TOWN OF TOLLAND
MINUTES OF PLANNING BOARD
Meeting of 7/19/2004
Meeting called to order by Chairman McAlister at 7:06.
Present: Steve McAlister
Public Hearing: Renewal of Special Permit for Earth Product Removal
Applicant: Francine Demonstranti
Location: Map 410, Lot 5
Deed: Book 10943, Page 423-424, Hampden Registry
Cut Value: 91,487 cubic yards
Fill value: 28 cubic yards
Comments: Very little fill has been removed to date. No one appeared to comment. The Planning Board will make a site inspection Tuesday 27th, 7:00 p.m.
Public Hearing closed at 7:20.
1. Applicant: Thomas Leveille, et al
Location: 16 Ona Road
Map 101, Lot 72
Description: A 22’ x 22’ Addition to house and addition of a deck on two sides of house
Findings: Setbacks from Otis Reservoir were not being met. Applicant modified plan by reducing size of deck, to withing allowed setbacks
Action Taken: Board approved modified plan which will require a building fee of $485.60.
2. Applicant: James :& Sharen Messinger
Location: 1195 Cvolebrook River Road
Parcel: Map 411, Lot 21.1
Description: Site Plan for existing 12’ x 9’ shed.
Action Taken: Lot is conforming and all are setbacks meet. The site plan was therefore approved.
3. Applicant: Charles and Sophie Drobek
Location: 213 Clubhouse Road
Map 409, lot 9.12
Description: Site Plan for Approval Not Required for Subdivision of one lot having required size, frontage and setbacks.
Findings: Plan shows a future flag lot drawn in using broken (i.e., not solid) lines. Discussion pursued as to appropriateness of showing an unapproved, and illegal lot on the plot plan. After much discussion, a note was written on the plot plan stating that the illegal lot was not approved. Thereafter, the “Approval Not Required Lot” was given site plan approval.
4. Applicant: Donald & Margaret McClelland
Location: Colebrook River Road
Map 410, Lot 11 & 13
Description: Site Plan approval for increasing size of an approved but unbuilt attached garage, and for adding living space above the garage.
Action Taken: Lot is conforming and all setbacks meet. The site plan was therefore approved.
5. Open Space Plan Endorsed: The Planning Board endorsed unanimously the “Tolland Open Space and Recreation Plan” prepared by the Environmental Institute of the University of Massachusetts – Amherst and Tolland’s Open Space Committee.
Meeting adjourned at 9:20.
Gertrude T. McKay