Regular Meeting of Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 (7:00 p.m.)
Pillsbury Memorial Hall
93 Main Street
Sutton Mills, NH 03221

Board Members Present:  Carrie Thomas, Chair; Jim Lowe; David Angeli; Debbie Lang; and Roger Wells

Board Members Absent:  Julie McCarthy

Ex-Officio Absent:  Bill Curless

Staff Present:  Ed Canane, Land Use Coordinator; Victoria O’Connor, Recording Secretary

1. Call to Order Regular Meeting.

Chairperson Thomas called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m.

2. Roll Call.

3. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of April 11, 2017.

MOTION: Board Member Lang moved to approve the April 11, 2017 Regular Meeting Minutes.  It was seconded by Chairperson Thomas. The motion carried. Board Member Wells abstained from voting.

4. Correspondence

A. Kevin Carr on Behalf of Client for Lot Line Adjustment LUC received an Application from Kevin Carr, representing two parties, Vierzen and Vederwerth, regarding the lot line adjustment. After review, it was determined that the Application was not complete.  Subsequently, Mr. Carr informed LUC that the Application was going to be withdrawn, and that they were considering a subdivision.

B. Bob De Felice Letter of Resignation.  Replacements.

MOTION:  Board Member Wells moved to send a thank you letter to Bob De Felice for his time on the Board.  The motion failed unanimously.

Board Member DeFelice submitted his letter of resignation.  LUC presented his recommendation for a replacement, Dennis O’Connor, and noted that he has already sent an email to Mr. O’Connor, and Mr.  O’Connor has accepted the position.  LUC informed the Board that he planned to request the appointment be added as an Agenda item at the Board of Selectman meeting held on Monday, May 1, 2017. Much discussion was had regarding the  eplacement, as well as the remaining membership positions to be filled, including the alternates.
5. Old Business

A. Planning Board Direction for Master Plan in 2017

The Board discussed utilizing Central New Hampshire Regional Planning to construct the new Master Plan.  Board Member Wells suggested that the Board complete their Subdivision and Site Plan amendments and subsequently have a public hearing to adopt the Amended Plans.  He went on to state that, once that task was completed, the Board should take it upon themselves to review the Master  Plan, prior to asking for compensated assistance.  Discussion was had regarding Master Plan parameters, including workforce housing, infrastructure development, and funding.  The Board anticipated getting the Plan ready in time to incorporate the

2020 Census.

B. Subdivision and Site Plan

Board Member Wells inquired as to what steps were taken in his absence, to include contacting the Engineer in order to review the technical sections of the plans.  LUC informed him that he had contacted Mr. Blakely in the past, and will touch base with him regarding the review.

The following items were touched upon in reviewing the Subdivision Plan:

I. Page 54, the addition of the approved 2016 Zoning Ordinance Amendments – LUC informed the Board that this section will be updated, along with the rest of the Site Plan, which they should receive within a month.
II. Page 54, Exhibit C, necessity of including the table
III. Items previously addressed at the January 30th, 2017 meeting
IV. HISS Requirements v. Overlay Maps

MOTION:  Board Member Wells moved that the LUC should contact the Engineer to analyze the technical data in the Subdivision Plan.  It was seconded by Board Member Lowe.  The motion carried unanimously.

6. Final Comments

LUC distributed an example of a fiscal impact analysis for the Board to review.  Discussion was had regarding the definition of a fiscal impact analysis and what may be determined from its results.

7. Adjournment

8. The Board voted unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 8:32 p.m.


Respectfully Submitted,

Victoria O’Connor, Recording Secretary