**** UNAPPROVED MINUTES *****

PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
September 2, 1998
7:30 PM
 Jamestown Town Hall

Meeting was called to order at 7:34 pm and the following members were
present:
Betty Hubbard       Richard Waters
Arthur Milot        Mary Brennan
Michael Smith       Rob Lambert
Sue Barker       Dennis Webster

Also present: Lisa Bryer, AICP - Town Planner
     Kimberly Turcone - Recording Secretary
     Tom Greig - Ambulance Barn
     Richard Allphin 

I.  Reading and Approval of Minutes from August 5, 1998
A motion was made by Commissioner Milot and seconded by Commissioner
Brennan to approve the minutes from August 5th as amended.  Amendments are
as follows:
  page 2 - Change the title of Old Business #2 to: "Comprehensive Plan
Survey - Topical 
  Listing of the Results of Comments Reviewed by the Commission" and add: 
  "Planning Commission reviewed a listing of comments."
  page 3 - Change the last sentence to read: "Commissioner Webster also
stated his concern
  for what might happen to the land because it is in the watershed".
So voted:
Betty Hubbard  - Aye      Richard Waters - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye     Mary Brennan - Aye
Michael Smith  - Abstain  Rob Lambert - Aye
Sue Barker - Aye    Dennis Webster - Aye
Motion carried by a vote of 7-0

II.  Correspondence 
1.  CRMC to the Town of Jamestown RE: Decatur Avenue designation as an
ROW.  Received & Acknowledged 
2.  CRMC to Claudette M. Cotter, 23 Seaside Dr., Jamestown FINDING NO
SIGNIFICANT IMPACT RE: construct a 2 story 18' x 24' addition.
      Construct deck.
      Replace stairway as per approved plans to Plat 14, Lot 16, 23
Seaside Dr. Received & Acknowledged 
3.  DEM to Thomas Bray, PO Box 514, Lincoln, Ma for a Insignificant
Alteration Permit RE: Application No.
     98-0155 in reference to the location: Approximately 80 feet west of
Beacon Avenue, opposite Utility pole no.
     31,; approximately 300 feet northeast of its intersection with
Frigate Street, Assessors Map 16, Lot 61, Jamestown.
     Received & Acknowledged 
4.  CRMC to Walter & Diane Wallace, 32 Orient Avenue, Jamestown for a
State of RI Assent to construct and maintain: a residential boating
facility to consist of: a 4' x 150' +/- fixed timber pier, with a fixed
"T" section (7.5' x 20') terminus.  The terminus of the dock will extend
to 75' beyond mean low water, requiring a 25' length variance, and a width
variance for the 7.5' x 20' fixed "T" section.  (4' width standard); Plat
2, Lot 102 32 Orient Avenue. Received & Acknowledged 
5.  CRMC to Stephen Evengelista 29 Decatur Avenue, Jamestown; for a State
of RI Assent to construct and maintain: a residential boating facility to
consist of : a 3' x 36" +/- bank walkover structure, leading to a : 4' x
130' +/- fixed timber pier with a 7.5' x 20' fixed access deck at the
terminus of the dock.
      The dock will extend to 75' beyond mean low water (mlw) and will be
serviced by water and electric.
      Two variances are required from the RICRMP: (length and width)
standards; Plat 4, Lot 33; 368 East Shore Road. Received & Acknowledged 
6.  CRMC to Carleen & John O'Brien, 30 Highland Dr., Jamestown FINDING NO
SIGNIFICANT IMPACT RE construct timber walkover structure over existing
access steps per plan and photos submitted to CRMC; Plat 9, Lot 596.
     Received & Acknowledged 
7.  CRMC to Ann & Donald Muir, 44 East Shore Road, Jamestown, RE: CRMC
Maintenance Certification M98-7-46 - Maintenance repairs to existing
structural shoreline protection facility consisting of placing riprap
stone along existing concrete seawall, approximately 50 linear feet total
per plan; also, patch existing concrete seawall.
      Located at 44 East Shore Road, Jamestown, Plat 7, Lot 73.
     Received & Acknowledged 
8.  CRMC to Ann & Donald Muir, 44 East Shore Road, Jamestown, CEASE &
DESIST ORDER "It has come to the attention of the CRMC that you or your
agent have undertaken construction of a residential boating facility
within 200 feet of a coastal feature from your property located at Plat 7,
Lot 73, 44 East Shore Road, Jamestown at a time and in a location where
there is another ongoing coastal violation." Received & Acknowledged 
9.  Copy of registration for Audio Conference Training series.  Move to
New Business #2
10.  Copy of Correspondence to the Town Council from the Zoning
Enforcement Officer RE: Modification Permits. Received & Acknowledged 
11.  Memorandum from the Town Planner to the Town Council RE:
Modifications to the Zoning Ordinance. Received & Acknowledged 
12.  Memorandum from the Town Planner to the Town Council RE: Mopeds &
Personal Watercraft Zoning Ordinance Amendments. Received & Acknowledged 
13.  Memorandum from the Town Planner to the Town Council RE: Open Space I
& II Zoning Amendment. Received & Acknowledged 
14.  Memorandum from the Town Planner to the Town Council RE: R-8 Zoning
Amendment Withdrawal of Recommendation. Received & Acknowledged  

III.  Citizen's Non Agenda Item
With no citizen's non agenda items move onto New Business as per
Commission's request.

VI.  New Business
1.  Ambulance Barn - Development Plan Review
Tom Greig presented and discussed the design of the Ambulance Barn
preliminary plans.
      The Commission reviewed the plans with  Mr. Greig.  Commissioner
Smith requested a topography plan of the property and asked to show
materials on the next set of plans.
      The Town Planner also stated that the plans should show the
difference between what exists and what is proposed.  

2.  Copy of a registration for an audio conference training series
The Commission discussed which training class they would be interested in.
      The Planner stated that there was no money in the budget for the
class.
      Commissioner Hubbard stated she would ask the Conanicut Island Trust
on financing the farmland conference that is offered on 2/10/99.

V.  Reports
a.  Town Planner's Submitted Report
b.  Town Committees
Highway Barn Committee - Commissioner Brennan reported that the Committee
is still investigating sites.

Harbor Commission - Commissioner Webster reported that the Commission will
be making a recommendation to the Town Council regarding RIDOT's letter
about federal moneys to repair the waterfront. 
 
VI. Old Business
1.  Zoning and Other Amendments Continued Discussion
a.  Aquaculture
 The Commission discussed the amendment changes.
      A motion was made by Commissioner 
 Hubbard and seconded by Commissioner Brennan to remove page 27 of the
proposed changes
 because it was already submitted with OS I & II amendment changes and to
recommend the 
      aquaculture document to the Town Council.  So voted:
Betty Hubbard  - Aye      Richard Waters - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye     Mary Brennan - Aye
Michael Smith  - Abstain  Rob Lambert - Aye
Sue Barker - Aye    Dennis Webster - Aye
Motion carried by a vote of 7-0
 
b.  Ferry Parking
 The Commission discussed and made changes to the document.
      The Planner will draw up 
 proposed changes for the next meeting.
 
 A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard and seconded by Commissioner
Lambert to
 add the words "sole purpose" to terminal regulation.  So voted:
Betty Hubbard  - Aye      Richard Waters - Aye
Arthur Milot - Nay     Mary Brennan - Aye
Michael Smith  - Aye      Rob Lambert - Aye
Sue Barker - Aye    Dennis Webster -Nay
Motion carried by a vote of 6-2

A motion was made by Commissioner Brennan and seconded by Commissioner
Barker to send the East Ferry Parking Ordinance along to the Town Council.
      So voted:
Betty Hubbard  - Aye      Richard Waters - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye     Mary Brennan - Aye
Michael Smith  - Aye      Rob Lambert - Aye
Sue Barker - Aye    Dennis Webster - Aye
Motion carried by a vote of 8-0

a.  Tree Ordinance (time permitting)
Discussion was tabled until the nest meeting.

Meeting adjourned at 10:27 pm.

Attest:

Kimberly Turcone
Recording Secretary