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

PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES
August 4, 1999
7:30 PM
 Jamestown Town Hall

Meeting was called to order at 7:38 pm and the following members were
present:
Betty Hubbard       Rob Lambert
Gary Girard         Dennis Webster
Arthur Milot        Sue Barker
Michael Smith       Michael Schnack

Also present: Lisa Bryer, AICP - Town Planner
     Kimberly Turcone - Recording Secretary

I.  Reading and Approval of Minutes from July 7, 1999
A motion was made by Commissioner Webster and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to approve the minutes from July 7th as written.  So voted;

Betty Hubbard  - Aye         Rob Lambert - Aye
Gary Girard - Aye         Dennis Webster - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye        Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Smith - Aye       Michael Schnack - Abstain
Motion carried by a vote of 7-0

After some discussion further into the meeting a motion was made by
Commissioner Lambert and seconded by Commissioner Smith to amend the
minutes as follows:
page 2: Old Business # 2; motion should read as follows - "Commission
discussed the Planner's memo and a motion was made by Commissioner Lambert
and seconded by Commissioner Milot to approve the Planner's memo (dated
7/1) except to delete the top 5 bullets in item "B" but keep the last
bullet to read "Town, State, &/or Federal uses".
So voted:

Betty Hubbard  - Aye         Rob Lambert - Aye
Gary Girard - Aye         Dennis Webster - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye        Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Smith - Aye       Michael Schnack - Abstain
Motion carried by a vote of 7-0

II.  Correspondence 

1.  RIDEM Insignificant Alteration Permit to Richard Wing, 844 North Main
Road RE: 4 bedroom ISDS on said property.  Received & Acknowledged 

2.  CRMC Notice to Adele Beck, 35 Angell Rd., Lincoln  RE: a residential
boating facility to consist of an existing deck and construction of a
fixed timber pier.
      The terminus of the dock extends 58' beyond mean low water located
at Plat 14/Lot 6, 63 Seaside Drive. Received & Acknowledged

3.  CRMC Finding No Significant Impact to David Piccoli, 584 East Shore
Rd., RE: installation of 8 foot sections of fence along the property line.
 Installation of a concrete pad for a hot tub, c/m a storage, changing and
shower area (no roof) as per submitted plans located at said address, Plat
2/Lot 84. Received & Acknowledged

4.  CRMC Finding No Significant Impact to John Perrotti, 133 Seaside Dr.,
RE: c/m above ground pool at said address Plat 5/lot 16.
     Received & Acknowledged

5.  CRMC Finding No significant Impact to James Bishop, Sr. Trustee, 50
Bayview Dr., RE: c/m shed at said address Plat 8/lot 268. Received &
Acknowledged

6.  CRMC Finding No Significant Impact to Joseph Crabattoni, 16 East Shore
Rd, RE: c/m second story dormer, replace existing windows in front porch,
reside entire house with white cedar shingles located at said address Plat
7/lot 50. Received & Acknowledged

7.  CRMC Assent Modification to Peter DeBaise, 185 Seaside Dr., RE: ISDS.
Received & Acknowledged

8.  Copy of letter from the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce RE: Bicycles
Received & Acknowledged

9.  Copy of Letter from the Deputy Town Clerk RE: Nancy Logan Received &
Acknowledged

10.  Copy of Letter from Planning Commission Chair to the Town Council RE:
joint meeting date Received & Acknowledged

11.  Copy of Letter from Planning Commission Chair to the Town Council RE:
Paws & Claws Zoning Ordinance Amendment Received & Acknowledged

12.  FYI - Copy of Providence Journal from July 12, 1999 RE: West Warwick
Tree Ordinance Received & Acknowledged

13.  Copy of Letter to the Planning Commission from Michael & Brenda
Johnston RE: Narragansett Avenue Improvements Received & Acknowledged

III.  Citizen's Non Agenda Item
With noting at this time move onto Reports

IV.  Reports
a.  Town Planner's Submitted Report
b.  Town Committees
Harbor Management - Commissioner Webster reported that The Commission is
sending a letter to the Town Council regarding the ISTEA moneys that are
still available through the DOT ferry project.
      The letter weighs the pro's and con's of a state ferry stationed
here in Jamestown.

Quonset/Davisville Port - Commissioner Webster reported that Councilman
David Swain went to the Economic Development meeting and presented
Jamestown's position to the proposed port project.

c.  Sub Committees

V.  Old Business
1.  Municipal Zoning
A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to accept the Planner's recommendation to put all 4 properties into
OS II and propose to send it to the Solicitor if the motion passes.
      So voted:

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

A motion was made by Commissioner Girard and seconded by Commissioner
Barker to follow the Planner's recommendation of deleting the use Sewage
Treatment Station (publicly owned) from table 3-1, Use V.11.  So voted:

Betty Hubbard  - Aye         Rob Lambert - Nay
Gary Girard - Aye         Dennis Webster - Aye
Arthur Milot - Nay        Sue Barker - Aye
Michael Smith - Aye       Michael Schnack - Abstain
Motion carried by a vote of 5-2

A motion was made by Commissioner  Webster and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to delete the line V.15 "Solid Waste Transfer Station" from table
3-1 and change section 4 number 10 "Government Owned Penal /Utility
Facility" and make "N" in all zoning districts and rename "Penal
Facility".  So voted:

Betty Hubbard  - Nay         Rob Lambert - Nay
Gary Girard - Nay         Dennis Webster - Aye
Arthur Milot - Nay        Sue Barker - Nay
Michael Smith - Aye       Michael Schnack - Nay
Motion does not carry by a vote of 2-6

The Planner brought up the issue of the new tent that has appeared at
Trattoria Simpatico.
      She informed the Commission that the Building Official has
determined that this is a significant change to the facade of the building
as well as the use of the property and they need to revise the Special Use
Permit and go through Development Plan Review.
      A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard and seconded by
Commissioner Milot to back up the Building Official's decision in regards
of requiring Development Plan Review.  So voted;

Betty Hubbard  - Aye         Rob Lambert - Aye
Gary Girard - Aye         Dennis Webster - Aye
Arthur Milot - Aye        Sue Barker - Nay
Michael Smith - Nay       Michael Schnack - Aye
Motion carried by a vote of 6-2

1.  Discussion of issues for meeting with Town Council
The Planning Commission discussed topics to cover with Town Council and
agreed that the Planner write a memo including a list of prioritized
topics.

VI.  New Business
With no further business the meeting adjourned at 10:17 pm.

Attest:

Kimberly Turcone
Recording Secretary