of Frye Island - Planning Board Meeting
Sunday, June 6, 1999
Location: Community Center
Present: Paul Bourque, Bob Hannah, Marge Hommel, Ed Johnson, Patty Meyer,
Visitors: Selectman Oleg Svetlichny, Lot 13 Leisure Lane,
Sylvia & Fred Brownstein, Lot 251 Leisure Lane,
David Treacy, Lot 501 Playground Lane
Chairman, Paul Bourque, called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m..
He announced that Penny Decker had resigned.
He also announced that he would not seek reappointment due to an
increased commitment to the Frye Island Fire Department.
Since the Charter for the Town was adopted last October, and was
effective on January 1, 1999, we all need to be reappointed.
Patty Meyer stated that she wanted to remain an alternate to the Board,
and not become a regular member. Ed
Johnson, Marge Hommel, and Bob Hannah stated that they would like to be
reappointed to the Board.
was a discussion of proposed ordinances relating to the roads.
We VOTED that the Board recommend that the current Frye Island owned
roads become public easements rather than public roads, and that a warrant
article should be offered to that effect. We
VOTED to hold a public hearing on Saturday, June 19, at 8:30 am at the Community
Center. We will have a handout
ready for the hearing, which explains the concept of a public easement.
It was mentioned that this means that State Laws on roads would be
applicable. Paul Bourque agreed to
talk to Major Slocum, Chief Deputy of the Cumberland County Sheriff’s
Department to see what regulations the Deputies would enforce.
We need to have this information for the Public Hearing.
The Town must then petition the DOT to set the speed limits on the Island
were two Warrant Articles on changes to the Town zoning ordinances and Shoreland
ordinances relating to the Appeals Board. We VOTED to include these two articles in the public hearing
scheduled for June 19.
Board meetings were set for June 26 (regular meeting), July 10 (working meeting)
and July 24 (regular meeting), all at 8:30 am at the Community Center.
year, we had agreed that we would have 4 zoning districts:
Residential, Rural, Commercial, and Recreational.
We went over the maps showing current land use, which were prepared by
Patty Meyer over the winter. We
agreed to make corrections in our own areas.
Our next order of business will be to define the allowed uses in the 4