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DRB Meeting Minutes - 12-13-17

Town of Leicester
Development Review Board
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
** See subsequent minutes for any changes
Members Present:  Peter Fjeld, Jeff McDonough, Hannah Sessions
Members Absent:  Bill Shouldice, Donna Swinington, Suki Fredericks
Others Present: Jack Sheehan, Sandra Trombley, Secretary
Call to OrderMeeting called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Chair with roll call.
Reviewed Agenda:
Approval of November 8, 2017 PC Minutes:
Motion by Jeff and second by Hannah to approve Planning Commission meeting minutes.  All in favor.
So, approved.
DRB Hearing:Applicant Sheehan Construction Inc. #22-17-DRB – Application for Waiver
Chair read notice of public hearing.
Introductions made.  No other communication from adjoining property owners.
Hannah asked about the protocol with the neighbors.  Neighbors have been notified, but Jack has not spoken to them personally.
Jack explained that he is extending the deck 6’ closer to the property line.  He is going toward the lake.  The other things he can do, it’s going toward the one property line that is the issue.  It is not going to interfere with anyone’s view.  No higher than it is now.  Go toward the lake 8’.  Roofline extends, but does not go higher.
Meets all setbacks but one.
Section 3.7 Waivers:
Board Reviewed Criteria under Section 3.7.3.
  1. Is fine
  2. Is fine, it is the right use.
  3. Is in conformance with Town Plan and goals.
  4. It reasonably limits impact upon one’s neighbors.
  5. Not taller
Motion by Peter and second by Jeff to approve the waiver with no conditions.  All in favor.  So, approved.
Chair mentioned the 15-day waiting period.
Sandy will let Mary Anne know.
Other Business:
Suki would like to have a discussion about changing the meeting date back to Tuesday.  We are missing three Board Members. 
Motion by Jeff and second by Hannah to table discussion on meeting night until we have a full Board.  All in favor.  So, approved.
Public Comment:  None
Motion by Jeff and second by Hannah to adjourn at 6:32 p.m.  All in favor.  So, approved.
Next Meeting:  No hearing 12/27/17.  No business.
Respectfully submitted,
Sandra L. Trombley