October 27, 2016
Chairman Hans Klingzahn opens the meeting at 7:00 pm.
Roll call: Present: Hans Klingzahn, Cris Phillips, Reylene VanGeldern, Theresa Cuchelo and Matt Vetare. Alternates Caitlin Brozier and Stephen Brown. Also present: Sarah Brown , Village Planner, Jamie DeMatteo, Paggi Engineering, Victoria Polidoro, Planning Board Attorney, Tom VanTine, Building Inspector and Don Van Nostrand, Board Secretary.
Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to accept the minutes for the meeting held on September 15, 2016. Motion made by Cris Phillips to approve. Seconded by, Reylene VanGeldern, discussion none, all in favor, Aye. Motion carried.
1. Whistling Willies - 11 Merritt Blvd - Sign Permit Application
Applicant: - Ray Defrancesco - Business Owner
- Tom Walsh - Sign Language Inc.
44 Noxon Road Suite 4
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Code Enforcement Officer, Tom VanTine stated that the sign replaces the previous sign that was on the building for Grand Central Grill and is the same exact size.
Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion on the application. Cris Phillips moves to approve the sign application for Whistling Willies American Grill with no apostrophe as presented on Route 9 Fishkill. Motion seconded by Matt Vetare. Discussion none, all in favor, Aye. Motion carried.
2. Vanikiotis Reality - 584 Route 9 - Sign Permit Application
Applicant: - Tom Walsh - Sign Language Inc.
44 Noxon Road Suite 4
Tom Walsh presented a copy of the site plan which showed the location of the monument sign and would be back at a later date for the individual tenant signs.
Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion.
Theresa Cuchelo makes a motion to accept the monument sign for 584 Route 9 as per application. Motion seconded by Reylene VanGeldern. Discussion none, all in favor, Aye. Motion carried.
3. Colour Bar Salon Inc. - 1035 Main Street - Sign Permit Application
Applicant: - Paul & Lori Italiano - Business Owners
1035 Main Street
Fishkill, NY 12524
Code Enforcement Officer Tom VanTine stated the proposed sign replaces the Hudson Valley Realty sign and will remain the same structure.
Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion. Matt Vetare makes a motion to approve the sign application for Colour Bar Salon as presented. Motion seconded by Cris Phillips. Discussion none, all in favor, Aye. Motion carried.
4. Starbucks - Route 9 - SignPermitApplication
Applicant: - Maria Rotundo - Authorized Representative
- Lite Brite Signs, Inc.
51 Montgomery Street
Middletown, NY 10940
- Jim Kennedy - Starbucks Representative
Chairman Klingzahn reviewed the application which was presented to the board at a previous meeting held on August 18, 2016 and additional information was requested.
After a lengthy discussion on the proposed menu board it was determined that there would be no advertising on the digital ordering screen.
Attorney Victoria Polidoro crafted the following motion on this application. The motion is to replace the speaker box with a DOS (digital ordering screen) on the condition that it does not display any advertising. Cris Phillips: So moved. Motion seconded by Reylene VanGeldern. Discussion none, all in favor, Aye . Motion carried.
5. Jackson Crossing, LLC - 71 & 75 Jackson St - Extension Request
Applicant: - Kelly Libolt - KRC Planning Consultants
Kelly Libolt representing Jackson Crossing reported that she was before the board to request an additional ninety day sub-division extension approval. She reported that the property is under construction and that the property has been transferred to new ownership. The new owners have had a pre construction meeting with the Village and Town representatives.
Hans Klingzahn reads the resolution to grant the sixth ninety day extension for sub division approval (on file) and entertains a motion.
Theresa Cuchelo moves to accept the sixth ninety day extension for sub division approval as presented in the resolution. Motion seconded by Reylene VanGeldern. Discussion none, all in favor, Aye. Motion carried.
6. Locanda - 1105 Main Street - Special Use Permit
Applicant: - Nazi Berishna - Business Owner
- Attorney James Horan - Stenger, Roberts, Davis
Wappingers Falls, NY
Attorney James Horan requested that a office on the second floor of 1105 Main Street be converted to an apartment.
Village Planner, Sarah Brown explained that according to the Village Code a third apartment would not be allowed for this location.
Chairman Klingzahn informs the applicants that the application is denied based on the Village code and the applicant could seek a variance.
Attorney Horan asked that this application be tabled and other options would be investigated.
7. Nazarene Church - 953 Main Strett - Discussion
Reverand Ron Pankey, pastor of the Nazarene Church and Ron Devito with Concordia Senior Communities presented to the board a proposed senior development plan for the Nazarene Chuch property located at 953 Main Street.
This was a information meeting and the beginning of the planning and application process.
8. Dutchess Biercafe - 1097-1099 Main St - Site Plan
Applicant: - Areyh Siegel - Areyh Siegel, Architect
514 Main Street
- Nick Fortunno - Business Owner
The applicants updated the board on the progress of the planning process. The surveyor has submitted sub division applications because the two lots are being combined into one.
Sara Brown reviewed her comment letter (on file) on the project.
Attorney Victoria Polidoro covered the easements on the property and requested copies.
Motion by: Theresa Cuchelo; Seconded by: Reylene VanGeldern
Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried. Meeting adjourned.
Don Van Nostrand
Planning Board Secretary