Hanover Planning Board
September 14, 2009
Minutes of Meeting
At 6:57P.M., Chairman Richard Deluca called to order the September 14, 2009 meeting of the Hanover Planning Board. Board
members Jeff Puleo, Tony Losordo and Bernie Campbell were present. Gary Hendershot and Steve Rusko were absent. Town
Planner, Andy Port and Administrative Assistant, Hannah Butler were present.
Associate Member Vacancy –
Meghan Neville-Dunne attended the meeting to express her interest in becoming an Associate Member. Rich explained the
balance of the changes in Hanover and the use of the by-laws. Meghan expressed her desire to see the changes in Hanover
happen conservatively. Andy explained the procedure of establishing a new member.
778 Washington Street – Adult Amusement
Bernie made the motion to continue to the hearing to December 14, 2009 at 7:00PM. Jeff seconded the motion and it was so
577 Circuit Street –
Andy explained the progress with the plans and the applicant is expected to return to the Board for the September 28, 2009.
Bernie made the motion to continue the hearing to the September 28, 2009 meeting at 7:00PM. Tony seconded the motion and it
was so voted unanimously.
Andy explained the feed back from the Board regarding the lighting was indifferent so a decision has been difficult to make with
the changes that need to be made. The Board discussed the options and difficulties surrounding the modifications that would
need to be made to the fixtures to rectify the brightness. Abutter, Dave Ricotta, expressed his dissatisfaction with the lighting and
how much it disturbs his business and personal time. Andy will assemble a letter to shut off the lights along route 53 and the
double lantern fixtures going up the entrance drive until the new fixtures are installed.
Outback Steak House – Façade
Andy provided the Board with Option 1 for their review of the façade changes they are requesting.
Jeff made a motion to approve Option 1 for the façade changes. Bernie seconded the motion and it was so voted unanimously.
Morse Farm –
Andy explained the history of the release of funds to the DPW for work to be done on the roadway and the landscaping. Andy
then requested that the Board authorize him to transfer the funds.
Tony made the motion to transfer funds from the Guaranteed Deposit in the amount of $5000.00 for the roadway repairs on
Whiting Street, also to authorize Andy to sign for the accompanying financial transfer paperwork. Jeff seconded the motion and it
was so voted unanimously.
Jeff made the motion to allow the transfer of funds for the November 1, 2009 deadline for the landscaping in the amount of
$15,000.00 and Andy to be authorized to sign for the accompanying financial transfer paperwork. Should Jim O’Brien decide to
allow the release of funds to the town prior to the November 1 deadline, Andy to transfer the funds at that time. Bernie seconded
the motion and it was so voted unanimously.
Barstow Village –
Andy updates the Board on the progress of the plans and permits.
Andy state that the signage has been received for installation at the lights on Route 53. The Board discussed where the signage
should be placed.
Tony made the motion to endorse the ANR plan, PB10-4A. Jeff seconded the motion and it was so vote unanimously. The Board
signed the ANR.
Tony made the motion to adjourn the meeting of 9/14/09 at 7:50PM. Jeff seconded the motion and it was so voted unanimously.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:50PM.
Planning Office Administrative Assistant
Department of Municipal Inspections