September 15, 1999
7:30 PM
Jamestown Town Hall

The meeting was called to order and the following members were present:
Betty Hubbard       Gary Girard
Michael Smith       Mary Brennan
Ron Lambert         Dennis Webster
Sue Barker       Michael Schnack

Also Present:  Lisa Bryer,AICP-Town Planner
     Arthur Hayward -Engineer of Hayward Holbrook
     David Eddy - Architect
     Richard Allphin
     Allen Cicchitelli
I.  Reading and Approval of Minutes from September 1, 1999
A motion was made by Commissioner Lambert and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to approve the minutes from September 1st as amended.  The
amendments appear on page 3 Section I, Item 1, Old Business; Accessory
Structures - to add after tennis courts " or other permanent ball courts."
in last sentence of motion and also in vote and Item 2 in last sentence to
read "revise" instead of revised.  So voted:
Betty Hubbard - Aye    Gary Girard - Aye
Michael Smith - Aye    Mary Brennan - Aye
Rob Lambert - Aye      Dennis Webster - Aye
Sue Barker  - Aye         Michael Schnack - Aye
                          Motion carries by a vote of 8-0

II.  Correspondence 

1.  CRMC residential assent to Robin Main & Robin Powers, c/o McGovern,
Noel & Benik, One BankBoston Plaza, Suite 1800, Providence to: construct a
residential dwelling with attached decks, individual well and municipal
sewer connection.
      Also construct driveway and perform landscaping, located at Westwind
Drive; Plat 8/Lot 664. Received & Acknowledged

2.  CRMC Finding No Significant Impact to John & Arline Howard, 7 Grey
Gull Lane RE: construction of a 6'x10' tool shed and installation of a new
window at said address; Plat 12/Lot 172. Received & Acknowledged

3.  CRMC Finding No Significant Impact to Joseph Oliveira, 1046 East Shore
Road RE: convert existing deck to an enclosed sunporch at said address;
Plat 1/Lot 296. Received & Acknowledged

4.  CRMC Finding No Significant Impact to Linda Anderson, 440 East Shore
Road RE: Replace existing 24'x28' garage located at said address; Plat
4/Lot 30. 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
  Submitted and Received                                                  
                                     Gates Leighton will be at the October
6th meeting to discuss the 2nd workshop regarding the Downtown Improvement

b.  Town Committees

1.  Quonset Davisville Committee
Commissioner Webster reported on the status of the committee

2.  Harbor Management Commission
             Commissioner Webster reported that the Town Council turned
down the money allocated from the Ferry Discretionary Fund.

c.   Sub Committees - nothing at this time

V.  Old Business

1.  Zoning Ordinance Amendment Related to Accessory Buildings/Structures
  A motion was made by Commissioner Hubbard and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to approve the amendment dated September 1999 as written.
      Discussion ensued , the motion was withdrawn, further discussion
will occur at October 6th meeting.

2.  Zoning Ordinance Amendment Related to Municipal Uses
  Commissioner Webster brought up additional issues.
      Commissioner Smith brought up an issue regarding whether the
Development Plan Review is required or just an advisory opinion by the
Planning Commission to the Town Council.
      It was decided to take this up again at the October 6th meeting. 

3.    Comprehensive Community Plan - Update - item not discussed due to

VI.  New Business

1.  AP 7 Lots 8 and 195 - Administrative Subdivision     
      Allen Cicchitelli was present to represent the application and
explain intentions.
The Planning Commission discussed the proposal and other alternatives,
including an easement over the tennis court.
      Commisioner Hubbard suggested he explore easement option and add
additional space to his lot, only for septic expansion.
      The majority of the board agreed.

2.  McQuades Market - Development Plan Review
      Arthur Hayward , engineer and David Eddy, architect made a
presentation on the proposed Plans.
      The Planning Commission asked them to come back with the changes
regarding the following items:

1.         Redesign retaining wall along Clarke Street to have less of a
"visual obstruction" from Clarke Street and provide details to include
finish of wall;

2.  Add pedestrian steps in the retaining wall along Clarke Street at the
north and south ends;

3. Provide guardrail specs and design guardrail for parking lot as light
and "see-through" as possible while still providing maximum safety;

4. Add more trees along Clarke and West Streets and look into different
species that will work under utility poles.
      Suggested at the meeting were Zelkova or other disease resistant Elm
varieties,  or London Plane Tree (Sycamore).
      The parking along West Street may need to be move back from building
to accommodate this;

5. Signage details for all businesses in complex;

6. Bike rack location;

7. Provide lighting location and details including types of lamps and
      Also note on plans that existing flood security lighting is to be

8. Coordinate with RIDOT and Cardi Corp. regarding Southwest Avenue
      Their field office is next to the video store across the street
(light blue building);

9. Change chain link with ivy around loading area to pre-finished
board-on-board wood fence screen;

10. Add additional ornamentation to east elevation such as brick piers and
add curb stops in this area;

11. Investigate whether a planting strip can be accommodated along the
north side to help hide mechanicals on roof (see comment # 4 above)

12. Provide details on exterior insulation finish system, pre-finished
fence screen, and anodized aluminum storefront;

13. Handicap spaces should be 15' by 18' and show handicap curb locations
for sidewalk e.g. potential crosswalk at Southwest Avenue (#9 above) and
entry to store parking;

14. Provide photo's or show actual materials and colors to be used at
      Other options to the yellow shown at the meeting may be desirable. 

  A motion was made by Commissioner Barker and seconded by Commissioner
Girard to adjourn the meeting @ 10:30 p.m.  So Voted:
Betty Hubbard - Aye    Gary Girard - Aye
Michael Smith - Aye    Mary Brennan - Aye
Rob Lambert - Aye      Dennis Webster - Aye
Sue Barker  - Aye         Michael Schnack - Aye                           
Motion carries by a vote of 8-0
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Lisa Bryer