City of Ellsworth Planning Board
PUBLIC NOTICE and AGENDA for
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
5:30 PM

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 June 3, 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 June 3, 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 Code Enforcement 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 May 6, 2020 meeting.

4. Final Plan Review for a Major Use Site Development Plan entitled Mariaville Road Ellsworth Solar – East Site for Industrial Road Ellsworth Solar, LLC (subsidiary of Sunraise Development, LLC). The proposal is to construct a 3.1 acre solar energy facility, install 5,780 photovoltaic panels, and build a 540 linear foot, gravel access road on a 28.92 acre parcel located at 69 Mariaville Road, currently owned by Bridgetwin, LLC (Tax Map 50 Lot 39) located in the Urban and Limited Residential Shoreland zones.

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

5. Final Plan Review for a Major Use Site Development Plan entitled Mariaville Road Ellsworth Solar – West Site for Mariaville Road Ellsworth Solar, LLC (subsidiary of Sunraise Development, LLC). The proposal is to construct a 7.53 acre solar energy facility, install 5,120 photovoltaic panels, and build a 677 linear foot, gravel access road on an 11.6 acre parcel located at 122 Mariaville Road, currently owned by Bridgetwin, LLC (Tax Map 59 Lot 14-1-2) located in the Urban Zone.

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

6. Preliminary Plan Review for a Major Use Site Development Plan entitled Ellsworth R/V for Burnie & Selena Gordon. The proposal is to construct four self-storage unit buildings (a total of 9,600 square feet) on a 3.09-acre property located at 314 Bucksport Road (Tax Map 25 Lot 2) located in the Urban Zone.

a) PUBLIC HEARING AND DETERMINATION OF APPLICATION COMPLETENESS

7. Preliminary 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 AND DETERMINATION OF APPLICATION COMPLETENESS

8. Sketch Plan Review for a Revision to a Previously Approved Major Site Plan and Major Subdivision Plan entitled Denver Way Eco Homes for Johnathan Bates. The proposal is to create a cluster subdivision with 15 lots on a 6.5-acre parcel (Tax Map 58 Lot 19-3) located at 21 Denver Way. All of the subject property is located in the Urban Zone.

a) PUBLIC HEARING AND GENERAL ADVISORY DISCUSSION

9. Adjournment