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    A hearing will be held on the 2nd floor of the Town Hall on November 3, 2016, at 5:15 PM on an application from Martin Klotz for the installation 8’ black deer fencing along the property lines, under sections 4.2-2D of the Zoning Bylaws. Map 16 Lot 95, 20 Cardinal Way, RU District.
    LN: 10/20/16, 10/27/16, 2t

  • Town of West Tisbury

    The West Tisbury Planning Board, in accordance with Chapter 41, Section 74 of the Massachusetts General Laws, will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 31, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the Town Hall to consider an application from Island Housing Trust, for a Site Plan Review application to install a 9 unit affordable housing rental development under Section 9.1 of the zoning bylaw at assessors Map 31, Lot 36, 565 State Road. Interested parties are invited to send comments and/or attend the meeting. Please address any comment to:
    Virginia Jones, Chairman
    Planning Board
    P.O. Box 278
    West Tisbury, MA 02575
    Fax: 508-696-0103
    LN; 10/20/16, 10/27/16, 2t


    County of Dukes County, SS
    To Either of the Constables of the Town of West Tisbury,
    In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are hereby directed to notify and warn the inhabitants of West Tisbury qualified to vote in elections and in Town affairs to meet in the West Tisbury Elementary School, Old County Road, in said Town on Tuesday the first day of November, two thousand and sixteen, at seven o’clock in the evening; then and there to act on the articles of this Warrant.
    ARTICLE 1:
    To see if the Town will vote to Raise & Appropriate the sum of Nine Thousand Dollars ($9,000) to cover the cost of surveying and engineering work associated with developing a project plan in order to obtain permits from various agencies for the purpose of Outlet Channel Maintenance for Sea Fish passage in James Pond.
    ARTICLE 2:
    To see if the Town will vote to Raise & Appropriate the sum of Twenty-two Thousand Dollars ($22,000) to purchase a chipper for the highway department.
    ARTICLE 3:
    To see if the Town will vote to Raise & Appropriate the sum of Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000) for the purpose of removing dead trees in town.
    (NO ACTION 5-0)
    ARTICLE 4:
    To see if the Town will vote to Appropriate the sum of Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars ($900,000) to assist the Island Housing Trust in the development of the Fire Station Lot Affordable Housing Project which consists of a maximum of seven buildings (excluding non-habitable outbuildings), with a maximum of eighteen bedrooms on Town owned land at 565 Edgartown Road, part of Assessors Map 31, lot 36, with $50,000 to be appropriated from the Community Preservation Community Housing reserve and $850,000 to be appropriated from the Community Preservation Undesignated reserve.
    ARTICLE 5:
    To see if the Town will vote to amend the Zoning Bylaw by adding the following new definitions, definition language changes, and section revisions:
    New Definitions:
    Caregiver: Caregiver is an adult who resides on site for the purpose of caring for an elderly, chronically sick or disabled person.
    Electric Generators: A device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy.
    Habitable Space: A space in a building for living, sleeping, eating and cooking.
    Non-Habitable Space: Bathrooms, lavatories, closets, hall storage or utility spaces and similar areas are non-habitable spaces.
    Storage Containers: An object used for, or capable of holding items for transport or storage.
    Definition Language Changes:

    New language
    Bedroom, Detached: Any bedroom that is located within a structure not physically connected with the main house. Such bedroom shall not have a kitchen, or kitchen appliances, but may include a bathroom that may share septic facility with the main house. Detached bedrooms, with or without a bathroom, be limited to a maximum area of 400 square feet.
    Craft Workshop: see “Studio.”
    Studio/Craft Workshop: A non-habitable structure or portion of a structure used for hobbies or a home occupation. A studio/craft workshop may have a bathroom.
    Section Revisions:
    Section 6.3-3C: remove “fire hydrant”.
    Section 8.6-2C:
    change: No lamp/light shall be mounted higher than the eave line of a structure without a special permit from the Zoning Board of Appeals. All lamp/lights are required to be facing downward. (REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE, NO ACTION 4-1)
    And you are directed to serve this Warrant by posting attested copies thereof in not less than six (6) public places in West Tisbury fourteen days at least before the holding of such meeting. Hereof fail not and make due return of this Warrant with doings thereon to the Town Clerk at the time and place of Meeting aforesaid.
    Given under our hands this 28th Day of September in the Year Two Thousand Sixteen.
    Richard R. Knabel, Chairman
    Jeffrey S. Manter
    Cynthia E. Mitchell
    LN: 10/20/16, 1t


    A hearing will be held on the 2nd floor of the Town Hall on October 27, 2016, at 5:35 PM on an application from Dan Imbrogno to amend special permit #2014-11, issued on June 5, 2014, for a modification of the landscape plan, under zoning bylaw section 9.3-3 amendment of terms and conditions of a special permit. Map 16 Lot 82, 56 Indian Hill Rd, MB District.
    LN: 10/13/16, 10/20/16, 2t