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October 18, 2016
Planning Board Agenda
- Application # 655 Clarence Farnsworth revise the footprint of Application #655; permit #1116.
- Application # 654 Owner/Applicant: Clifford Norton, III
- Proposes: to renew permit #1085 issued 9/15/2015 (Expand the North end of Stewart’s Grocery)
- Location: 2122 Indian River Rod
- FYI: (Under 200 sq. ft. No permit needed)Application #659 Owner/Applicant: William Frye
- Proposes: 12’ x 12’ storage shed
- Location: 16 Myra’s Lane
- Application # 660 Owner/Applicant: John & Leanne Beal
- Proposes: to place a 40’x 8’ trailer bed on their property for storage
- Location: 12 Short Rd
- Application: #661 Owner: Steven Crowley; Applicant: Virginia Mazza
- Proposes: to add 1,188 sq. ft. for the purpose of a studio and covered porch
- Location: 177 Kelley Point Road
- Application:#662 Owner: Daryl Young/Carol Colby; Applicant: Daniel Colby
- Proposes to renew permit # 1092 issued 10/20/2015
Time: October 5, 2016 Time: 4:00 p.m.
Place: Town Office, 70 Snare Creek Lane, Jonesport, Maine 04649
Opened by: Selectman Alley, Milliken- Fish, absent
Attendees: Irene Rogers, Asst. to Board of Selectmen, Bonnie and David Wardwell and Donnie Woodward,
Approval of Minutes of September 28, 2016: Motion to accept by Selectman Milliken, Seconded Selectman Alley-All in favor.
- Open sand bids: ”By Us” had the winning bid with $7.15 per yard.
- Junkyard Concern: A motion was made by Selectman Milliken and seconded by Selectman Alley to support decisions made by the CEO, Donnie Woodward and to take whatever action necessary to enforce the junkyard laws. The CEO will write a formal letter and talk with MMA to get the proper wording.
- Town Vegetable garden: The Selectmen discussed the location of a Town vegetable garden and suggested that the person who is interested in establishing the garden can use any suitable Town owned land.
- Signs: A sign for the Marina will be ordered which states that the floats are only for loading or unloading gear, not as a mooring.
- WHCA Fuel Assistance October 18th: A motion was made by Selectmen Alley, seconded by Selectman Milliken to allow the sign up of fuel assistance in the Town Office.
- Shared Driveway: A motion was made by Alley, seconded by Milliken to go into Executive Session 1 M.R.S.A. 405(6) (E) at 4:00 p.m. with the CEO and the Wardwells to discuss Ice Hill South driveway problem. They returned to general session at 4:20 p.m. Selectman Milliken will contact the Town attorney.
- Mowing the dump this year: There was a misunderstanding with the dump mowing but it was discovered that it has already been mowed in August.
- The Selectmen went into executive session again to discuss personnal matters at 4: 40 p.m. 1 .S.R.A. 405 (6) (A). They returned to general Session at 5:14 p.m. with no decisions being made.
A motion was made by Alley seconded by Milliken to adjourn the meeting at 5:14 p.m.