Standish Planning Board Meeting Minutes

Meeting date: 
Monday, September 11, 2017

Standish Planning Board

                                                                    September 11, 2017

                                                                      Meeting Minutes


The meeting of the Standish Planning Board was called to order by temporary Chairman Adam Higgins at 7:00pm. He welcomed newly elected Planning Board member Charles Brown and also welcomed back reappointed member Jolene Whittemore.

Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman

The first item on the agenda was the election of a Planning Board Chairman and Vice Chairman. Mr. Willette nominated Mr. Higgins for Chairman and this was seconded by Mr. Lonnstrom.  All in favor, with Mr. Higgins abstaining from the vote. Mr. Higgins nominated Mr. Willette for Vice Chair and this was seconded by Mr. Cloutier. All in favor with Mr. Willette abstaining from the vote.

Approval of Meeting Minutes from July 03, 2017

Mr. Lonnstrom made a motion to accept the minutes from the July 03, 2017 meeting as written. This was seconded by Mr. Willette.  All in favor.

Approval of Finding of Fact

Leavitt Earthworks, Boundary Road, Map 12, 13- Lots 4,5,42B-5 year renewal of Gravel Pit(Gordon Brown Pit)

Mr. Willette made a motion seconded by Mr. Lonnstron to accept the Finding of Fact as written. All in favor.

New Business:

Brad & Cindy Sloat, Watchic Road 19, Rt.113, Map 30, Lot 39- Shoreland Zoning Application

Mr. Higgins said that the applicant had requested this application to be removed.

Chris Duchaine,525 Pond Road, Map 19, Lot 6-Sketch Plan Rev. for proposed Subdivision(Patriot Place)

Andy Morrell, P.E. from BH2M was present to represent the applicant. The applicant was present also as was Susan Duchaine. Mr. Morrell gave a brief overview of what the applicant would like to do with this land. He said they would like to break up two more lots. He said they have brought the road up to Town standards and have also paved 600 feet of it and done needed upgrades.

Mr. Higgins told him that they would like to discuss this further at a workshop on September 25, 2017 at 7:00pm. Mr. Higgins asked for public comment and there was none.  Mr. Morrell asked if they could discuss this and go to workshop tonight. Mr. Higgins told him that this was not going to happen tonight and they would also like Mr. Benson to be present as there are some issues that need to be discussed and some things addressed.

Mr. Morrell said they would be at the workshop. Mrs. Dyer asked Mr. Morrell to please give Mr. Benson any new information they have before the workshop like the road upgrades, etc.

Mr. Cloutier made a motion to adjourn seconded by Mr. Lonnstrom. All in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 7:10pm.