DUNBARTON PLANNING BOARD
The meeting of the Dunbarton Planning Board was held at the above time, date and place with Co-Chairman Brian Nordle presiding. The following members were present;
Brian Nordle, Co-Chairman
Kenneth Swayze, Admin, Planning and Zoning Dept.
Mert Mann, Selectman
George Holt, Conservation
The Co-Chairman verified that the meeting had been posted for the proper time and in the proper places.
Hearing-Diane Ouelette-Faulkenstein (D3-03-02) (
Ken Swayze gave a quick description of the lot-line adjustments per plan submitted. He explained the reason was to be able to provide for a 100 ft. setback to allow for a barn to have livestock on the lot created.
Jacques Belanger, Surveyor, stated that the line adjustment amounted to about 125 sq. ft. of change from the original plan, and that nothing else changed.
Abutters commented as follows;
Carl Metzger- as presented “it’s OK with me.”
No other abutters present.
Ken Swayze made a motion that the Dunbarton Planning
Board approve the Diane Ouelette-Faulkenstein (D3-03-02) Lot-line
Correction/adjustment to the previously approved (
Mert Mann seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. (For the record David Breault was just arriving at the time of the vote and did not vote).
2.) Public Hearing-Site Plan Review receipt of application (for completeness)-
Dunbarton 88, LLC (B3-02-01, B4-01-11,
A4-01-05, and A3-01-04) Proposed Watch Hill Development-Multi-Family
Development located off Route 13 in the Low Density District in
Ken Swayze updated the
Board of the history of the Watch Hill Project. He reviewed the first meeting
Mike Poirier wanted to be sure that if the Board did not accept the application this evening, that the applicant would have enough information to revise the application and plans so they could reapply, and be accepted next time.
Ken Swayze stated that at the last meeting certain major safety concerns were discussed, such as, spacing between buildings, width and steep grades of roadway, and number of parking spaces, etc. The Planning Board, Fire Chief, Town Engineer-Don Mayo, and Kerrie Diers-CNHRPC all raised these safety concerns in the submitted material.
Brian Nordle stated that at the ZBA meetings, even the abutters were in favor of this project. A lot of folks spoke in favor of the Development. The density of the Development has been increased so accordingly, the safety concerns of the site plan should also. We all have the responses in front of us. We are here to accept the application for completeness or not, to accept it.
Ken Swayze stated that at the last meeting some of the issues raised might be hard to overcome; such as the spacing between buildings and the applicant should address these before we move on.
George Holt made a motion that the Dunbarton Planning Board not accept the Application of Dunbarton 88, LLC (B3-02-01, B4-01-11, A4-01-05, and A3-01-04) Proposed Watch Hill-Multi-family Development Located off Route 13 in the Low Density District. Mert Mann seconded the motion.
Ken Swayze proposed an amendment to the original motion that the Dunbarton Planning Board set up a meeting with the Technical Review Committee ASAP to work with the applicant. Mert Mann seconded the amendment.
Both the amendment and the motion passed unanimously.
3.) Other Business;
George Holt wanted to discuss his concerns for access into lots other than from the frontage on a Class V road. He talked about data he had from a few sources. This concern was referring to the already accepted GPS (2-Lot) Subdivision.
David Breault stated he also had concerns about access into a lot other than that on a Class V road. His concern was also about the already accepted GPS Subdivision.
Ken Swayze gave a copy of Notice of Amendments to the Land
Subdivision Control Regulations of the Town of
There was considerable discussion by the board and a consensus reached. The Board would make contact with GPS properties and abutters and inform them of the waiver request. Ken Swayze will initiate the contact and report at the next Board Meeting.
The entire board agreed that a complete updated print of the Subdivision Regulation, Zoning Regulations, and Site Plan Regulations should be done with urgency, ASAP!
(Minutes submitted by Brian Nordle)