JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW

Minutes of the January 27, 2009 Meeting

 

A regular meeting of the Jamestown Zoning Board of Review was held at the Jamestown Town Hall, 93 Narragansett Avenue. The Chairman called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. The clerk called the roll and noted the following members present:

Thomas Ginnerty

Don Wineberg

Richard Boren

Joseph Logan

David Nardolillo

Dean Wagner

Richard Cribb

Richard Allphin

Also present: Brenda Hanna, Stenographer

Pat Westall, Zoning Clerk

Fred Brown, Zoning Officer

Wyatt Brochu, Counsel

 

 

MINUTES

Minutes of December 16, 2008

A motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Joseph Logan to accept the minutes of the December 16, 2008 meeting as presented.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 –0.

Thomas Ginnerty, Don Wineberg, Richard Boren, Joseph Logan, and David Nardolillo voted in favor of the motion.

Dean Wagner, Richard Cribb, and Richard Allphin were not seated.

 

CORRESPONDENCE

A letter from Peter Brockmann, Esq. stating that Mr. Hayes would like to withdraw his zoning application at this time.

Hayes

A motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Joseph Logan to allow Mr. Hayes to withdraw his application.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 –0.

Thomas Ginnerty, Don Wineberg, Richard Boren, Joseph Logan, and David Nardolillo voted in favor of the motion.

Dean Wagner, Richard Cribb, and Richard Allphin were not seated.

 

 

Ryng-Dutton Appeal

& Ryng-Dutton Variance

Per Fred Brown the Dutton’s are in the process of negotiating with the Town and therefore the appeal and variance request should be continued for one month.

A motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Richard Boren to continue the appeal and variance of Janice Ryng-Dutton to the February 24, 2009 meeting.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 –0.

Thomas Ginnerty, Don Wineberg, Richard Boren, Joseph Logan, and David Nardolillo voted in favor of the motion.

Dean Wagner, Richard Cribb, and Richard Allphin were not seated.

 

Town of Jamestown

After testimony was completed a motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Richard Boren to close the public hearing.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 –0.

Thomas Ginnerty, Don Wineberg, Richard Boren, Joseph Logan, and David Nardolillo voted in favor of the motion.

Dean Wagner, Richard Cribb, and Richard Allphin were not seated.

 

A motion was made by Joseph Logan and seconded by Thomas Ginnerty to grant the request of The Town of Jamestown, whose property is located at 250 Conanicus Ave. (Police Station), and further identified as Tax Assessor’s Plat 8, Lot 582 for a Special Use Permit under 82-603,expiration and extension of special use permits, and 82-302 Table 3-1, IV Gov’t, Education, Institutional (10) Gov’t Owned utility facility, and a variance under Section 82-302 District Dimensional Regulations Table 3-2, to construct a 1,190 square foot addition to the existing Police Station which will be 44’-11" from the front lot line wherein 50’ is required.

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 6, SECTION 602.

This Variance is granted with the following restriction(s):

This project must be constructed in strict accordance with the site and building plans duly approved by this Board. This includes the landscaping plan presented by the Town Engineer.

This motion is based on the following findings of fact:

  1. Said property is located in a Public Zoning District and contains 60,000 sq. ft. +/-.
  2. There is a clear need for additional space for the larger police force, which includes female officers.
  3. Four people spoke in favor of the application and nobody spoke against it.
  4. The encroachment appears necessary, as it is the most practical design.

 

The motion carried by a vote of 5 –0.

Thomas Ginnerty, Don Wineberg, Richard Boren, Joseph Logan, and David Nardolillo voted in favor of the motion.

Dean Wagner, Richard Cribb, and Richard Allphin were not seated.

 

 

Solicitor’s Report

Nothing at this time.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Nothing at this time.

 

ADJOURNMENT

A motion was made and seconded to adjourn at 7:35 p.m.

The motion carried unanimously.