UNAPPROVED MINUTES

  PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
  MAY 7, 1997    
  7:30 PM 
  JAMESTOWN LIBRARY

The meeting was called to order at 7:35 pm.
The following were present:
Betty Hubbard          Richard Waters
David Butterfield            Anthony Travisono
Arthur Milot              Thomas Foley
Michael Smith          Mary Brennan
Lisa Bryer

Also present:    Jane Weidman, Town Planner
        Kimberly Turcone, Recording Secretary
        John Caito, Cajacet Farms
        Patrick Hayes, Jr., Bucklin Subdivision
        Edward Lopes, Jr., Ring Subdivision
        Nancy Beye, Early Learning Center
        Ronald Dimauro, Early Learning Center
        Sheila Cooley, Early Learning Center

I.   READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES from the meeting of April 16, 1997.
Commissioner Bryer amended page 2, Section V; #1 second paragraph.
      Change first sentence to read; "Commissioner Bryer stated she felt
comfortable that Jane could draft a motion with conditions of approval for
the Commission for the next meeting.

A motion was made by Commissioner Milot and seconded by Commissioner Bryer
to approve the minutes of April 16th as amended.  So voted:
Betty Hubbard - Aye          Richard Waters - Aye
David Butterfield - Aye         Anthony Travisono - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye           Thomas Foley - Aye
Michael Smith - Aye          Mary Brennan - Aye
Lisa Bryer - Aye

9-0

II.     CORRESPONDENCE
1.   CRMC Residential Assent File #97-3-7, Assent #A97-3-7 Whereas, Gina
V. Cofone of    777 Smith Street, Providence, RI  02908 has applied to
construct renovations to an  existing 3 bedroom residential dwelling to
include a second floor addition and upgrade    of the existing (3 bedroom
design) ISDS per the DEM approved stamped plans, the  dwelling is serviced
by well water, located 425 Seaside Drive, Jamestown, RI, Plat 3,  Lot 128.
      Received and Acknowledged
2.   CRMC Residential Assent File #97-2-7 Assent #A97-2-7 Whereas, William
S. Nicholson,    Jr. et Susan Pease Nicholson of 366 East Shore Road,
Jamestown, RI has applied to   construct renovations and additions to an
existing (3 bedroom) residential dwelling and   upgrade the existing ISDS
per the DEM approved plans; located at Plat 4, Lot 50; East  Shore Road,
Jamestown.  Received and Acknowledged
3.   CRMC FINDING NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT to Gregory K. Zeek of 11 Mercy    
  Weeden Court, Jamestown, RI RE: Reshingle existing building located at
194 North Main  Road, Jamestown, Plat 8, Lot 615.
      Received and Acknowledged
4.   CRMC FINDING NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT to Peter Moseley of 280 Golden
Hills    Drive, Portola Valley, CA RE: Maintenance repairs/replace siding,
window sills, and    roof shingles, and rebuild porch roof, no expansion
at 14 Dewey Lane, Jamestown, Plat  7, Lot 44.  Received and Acknowledged 

III. CITIZENS NON-AGENDA ITEM
With nothing to report at this time move onto Reports.

IV.  REPORTS
  a. Town Planner's Report
With nothing to report at this time move onto Subcommittees
 
  b. Subcommittees
Commissioner Brennan stated the Tree Ordinance had no further changes so a
motion was made by Commissioner Brennan and seconded by Commissioner Milot
to adopt the ordinance.

A motion was made by Commissioner Smith and seconded by Commissioner
Travisono to wait until the next scheduled meeting to approve the Tree
Ordinance.

Commissioner Milot and Commissioner Brennan both withdrew their motions to
adopt the Tree Ordinance and a vote was taken on Commissioner Smith's
motion.  So voted:
Betty Hubbard - Aye          Richard Waters - Aye
David Butterfield - Aye         Anthony Travisono - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye           Thomas Foley - Aye
Michael Smith - Aye          Mary Brennan - Aye
Lisa Bryer - Aye

Motion carried to place the Tree Ordinance on the agenda for the next
scheduled meeting.  9-0
  
  c. Town Committees
With nothing to report at this time move on to Old Business.

V.   OLD BUSINESS
1.   Proposed Bucklin Subdivision
After some discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Waters and
seconded by Commissioner Foley to accept the Bucklin's application for
subdivision and for the Planning Commission to voice the approval of the
application when it goes before the Zoning Board for approval.
      This motion is subject to the approval of the Town Solicitor of the
legal documents involved, inclusions to the blueprint and the following
conditions:
  
  page 5 of the "Declaration of Easement and Covenants": have the
Solicitor check the    legality the second paragraph in section "I", "F"
and the rest of the document.     

  In the "Decision" letter:
  page 1: #1 - add "revised 4/30/97"
      #2 - sentence should read; "The Bucklin property contains two (2)
existing       dwelling houses which the applicant claims have been used
as year round       residences since 1972."
      #4 - sentence should read; "Both houses on the Bucklin property were
built for      the purpose of residences and not converted from or
constructed from accessory      structures such as garage apartments,
residences over carriage houses or gardens       or gate keepers
cottages."
      #6 - sentence should read; "Ingress and Egress to and from the two
(2) existing        houses from East Shore Road is along a shared common
driveway. Omit second       sentence.
      #9 - Omit all of #9.

  The Blueprint plan will contain paragraph "F" (page 4) from the
"Declaration of  Easement and Covenants", which contains what can and can
not happen to the Open  Space Easement.

So Voted:
Betty Hubbard - Nay       Richard Waters - Aye
David Butterfield - Aye         Anthony Travisono - Aye
Arthur Milot - Nay           Thomas Foley - Aye
Michael Smith - Aye          Mary Brennan - Aye
Lisa Bryer - Aye

Motion carried 7-2.

2.   Cajacet Farms - Subdivision proposal   
After some discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Travisono and
seconded by Commissioner Bryer to approve Cajacet Farms preliminary plans
with the following conditions pending approval from the Zoning Board:
Conditions:
     #1 - Mr. Caito will take care of the setting the granite bounds.     
     #2 - The property will be marked with granite bounds marking the
property lines          at East Shore Road marking the northern side of
the easement.
     #3 - The language of Lot 2 will be recorded on the Deed and the
recorded           blueprint.
      This language will contain Mr. Parker's commitment to donate the    
      land to the Land Trust or the Town of Jamestown.
     #4 - Lot 2 may not be further subdivided into more than two (2) lots.
      This will            also be recorded on the Deed and the recorded
blueprint.
     
So voted:
Betty Hubbard - Aye          Richard Waters - Nay
David Butterfield - Aye            Anthony Travisono - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye           Thomas Foley - Aye
Michael - Smith -Aye            Mary Brennan - Aye
Lisa Bryer - Aye

Motion carried 8-1.

A motion was made by Commissioner Brennan and seconded by Commissioner
Foley that it is permissible to have combined this application and is
conditional upon the Zoning Board approving the variances also for the
Town Planner to check to make sure all the conditions have been met and
the documentation is legal.

A fifth condition was added by the Town Planner and the Commission that
all submitted material is to be checked by the Town Solicitor to see if it
is legal and for the Town Planner to administratively approve the plans.  
  
So voted:
Betty Hubbard - Aye          Richard Waters - Aye
David Butterfield - Aye         Anthony Travisono - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye           Thomas Foley - Aye
Michael Smith - Aye          Mary Brennan - Aye
Lisa Bryer - Aye

Motion carried 9-0.

VI.  NEW BUSINESS
1.   Ring Subdivision
A motion was made by Commissioner Smith and seconded by Commissioner
Travisono to approve the Ring Subdivision for preliminary and final
application.

So voted:
Betty Hubbard - Aye          Richard Waters - Aye
David Butterfield - Aye         Anthony Travisono - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye           Thomas Foley - Aye
Michael Smith - Aye          Mary Brennan - Aye
Lisa Bryer - Aye

Motion Carried 9-0.
2.   Early Learning Center - Preliminary Site Plan Review
Commissioner Smith stated he had to recuse himself from this application.
      Commissioner Bryer stated her daughter attends the Early Learning
Center but she would not like to recuse herself because she can vote
objectively.

A motion was made by Commissioner Travisono and seconded by Commissioner
Foley to approve the preliminary and final plans for the Early Learning
Center with the following conditions:
  #1 - The detention basin should be delineated on the proposed site plan
with a key          indicating existing and proposed contours, and the
method of connecting the roof          drains into the basin clarified.
  #2 - Information on the material to be used to contain the planting beds
should be          provided as well as the method of screening the trash
bins.
  #3 - The business sign on road will remain but the sign on the building,
the materials,        dimensions and colors will be noted on plans.

So voted:
Betty Hubbard - Aye          Richard Waters - Aye
David Butterfield - Aye         Anthony Travisono - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye           Thomas Foley - Aye
Michael Smith - Recused         Mary Brennan - Aye
Lisa Bryer - Aye

Motion carried 8-0.

A motion was made by Commissioner Foley and seconded by Commissioner
Travisono to adjourn the meeting at 9:55 pm.

Attest:

Kimberly Turcone
Recording Secretary

*This Meeting Was Recorded on 2 Micro Cassettes.*