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BOARD OF APPEALS HEARINGS <br />November 7, 1974 <br />A regular meeting of the Lexington Board of Appeals was held on Thursday, <br />November 7, 1974 in the Selectmen's Meeting Room of the Town Office Building at <br />7:30 p.m. Present were: Chairman, D. E. Nickerson; Vice Chairman, G. P. Wads- <br />worth; regular members: W. Brodhead, L. Clarke, Jr., and Ruth Morey. <br />On this date the official photograph for the town report was taken (at about <br />7:45 p.m.) with associate members Haskell W. Reed, Robert Gary, Natalie Riffin <br />and Irving Mabee, present. Robert Cataldo and Thomas G. Taylor were absent. <br />As usual a Minute -Man reporter was present and a room full of townspeople. <br />Also present was a reporter for the "Patriot" a new local newspaper. <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 officials <br />who will or might be affected by decisions made and also advertised in the Lex- <br />ington Minute -Man newspaper, all as required by law. <br />Robert E. Doran - permission under Sections 25.33, 25.34 and 24.5 of the Zoning <br />By-law to continue the operation of a roadside stand for the sale of flowers, <br />plants and other nursery and farm goods on the premises located at 150 East St. <br />and also for the sale of Christmas trees, wreaths, etc. in the appropriate season. <br />The applicant is the owner of the premises. <br />' Richard A. Maguire - variance from Section 27 to build a garage (22' x 22') which <br />will be attached to an existing house at 33 Columbus Street. The garage will <br />have a setback of 22 ft. from the street instead of the required 30 ft. The gar- <br />age setback is from the corner of a hammerhead turn -around. The house has more <br />than sufficient setback. <br />Highland Farm, Robert A. Modoono - permission to continue to operate a stand for <br />the sale of evergreens, shrubs, various other plants including annuals, perennials, <br />indoor house plants and flowers and garden supplies on lot abutting 192 Woburn St.; <br />also to sell Christmas trees, wreaths, etc. in the appropriate season. <br />Albert R. Piantedosi - variance from the Zoning By-law to allow for the temporary <br />parking of not more than twenty-five (25) motor vehicles on the lot owned by the <br />applicant at 443 Lincoln Street. The area where the motor vehicles will be parked <br />will not be visible from the street. <br />Following the hearings the Board gave further consideration to the subject of <br />all petitions, the evidence presented by the petitioners and others and the reports <br />and letters received, including the letters received from other town boards and <br />officials and made the following decisions, all in public open,meeting: <br />Doran - granted unanimously, subject to the following conditions: <br />1. The use of all pesticides shall be so controlled as to prevent any injury <br />to the health of the consumers. <br />2. Sufficient parking area shall be provided. <br />3. No outside lighting shall be used. <br />4. Premises shall be operated during daylight hours only. <br />5. The premises shall be kept neat and clean. <br />6. A reasonable effort should be made to eliminate dust problems in dry <br />weather. <br />7. This permit expires November 15, 1976. <br />