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

  JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW

  Minutes of the SEPTEMBER 22, 1998 Meeting

A regular meeting of the Jamestown Zoning Board of Review was held at the
Jamestown Town Hall, 93 Narragansett Avenue.
      The meeting was called to order by the Chairwoman at 7:06 p.m.  The
clerk called the roll and noted the following members present:

Catherine Finney
Richard Allphin
Thomas Ginnerty
Dennis Grieco
Don Wineberg
  

Also present were:

Jane Fitts, Stenographer
Pat Westall, Zoning Clerk
Fred Brown, Zoning Officer
                   

MINUTES of July 28, 1998

The minutes were not acted on because of lack of quorum, therefore they
will be on the agenda of the October 27, 1998 meeting.

Minutes of August 25, 1998

The minutes were not acted on because of lack of quorum, therefore they
will be on the agenda of the October 27, 1998 meeting.

CORRESPONDENCE

A letter to Pat Westall from John Murphy re: Hammett Court Appeal.

OLD BUSINESS

Hammett Court Properties Appeal

A motion was made by Richard Allphin and seconded by Thomas Ginnerty to
accept the withdrawal of the appeal of Hammett Court Properties at the
request of John A. Murphy, attorney for the applicant.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

NEW BUSINESS

Webster

A motion was made by Richard Allphin and seconded by Thomas Ginnerty to
continue the application of Mary Webster to the Oct.
     27, 1998 meeting at the request of the attorney for the applicant.

The motion carried by a vote 5 - 0.

Craven

A motion was made by Don Wineberg and seconded by Thomas Ginnerty  to
continue the application of Bruce Craven to the October 27, 1998 meeting
at the request of John A. Murphy, attorney for the applicant.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

Piccoli

A motion was made by Don Wineberg and seconded by Thomas Ginnerty to grant
the request of David and Dianne Piccoli, whose property is located at 38
East Shore Road, and further identified as Tax Assessor's Plat 7, Lot 70
for a variance from Article 3, Table 3-2 (District Dimensional
Regulations) to make modifications to an existing roof which encroaches on
the northerly lot line wherein a 10 foot sideyard is required.

The 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 roof pitch and
gutter are constructed in accordance with Exhibit A submitted with this
application.

This motion is based on the following findings of fact:

1. Said property is located in an R40 zone and contains 7,200 sq. ft.

2. The requested relief would eliminate the current encroachment of the
roof over the abutting neighbor's lot line.

3. Two abutting neighbors stated no objection to the application.

4. The relief requested is actually less than that which was originally
advertised.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

Shapiro

A motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Don Wineberg to grant
the request of Daniel I. Shapiro and Melinda L. Thomas, whose property is
located at 63 Mt.
     Hope Ave.,and further identified as Tax Assessor's Plat 8, Lot 316
for a variance from Article 3, Table 3-2 (District Dimensional
Regulations) to construct a front porch which will be 20.5 feet from the
front property line instead of the required 30 feet.  

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.

Shapiro cont.

This motion is based on the following findings of fact:

1. Said property is located in an R20 zone and contains 12,020 sq. ft.

2. The variance sought to construct a porch is consistent with the general
characteristics of the neighborhood.

3. The relief sought is the least relief necessary to facilitate enjoyment
of the property.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

Amiot

A motion was made by Catherine Finney and seconded by Dennis Grieco to
grant the request of Paul Amiot.

The motion was discussed.

A motion was made by Catherine Finney and seconded by Dennis Grieco to
withdraw the motion to grant.

A motion was made by Catherine Finney and seconded by Dennis Greico to
continue the application of Paul Amiot to the October 27, 1998 meeting to
allow the Board time to visit the property.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

ADJOURNMENT

A motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Richard Allphin to
adjourn at 8:03 p.m.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.