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Planning Minutes 09/02/2015

SOUTH BERWICK PLANNING BOARD
Regular Meeting
Date: 9-2-2015
ROLL CALL:
Present: John Stirling, William Straub, Paul Steinhauer, Manley Gove and Kathy Connor, SMPDC

Warren Spencer – Absent

CALL TO ORDER:
Mr. Stirling called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.

MINUTES APPROVAL:
Motion to approve minutes of 6-17-2015 (Regular Meeting), by Mr. Steinhauer and second by Mr. Straub VOTE: 3-0

Motion to approve minutes of 6-17-2015 (Public Hearing), by Mr. Straub and second by Mr. Steinhauer VOTE: 3-0

Motion to table minutes of 8-19-2015, by Mr. Straub and second by Mr. Steinhauer VOTE: 3-0

PUBLIC AUDIENCE:

CORRESPONDENCE:
Email sent from Perry Ellsworth, Town Manager to set up Work Shop with Town Council on September 15, 2015.

The Planning Board asked Ms. Connor to give them some paperwork, etc. on what they have done to refresh their memories before the meeting. Kathy said that she will prepare something and provide them to the Town Council as well. Planning Board members present at meeting tonight will be able to make the meeting on 9/15/15.

NEW BUSINESS: Discuss By Laws
Ms. Connor provided sample addition to by laws: “Chairman may when there is no business before the board cancel the meeting provided that notice is given to each member at least three calendar days prior to the meeting date, in the event of extreme weather, the chairman may cancel the meeting on the day of the meeting”

Mr. Gove made a motion to accept the addition to bylaws, second by Mr. Straub. VOTE: 4-0

Mr. Straub would like to add “time sensitive” to bylaws before no business.

Mr. Straub made a motion to change the start of meetings from 7 pm to 6:30 pm, second by Mr. Gove. VOTE: 4-0

Also, would like to change agenda to state that no new business shall be taken up after 9 pm.

Would also like to change, that Planning Board will temporarily suspend discuss of current agenda item from 9 pm to 8:30 pm.

Mr. Steinhauer made a motion to accept amendments to bylaws, second by Mr. Gove. VOTE: 4-0

OLD BUSINESS:

OTHER:

MEMBER COMMENTS:

Motion by Mr. Gove second by Mr. Straub to adjourn the Regular Meeting at 7:40 p.m. VOTE: 4-0

Attested by: __________________________________

Date: ______________________________________