House to be Moved on Delano Road

A house dating to 1690 on Delano Road will be moved to another location on the same property at 366 Delano Rd. Owners Thomas O. Dexter and Susan Dexter presented their plans to the board and said that the dwelling would be moved from 370 Delano Rd. to 366 Delano Rd. onto a new foundation south of the old dwelling. A 14-by-20-foot addition and a deck between the existing dwelling and the moved dwelling will be built.

In other business, the board took under consideration a Request for Determination of Applicability to demolish and reconstruct a dwelling at 16 South St., and construct a gravel driveway to access the new garage.

Next up was a discussion of a Notice of Intent of a six-acre parcel on Planting Island to landscape. Work includes trimming or removal of select trees, underbrush, and ground cover, and the replacement of said vegetation as shown on the Landscape Design Plan presented to the Conservation Commission. A spirited discussion followed the presentation, and the board agreed to revisit the extensive property and meet again with the owners.

In committee, the group agreed to respond in favor of the Marion Zoning Board of Appeals request for comments regarding the request to slightly relocated the access road/driveway in order to eliminate the bridge entry into the proposed complex.

By Joan Hartnett-Barry

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