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

  JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW

  Minutes of the August 24, 1999 Meeting

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

Catherine Finney
Rolf Knudsen
Richard Allphin
Thomas Ginnerty
Don Wineberg
Raymond Iannetta

Also present were:

Jane Fitts, Stenographer
Pat Westall, Zoning Clerk
Fred Brown, Zoning Officer
Christopher Zangari, Counsel

MINUTES of July 27, 1999

The minutes of July 27, 1999 were not acted upon due to lack of quorum.
      They will be on the September 28, 1999 agenda.

CORRESPONDENCE

A copy of a letter to Fred Brown from John Murphy re: temp.
     tents at Trattoria Simpatico.

A letter from MaryJo Carr re: Judgement affirming decision of Zoning Board
on the Quattrocchi matter. 

OLD BUSINESS

Seated: Catherine, Rolf, Thomas, Don, and Raymond. 

CMS

A motion was made by Catherine Finney and seconded by Don Wineberg to
continue the application of CMS to a date to be determined as all parties
involved will not be ready for the tentative date of September 14, 1999. 

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

NEW BUSINESS

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

Sedgewick

A motion was made by Catherine Finney and seconded by Richard Allphin to
accept the withdrawal without prejudice of the application of Robert &
Linda Sedgewick at the request of their attorney. 

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

Wing (Plat 4, Lot 147)

A motion was made by Rolf Knudsen and seconded by Richard Allphin to grant
the request of Richard A. & Gail R. Wing, whose property is located at
Laurel Lane, and further identified as Tax Assessor's Plat 4, Lot 147 for
a variance from Article 3, Section 308 (Setback from Fresh Water Wetlands)
to construct a leach field 75 feet from a DEM designated Wetland instead
of the required 150 ft.  

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. The position of the leach field be exactly maintained as shown on the
plans submitted.

2. The septic system be pumped every two years.

3. All conditions stipulated in the letter from DEM dated June 3, 1999
(Insignificant Alteration Permit) be followed.

This motion is based on the following findings of fact:

1. Said property is located in a RR80 zone and contains 80,200 sq. ft.

2. The applicant understood that no wetland existed based upon prior
correspondence from DEM in 1988 and January 1999.

3. The Jamestown Planning Commission approved the subdivision based upon
the prior information from DEM that no wetland existed.  This approval
will not alter the character of the area as the subdivision already
exists.

4. This represents the least relief necessary for this project based upon
the unique characteristics of the property.

5. There were no objectors to this application.

6. The Conservation Commission had no objections to this application.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

Wing (Plat 4, Lot 148)

A motion was made by Rolf Knudsen and seconded by Richard Allphin to grant
the request of Richard A. & Gail R. Wing, whose property is located at
Laurel Lane, and further identified as Tax Assessor's Plat 4, Lot 148 for
a variance from Article 3, Section 308 (Setback from Fresh Water Wetlands)
to construct a leach field 88 ft. from a DEM designated wetland instead of
the required 150 ft.  Said property is located in a RR80 zone and contains
80,000 sq. ft.

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. The position of the leach field be exactly maintained as shown on the
plans submitted.

2. The septic system be pumped every two years.

3. All conditions stipulated in the letter from DEM dated June 3, 1999
(Determination of Non-Jurisdiction) be followed.

This motion is based on the following findings of fact:

1. Said property is located in a RR80 zone and contains 80,000 sq. ft.

2. The applicant understood that no wetland existed based upon prior
correspondence from DEM in 1988 and January 1999.

3. The Jamestown Planning Commission approved the subdivision based upon
the prior information from DEM that no wetland existed.  This approval
will not alter the character of the area as the subdivision already
exists.

4. This represents the least relief necessary for this project based upon
the unique characteristics of the property.

5. There were no objectors to this application.

6. The Conservation Commission had no objections to this application.

7.  The evidence and chronology of information was presented for both lots
147 & 148 and should be kept together and referenced for both
applications.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

Andrews

A motion was made by Thomas Ginnerty and seconded by Rolf Knudsen to grant
the request of Kenneth & Patricia Andrews, whose property is located at
Seaside Dr., and further identified as Tax Assessor's Plat 5, Lot 13 for a
variance from Article 3, Section 302 (District Dimensional Regulations) to
construct a new residential dwelling 32.5 ft. from the front property line
instead of the required 40 ft.  

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 foundation and/or
basement shall be no more than 4 feet in height at any point.

This motion is based on following findings of fact:

1. Said property is located in a R40 zone and contains 20,137 sq. ft. 

2. No objections were raised of the application.

3. The applicant had the option to apply under the modification process.

The motion carried by a vote of 5 - 0.

ADJOURNMENT

A motion was made to adjourn at 8:45 p.m.

The motion carried unanimously.