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BOARD OF APPEALS HEARINGS <br />June 18, 1974 <br />A regular meeting of the Lexington Board of Appeals was held on Tuesday, <br />June 18, 1974 at 7;30 p.m. in the Selectmen's Meeting Room of the Town Office <br />Building. Present were five regular members; Donald E. Nickerson, Chairman; <br />George P. Wadsworth, Vice Chairman; Ruth Morey, Woodruff M. Brodhead and new <br />regular member, Logan Clarke, Jr. Also present were; a Minute -Man reporter, <br />LWV Observer and an audience of townspeople who overflowed the room. <br />Public hearings were held on the following petitions, notice having been <br />mailed to those who should legally receive them and to town boards and offi- <br />cials who will or might be affected by decisions made and also advertised in <br />the Lexington Minute -Man newspaper. <br />William L. Shaw and Janice M. Hardy - pursuant to Section 12.3, for a vari- <br />ance of Section 27 to maintain the existing dwelling at 6 Revere Street with <br />a side yard of 13.9 ft. instead of the required 15 ft. <br />Scottish Rite Masonic Library and Museum Inc. and The Supreme Council - <br />special permit to install signs consisting of cast bronze letters on the <br />brick walls flanking the entrance gate on Marrett Road. The signs are for <br />identification and are to be installed on either side of the entrance gate <br />to enable visitors approaching from either direction of Marrett Road to <br />identify the complex. <br />Robert T. Dunham, Robert T. Dunham Jr., Paul Shea and Barbara F. Shea pur- <br />suant to Section 12.3, for a variance from the provisions of Sections 26 and <br />27 of the Zoning By-law and other applicable sections so as to allow for the <br />consolidation of three lots on Leonard Road into two lots having 30,143 sq. <br />ft. and 30,063 sq. ft., respectively, as shown on "Plan of Land in Lexington, <br />Mass." dated 3/25/74, David W. Perley, Civil Engineer, and to allow for con- <br />struction of single family residences on said two lots, said lots having <br />frontage on the unaccepted section of Leonard Road. The applicants are the <br />owners of the property involved. <br />Martin Bernard, as Trustee of Burlington Arcade Associates;- (a) variance <br />from Section 25 of the Lexington Zoning By-law (i) to permit the Premises on <br />Lowell Street, consisting of approximately 5 acres more or less, and shown on <br />the proposed site plan attached to the petition hereto (the "Premises"), to <br />be used for a banking business with parking for customers of the bank and the <br />adjoining Burlington Arcade Shopping Center, and (ii) to permit a road on the <br />Premises to allow access to the bank and to the adjoining Burlington Arcade <br />Shopping Center, (b) To confirm under Article XXIX of the General By-laws <br />of the Town of Lexington the action previously taken by Petitioner in moving <br />soil from the Lexington portion of Petitioner's Land (designated herein as <br />the Premises) to the Burlington portion of Petitioner's land in connection <br />with Petitioner's construction of the Burlington Arcade Shopping Center. <br />The Premises include the property on Lowell Street (shown as Lot #11A on <br />Assessors' Map X675) owned by petitioner and the easement for slope and round- <br />ing purposes over a portion of the adjacent property on Lowell Street (shown <br />as Lot X15 on Assessors' Map X675), all as shown on the proposed site plan. <br />The owner of said adjacent property has agreed to grant said easement to the <br />Petitioner. (Withdrawn by letter at the hearing.) <br />