the following change: page 5, 5th
paragraph, first sentence Community Plan change I add in that regard.
     All in Favor. 1 Abstain- Dennis Webster

II.  Correspondence

1.  CRMC - FYI April 2001 Calendar - Received

2.  RI. DEM - Insignificant Alteration - Town of Jamestown - Public Works
Director Steve Goslee - Received

3.  Jamestown Zoning Board of Review - Zoning Application Ocean State
Scuba - Received

III.  Citizen's Non Agenda Item

Dick Allphin asked the Planning Commission if they felt that this meeting
should continue considering the amount of people that had shown up for
this meeting would put us over the amount of people that are allowed in
the Town Hall.

IV.  Reports

a.  Town Planner's Submitted Report  

b.  Town Committees - Commissioner Webster would like to give his report
on Harbor Management at the end of the meeting tonight.

c.  Sub Committees

V.   Old Business

1.  McQuades Market - proposed change to approved development plan -
continued

A motion was made by Commissioner Girard and seconded by Commissioner
Webster to approve an up to 6 foot addition to the parking lot and change
the level plant area to 6 feet and plant the slope with spreading shrub to
be approved by the Planning Commission.  So voted:

Betty Hubbard - Aye    Gary Girard - Aye
Victor Calabretta - Aye   Laura Aibel - Aye
Mary Brennan - Aye     Rob Lambert - Nay
Dennis Webster - Aye
Motion passes by a vote of 6-1

The board suggested that since there were so many  people in attendance
that the meeting should be continued until May 2, 2001.
      All the board members were in favor of this.
      At the suggestion of the Town Planner, Lisa Bryer, the board
directed her to prepare 2 motions for the May 2nd meeting on the Bayview
Restaurant issue.
      A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard and seconded by
Commissioner Girard to continue the remainder of the issues on this agenda
until the May 2nd, 2001 meeting.  So voted:

Betty Hubbard - Aye    Gary Girard - Aye
Victor Calabretta - Aye   Laura Aibel - Aye
Mary Brennan - Aye     Rob Lambert - Aye
Dennis Webster - Aye
Motion passes by a vote of 7-0

Commissioner Calabretta suggested that a letter be sent to the Town
Council regarding meeting space problems in the future.
      All Planning Commissioners were in favor of this.
      Commissioner Calabretta will draft a letter.

2.  James Thompson - proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment - Re: Bayview
Restaurant - request to change to residential condominium - continued

3.  Comprehensive Community Plan -Review of  Maps, and the following
elements, Natural and Cultural Resources, Open Space and Recreation,
Economic Development, Housing, & Public Services and Facilities - Approval
of Final Drafts

VI.  New Business
 
               
A motion was made by Commissioner Aibel and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to adjourn the meeting at 8:45 p.m.  All in Favor.

Attest: 

Cinthia Reppe