Minutes of Planning Board Meeting
May 13, 2006
Frye Island Community Center


The meeting was called to order by Chairman Marge Hommel at 8:30 a.m. Members present: Marge Hommel, Ed Johnson, Kathy Potts, Dave Treacy, Steve Kaplan.

1) Minutes and correspondence

It was suggested by Marge Hommel, and agreed by consensus, that consideration of the draft minutes for the September 2005 meetings be deferred to June 10.

2) Old Business

Growth Management Ordinance

Wayne Fournier stated that he had received 3 e-mails opposing continuation of the ordinance, and the Town has received 2 requests for tax abatement. The Board of Selectmen has scheduled two public hearings to learn island residents opinion as to amendment, repeal, or making no change to the ordinance.
Steve Kaplan pointed out that there are alternatives to be considered.
James Reali stated that some people fear a lottery.

Ed Johnson asked if the Selectmen could proceed without a Planning Board recommendation. After come discussion, Kathy Potts moved (not seconded) that this be deferred to the next (June 10) meeting, and it was so agreed.

Comprehensive Plan

Marge pointed out that the Board would require help. She agreed to prepare an article for the FINS, asking for volunteers to participate. Planning Board members were asked to check the Plan so that they could make suggestions.
It was agreed that the Transportation Commission would assist.

4) New Business

Membership

Marge stated that Paul Peterson wishes to be appointed a regular member. Wayne has a form candidates should fill out.

After a request that the Secretary arrange for ferry tickets for the balance of 2005, at 9.30 the meeting was adjourned.


Attendees

Ron and Colleen Clough 3032
Wayne Fournier, Town Manager 1113
James Reali 1316