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

JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW

Minutes of the MARCH 23, 1999 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 Vice-Chairman at 7:00 p.m. 
The clerk called the roll and noted the following members present:

                        
Rolf Knudsen
Richard Allphin
Thomas Ginnerty
Dennis Grieco
Don Wineberg
Raymond Iannetta

Also present were:

Jane Fitts, Stenographer
Pat Westall, Zoning Clerk
Fred Brown, Zoning Officer
MaryJo Carr, Counsel

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

MINUTES of December 15, 1998 Page #2

The minutes of December 15, 1998 page #2 were not acted on because of a
lack of quorum, therefore it will be on the agenda of the April 27, 1999
meeting.

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

MINUTES of January 26, 1999

A motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Don Wineberg to
accept the minutes of the January 26, 1999 meeting as written.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

CORRESPONDENCE

A letter from Edward P. Flanagan Jr. requesting a one year extension of a
previously granted variance.

A letter from Peter B. Regan requesting a one year extension of a
previously granted variance.

A letter from H.F. and Gloria Kurz requesting a one year extension of a
previously granted variance.

Flanagan

A motion was made by Guy Settipane and seconded by Thomas Ginnerty to
grant the request of Edward P. Flanagan, Jr., whose property is located at
Columbia Lane and further identified as Tax Assessor's Plat 2, Lot 152 for
a one year continuance of a variance previously granted on April 23, 1996.

It is the policy of the Board that applicants may be granted three
continuations due to circumstances not within the Board's control.
This being the third and final continuance granted this applicant.

The motion carried by a vote of 4 - 1.

Richard Allphin, Thomas Ginnerty, Dennis Grieco, and Guy Settipane  voted
in favor of the motion.

Rolf Knudsen voted against the motion.

Don Wineberg and Raymond Ianetta were not seated and Catherine Finney was
absent.

Pillon

A motion was made by Guy Settipane and seconded by Dennis Grieco to grant
the request of Michelle B. Pillon whose property is located at 48-52
Walcott Avenue, and further identified as Tax Assessor's Plat 9, Lot 590
for a one year continuance of a variance previously granted on March 24,
1998.

The motion carried by a vote of 4 - 1.

Rolf Knudsen, Richard Allphin, Dennis Grieco, and Guy Settipane voted in
favor of the motion.

Thomas Ginnerty voted against the motion.

Don Wineberg and Raymond Ianetta were not seated and Catherine Finney was
absent.

A motion was made by Raymond Ianetta and seconded by Thomas Ginnerty to
grant the request of H.F. and Gloria Kurz whose property is located at 24
Orient Avenue, and further identified as Tax Assessor's Plat 2, Lot 28 for
a one year continuance of a variance previously granted on May 28, 1998. 

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

Rolf Knudsen, Richard Allphin, Thomas Ginnerty, Dennis Grieco, and Raymond
Ianetta voted in favor of the motion.

Guy Settipane and Don Wineberg were not seated and Catherine Finney was
absent. 

NEW BUSINESS

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

EGAN

A motion was made by Dennis Grieco and seconded by Rolf Knudsen to grant
the request of Charles F. Egan, whose property is located at 10 Champlin
Way, and further identified as Tax Assessor's Plat 3, Lot 18 for a
Dimensional Variance from Sections 311 and 705, to permit the renovation
of an existing two story garage.
      The second story of said garage shall contain a home office and
bathroom.

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 following restrictions:

1. No bathtub or shower will be installed.

2. No kitchen facilities will be installed.

3. If permitted by applicable code, regulation or law, no separate
electrical meter will be installed for the office.

This motion is based on the following findings of fact:

1. Said property is located in a R40 zone and contains 16,000 sq.    ft.

2. The footprint of the building will not be enlarged.

3. The exterior of the structure will not be altered with the exception of
the proposed deck which will not encroach on any setbacks.

4. The property's present nonconformity under section 311 will not be
increased by the requested relief.

5. The denial of the application would be more than an mere inconvenience
to Mr. Egan as he has no space in his home for a permanent office.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

Rolf Knudsen, Richard Allphin, Thomas Ginnerty, Dennis Grieco, and Guy
Settipane voted in favor of the motion.

Don Wineberg and Raymond Ianetta were not seated and Catherine Finney was
absent.

Seated: Rolf Knudsen-Acting Chair for this application, Thomas, Dennis,
Guy, and Don.

CMS

A motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Guy Settipane to
continue the application of Conanicut Marine Services to the April 27,
1999 meeting at the request of the Town Council to allow time for the
Building Official to provide them with information about the background of
this application so they can inform themselves and determine as an abutter
if they have any objections or not.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

Rolf Knudsen, Thomas Ginnerty, Dennis Grieco, Guy Settipane, and Don
Wineberg voted in favor of the motion.

Richard Allphin recused himself, Raymond Ianetta was not seated, and
Catherine Finney was absent.

ADJOURNMENT

A motion was made to adjourn at 8:04 p.m.

The motion carried unanimously.