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1984-04-02April 2, 19 84 Regular Meeting The PLANNING BOARD held a regular meeting on Monday evening, April 2, 1984 in the Town Office Meeting Room with the follo~ing members present and voting: Michael P. Roberts, Vice Chairman, who arrived late; John A. James, Jr., Clerk; John J. Burke; and Erich W. Nitzsche. Town Planner Karen Pomroy was also present. PUBLIC HEARING Pickwell Builders - Special Permit - Common Driveway - 10-12 and 14-16 Ashland Street Tabled until a fourth member arrives. PLANS NOT REQUIRING APPROVAL No plans have been submitted. LOT 1 DALE STREET - Approve commencement of construction MOTION: by ~4r. Nitzsche that due to weather conditions, construction be postponed until May 1, 1984, at which time the Board will again review the situation. SECOND: by Mr. Burke VOTE : Unanimous - motion carries. FOREST ESTATES - Request to extend covenant No documents have been submitted to date. To be discussed at the 4/23/84 meeting. COOLIDGE CONSTRUCTION - Preliminary Plan - Decision A letter granting an extension dated 4/2/84 from Steve Stapinski was received and placed on file. MOTION: by Mr. Nitzsche to accept the extension and place the matter on the agenda for 4/23/84. SECOND: by Mr. Burke VOTE : Unanimous - motion carries. MR. BARTLETT - Discussion with Board - water problem on ~4oody St. Mr. Charles Bartlett was present and explained to the Board that he has a severe problem with water at his 28 Moody Street home. He stated that he never had a problem until new homes were constructed across the street. He has spoken to the Town Planner and the Highway Surveyor with no satisfaction. The Highway surveyor recommended that he landscape his property in an effort to correct the situation. He has been to several departments over the last 4 years but has re- April 2, 1984 -2- Regular Meeting Mr. Bartlett - continued The Highway Surveyor also told him that correcting the problem is not a priority item of his department. The Town Planner reported that she visited the site a year ago and [4r. Bartlett does have a serious water problem. The Board instructed the Town Planner to get together with the Highway Surveyor and visit the site in an effort to correct the problem and report back to the Board. JOHN TUTTLE - Simon Parcel - Discussion with the Board Engineer Tom Neve was present with Mr. Tuttle and showed the Board a sketch of a future subdivision plan on Marbleridge Road. It will come in off Bear Hill Road. The purpose o f the discussion was to obtain comments from the Board since Mr. Tuttle does not intend to come in with a preliminary plan but rather go right to definitive. No action - wait for a formal filing. BEAR HILL - post bond money for Lots J and H - Appleton St. post bond money for remainder of Bear Hill Rd. post bond money for entire length of Blue Ridge Rd. No action - Town Planner said there is a discrepancy in the figures. Placed on the agenda for 4/23/84. RICHARD DOMAS - Discussion with the Board - Davis and Furber access road Postponed until 4/23/84. ~4INUTES - 2/6/84 and 2/27/84 MOTION: SECOND: VOTE : MOTION: SECOND: VOTE : by Mr. Nitzsche to accept the minutes of 2/6/84 as written. by Mr. Burke Unanimous - motion carries by Mr. Nitzsche to accept the minutes of 2/27/84 as written. by Mr. Burke Unanimous - motion carries. April 2, 1984 -3- Regular Meeting PUBLIC HEARING - Pickwell Builders - Tabled earlier Mr. Roberts arrived here. The Clerk read the legal notice Representatives from Pickwell Builders were present and explained to the Board that they have renovated two buildings located at 10-12 and 14-16 Ashland Street. Each dwelling contains four units. They are seeking a Special Permit to allow a common driveway to service the two dwellings shown as Lots A and B on the plan. Special Permits have been granted by the Board of Appeals allowing the conversion to four units in each dwelling. The property abuts the Merrimack River in the rear. According to the plan, eight parking spaces will be provided for each dwelling, for a total of sixteen for the two. No one spoke in favor or opposition to the petition. MOTION: by 14r. Nitzsche to grant the Special Permit allowing the construction of a common driveway to service two dwellings located at 1G-12 and 14-16 Ashland Street, consisting of four units each, shown as Lots A and B on the submitted plan, subject to the following conditions: 1. The applicant shall have his ~ngineer dimension on the Common Driveway Plan dated 3/30/83 the distance between the house and driveway on Lot B, and parking spaces in the rear. 2. Ail drainage shall flow toward the Merrimack River. 3. A recorded easement plan shall be submitted to the Planning Board to ensure compliance with the Common Driveway Special Permit, and subsequently submit the Registry of Deeds book and page. 4. The applicant shall provide a no parking, turnaround between Lot A and Lot B to be paved and delineated "no parking". A site visit by the Planning Board and Town Planner shall be required to determine the existing condition of the driveway and recommend 1" or 1%" minimum asphault cover to be applied over the parking area and drive. An "as-built" plan shall be submitted to the Planning Board showing the extent of compliance with the Special Permit approval. April 2, 1984 -4- Regular ~eeting MOTION: SECOND: VOTE : MOTION: SECOND: VOTE : Pickwell - continued NOTE: The Planning Board grants the Special Permit based upon the Board of Appeals granting the Special Permit to convert both dwellings to four-family units. SECOND: by Mr. James VOTE : Unanimous - motion carries. MINUTES - 2/6/84 and 2/27/84 by Mr. Nitzsche to accept the minutes of 2/6/84 as written. by Mr. James Unanimous - motion carries by 14r. Nitzsche to accept the minutes of 2/27/84 as written. by 24r. James Unanimous - motion carries. The meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m. Michael P. Roberts, Vi~e Chairman Jean E. White, Secretary