PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
  JULY 2, 1997    
  7:30 PM 
  Jamestown Town Hall

Meeting was called to order at 7:36 pm.
Roll was called and the following were present:
Betty Hubbard    Anthony Travisono
David Butterfield      Arthur Milot         
Mary Brennan     Lisa Bryer

Also present:    Jane Weidman, Town Planner
        Kim Turcone, Recording Secretary

I.   READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES from the meeting of June 18, 1997.
A motion was made by Commissioner Travisono and seconded by Commissioner
Butterfield to approve the minutes of June 18, 1997 as written.  So voted:
Betty Hubbard - Aye    Anthony Travisono - Aye
David Butterfield - Aye   Arthur Milot - Aye      
Mary Brennan - Aye     Lisa Bryer - Abstain

Motion carries 5-0

II.     CORRESPONDENCE
1.   Copy of letter to Quentin Anthony from the Patrick O'N. Hayes, Jr. 
RE: The Bucklin    Subdivision.  Received and Acknowledged
2.   Copy of letter to the Planning Department from John Quattrocchi RE:
Street Access.
      Commissioner Hubbard reported the Quattrocchi's objected to the
application of Cajacet Farms at the last Zoning Board meeting.
      Received and Acknowledged
3.   Copy of letter to the Town Council from the Planning Commission  RE:
Moll's   Jamestown Garage.  Received and Acknowledged 
4.   Copy of letter to the Town Clerk from the Planning Commission RE:
Meeting with the  Town Council.  Received and Acknowledged
5.   CRMC FINDING NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT to Francis Merciol, 101-103
Prospect    Hill St., Newport, RI  RE: to repair/replace brickwork on
existing dwelling to 3 Grey  Gull Lane, Jamestown Plat 12, Lot 85.
      Received and Acknowledged
6.   CRMC FINDING NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT to Mr. & Mrs. Herbert and Barbara 
  Rammrath of 111 Harrison Avenue, Newport, RI  RE: maintain a six foot
wide access   path and a ten foot by ten foot bench area at 609 Beavertail
Road, Jamestown, Plat 13,    Lot 37.  Received and Acknowledged

III. CITIZENS NON-AGENDA ITEM
With no citizen's present move onto Reports.

IV.  REPORTS
1.   Commissioner Hubbard reported that she has checked with Chief Tighe
and received an    accident report regarding the Darcy Magratten report.
      She reported that more accident    occur from Union Street south
than at the intersection of Narragansett Avenue and   Conanicus Avenue.

2.   Commissioner Hubbard reported that the letter the Planning Commission
wanted to send   to Eastern Utilities regarding underground utilities in
the Mackerel Cove area.
      The Town    Administrator requested that the Planning Commission not
send the letter due to the    delicacy of the DOT project and the fear if
any thing else was added to the project that  the DOT would not complete
it.
  
  a. Town Planner's Report
Jane reported that the Quattrocchi's have submitted another set of plans
to the Planning Office.
      They expect to meet with the Planning Commission on July 16.
      Jane stated she would have to review the documents first to make
sure all submitted materials are complete.

Commissioner Hubbard reported that she met with Warren Flint regarding
Rock Hill Farm off of Hamilton Avenue.
      Commissioner Hubbard stated that the property is owned by Mr. Grieg
and that they are just trying to figure out the value of the land.  
  
  b. Subcommittees - No report
  c. Town Committees - No report

V.   OLD BUSINESS
1.   Continuation of discussion preparatory for July 8th workshop.
Commissioner reviewed Jane's suggested changes to the Zoning Ordinance
regarding satellite parking and a ferry service.  

Commission discussed a ferry service operating out of Dutch Harbor.
      Commissioner Hubbard asked the Commission to consider dividing CW
into CW1 (East Ferry) and CW2 (West Ferry).
      Commission agreed to add "Any operation associated with an on going
marine service shall be exempt, specifically marine launches and such
related services." to page #1.

Commission agreed to continue discussion at the next meeting.

2.   Continuation of discussion RE: June 30th meeting with the Town
Council
Commission did not discuss topic at this time.

Commissioner Butterfield reminded the Commission that a workshop will be
held on July 8 at the Community center regarding the East Ferry Pier
Extension and encouraged all members to go.

VI.  New Business
With nothing at this time meeting was adjourned at 8:37 pm

Attest:

Kimberly Turcone
Recording Secretary