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Meeting Minutes - PC

Town of Leicester
 Planning Commission Meeting
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
** See subsequent minutes for any changes
Members Present: Donna Swinington, Chair, Peter Fjeld, Jeff McDonough, Bill Shouldice
Others Present:  Diane Benware, Tom Barker, Ken Young, Ron Fiske, Sandra Trombley, Secretary
Meeting called to order at 6:00 p.m. with roll call.
Approval of Minutes of June 10, 2014:
Motion by Jeff and second by Peter to approve minutes of June 10, 2014 as written.  All in favor.  So approved.
New Business – Zoning Administrator Applicants:
There are two interested persons; Marianne Sullivan from Salisbury and David Atherton from Brandon, but the Board did not have their written copies of their resumes.
Discussion about qualifications needed for the zoning administrator.  They all agreed they need someone who is knowledgeable and willing to enforce regulations.  
Bill felt they needed someone with some decorum.
Tom shared a little information about each applicant.   He felt either one would be qualified.
Bill asked if they were going to invite these applicants for interviews.
Diane shared a message from Kate.  Kate will be unable to participate in future planning zoning activities.  We need to prepare for the July 8th Public Forum.
Peter talked about an idea he had about having one body like Sudbury’s Unified Development Ordinance; instead of having two boards.
Peter will email a copy of Sudbury’s Unified Development Ordinance for everyone’s review.
Peter suggests that perhaps Attorney Carroll review the document once typed.
Diane requisitioned $3,200 from the Municipal Planning Grant to cover the advertising, honorarium, advertising, printing, etc.
The ZA position is about three hours per week.  There is a budget for the zoning administrator.  There was talk of possibly this person coordinating more than one town to make a full time position.
Diane will contact Marianne and David to set up interviews for Monday, June 30, 2014; 6:00 p.m. for Marianne and 6:15 p.m. for David and Selectboard will meet at 6:30 p.m. to take the PC’s recommendation.
Old Business:  None
Public Comment:  None
Motion by Jeff to adjourn at 6:15 p.m. 
Respectfully submitted,
Sandra L. Trombley
PC Secretary