***** UNAPPROVED MINUTES *****
PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
The meeting was called to order at and the following members were present:
Gary Girard Andrew Kallfelz
Victor Calabretta Jean MacGregor Brown
Lisa Bryer, AICP Town Planner
Cinthia Reppe Recording Clerk
Daniel Cotta PE American Engineering Inc.
I. Approval of
A motion was made by Andrew Kallfelz and seconded by Victor Calabretta to accept the minutes as written. So unanimously voted. Jean MacGregor Brown Abstains.
1. CRMC Assent Eugene Liberati, 317 Oaklawn Ave, Cranston, RI
02920; to construct a residential boating facility to consist of a 4x118 +/-
fixed timber pier, a ex17 ramp and (8x8.75) 150 sq. ft. float. The pier will extend to 63 ft. beyond (MLW)
requiring a 13 ft length variance. Plat
III. Citizens Non Agenda Item nothing at this time
IV. Reports nothing at this time
1. Town Planners Report
2. Town Committees
3. Sub Committees
V. Old Business
1. Release of Bond
Highland Meadow- major 9 lot subdivision
A motion was made by Commissioner Calabretta and seconded by Commissioner Girard to release the remaining security funds (letter of credit) for improvements at this subdivision subject to:
1. final written certification from the Public Works Director,
2. receipt of current as-built plans, and
3. posting of a $10,000.00 maintenance guarantee for a period of one year.
Gary Girard Aye Andrew Kallfelz Aye
Victor Calabretta Aye Jean MacGregor Brown Aye
Barry Holland Aye
This motion passes by a vote of 5-0
Commissioner Girard made a motion that was seconded by Commissioner Calabretta to take New Business 1 before Parking. So unanimously voted.
2. Downtown Parking Plan Review of Conclusions and Recommendations Final Report continued after New Business
VI. New Business
Engineer Dan Cotta presented the plan to the Planning Commission. The house remaining on the one lot meets the
set back and zoning requirements.
Physical access will be from
Town Planner Lisa Bryer stated that the Historical Society at a previous meeting mentioned having an ordinance that deals with structure demolition and several Commissioners are concerned about the issue of saving historic structures. She inquired whether any Commissioners feel this should be a condition of approval. There was no consensus.
2. Strategic Affordable Housing Plan selection of liaison to AHC
This will be done when the Town Council makes their appointments to the Planning Commission.
1. Downtown Parking Plan Review of Conclusions and Recommendations Final Report
A brief discussion ensued regarding the plan and the commission decided to review and make final comments that will be sent to Town Planner Lisa Bryer by Monday and incorporated into the plan. Commissioner Girard wants this plan finalized at the next meeting.
A motion was made by Commissioner Calabretta and seconded by Commissioner Kallfelz to adjourn the meeting at So unanimously voted.