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Planning Board Minutes 08/12/2014
I       Call to Order

Chairman Paul White called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Present: Donna Cook, Jim Jansz, Joe McMahon, Tina Vanasse, Rick Viles, Paul White, Code Enforcement Officer Brandon Woolley, Recorder Maureen Scanlon.

Absent: Phil Lowe

Guests present: Ray Sylvester (from Blue Heron Construction) representing NeuroRestorative.

II      Correspondence

The following correspondence/documentation was distributed to the Planning Board members in their meeting packets;

CORRESPONDENCE:

A copy of the updated “Planning Board Membership Contact List” which reflects Jim Jansz’s new term expiration date and Rick Viles’ new e-mail address.

DOCUMENTATION:

A copy of the application requesting an Expansion of Existing Use.  (Property owned by J.J. Realty Trust Partnership, LLC) (Applicant is NeuroRestorative) – Map 5, Lot 27 (988 Sebago Road).  
        
The following correspondence was distributed to the Planning Board members at the meeting;
        
CORRESPONDENCE:

A copy of a letter addressed to the Town of Sebago Planning Board from the Town of Bridgton regarding a “Notice of a Public Hearing” for their Comprehensive Plan.  Maureen Scanlon stated that this was received after the meeting packets for tonight’s meeting had been mailed out.  The reason she did not forward this information separately is that the referenced meeting is being held on the same night as this meeting, therefore it would be impossible for the Sebago Planning Board Members to attend both meetings.  However, she wanted this Board to be informed that the Town of Bridgton is working on their Comprehensive Plan.  

III     Open to Public Questions – None

IV      Review of Minutes (May 13, 2014)

Joe McMahon made a motion to approve the minutes from May 13, 2014 as presented.  It was seconded by Tina Vanasse.  Motion carried with all in favor.

(Note: There are no minutes for the months of June & July because there were no meetings held.)

V       Old Business   

  • Request for Expansion of Existing Use – (Property owned by J.J. Realty Trust Partnership, LLC) (Applicant is NeuroRestorative) – Map 5, Lot 27
Ray Sylvester, from Blue Heron Construction, representing NeuroRestorative reviewed the details of this project.  This is a business that has been in existence in the town for the past fifteen years and is now requesting to expand their program by adding an additional 6-bed residential home located at 988 Sebago Road.  Most of the changes to the building are internal.  The external changes are the addition of a handicap ramp to the front of the building and additional parking spaces.  Improvements were also made to the small dirt road that leads to the lower part of the building in the back for improved safety.  

There was some discussion on the necessity of a Site Walk and a Public Hearing for this project.  

Tina Vanasse made a motion to waive a Site Walk.  It was seconded by Jim Jansz.  Motion carried with all in favor.  

Joe McMahon made a motion to hold a Public Hearing.  It was seconded by Rick Viles.  Motion carried with all in favor.  

A Public Hearing will be held on this project at the September 9, 2014 Planning Board Meeting.  


  • CEO Updates
There were no updates to report.

  • Goal Setting Items
  • Voting Matrix (finalizing process)
No discussion

  • Review of Escrow Funds for “Outstanding” Subdivisions
No discussion

VI      New Business

  • Rescheduling of November meeting due to Veteran’s Day Holiday on November 11, 2014.  
The Board directed Maureen Scanlon to change the November meeting date from Tuesday, November 11th at 7:00 p.m. to Wednesday, November 12th at 7:00 p.m. in observance of the Veteran’s Day holiday.  

VII     Adjournment
Donna Cook made a motion to adjourn at 7:25 p.m.  It was seconded by Rick Viles.  Motion carried with all in favor.

Respectfully Submitted,
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Maureen F. Scanlon
Administrative Assistant/Deputy Clerk