06/10/2015 – PB Minutes
BETHLEHEM PLANNING BOARD
June 10, 2015
BETHLEHEM TOWN HALL MEETING ROOM
Present: Dave Wiley, Chris McGrath, Steve Gorman, Marie Stevenson, Mike Bruno, Andrea Bryant, Sandy Laleme, Jeanne Robillard and Don Lavoie.
Mike Bruno calls the meeting to order at 6:20.
The board reviews the checklist for the Ray Lot Line Adjustment application.
Motion made by Dave Wiley, seconded by Chris McGrath, to accept the application as complete. All members vote in favor, motion carries.
Joanna Ray presents the plans for the lot line adjustment for her properties located on tax map 208 lot 64 and tax map 209 lot 60.6. The boundary line adjustment will increase the acreage of the first lot from 2.24 to 4.6 and decrease the acreage of the second lot from 4.71 to 2.35.
Motion made by Steve Gorman, seconded by Sandy Laleme, to approve the application for a lot line
adjustment for Richard and Joanna Ray’s properties located on tax map 208 lot 64 and tax map 209 lot
60.6. All members in favor, motion carries, lot line adjustment is approved.
Dawn gives the board a preview of what is coming up at the next meetings. Don questions whether or not Presby ever went to the ZBA. There is a question as to whether or not that was the board referred them to ZBA or not. Dawn will look into the matter for the next meeting.
6:30 Mike Bruno reads the public hearing notice for the Site Plan Review application for the Colonial Theatre and opens the public hearing.
Stephen Dignazio gives the board a brief overview of the project, which includes new bathrooms, bringing the theatre up to code, year round office space, new dressing rooms, a new green room and a new load in area back stage. There will be no increase in the number of seats.
The board reviews the checklist and it is determined that a site plan map is missing from the plans. Don suggests the board can waive the site map regulation. Steve confirms he has a site plan map and can bring it at a later date.
Motion by Dave Wiley, seconded by Andrea Bryant, to have Steve Dignazio provide the board with three copies of the surveyed site plan with the site plan review criteria and give Mike Bruno the authority to review the checklist and approve the site plan review application. All in favor, motion carries.
Mike closes the public hearing at 6:50.
The board reviews the minutes from May 27, 2015.
Motion made by Dave Wiley, seconded by Chris McGrath, to approve the minutes from May 27, 2015 as presented. All members in favor; Sandy abstains due to absence. Motion carried, minutes from May 27, 2015 are approved
A brief discussion take place regarding recusal. Dawn will provide the board with the information town attorney, Brenda Keith sent during the NCES Stave V Expansion hearing.
Jeanne Robillard questions whether or not Dan Tucker has been before the board for any SPR for gravel storage on his property on Park Ave. Dawn will call Dan and inquire about the site.
A discussion takes place regarding site visits. Don feels site visits should take place for all applications. Dawn will call LGC to see if there are some general guidelines/policies/procedures for site visits. Dawn will also arrange for a site visit at the Arlington.
Motion made by Dave Wiley, seconded by Steve Gorman, to adjourn the meeting at 7:30. All members in favor, meeting adjourned.
Planning and Zoning Clerk