PUBLIC NOTICE and AGENDA for January 5, 2022

The regular meeting of the Ellsworth Planning Board will be held Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 5:30 PM in the Council Chamber at City Hall.

1. Call to Order

2. Election of Officers

3. Adoption of Minutes from the November 4, 2021 regular meeting.

4. Amendment to an Approved Major Use Site Development Plan entitled Hughes Bros. Concrete Plant for Hughes Bros., Inc. Applicant Hughes Bros., Inc. and Property Owner Hughes Bros., Inc./McMullen Landscape, request an amendment to their November 4, 2021 conditionally-approved plan to remove condition of approval #5, “If operations of the plant expand beyond the months of April through November and/or the plant owner seeks a building permit for the future batch plant building, the applicant shall return to the Planning Board to ensure standards and criteria will still be met by the proposed expansion.” The site is located on a portion of a 95-acre parcel located at 575 Bucksport Road (Tax Map 31, Lot 47). The subject property is located in the Industrial (I) Zoning District.

a. PUBLIC HEARING, DELIBERATION, FINDING OF FACTS AND DECISION

5. Review and Adoption of Remote Meeting Participation Policy. Pursuant to 1 M.R.S. § 403-B, the Planning Board will consider adoption of a policy to govern participation via remote methods of members of the Planning Board and the public in the Planning Board’s public proceedings or meetings, including meetings of committees or subcommittees of the Planning Board, when physical attendance is not practicable.

a. PUBLIC HEARING, DISCUSSION, AND DECISION

6. Staff Comments
a. Workshops
b. Comprehensive Plan
7. Adjournment