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The Valley Breeze & Observer 02-07-2019

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SMITHFIELD SCITUATE FOSTER GLOCESTER | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER | FEBRUARY 7-13, 2019 SCITUATE 5 floors of the two new construction buildings to conform to the com- prehensive plan and preserve the town's rural character. "Here, the town has not estab- lished the Planning Board's con- ditional approval of the permit jeopardized the comprehensive plan and applicable zoning laws," Stern said. "Accordingly, this court denies the town's motion for relief from the stay," the judge wrote in his deci- sion. Members of the former Town Council hired attorney John Mancini to represent the town in the case last November, for "legal guidance, specifically, exploring, researching and instituting any and all legal actions necessary" to ensure the interest of the town and its people related to the Hope Mill. The council asked Mancini to appeal the Planning Board approval and research a stay of action, or restraining order, placed on the town to prevent interference with Hope Mill receiver Peter Furness. Mancini said while the decision is not what he hoped for, it was essential to petition the court before making any further action. "The town ran the risk of jeopar- dizing themselves and getting sanc- tions from the court," he said. Mancini said it is "very rare" and "interesting" for a town to appeal its own board's decisions. He said the denial means the town will not be able to pursue the issue any further. But, he said the master plan is only the first of three stages in the development process that will be before the Planning Board before construction begins. At each level, the public will be given a chance to be heard. Town Council President James Brady and Paramount owner Richard DeRosas did not respond for comment. Vincent Coccoli, the former owner of the Hope Mill who previously lost the property to a receivership process, responded to the Superior Court decision on behalf of the Hope Mill Concerned Citizens group. He said it was dif- ficult to understand how the court did not see that the project could cause irreparable harm when irreparable harm is the overarching theme of the project. "I am proposing the Town Council create a resolution to enforce that the Planning Board meet the prosperity, safety, health and common good of the general community requirements when reviewing the Hope Mill develop- ment plan, and to ensure they will impose all the conditions required that impact town safety and wel- fare," Coccoli said. HOPE MILL From Page One Attorney John Mancini said it is 'very rare' and 'interesting' for a town to appeal its own board's decisions. He said the denial means the town will not be able to pursue the issue any further. Town of Smithfield Planning Board NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING West River Estates Comprehensive Permit Application Major Land Development Project Notice is hereby given pursuant to Rhode Island General Laws §45-53-4 and the Smithfield Land Develop- ment and Subdivision Review Regulations §45-23-42 (1996, amended June 2013) that a Public Hearing will be held at the time, date and place indicated below for the purpose of presenting and discussing the accept- ance of a Master Plan for a proposed Comprehensive Permit Application/Major Land Development, identified below, and provide the public the opportunity to comment on the proposed project. Time and Date of Hearing: Thursday, February 21, 2019 Meeting begins at 7:00 PM Place of Hearing: Smithfield Town Hall, 2nd Floor, Crepeau Hall 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI Property Proposed for Major Land Development: WEST RIVER ESTATES - PUBLIC HEARING Comprehensive Permit Project/Major Land Development – Master Plan Review AP 24/Lot 108 - 3.77 Acres/ 16 Lots/R-20 Zone Owner: Limerock Development LLC Applicant: Louis Calcagni III Engineer: William Lavery, Jr., Joe Casali Engineering, Inc. Availability of Information The plans and accompanying documents for this Land Development project are available for the public to review during normal business hours at the Smithfield Planner's Office, 64 Farnum Pike, Town Hall – Lower Level, Smithfield, RI. All persons interested in the above are requested to be present at the time and place to be heard thereon. Fa - cilities are accessible to handicapped persons. If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation is needed, please contact the Smithfield Town Manager's office at 401-233-1010 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting. Per Order of the Smithfield Planning Board, John Yoakum, Chairman Town of Smithfield Zoning Board of Review PUBLIC HEARINGS The Smithfield Zoning Board of Review will hold public hearings on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00 PM, at the Smithfield Town Hall, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, Rhode Island. All persons entitled to be heard will be heard for or against the granting of the following applications: Jane S. LeBlanc as applicant and Jane S. LeBlanc Trust as owner of property located at 1 Circle Road, listed as Plat 51, Lot 127 seek a variance to allow an existing shed in the front yard. Carol R. Keegan, Trustee as applicant and Carol R. Keegan Living Trust as owner of property located at 7 West Prospect Street, listed as Plat 9, Lot 46 seeks dimensional variances to subdivide a lot. Churchill & Banks Companies LLC as applicant and Walter E. Paterson & Churchill and Banks Companies LLC as owners of property located at Putnam Pike (Route 44) at Esmond Street, listed as Plat 29, Lot 66A; Plat 30, Lots 20, 29, 30, 30A, a portion of 31, 31A and Plat 35, Lots 13 and 21 seek to appeal the decision of the Planning Board to deny a Major Land Development/Preliminary Plan for project known as "Smithfield Village". The public is welcome to any meeting of the Smithfield Zoning Board of Review. Complete applications are available for review in the Building and Zoning Department (401) 233-1039. If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/ captions) is needed or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, please contact the Smithfield Town Manager's Office at 401-233-1010 at least forty- eight (48) hours prior to the meeting. BY ORDER OF THE ZONING BOARD. S. James Busam, Chairman TOWN OF SCITUATE PLAN COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING Notice is hereby given pursuant to the Scituate Land Development and Subdivision Regulations that a Public Informational Meeting will be held at the time, date and place indicated below for the purpose of presenting and discussing a Major Land Development – Master Plan (Commercial Site Plan Review) identified below, and to provide the public the opportunity to comment on the proposed project. TIME ANd dATE OF HEARING: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - Meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. PLACE OF HEARING: Scituate Town Hall, Council Chambers - 195 Danielson Pike, Scituate, RI Brayton Realty LLC (owner) Gordon & Janet Brayton (applicant) 622 Danielson Pike Plat 33 – Lot 111 Two proposed storage sheds Availability of Information e Plans and accompanying documents for this Proposal are available for the public review during normal business hours at the Scituate Town Engineer's Office, 195 Danielson Pike, Town Hall – Scituate, RI All persons interested in the above are requested to be present at the time and place to be heard thereon. Facilities are accessible to handicapped persons. Persons requiring special accommodations must call the Town Clerk's Office at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting (401) 647-2822. Individuals Requesting Interpreter Service For e Hearing Impaired Must Call 647- 2822 Seventy-Two (72) Hours In Advance Of Said Hearing. TTY # 1-800-745-5555. Per Order of the Scituate Plan Commission Jeffrey C. Hanson, P.E., Chairman The undersigned, Tax Collector of the Town of Scituate, hereby gives notice that she will sell at public auction to the highest bidder in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, 195 Danielson Pike, North Scituate, Rhode Island, on the 1st day of March, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Local Time, the following described parcels of real estate (for the levy upon which notice is hereby given) or so much thereof as may be necessary to pay the taxes and or assessments which constitute a lien thereon as set forth in the original advertisement of the 31st day of January, 2019 in the Valley Breeze to which reference is hereby made. Property, upon which taxes have been paid since the advertisement first appeared, will not, of course, be included in the sale. Be advised that if your property in which you have a substantial interest is sold at tax sale, then you have one year to redeem it through the Collector's Office or through the tax sale purchaser by tendering the taxes paid, plus a ten percent penalty on the tax sale amount, plus one percent interest on the tax sale amount per month from the seventh month onward. After the passage of one year, you may exercise your right to redeem through the tax sale purchaser or his attorney, or, if a petition to foreclose your right of redemption has been filed in Superior Court, you may redeem through the Court until a final decree is entered forever foreclosing your right of redemption. TERMS: CASH OR BANK CHECK ONLY Patricia M. Russo, Tax Collector Town of Scituate TOWN OF SCITUATE COLLECTOR'S SALE OF ESTATES FOR TAXES AND/OR ASSESSMENTS DUE AND UNPAID

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