In accordance with An Act To Implement Provisions Necessary to the Health, Welfare and Safety of the Citizens of Maine in Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, as enacted to read: Sec G-1 1 MRSA §403-A Public proceedings through remote access during declaration of State of Emergency due to COVID-19, the August 5, 2020 Planning Board meeting will be held through a ZOOM Meeting, to begin at 5:30 PM.

A link for the public to access the ZOOM webinar will be posted to ellsworthmaine.gov and the City of Ellsworth Facebook page the morning of August 5, 2020. Instructions for how to participate in the public hearing portions of the meeting are also posted on ellsworthmaine.gov. The meeting will also be broadcast live on the City of Ellsworth Facebook page and YouTube Channel. The meeting will be recorded and made available live on Spectrum Channel 1303.

Public comment or questions prior to the meeting are strongly encouraged. You may email written public comments/questions prior to the meeting to ktaylor@ellsworthmaine.gov, or mail them to the Planning Office, 1 City Hall Plaza, Ellsworth, ME 04605. Please call 669-6615 if you have questions on a specific application, or on how to participate prior to or during the meeting.

The Planning Board will conduct the following business, hear public comment, and consider the following:

1. Roll Call of members present

2. Call to Order

3. Adoption of Minutes from the July 1, 2020 meeting.

4. Preliminary Plan Review for a Major Use Site Development & Major Subdivision entitled Kelly Estates for Steven Grass. The proposal is to construct seven duplex buildings consisting of 14 units (a total of 17,024 square feet) on a 12.8-acre property located on the Bangor Road (Tax Map 75, Lots 16-1 & 17-1 ) in the Rural and Limited Residential Zones.

a.) PUBLIC HEARING AND DETERMINATION OF APPLICATION COMPLETENESS

5. Final Plan Review for a Revision to a Previously Approved Major Subdivision Plan entitled Beechland Terraces IIA for Associated Builders Inc. The proposal is to divide Lot 5 (Tax Map 15, Lot 33-2), a 1.84-acre parcel, into two parcels, creating Lot 5A (.92-acres) and Lot 5B (.92-acres) to create a total of 13 lots in the subdivision located on the Beechland Road. All of the subject property is located in the Neighborhood Zone.

a.) PUBLIC HEARING, DELIBERATION, FINDINGS OF FACT, AND CONCLUSION

6. Preliminary Plan Review for a Revision to a Previously Approved Major Subdivision Plan entitled Tinker Hill Subdivision for Lisa Whittemore. The proposal is to adjust the property line between lot 7 (Tax Map 21, Lot 3-7) and lot 11 (Tax Map 21, Lot 3-11) of the subdivision located off of the Bayside Road in the Rural and Limited Residential Zones.

a.) PUBLIC HEARING AND DETERMINATION OF APPLICATION COMPLETENESS

7. Final Plan Review for a Major Subdivision entitled Subdivision of Ellsworth Shopping Center for DK Ellsworth Shopping Center LLC. The proposal is to subdivide and reconfigure approximately 22.5 acres of land currently or previously owned by DK Ellsworth Shopping Center LLC (Tax Map 131, Lots 13, 14, 17, and 25) into four lots consisting of 4.67 acres (the current site of Oriole Way Townhouses), 10.96 acres (the current site of the Ellsworth Shopping Center), 2.73 acres (the proposed site of Foster Street Apartments Phase 1), and 3 acres (the proposed site of Foster Street Apartments Phase 2). The land is located in the Urban and Downtown zones.

a.) PUBLIC HEARING, DELIBERATION, FINDINGS OF FACT, AND CONCLUSION

8. Tabled From the Previous Meeting: Final Plan Review for a Major Use Site Development Plan & Major Subdivision entitled Foster Street Apartments for DC Predevelopment LLC. The proposal is to construct 41 apartment units (one market rate 12-unit building & one senior housing 29-unit building) on a 6.16 acre parcel (Tax Map 131, Lots 13, 14, and a part of lot 17) in the vicinity of Foster Street and Oriole Way, located in the Urban and Downtown zones.

a.) PUBLIC HEARING, DELIBERATION, FINDINGS OF FACT, AND CONCLUSION

9. Adjournment