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JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW

                 Minutes of the May 20, 1997 Meeting

A  regular meeting of the Jamestown zoning Board of Review was held  at
the  Jamestown  Town Wall,  93  Narragansett Avenue.
      The  meeting  was called  to  order by the Chairwoman at 7:31 p.m. 
The clerk called  the roll and noted the following members present:

Catherine Finney, Chairwoman
Rolf Knudsen 
Richard Allphin 
Thomas Ginnerty 
Dennis Grieco II 
Guy Settipane 
Don Wineberg 
Raymond Ianetta

Also present were:

Jane Fitts, Stenographer 
Pat Westall, Zoning Clerk 
Fred W. Brown, Zoning Officer 
James Donnelly, Town Solicitor

MINUTES

APRIL 22, 1997

A motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Richard Allphin to
accept the minutes of the April 22, 1997 meeting as written.

The motion carried unanimously

HAMMETT COURT

A  motion  was  made by Rolf Knudsen and seconded by  Don  Wineberg  to
continue the appeal of Hammett Court Properties,  Inc.  to a special
meeting  June  3,  1997 at 7:00 p.m.  due to the length of  the  agenda
and time  needed to  hear the appeal. 

The motion carried unanimously.

CORRESPONDENCE

A  copy of a letter from to Patrick Hayes from Town Planner re: Bucklin
Subdivision Preliminary Plan.

A copy of Land Use & Environmental Law Volume 7, Number 1.

OLD & NEW BUSZNESS

Seated: Richard, Thomas, Dennis, Guy, & Don. 

CLIFFORD

A  motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Guy Settipane  to
deny  the appeal of Catherine Clifford regarding the  Zoning  Officer's
decision  that commercial outdoor tennis facilities are a permitted use in
R20 zoning districts.

The motion carried by a vote of 3 - 2.

The appeal was denied.

Richard Allphin, Thomas Ginnerty, and Guy Settipane voted in favor of 
the motion to deny.

Dennis Grieco and Don Wineberg voted against the motion. 

Catherine Finney and Rolf Knudsen were recused. 

Raymond Ianetta was not seated.

CYC

A  motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Dennis Grieco  to
grant  the withdrawal of Conanicut Yacht Club at the request  of  their
attorney Quentin Anthony, without prejudice.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

Seated: Catherine, Richard, Rolf, Thomas, and Dennis.

BINGELL 

A motion was made by Dennis Grieco and seconded by Thomas Ginnerty  to
continue  the Application of Alfred Bingell,  at his request,  to  the
June 3, 1997 special meeting due to the length of the agenda. 

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

MITCHELL

A  motion was made  by Dennis Grieco and seconded by Thomas Ginnerty to
continue the application of Glen & Numi Mitchell,  at their request, to
the June 3, 1997 special meeting due to the length of the agenda.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

Seated: Catherine, Richard, Thomas, Dennis, & Guy.

KINDER

A  motion was made by Dennis Grieco and seconded by Thomas Ginnerty  to
grant the request of Betty R. Kinder, Trustee whose property is located at
65 Ledge Road,  and further identified as Assessor's Flat 10, Lot 87 for 
a  variance  from Article 3,  Section  302,  Table  3-2  (District
Dimensional  Regulations)  to construct an addition to an existing  one
story  garage 27 feet from the front yard (40 feet required)  and  13.6
feet from the left side yard (20 feet required).

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.

This  variance  is granted with the restriction that the applicant  may
hook up to the  electric utility but must seek further zoning  approval to
hook the proposed structure to any other utilities.

This motion is based on the following findings of fact

1. Said property is located in an RR80 zone and contains 45,302 sq. ft.

2. The  applicant  is in need of the proposed garage but is unable  to
construct  it  on the western side of her property  because  of  the
location of her septic tank and leach field.

3. Similarly, it is not feasible to construct the garage on the eastern
side of the property,  near the home,  as that area is ledge and the
existing driveway would have to be altered.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

Seated: Catherine, Rolf, Richard, Thomas, and Dennis.

CUMBERLAND FARMS

A  motion  was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Rolf Knudsen  to
grant the request of Cumberland Farms,  Inc. d/b/a V.S.H. Realty, Inc.,
whose property is located at 27 North Main Road, and further identified as
Assessor's Plat 8, Lot 626 for Development Plan Review,  Special Use
Permits under Article 3,  Section 301, Table 3-1, VI, D(3) and VIII, 11,
 (Permitted Uses) and variances from Article 3,  Section 302,  Table 3-2
(District  Dimensional Regulations),  Article 12,  Section  1203 
(Off-Street  Parking Requirements), Article  13,   Section 1305  (Sign
Regulations  for  Commercial  Districts) to permit the  replacement of
underground  storage tanks,   construction of a gas   island  and
installation  of two additional gasoline dispensers,  ground sign,  and
replacement of existing canopy.
       Said property is located in a CL zone and contains 40,031.84 sq. 
ft.  Relief as specified in Addendum A and further outlined in Addendum B
attached.

This Board has determined that this application does satisfy requirements
of Article 6,  Section 606,  Paragraphs 1 through 4, Section 607,
Paragraph 2.

This variance is granted with the following restrictions:

1.   Cumberland Farms shall fix wherever required the existing fence   on
the property at lot 774.
       All existing debris and weed growth shall be cleared from the fence
prior to installation of new planting.

2.  Receptacles for used oil shall be placed at the gas islands. 
 
3.  Cumberland  Farms management shall ensure that trash is  regularly
picked up and the site and landscaping be maintained.

4.  The "letter of agreement/maintenance of storm water control basin"
included in the package marked Exhibit 5 shall be followed.

This motion is based on the following findings of fact:

1.  The property is located in a CL zone and contains 40,031.84 sq. ft.

2.  This   petition  arrives  in  its  current  form  after   lengthy
deliberation   by   the  planning  Commission  in  the  site   plan
development review process, including analysis by engineers and the Public
Works Director.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

GRAHAM

A  motion  was made by Rolf Knudsen and seconded by Dennis  Grieco  to
grant the request of Graham Real Estate LLC,  whose property is located at
10 Coulter Street,  and further identified as Assessor's Plat 7, Lot 123 
for a variance from Article 3,  Section 302,  Table 3-2  (District
Dimensional  Regulations) to construct a pitched roof over that part of a
structure that is 10 feet by 24 feet in dimension and is 11 feet from a
side lot line where 20 feet is required.

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.

This motion is based on the following findings of fact: 

1.  Said property is located in an R40 zone and contains 20,380 sq. ft. 

2.  There will be no change in the footprint of the structure. 

3.  There were no objectors to this application.

4.    One   neighbor  spoke  in  favor  of  the application  stating  
that   the proposed change would be an improvement to the property.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

MCCAFFREY

A motion was made by Rolf Knudsen and seconded by Dennis Grieco to grant 
the  request of William s Glenna McCaffrey,  whose  property  is located 
at 982 East Shore Road,  and further identified as  Assessor's Flat  1, 
Lot 330 for a variance from Article 3,  Section  302,  Table  3-2
(District Dimensional  Regulations) to construct a porch 30 feet from the
front yard where 40 feet is required and 22 feet from the side yard where
40 feet is required.

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.

This motion is based on the following findings of fact:

1. Said property is located in an RR80 zone and contains 32,000 sq. ft.

2. There were no objectors to this application.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

Seated: Catherine, Richard, Thomas, Dennis, and Guy.

GLADDING

A motion was made by Richard Allphin and seconded by Dennis Grieco  to
grant the request of Frank N. Gladding.

After some deliberation Richard Allphin withdrew the motion.

A  motion  was made by Guy Settipane and seconded by Dennis  Grieco  to
continue  the  application of Frank N.  Gladding to the  June  3,  1997
special  meeting  to allow the Board time to try  to  receive  addition
information from D.E.M., I.S.D.S. Section.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

ADJOURNMENT:

A motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Rolf Knudsen to
adjourn the meeting at 12:42 a.m.

The motion carried 5 - 0.