JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW
    
               Minutes of the July 31, 2001 Meeting
    
    A special meeting of the Jamestown Zoning Board of Review
    was held at the Jamestown Library, 26 North Road. The
    Chair called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m.
    The Chair called the roll and noted the following
    members present:
    
                         Catherine Finney
                         Richard Allphin
                          Thomas Ginnerty
                           Dennis Grieco
                         Raymond Iannetta
                          Richard Boren
                          Joseph Logan
    
    Also present:  Brenda Hanna, stenographer
                   Fred Brown, Zoning Officer
                   Christopher Zangari, Counsel
    
    MINUTES
    
    Minutes of the July 24, 2001, meeting.
    
    A motion was made by Richard Boren and seconded by Richard Allphin to
accept the minutes of the July 24, 2001, meeting as presented.
    
    The motion carried by a vote of 5 to 0.
    
    CORRESPONDENCE
    
    A letter to Brad Gannon of MCF Communications from Jamestown Planning
Board; voted to close their file and terminate deliberations.
    
    NEW BUSINESS
    
    Seated:  Catherine, Richard A., Tom, Dennis, and Ray.
    
    deANGELI
    
    A motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Raymond Iannetta
to grant the request of Michael deAngeli, whose property is located at 60
Intrepid Lane, and is further identified as Tax Assessor's Plat 2, Lot 201
for a    variance from Article 3, Section 311, and Article 3, Section 302,
to construct a garage 28.5 feet high where 25 feet is allowed, and which
is 1512 square feet in area where 1050 square feet is allowed.
    
    This board has determined that this application does satisfy the
requirements of Article 6, Section 606, and Section 607, paragraph 2.
    
    The motion is based upon the following findings of fact:
    
    1. The said property is in an RR8O zone and contains 1.85 acres.
    
    2.  That the evidence was presented that the proposed structure could
be built without zoning relief if attached to the main structure.
    
    3.  That the lot coverage of the proposal is 4.4 percent of the area
while Table 3.2 provides for up to 20 percent coverage.
    
    4.  That the request is based upon the desire to have the roof line of
the structure consistent with that of the main dwelling as testified to by
the designer and architect.
    
    5.  That the first floor area be confined to storage and workshop use
only.
    
    6.  That the present existing 8 by 12 shed be removed from the
property.
    
    The motion carried by a vote of 5 to 0.
    
    TAKEI
    
    A motion was made by Dennis Grieco and seconded by  Raymond Iannetta
to grant the application of Kazuye Takei, whose property is located at
Seaside Drive, and is further identified as Tax Assessor's Plat 5, Lot 5
for a variance
from Article 3, Section 303, to allow the continued existence of the
encroachment of the house and porch on Lot 4 of Tax Assessor's Plat 5 by
way of perpetual easement or a new side lot line set 2 feet back from the
encroaching    structure.
    
    The board has determined this application does satisfy the
requirements of Article 6, Section 600 and Section 607, paragraph 2.
    
    The variance is granted with the following conditions:
 
    1.  The owners of lots 4 and 5 on Assessor's Plat 5 adjust the
boundary lines between their lots as depicted on Applicant's Exhibit A in
conformance with and as permitted by applicable law.
    
    This motion is based on the following findings of fact:
    
    1.  Said property is in an R-40 zone and contains 13,885 square feet.
    
    2.  The structure on lot 4 onto lot 5 is through no fault of and has
been without the knowledge of the applicant.
    
    3.  That encroachment prohibits the residence on lot 4 without the
relief requested.
    
    This motion was amended by Dennis Grieco and seconded by Raymond
Iannetta to add the following condition:
    
    1.  The ISDS currently on lot 4 shall remain at all times within the
legal boundaries of lot 4.
    
    The motion carried by a vote of 5 to 0.
    
    TOWN OF JAMESTOWN
    
    A motion was made by Richard Allphin and seconded by Raymond Iannetta
to grant the request of the Town of Jamestown, whose property is located
at North Main Road, and further identified as Tax Assessor's Plat 4, Lot 6
for a variance under Article 3, Table 3-2, and a Special Use Permit under
Article 3, Table 3-1, Permitted Use, V, Transportation and Utilities,
Number 9, Public Utilities    Structure, to construct a 10 foot by 12 foot
utility building at the North Reservoir.
    
    Regarding this request, this board has determined that this
application does satisfy the requirements of Article 6, Section 600.
    
    Regarding the request for a variance, this board has determined that
this application does satisfy the requirements of Article 6, Section 606,
paragraphs 1 through 4, and Section 607, paragraph 2.
    
    Regarding the request for a special use permit, this board has
determined that this application does satisfy the requirements of Article
5, Section 202.
    
    This variance is granted with the following restrictions:
 
    1.  That the design and construction will carry out the terms and
conditions listed in the Insignificant Alteration Permit by Rhode Island
DEM.
    
    2.  The building will be designed and or soundproofed such that the
compressor will not be heard from the street.
    
    3. The building will have cedar shingles.
    
    This motion is based on the following findings of fact:
    
    1. The property is located in an RR-200 zone and contains 63.87 acres.
    
    2.  There will be no lighting and no new utility poles will be
required.
    
    3. The current trees will be retained.
    
    4.  The temporary building will be removed.
    
    5.  There was an objection from a citizen who feels the building
should retain design elements of the State buildings at North Road and the
Cross Island connector.
    
    The motion carried by a vote of 5 to 0.
    
    ADJOURNMENT
    
    A motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Dennis Grieco to
adjourn at 8:38 p.m.
    
    The motion carried unanimously.