***** UNAPPROVED MINUTES *****

PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
November 4, 1998
7:30 PM
 Jamestown Town Hall

The meeting was called to order at 7:32 pm and the following were present:
Betty Hubbard          Mary Brennan
Gary Girard            Rob Lambert
Arthur Milot           Sue Barker
Michael Smith          Dennis Webster

Also present: Lisa Bryer, AICP - Town Planner
     Kimberly Turcone - Recording Secretary
     Richard Allphin - Zoning Board
     Don Wineberg - Zoning Board

I.  Reading and Approval of Minutes from October 21, 1998
A motion was made by Commissioner Girard and seconded by Commissioner
Webster to approve the minutes from October 21st as amended.  The
amendment appears on page 2, Section VI (a), Planner's Submitted Report;
add the word "know" after "Planning Commission".  So voted:
Betty Hubbard  - Aye         Mary Brennan - Aye
Gary Girard - Aye         Rob Lambert - Aye
Arthur Milot - Abstain    Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Smith  - Aye         Dennis Webster - Aye
Motion carried by a vote of 7-0 
 
II.  Correspondence 
1.  CRMC to Chris Cottle, 74 Bayview Drive, Jamestown RE: FINDING NO
SIGNIFICANT IMPACT to replace roof shingles located at 74 Bayview Drive,
Plat 8, Lot 492.  Received & Acknowledged
2.  CRMC to Joseph Barron, 469 Seaside Drive, Jamestown RE: FINDING NO
SIGNIFICANT IMPACT to replace failed ISDS.
      Remove damaged trees.
      Asphalt/pave driveway located at 469 Seaside Drive, Plat 3, Lot 89.
     Received & Acknowledged
3.  FYI - Memorandum to Fred Brown from the Planning Commission RE:
Accessory Use & Structures. Received & Acknowledged
4.  FYI - Copy of a letter to Debbie Shea from Kim RE: Planning Commission
stipends & attendance for 1998. Received & Acknowledged
5.  FYI - Copy of information RE: resources for Planners. Received &
Acknowledged

III.  Citizen's Non Agenda Item
With nothing at this time move on to Reports.

IV.  Reports
a.  Town Planner's Submitted Report
b.  Town Committees
Highway Barn - Commissioner Brennan reported that the Committee has met
with the Town Engineer and reviewed proposed sites.  

Fort Wetherill Committee - The Town Planner reported that DEM has engaged
an architect and will proceed.  The Town will wait until they receive 10%
- 20% of the architectural design.
      An agreement will probably be drawn up similar to that of
Beavertail.
      She also stated that the water issue has not been resolved yet.

Quonset/Davisville Stakeholders Committee - Commissioner Webster reported
that the Committee is making progress and that the National Guard will
continue to use the airport.

V.  Old Business
a.  1999-2000 Planning Budget
The Planning Commission discussed the budget for the up coming year.
      A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard to endorse the Planning
budget.  After some discussion, Commissioner Hubbard withdrew her motion.

A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to add $1000 to the appropriate budget for technical advice for the
proposed ordinance on communication towers.  So voted:
Betty Hubbard  - Aye         Mary Brennan - Aye
Gary Girard - Aye         Rob Lambert - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye        Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Smith  - Aye         Dennis Webster - Aye
Motion carried by a vote of 8-0

A motion was made by Commissioner Smith and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to recommend to the Town Council a $5000 budget item to cover the
cost of advertising and other costs for proposed zoning and/or code
amendments.  So voted:
Betty Hubbard  - Aye         Mary Brennan - Aye
Gary Girard - Aye         Rob Lambert - Abstain
Arthur Milot - Aye        Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Smith  - Aye         Dennis Webster - Aye
Motion carried by a vote of 7-0

A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard to send a letter to the Town
Administrator endorsing budget and recommend...  Commissioner Hubbard
withdrew her motion.

A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to recommend that $5000 be added to the Town Budget for care of
public trees including tree maintenance and planting for the 1999-2000
budget.  So voted:

Betty Hubbard  - Aye         Mary Brennan - Aye
Gary Girard - Aye         Rob Lambert - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye        Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Smith  - Aye         Dennis Webster - Aye
Motion carried by a vote of 8-0

A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to endorse the Planner's budget and the requests to the Town
Administrator that were voted on tonight be added where ever appropriate.
      So voted:
Betty Hubbard  - Aye         Mary Brennan - Aye
Gary Girard - Aye         Rob Lambert - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye        Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Smith  - Aye         Dennis Webster - Aye
Motion carried by a vote of 8-0

b.  Harbor Management Commission Liaison from Planning Commission term
ending 12/31/98
A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard and seconded by Commissioner
Brennan to reappoint Commissioner Webster as representative of the
Planning Commission to the Harbor Management Commission to continue as
Planning Commission Liaison.   So voted:
Betty Hubbard  - Aye         Mary Brennan - Aye
Gary Girard - Aye         Rob Lambert - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye        Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Smith  - Aye         Dennis Webster - Abstain
Motion carried by a vote of 7-0

A motion was made by Commissioner Webster and seconded by Commissioner
Barker that the Planning Commission recommend to the Town Council that the
Town Council prepare a certificate of appreciation for the 16 years of
service for Richard Waters.  So voted:
Betty Hubbard  - Aye         Mary Brennan - Aye
Gary Girard - Aye         Rob Lambert - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye        Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Smith  - Aye         Dennis Webster - Aye
Motion carried by a vote of 8-0

c.  Maximum Size of Accessory Structures
The Planning Commission along with Richard Allphin and Don Wineberg from
the Zoning Board discussed the issue of accessory structures.

A motion was made by Commissioner Smith and seconded by Commissioner
Lambert to modify Section 311.  So voted:
Betty Hubbard  - Aye         Mary Brennan - Nay
Gary Girard - Aye         Rob Lambert - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye        Sue Barker - Nay
Michael Smith  - Aye         Dennis Webster - Aye
Motion carried by a vote of 6-2

The Planning Commission discussed the issue further and decided to
continue the discussion for the next meeting.

  d.   Mackerel Cove Heights Subdivision
The Planner asked the Commission if the Quattrocchi's could be heard at
the next meeting in November.
      The Planning Commission agreed that the second meeting of the month
is for workshop purposes only and agreed to hear from the Quattrocchi's on
12/2 if their application is complete.

VI.  New Business
With no New Business the meeting adjourned at 10:20 pm

Attest:

Kimberly Turcone
Recording Secretary