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Planning Board Meeting - June 22, 2016

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE VIENNA PLANNING BOARD HELD JUNE 22, 2016

At 6:20 Regular members Waine Whittier, Creston Gaither and Ed Lawless met with Nathan James on his Kimball Pond site shown on tax map 3 as lot 40- K, to consider his proposal to add a 6 foot loft on the main portion of the existing camp and to place fill in the existing driveway, which is low and wet; and to place fill in a low wet area between the camp and the pond, and to remove 3 trees which he feels constitute a safety hazard.

Kimball Pond - Proposal to limit motorboat horsepower to 10 and under.

The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has been petitioned to consider the following watercraft regulations:

Kimball Pond, Vienna/New Sharon Kennebec County – motorboats with more than 10 horsepower prohibited.

A Public Hearing was held July 12, 2016 @ 6:30 p.m. at the Vienna Community Building/Fire Station, Kimball Pond Road, Vienna, ME.

The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is requesting public comment on this proposal.

Deadline for comments: July 22, 2016

Please send your comments to:

Becky Orff:

Planning Board Meeting - Sept 21, 2011

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE VIENNA PLANNING BOARD HELD SEPTEMBER 21, 2011

AT 6:30 PM regular members Alan William and Ed Lawless and Creston Gaither met at the Seymour property on Flying Pond (tax map  11 lot 16-W). Alan acted as the owners' agent. They would like to extend the existing roof to cover the open deck on the pond side of the existing structure. and install a new shed.

The regular meeting began at 7:00 PM at the Town House. Alan was elected Acting Chairman in Waine Whittier's absence.

Selectmen's meeting

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Discussed Sand and gravel issue from this last winter/spring with property owner. The party has been given a 30 day extension due to family issues.
  4. Selectmen Committed Taxes for 2016, the mil rate will be .01845. 5.
  5. Kennebec County Taxes are $67,635 for 2016. Revenue sharing went up $2500.00 from last year.
  6. The new Homestead Exemption is $15,000 (up from the previous $10,000). This year we added 24 homeowners to the list.

Selectmen's meeting

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Reviewed and signed Warrant #10 ($12,464.36)
  4. Graffiti found on the Davis road has been removed. Driveway sealer was applied to cover up the graffiti which was done with spray paint. The Police have been notified and an investigating is ongoing.
  5. The road side mowing is going out to bid. All bids will be opened on Tuesday, July 26th. The selectmen reserve the right to refuse any and all bids.
  6. Faxed property cards to realtors.

Selectmen's meeting

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Discussed the possibility of committing the taxes on May 24th. John Sexton and Dodi are continuing to work on all the property changes for 2016.
  4. Discussed the proposed Fire Department addition and possible time line for it for it to be presented to the residents of Vienna. The possibilities are either wait till the next town meeting (March) or have a special town meeting to take the money out of surplus.

Selectmen's meeting

  1. Reviewed and dispersed mail.
  2. Read and accepted minutes from the previous meeting.
  3. Reviewed and signed Warrant # 09 ($70,726.05)
  4. Discussed putting an addition onto the Fire Station with Chief Brian Church and Deputy Chief Paul LeBlond. Chief Church presented an estimated cost of the project. The project is still in the planning stages; it is unclear at this time how the project will be funded.
  5. The Vienna fire department received a $50 donation from Lesley Cowenhoven for their help in rescuing his dog from Echo Lake in March. Mr.

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