PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
  May 1, 1996
  7:30 PM 
  Jamestown Town Hall

Meeting was called to order at 7:33pm.
Role was called:
Michael Smith - present
David Butterfield - present
Mary Brennan - present
Betty Hubbard - present
Lisa Wray Bryer - present
Arthur Milot - present
Richard Waters - present
Thomas Foley - present
Anthony Travisono - present

I.  READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM THE MEETING OF APRIL 3, 1996.
Motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard and seconded by Commissioner
Travisono to approve the minutes of the April 3, 1996 meeting.
      So voted:  9-0
Michael Smith - approve
David Butterfield - approve
Lisa Wray Bryer - approve
Betty Hubbard - approve
Mary Brennan - approve
Arthur Milot - approve
Richard Waters - approve
Thomas Foley - approve
Anthony Travisono - approve

The following were also present:
Mark Browning, Town Planner
Michelle Botelho, Secretary
Dick Alphin, citizen
Elaine Hunt, citizen
Russell Clarke, citizen
Lisa Ditamore, citizen

II.  CORRESPONDENCE
1.  CRMC ASSENT MODIFICATION to Spencer W. Potter, 191 Narragansett
Avenue, Jamestown, RI  02835  RE:  revised location and dimensions of
assented dwelling and garage.
      Location of project Westwood Road, Jamestown.
      Received and Acknowledged
2.  CRMC NOTICE to Robert & Mariam Atamian, 1111 North Main Road,
Jamestown, RI  02835  RE:  to construct and maintain a residential
recreational boating facility.
      The terminus of the fixed pier, ramp, float, and associated pilings
is 50 feet beyond mean low water.  Received and Acknowledged
3.  Notice of Public Hearing from State Planning Council RE:  April 8,
1996 at 7:30 p.m.  Received and Acknowledged
4.  Copy of Correspondence to Planning Commission from Town Council RE: 
Request to Appoint member to Golf Course Study Committee.
      Received and Acknowledged
5.  Copy of Correspondence to Zoning Board from William Bucklin.  Received
and Acknowledged
6.  Copy of Correspondence to Town Council from Zoning Board  RE: 
Approval of underground storage tank.  Received and Acknowledged
7.  Copy of Correspondence to Planning Commission from URI Cooperative
Extension   RE:  Call for Nominations.  Received and Acknowledged
8.  Copy of Correspondence to Planning Commission from John Murphy  RE: 
Application for Development Plan Review (Conanicut Marina Shower House)
and Dimensional Variances.  Received and Acknowledged
9.  Copy of Correspondence from James Hyman  RE:  Requesting notification
of Jamestown Inn meetings.  Received and Acknowledged
10.  Copy of Correspondence to Planning Commission from James Donnelly 
RE:  Legal opinion on B & B's.  Received and Acknowledged
11.  CRMC ASSENT to Mr. Norton Reamer, 70 Circuit Road, Chestnut Hill, Ma 
12167  RE:  manage 100-foot buffer zone; establish view corridors, a
habitat management area, and additional paths through the buffer zone.
      Received and Acknowledged
12.  CRMC FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT to Mr. Emmet Turley, 409
Seaside Drive, Jamestown, RI 02835  RE:  replace roofing, siding, and
windows on house and garage.  Received and Acknowledged
13.  CRMC CEASE & DESIST ORDER to Michael & Lesile Fisk, PO BOX 679,
Jamestown, RI  02835.  Received and Acknowledged
14.  Copy of Correspondence to Town Planner from Division of Planning RE: 
Local Comprehensive Plans.  Received and Acknowledged
15.  CRMC RESIDENTIAL ASSENT to Craig & Gloria G. Callen, 134 Longfellow
Road, Jamestown, RI  02835  RE:  construct a residential boating facility.
      Received and Acknowledged
16.  CRMC RESIDENTIAL ASSENT To Charles A. & Jane E. Masso, 10 Seaview
Drive, Jamestown, RI  02835  RE:  construct a residential boating
facility.  Received and Acknowledged
17.  CRMC FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT to John Pagano, 18 Nuthatew
Hill, Trumble, CT  RE:  replace shingles on existing roof and reconstruct
deck on east, west and southern side of dwelling located at 47 Seaside
Drive, Jamestown.  Received and Acknowledged           

III.  CITIZEN'S NON-AGENDA ITEM
With nothing to report, move on to Town Planner's Report

IV.  TOWN PLANNER'S REPORT
1.   Town Planner reported he was preparing CDBG.  Deadline has been
extended from Friday, May 3, 1996 to Monday, May 6, 1996.
2.   Town Planner stated he met with the engineering company in regards to
proposed improvements to East Ferry.
     The engineering company is working on MOA with RIDOT.
      Commission discussed improvements to East Ferry.
    

V.  OLD BUSINESS
1.   #4 Correspondence:  Commission discussed.  Motion was made by
Commissioner Butterfield and seconded by Commissioner Foley to appoint
Michael Smith to the Golf Study Committee.  So voted:  9-0
Michael Smith - in favor
David Butterfield - in favor
Mary Brennan - in favor
Betty Hubbard - in favor
Lisa Wray Bryer - in favor
Arthur Milot - in favor
Richard Waters - in favor
Thomas Foley - in favor
Anthony Travisono - in favor
  
2.  Underground Storage Tanks
Commission discussed underground storage tanks.

3.   Consideration of the addition of "Register Land Surveyor" to the list
of professionals eligible to prepare development plans under section 1004.
Motion was made by Commissioner Milot and seconded by Commissioner Waters
to recommend the Zoning Ordinance Article 10, Section 1004 and Article 15,
section 1501.1 as stated above.  So voted:  9-0
Michael Smith - in favor
David Butterfield - in favor
Mary Brennan - in favor
Betty Hubbard - in favor
Lisa Wray Bryer - in favor
Arthur Milot - in favor
Richard Waters - in favor
Thomas Foley - in favor
Anthony Travisono - in favor

VII.  NEW BUSINESS
1.   Planning Commission By-Laws
Planning Commission agreed upon a Sub Commission of Commissioners Brennan
and Travisono to draft By-Laws.
2.   Commissioner Waters reported an informational meeting will be held in
July on the subject of Aqua Farming.  Commission discussed topic.

Meeting was adjourned at 10:05 pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

Michelle Botelho