February 19, 2003





Board members present: Bruce Kullgren Sr., Ted Petro, Rae Barnhisel, A. Pickman, M. Connolly-Officio Sherry Fiske


Call to Order by B. Kullgren at 7:40 p.m.        


  1. Review of 2/5/03 minutes.  Move by Pickman to approve the minutes as amended, seconded by Fiske and voted in the unanimous affirmative.


  1. Review of the mail – newsletter from Southwest Region Planning Commission, letter from New Boston regarding a cell tower, application and agenda for the NH-Office of State Planning annual conference.  A letter from Anna Barbara Hantz, attorney for Richard Messina, regarding site plan review for the Messina property, M 08 L 008 on Rte 101 was reviewed and discussed.  The Board reviewed the ZBA minutes of 1/2/03 and the plans submitted with the letter.  Move by Petro that Attorney Hantz be informed that the Planning Board will require site plan review, seconded by Fiske and voted in the unanimous affirmative.  Pickman composed a letter to Attorney Hantz.  Move by Petro to accept Pickman’s letter to Attorney Hantz, seconded by Fiske and voted in the unanimous affirmative.


  1. Gerry Rosenberg came in to discuss the revised construction materials section of the master plan.  Rosenberg stated that the amount of acreage is probably exaggerated and does not take into account land use.  Rosenberg suggested that a paragraph be added stating that use has already been determined.  The Board discussed soil types and the total number of land acres in the town.  Kullgren stated he would call Eric Twarog at  SWRPC to discuss how the total number of acres may be determined.


  1. The Board reviewed the revised housing and population section of the master plan.  Connie Kieley expressed concern about the graphs and charts being omitted from the revised version.  The Board explained that table #11 – Population Projection was not removed, it has been moved to phase 2 the comprehensive plan.  The Board also explained that the removal of some items was due to inaccuracy.  Kieley asked if it might be possible to add a graph to track the effect of valuation on the town and school tax rates.  There was discussion on this proposal, no action taken.


  1. Move by Fiske to adjourn, second by Pickman, meeting adjourned at 10:10 p.m.



Minutes submitted by Debra Harling.