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

PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
June 20, 2001
7:30 PM
 Jamestown Library

The meeting was called to order at 7:34 p.m. and the following members
were present:
Betty Hubbard       Mary Brennan
Rob Lambert         Dennis Webster
Michael Schnack

Also present:
Lisa Bryer, AICP, Town Planner
Cinthia Reppe - Recording Clerk
Steve Goslee - Jamestown Public Works
Michaela Kennedy

Commissioner Barker arrives at 7:36 p.m.

I.  Reading and Approval of Minutes from June20, 2001
A motion was made by Commissioner Schnack and seconded by Commissioner
Webster to accept the minutes with the following amendments:
Page 2, V. Old Business 1. MCF Communications, second paragraph delete it
is no longer a requirement  add the line on existing plan is adequate.,
after decided.
Page 4, V. Old Business 1. Manning Major Subdivision (should be # 2) -
first paragraph & sentence add after monitored GZA should determine the
appropriate time of year for the field study.
Add after Desktop Studies - 2. Add - Levels of groundwater for ISDS,
surrounding house wells need to be monitored.
Bottom of page 4 V.OLD BUSINESS 2. Should be # 3.
So voted:
Betty Hubbard - Aye    Mary Brennan - Aye
Rob Lambert - Abstain     Dennis Webster - Aye
Sue Barker - Aye       Michael Schnack - Aye
           Motion passes by a vote of 5-1 Abstension
II.  Correspondence

1.  CRMC - Corrected Notice of Public Hearing- Town of Jamestown 44
Southwest Ave, Jamestown, RI 02835; construct a riprap revetment (250
linear feet +/-)  vegetative slope stabilization and grading.
      Also construct 2 access stairways and regrade the parking lot.
      The project is a Special Exception pursuant to RICRMP Section
300.2.C.3.  Location of the project is Bay View Dr., Jamestown, Plat 7,
Lot 1. Received

2.  DEM - Insignificant Alteration - Permit - Approximately 40 feet east
of North Main Road, west of North Reservoir (Jamestown Reservoir),
approximately 1000 and 1900 feet north of intersection of North Main Rd &
Cemetery Access Road, opposite Utility Pole Nos.
     97-99 and 105, Assessor's Plat 4, Lot 6, Jamestown, RI. Received

3.  FYI - Memo from Town Council Re: Zoning Ordinance Section 308 and
Enactment of a High Water Table Ordinance. Received

A motion was made by Commissioner Webster and seconded by Commissioner
Barker to put Zoning Ordinance Section 308 on the agenda as soon as the
Town Planner has more information.  All in Favor.

Commissioner Girard arrives at 7:42 p.m.

III.  Citizen's Non Agenda Item

IV.  Reports
a.  Town Planner's Submitted Report  
b.  Town Committees 
c.  Sub Committees

Commissioner Hubbard asked the Commission if they would agree to take New
Business 1. Before Old Business.  All agreed.

VI.  New Business

1. Town of Jamestown - water supply utility building - Development Plan
Review 
Steve Goslee, Director of Public Works for the Town of Jamestown presented
the board with the plans for a water supply utility building and answered
questions from the board members.
      A motion was made by Commissioner Webster and seconded by
Commissioner Girard to advise the Zoning Enforcement Officer that the
plans meet the requirements of Article 8 in the Zoning Ordinance.
      So voted:

Betty Hubbard - Aye    Gary Girard - Aye
Mary Brennan - Aye     Rob Lambert - Aye
Dennis Webster - Aye      Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Schnack - Aye
              Motion passes by a vote of 7-0

V.  Old Business

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

Commissioner Schnack made a motion that was seconded by Commissioner
Girard to accept the Natural and Cultural Resources element of the
Comprehensive Community Plan as written.

So voted:
Betty Hubbard - Aye    Gary Girard - Aye
Mary Brennan - Aye     Rob Lambert - Aye
Dennis Webster - Aye      Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Schnack - Aye
              Motion passes by a vote of 7-0

A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard and seconded by Commissioner
Webster to accept the Cultural and Historical element of the Comprehensive
Community Plan as amended.  So voted:

Betty Hubbard - Aye    Gary Girard - Aye
Mary Brennan - Aye     Rob Lambert - Aye
Dennis Webster - Aye      Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Schnack - Aye
                 Motion passes by a vote of 7-0

A motion was made by Commissioner Schnack and seconded by Commissioner
Barker to accept the Open Space, Agriculture and Recreation element of the
Comprehensive Community Plan as amended.  So voted:

Betty Hubbard - Aye    Gary Girard - Aye
Mary Brennan - Aye     Rob Lambert - Aye
Dennis Webster - Aye      Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Schnack - Aye
                 Motion passes by a vote of 7-0

A motion was made by Commissioner Schnack and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to accept the Economic element of the Comprehensive Community Plan
as amended.  So voted.

Betty Hubbard - Aye    Gary Girard - Aye
Mary Brennan - Aye     Rob Lambert - Aye
Dennis Webster - Aye      Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Schnack - Aye
                 Motion passes by a vote of 7-0

A motion was made by Commissioner Lambert and seconded by Commissioner
Schnack to accept the Housing element of the Comprehensive Community Plan
as amended.  So voted.

Betty Hubbard - Nay    Gary Girard - Aye
Mary Brennan - Aye     Rob Lambert - Aye
Dennis Webster - Nay      Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Schnack - Aye
                 Motion passes by a vote of 5-2

VI.  New Business

2. Election of Officers 
 
A motion was made by Commissioner Schnack and seconded by Commissioner
Brennan to nominate Commissioner Lambert for the position of Planning
Commission Chairperson.
      A motion was made by Commissioner Webster and seconded by
Commissioner Girard to re-elect Commissioner Hubbard as the Planning
Commission Chairperson.  The vote was recorded as follows:

Betty Hubbard - Betty Hubbard      Gary Girard - Betty Hubbard
Mary Brennan - Rob Lambert      Rob Lambert - Rob Lambert
Dennis Webster - Betty Hubbard  Sue Barker - Rob Lambert
Michael Schnack - Rob Lambert
 
Commissioner Lambert was elected to the position of Planning Commission
Chair.

A motion was made by Commissioner Schanck and seconded by Commissioner
Brennan to re-elect Commissioner Girard as vice-chair.  So voted: 

Betty Hubbard - Aye    Gary Girard - Aye
Mary Brennan - Aye     Rob Lambert - Aye
Dennis Webster - Aye      Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Schnack - Aye
                 Motion passes by a vote of 7-0

A motion was made by Commissioner Schnack and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to re-elect Commissioner Brennan as secretary. So voted:  
   
Betty Hubbard - Aye    Gary Girard - Aye
Mary Brennan - Aye     Rob Lambert - Aye
Dennis Webster - Aye      Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Schnack - Aye
                 Motion passes by a vote of 7-0

A motion was made by Commissioner Schnack and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to adjourn the meeting at 10:16 p.m.  All in Favor.
       

Attest:

Cinthia L. Reppe