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

PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
June 16, 1999
7:30 PM
 Jamestown Town Hall

Meeting was called to order at 7: 37 pm and the following members were
present:
Betty Hubbard       Rob Lambert
Gary Girard         Dennis Webster
Arthur Milot        Sue Barker
Michael Smith

Also Present: Lisa Bryer, AICP - Town Planner
     Kimberly Turcone - Recording Secretary
     Jason Pezzullo - Planning Intern

I.  Reading and Approval of Minutes from June 2, 1999
A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to approve the minutes from June 2nd as written.  So voted:

Betty Hubbard  - Aye         Rob Lambert - Aye
Gary Girard - Aye         Dennis Webster - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye        Sue Barker - Aye
Motion carries by a vote of 7-0

II.  Correspondence 
1.  RIDEM Notice of Insignificant Alteration - Permit to Marjorie
Kazin-Boyce, 9 Mt.
     Hope Avenue, Jamestown RE: a proposed single family dwelling, ISDS
installation and the installation of a private well.
      Received & Acknowledged

2.  CRMC Notice to David & Jill Oliveira Roosa, 340 East Shore Road,
Jamestown RE: construction and maintenance of a residential boating
facility and associated structures to consist of: construction of a
gazebo, deck and bluff walkover structure (and remove another bluff
walkover structure), a 4' x 175' fixed timber pier, a 4' x 34' ramp and a
150 sq. ft. float.  The terminus of the dock will extend to 118' +/- mean
low water requiring a 43' ft. length variance from RICRMP 300.4 standards.
 Received & Acknowledged

3.  FYI - Zoning Board Agenda for June 22, 1999.  Received & Acknowledged

4.  Copy of correspondence to the Planning Commission from Emmet Turley
RE: ISDS variance on Nautilus Street.  Received & Acknowledged

5.  Copy of correspondence to the Planning Commission from Commissioner
Logan RE: resignation.
      Commissioner Hubbard reported that the Town Council will be
re-interviewing past applicants to fill Commissioner Logan's seat.  

Commissioner Smith arrives at 7:47 pm.

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

IV.  Reports
a.  Town Planner's Submitted Report
b.  Town Committees
c.  Sub Committees
With nothing at this time move onto Old Business.

V.  Old Business
1.   Zoning Ordinance Amendment - RE: Boarding of Small Domestic Pets
(except dogs) and Bathing & Grooming of Pets continued.
In attendance: Barbara Szepatowski, David Emilita & Jean Maire Jesso
 
The Planning Commission discussed the proposed changes with the
applicants.  

A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard and seconded by Commissioner
Webster to support the proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment to go to the
Town Council in accordance to the amended changes.  So voted:

Betty Hubbard  - Aye         Rob Lambert - Aye
Gary Girard - Aye         Dennis Webster - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye        Sue Barker - Aye
Motion carries by a vote of 7-0

The Commission requested that the Planner make clear the Commission is in
support of the applicant and the decision has a time restraint of 65 days.

A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard and seconded by Commissioner
Milot to place Development Plan Review in the hands of the Planner for the
exterior facade of the applicant's building.  

After some discussion Commissioner Hubbard withdrew the motion because the
regulations specify that it is the Planner's responsibility to review and
approve such changes.

2.  1999 Comprehensive Plan Update - discussion & update
The Planning Commission discussed the Planning Intern's hand out of the
Comp. Plan update outline. 

3.  Maximum Size of Accessory Buildings
The Planning Commission decided to table the discussion until they hear
back form the Building Official.

4.  Municipal Zoning
The Planning Commission discussed the Planner's memo.
      The Planning Commission approved the Planner's proposal and
requested that the Planner work on further zone changes related to Open
Space properties for the next meeting.

5.   Unresolved Zoning Ordinance Amendments Previously sent to the Town
Council
Discussion was moved to New Business.

VI.  New Business
1.  Letter to Town Council 
The Planning Commission discussed the letter inviting the Town Council to
meet with the Planning Commission.
      The Commission also discussed the future improvements to the
Downtown area and requested to set up a workshop with the consultants.
      The Commission suggested that the Town Council, the Chamber of
Commerce, business owners and other people with interest in the Downtown
area be invited.  The Planner explained that the consultants will be
working directly with her and the Planning Commission.
      She also stated that she will set up a date in which to hold the
workshop at the Library.

Getting back to the letter to the Town Council, the Planning Commission
worked on a draft letter and suggested dates to meet with the Council for
the Town Administrator to present.

With no further business the meeting adjourned at 10:51 pm.

Attest:

Kimberly Turcone
Recording Secretary