Mashpee Planning Board
Minutes of Meeting
December 7, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.
Selectmen’s Meeting Room, Mashpee Town Hall
Approved 4-0 on January 4, 2012
CALL TO ORDER
The Town of Mashpee Planning Board meeting was opened with a quorum in the Selectmen’s Meeting Room at Mashpee Town Hall by Chairman Waygan at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Planning Board Members Present: Chairman Mary Waygan, Clerk George Petersen, Dennis Balzarini, David Kooharian
Also Present: Tom Fudala-Town Planner
Absent: Vice Chair Joe Mullin
APPROVAL OF MINUTES November 16, 2011
MOTION: Mr. Balzarini made a motion to accept the minutes as written. Mr. Petersen seconded the motion. All voted unanimously.
Applicant: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
Location: Meetinghouse Road (Assessors’ Map 45, Block 75)
Request: Signature of 2-lot plan not requiring approval as a subdivision
Chairman Waygan read the request for the record. Zachary Basinski of Bracken Engineering was present on behalf of the Wampanoag Indian Tribe to request approval of the endorsement of an ANR Plan for an existing 46 acre lot. Mr. Basinski reported that the property would be divided into two separate lots, Lot A totaling 27.3 acres with frontage on Meetinghouse Road and Lot B totaling 19.2 acres with frontage on Noisy Hole Road. Mr. Basinski noted that the minimum lot size for the zone totaled 80,000 square feet. Mr. Fudala confirmed that the paperwork was in order. Board members had no objection to the request.
MOTION: Mr. Balzarini made a motion for Approval Not Required. Mr. Petersen seconded the motion. All voted unanimously.
Chairman Waygan signed the plans, notice and decision.
Applicant: Mashpee Industrial Realty, LLC
Location: 168 Industrial Drive (Assessors’ Map 88, Block 35)
Request: Schedule hearing for modification of Special Permit to add additional allowed uses and request for waiver of review and inspection fees ($530 filing fee paid)
Chairman Waygan read the request. Mr. Fudala confirmed that the Planning Board had approved the building for certain uses but that the additional use categories of gymnastics studio and contractor bays were being requested.
MOTION: Mr. Balzarini made a motion to schedule a public hearing for January 18th for Mashpee Industrial Realty, LLC at 7:10 p.m. Mr. Petersen seconded the motion. All voted unanimously.
*See footnote at end of document
Mr. Fudala noted that the applicant paid the $530 filing but requested that the review and inspection fee be waived since they would be unnecessary.
MOTION: Mr. Balzarini made a motion to waive the review and inspection fees. Mr. Kooharian seconded the motion. All voted unanimously.
7:10 Applicant: Ashers Heights Homeowners Association
Location: Ashers Heights subdivision
Request: Modification of special permit to eliminate water quality monitoring program and limit on lawn size. (Continued from November 16, 2011)
The Chair read the public hearing notice for the record and reported that correspondence had been received requesting an extension. Mr. Fudala stated that Mr. Wilcox requested a continuation of the public hearing to March 21st when residents have returned to the area. The Planning Board is still awaiting the signed easements.
MOTION: Mr. Balzarini made a motion to continue the public hearing to March 21st at 7:10pm. Mr. Kooharian seconded the motion. All voted unanimously.
The Planning Board has been requested to schedule hearing for naming Stratford Ponds sewage treatment plant driveway to become “Plant Lane,” per the Town Clerk.
MOTION: Mr. Balzarini made a motion to schedule a public hearing for street naming for January 18, 2012 at 7:20pm. Mr. Kooharian seconded the motion. All voted unanimously.
*See footnote at end of document
Planning Board members reviewed the Heritage Preservation & Community Character Goals, Objectives and Policies. Mr. Balzarini recommended changing only the date. Chairman Waygan expressed concern that there were 17 items that could be condensed. Planning Board members supported the document as it existed. Mr. Fudala recommended changing the date in the text referencing the 1996 Barnstable County Regional Policy Plan.
MOTION: Mr. Balzarini made a motion to accept the Goals, Objectives and Policies as written except for the deletion of the date regarding the Regional Policy Plan. Mr. Kooharian seconded the motion. All voted unanimously.
-Community Preservation Committee-The Chair reported that the CPC had been in receipt of applications but that the meeting had been rescheduled. The Chair will forward a summary of the applications by email.
-Habitat for Humanity Chapter 40B Comprehensive Permit application materials for 6 and 9 Park Place Way – ZBA hearing scheduled December 14, 2011-Mr. Fudala reported that the two lots had been set aside as open space, but without legal protection, and were eventually taken by the Town as tax-taking. The Town had voted to provide the land to Habitat for Humanity, the only respondent to the RFP process. Mr. Fudala expressed concern about the parcel located adjacent to the Pentecostal Church noting the need for screening with trees. The Board of Selectmen drafted a letter of support to DHCD on May 31, 2011.
-United Water – South Cape Village WWTP October 2011 monitoring report – total N = 5.4 mg/l
-Cape Cod Commission – Notice that they will no longer mail The Reporter, but only publish it on line
-Cape Cod Commission – Notice re: December 15 hearing on Cape Cod Cooperative Bank DRI and Hardship Exemption for preliminary subdivision of 40+ acres at 588 Main Street. The request included two commercial lots up front and nine industrial lots in back on the dead end road. The required open space will be located where the 40B housing had been approved. Town support was being sought to not require the Cape Cod Commission to collect traffic mitigation but the Town did not provide their support. The amount that could be collected would be based on square footage and the maximum amount would be $430,000.
-DEP – Report of Sanitary Survey for Sea Mist Resort Public Water Supply. The private well requires a DEP report every 5 years and nothing can be located within a 125’ radius.
-Mashpee Commons Progress Drawing-The drawing depicts changes to what was originally the Shaw’s building, which has been broken up into smaller spaces.
-John Beasley, 26 Little Neck Lane - raise existing pier, ramp and float in Popponesset Creek
CHARLES ROWLEY INVOICE
MOTION: Mr. Balzarini made a motion by roll call vote to place on the agenda two items to pay for Charlie. Mr. Kooharian seconded the motion.
ROLL CALL VOTE: Chairman Waygan, yes; Mr. Balzarini, yes; Mr. Petersen, yes; Mr. Kooharian, yes
Mr. Fudala reported that an invoice had been received for Southport with funds already provided by Ron Bonvie. The second invoice reflected attendance at a meeting and an inspection.
MOTION: Mr. Balzarini made a motion to pay $285 for Southport. Mr. Kooharian seconded the motion. All voted unanimously.
MOTION: Mr. Balzarini made a motion to authorize payment for the $290 bill from Mr. Rowley. Mr. Kooharian seconded the motion. All voted unanimously.
Chairman Waygan noted the possibility that the next two meetings may be cancelled, via email, if there were no items for consideration.
MOTION: Mr. Balzarini made a motion to adjourn. Mr. Kooharian seconded the motion. All voted unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.
Jennifer M. Clifford
LIST OF DOCUMENTS
-Heritage Preservation & Community Character
-Heritage Preservation & Community Character, Cape Cod Regional Policy Plan
-The Reporter Subscription Notice
-Mashpee Commons Progress Drawing