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Town of Hampden

Public Hearings of Planning Board

7:00PM at the Hampden Town Hall
April 14, 2004

Approved April 28, 2004

 7:00 PM

Members in Attendance: JosephCharlieDolben, Chair, Melissa Reeves, Joseph Kruzel, Robert Majkut, John D. Flynn (recused)

Special Permit Case 2004-C Glennice Flynn – “Charlie” Dolben introduced the Board members and read the rules and regulations for Home Occupation in an Accessory Building. Dolben then read the Public Notice that was in the Reminder. John D. Flynn, 232 North Road then explained the plan that had been submitted by Ecotec Enviomental Assoc., East Longmeadow. A hay barn is to be converted into an accessory building for quilting classes. Approximately four to five people will attend each class. They will have parking for people attending the classes. The parking will hold about six to seven cars, besides the two vehicles already at the residence. A small sign will be attached to the barn. There will be no new construction. There will be no employees. There were no comments from the other Boards. All questions under the bylaws were answered and found Flynn in compliance with all. There were no questions from the audience. The Board voted and approved unanimously. Special Permit was approved as requested. Meeting was closed at 7:12 PM.


7:31 PM

Members in Attendance: John D. Flynn, Chair, Melissa Reeves, Joseph “Charlie” Dolben, Joseph Kruzel, Robert Majkut

Special Permit for Alston Graham Case 2004 -D– John D. Flynn introduced the Planning Board. He read the rules and regulations for the 7.2.4 Substandard Frontage Lot. He also read the Notice of Public Hearing that was posted in the Reminder. Alston Graham, 75 Gold Street, Springfield, and Chris Knode, Glendale Road presented the plan. The 17.8 acre parcel has already been endorsed as a lot but not a building lot. The plan shows adequate frontage. All dimensions seem to comply with the bylaw. Conservation Commission responded with a letter requesting Graham to come before their Board. They have issues with erosion and cutting of trees. Police have no issues with this parcel. When asked, no one attending the meeting had any questions or comments. The Board voted and approved unanimously the Substandard Frontage Lot.