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Welcome to the Town of Chilmark, MA
Zoning Board of Appeals Minutes 08/21/18

Present for the Board of Appeals and attending the meeting were Wendy Weldon, Chairman,  Allison Burger, Russell Maloney, Chris Murphy, Joan Malkin and Chuck Hodgkinson.  Chuck Sullivan also attended.  Allen Healy and Frank LoRusso did not attend.    

Ms. Weldon opened the meeting at 4:00 PM and welcomed Joan Malkin as a new Alternate Board member and appointed her as a voting member for the day’s agenda.  Ms. Weldon also mentioned Joe Chapman was also appointed as an Alternate member to the Board.  

4:05 PM:  CHUCK SULLIVAN FOR THEODORE & PATRICIA PERL; Article 6 Section 6.11B2, 3; 42 Prospect Hill Road; Map 20 Lot 76:  Mr. Sullivan said he is waiting for a surveyed site plan and requested the hearing be postponed to September 26th @ 4:15 PM.  A motion was made to postpone the hearing as requested.  The motion was seconded.  In discussion the Board agreed to make a site visit before the hearing.  The motion came to a vote and passed unanimously with five in favor.
GEORGE SOURATI FOR PAUL HORNBLOWER; Article 12 Sections 12.4C and 12.6B; 51 Squibnocket Farm Rd.; Map 35 Lot 1.3:  Chuck H. read an email from Mr. Sourati requesting the hearing be postponed to September 26th @ 4:05 to allow time to prepare revised drawings.  A motion was made and seconded to grant the request.  In discussion it was agreed the Board will schedule a site visit before the hearing in September.  The motion passed unanimously with five in favor.

ADMINISTRATION:  The draft July 25, 2018 meeting minutes were reviewed and approved as presented with four in favor and one abstention (Ms. Malkin).

Mr. Murphy distributed draft copies of a suggested bylaw amendment for coastal houses and height above the FEMA 100-year flood level – elevation 11.  The Board took it under advisement for discussion at the next meeting.  The Board also agreed to meet with the Planning Board on Monday, September 10 @ 4:30 to discuss bylaw inconsistencies and amendments.

With no further business to conduct the meeting adjourned at 4:50 PM.  

Respectfully submitted by Chuck Hodgkinson, CAS.

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