January 19, 2015 Minutes

January 19, 2015

Attendees: Ralph O’Dell – Chair, Ted Mitchell –
Secretary, Clayton Wood, Jim Pritchard,
and Helen Schoppmeyer

Public: Carole Dodge (Zoning Board Chair),
Paul Nickerson

1. Call to Order: 7:07 pm

2. Approval of Minutes: December 8, 2014
Changed next meeting date from January 12, 2014 to 2015

3. Old Business:
A. Accident Count 2000-2010 (Per Road)
B. Master Plan Committee Article for the Sun
(Overview of work done)
4. New Business:
A. Discussion about changing the description and map
for Suburban District:
— How many residents will be affected?
— What happens if property owner only has one
of the two criteria?
— Currently no confusion of description but map
does not accurately reflect description.
— Suburban District offers the greatest protections for
residents than any other district. If changing the
description, it may harm residents.
— Zoning Board will do extensive research over this
year with many working sessions. Carole Dodge will
provide result and information to Master Plan
Committee in the fall.
B. Senior/55+/Active Adult Housing:
— Discussed options for housing
— Concerns about developers turning senior housing into
all age housing….Must have ironclad way to ensure
that isn’t possible before supporting such housing.
— Discussed Loundonderry housing project and Cheshire
County nursing home.

7. Next Meeting: February 9, 2015

9. Adjournment: 8:28 pm

Prepared by: Ted Mitchell, Secretary

Submitted: Ralph O’Dell, Chairman, Master Plan