Planning Commission Meeting Minutes: September 6, 2011

Meeting Date: September 6, 2011                                            Meeting Time:  7:00pm


Convene Meeting at 7:05pm

Attendees: Ed Druke, Merle Tessier, George Friend, Tristan Johnson

Public attendees:  Bill Morse

Discussion Items and actions

  • Review Minutes:  Motion to accept minutes from previous meeting by M. Tessier, Second by E. Druke.  Unanimously supported.
  • Comments from Public: Bill Morse expressed support regarding hearing to accept proposal to continue the Town Plan, unchanged from 2006, until it can be revisited after revisions to the Town Zoning By-Laws.
  • Assignments/Acceptance of Duties/Obligations:
  1. 1.      Motion by E. Druke to appoint Tristam Johnson as Chairperson to the Planning Commission.  Second by M. Tessier. Approved 4-0.
  • Town Plan Public Hearing continued through out meeting.  Only B. Morse present from public.
  • Town By-Laws:  Reviewed Article 2 and documented areas where changes might be made.
  1. 1.      Revisions:  Several suggested changes from Board members and Public.  No changes made yet, only suggestions.  Review has been completed for Sections 209, 210, 211, and 212.
  2. Progress to Date:  Articles 1 and 2 have been reviewed and changes to these Articles are pending.
  3. Next Meeting:  Review Article 3.
  • Zoning Administrator Business:  Tristam will contact Katie Robinson regarding how long she may be absent from her position and discuss whether a temporary replacement should be sought.
  • Select Board Business:  Tristam will seek advise (opinion) of Select board regarding suspended regulations around the state of emergency
  • Other Business:
  1. 1.      Next Meeting September 12.

Adjournment:  Motion by M. Tessier to Adjourn Public Hearing at 8:10pm, Second by E. Druke.  Unanimously supported.  Motion by G. Friend to Adjourn Meeting at 8:15, Second by E. Druke.  Unanimously supported.