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Planning Board Minutes 07/10/2007
PUBLIC HEARING & PLANNING BOARD MEETING MINUTES

TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2007 – 7:00 P.M.


PRESIDING: Richard Bates, Chair

RECORDING SECRETARY: Maureen F. Scanlon

PRESENT: Rick Bates, Steve Burgess, Jim Libby, Rick Viles, Paul White, Jim Smith
(Code Enforcement Officer), Maureen Scanlon (Recording Secretary).  

Guests present: Karen Frechette, Charles Frechette, Gail Mills, Philip Ineson,
Sylvia Ineson, Phyllis Fitzgerald, Daphne Lindell, Emma Shute, Arthur  
Shute, Jeff Fleming.

ABSENT: Cathy Greene

PUBLIC HEARING CALL TO ORDER: 7:04 p.m.

OPEN TO PUBLIC QUESTIONS:

Daphne Lindell expressed concern about an existing residence being made into a commercial property.  Jim Smith explained that there are two types of zoning in Sebago, General and Shoreland.  This particular property falls under the category of General Zoning.  Jim explained how the current ordinances apply to the zoning regulations.  Some discussion ensued on this subject.  

OLD BUSINESS: None

NEW BUSINESS:

CHARLES & KAREN FRECHETTE d.b.a. SEBAGO LAKE MARINA INC.,
PUBLIC HEARING
(MAP 21 – LOT 11)

Charles Frechette gave a brief overview of the plans for this property.  Karen Frechette explained in detail, the proposed design of the buildings and surrounding grounds.  She answered all questions presented by members of the public.  Some discussion ensued on several subjects such as privacy fencing, signage, and parking availability.  

The public hearing adjourned at 7:36 p.m.




PLANNING BOARD MEETING CALL TO ORDER: 7:37 p.m.

REVIEW OF MINUTES:

Amendment to June 12, 2007 Planning Board Meeting Minutes
A request was made to reflect the fact that the Site Walk required at the June 12th meeting for the property belonging to Stephen & Diane Morgan, Map 29 – Lot 36, was later decided by the Board as not being required at this time.

The minutes from June 12, 2007 were not approved at this meeting.  With the absence of Cathy Greene at tonight’s meeting there was not a quorum of Board Members that were at the original meeting.  

CHARLES & KAREN FRECHETTE d.b.a. SEBAGO LAKE MARINA INC.,
SITE PLAN REVIEW
(MAP 21 – LOT 11)

Discussion ensued regarding the display area for the boats which is shown in detail with specific dimensions on the submitted landscape plan.  Karen Frechette reviewed the Site Plan Review application with the Board and answered questions on the previously omitted information.  Some discussion ensued regarding lighting, parking, and overall traffic flow to the location.  The Site Plan Review criteria requirements/standards were reviewed for compliance.  It was concluded that the additional information originally required to complete the Site Plan Review was adequately provided.

Steve Bourgess made a motion to accept the Site Plan Review application as submitted.  
Seconded by Rick Viles.  Motion carried with all in favor except for Jim Libby who abstained from voting.     

30% EXPANSION – CAREY BURKE & CAROL HEWITT
(MAP 35 – LOT 8)

Jeff Fleming R.A., from Wardhill Architecture, presented the proposed design for the property located at 55 Turnaround Lane (off of Barker Pond).  Discussion ensued regarding the scope of this proposed project with additional input from Jim Smith.    
There was some discussion on the possibility of this design falling under the category of a non-conforming structure.  Jim Smith addressed the issue of non-conformity and several options were discussed to ensure that this project conforms to the town’s building ordinance.  
  
It was decided that a Site Walk is required at this property, and will be held on Sunday, July 15th at 8:00 a.m.

A Site Plan Review will be added to the agenda of the next regularly scheduled Planning Board meeting on August 14th.


ADDITIONAL MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS DISCUSSED

Jim Smith reviewed information he received today from Mr. & Mrs. Morgan regarding the septic system and the proposed building design on their property.  Jim suggested performing a Site Walk at this location on July 15th at 7:00 a.m.  The Board agreed to this time and date and asked Jim to notify the Morgan’s of their intentions.    

Brian Labrecque joined this meeting late and asked to present to the Board a change on a subdivision (Acorn Lane) that he has been working on.  He submitted his previously approved plans, and requested that he be allowed to change the orientation of the “hammerhead” to make it better than originally designed.  Some discussion ensued as to the proper procedure for addressing this matter.  It was suggested that Mr. Labrecque submit this to the Board as an amended sub-division for proper approval.  This will require a Public Hearing and notification to the abutters.  He was advised to follow-up with Jim Smith or Maureen Scanlon as soon as possible, if he would like this addressed at the next regularly scheduled Planning Board meeting.    

No further issues were brought up for discussion.

Rick Viles made a motion to adjourn.  Seconded by Steve Bourgess.  Motion carried with all in favor.   

ADJOURNMENT: 8:57 p.m.

NEXT MEETING: August 14, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,


Maureen F. Scanlon
Recording Secretary