2/21/13 Planning Board Minutes

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 February 21, 2013    

Administrative:

          Chairman Hans Klingzahn opens the meeting at 7:00 pm.                               

Roll call: Present: Hans Klingzahn, Cris Phillips, Bea Lindsay, Stephanie Renino and Reylene Van Geldern. Absent: Theresa Cuchelo.  Also present: Peter Phillips, Deputy Mayor and Liaison to the Planning Board, Sarah Brown, Village Planner, Larry Paggi, Village Engineer, Victoria Polidoro, Planning Board Attorney, Tom VanTine, Building Inspector and Don Van Nostrand, Secretary. Board Member Theresa Cuchelo arrived At 7:15 pm.

Acceptance of the minutes from the previous meetings held on December 11, 2012. Motion by Cris Phillips to approve and seconded by Reylene Van Geldern. Votes For: 5 Votes

Against: 0 Motion carried.

Public Hearing:

1. Alfresco Restaurante              - 1036 Main Street        - Site Plan Application

                                                                                   - Certificate of Appropriateness

    Applicant:                             - Graziano Tassone        - Business Owner

Business owner Graziano Tassone asks that the letter written by his consulting engineer Michael Gillespie be read. The letter requests that the public hearing be further adjourned to March 21, 2013 in order to allow the comprehensive submission to be made addressing the further comments by the Planning Board, Planning Board Consultants and those members of the public who offered comment on December 11, 2012.

Chairman Klingzahn states that this is a open public hearing on the application and asks if there there are any questions or comments from the public on this project.

Marilyn Coates of 22 Weston Avenue asks the location of the house and are the applicants going to change the looks of the building.

Chairman Klingzahn said the house was the Maurer residence located on Main Street and the building would basically look the same with repair work to the roof and some cosmetic work.

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to adjourn the public hearing until the next meeting which will be March 21, 2013. So moved by Bea Lindsay, motion seconded by Cris Phillips.

Votes For: 5 Votes Against: 0 Motion carried.

Next application on the agenda is Penelopes Pit Stop for a sign  permit applicaion.

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Review:

           1. Penelope’s Pit Stop             - 1097 Main Street       - Sign Permit Application

                 Applicant:                        - David Nobrega          - Business Owner

Motion by Cris Phillips to approve the sign permit for Penelope’s Pit Stop located at 1097 Main Street. Motion seconded by Bea Lindsay. Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.

2. Lands of Segretti                   - 36 Weston Avenue     - Sub Division Application

    Applicant:                             - Anthony Segretti       - Property Owner

                                                - Mark Day                  - M.A. Day Engineering, PC

Mark Day representing Anthony Segretti updates the board on the history of the application and discusses the property frontage on Weston Avenue.

Larry Paggi, Village Engineer informed the board that the applicant would have to demonstrate to the Village Board that the road would have to be in appropriate condition to be dedicated to the Village.

Sarah Brown, Village Planner prepared a resolution for the Planning Board to be lead agency since this is a unlisted action under SEQR. The applicant is proposing dedicating a portion of the road to the Village, since the Village Board of Trustees will be involved that means there are two agencies under SEQR. The intent of the resolution is for the Planning Board to be lead agency on this project.

Chairman Klingzahn asks for a motion to accept lead agency and to circulate the resolution to the Village Board of Trustees on this project. So moved, Cris Phillips. Motion seconded by Bea Lindsay. Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.

Victoria Polidoro, Planning Board Attorney suggests to the board that the Zoning Board of Appeals also be added to the lead agency resolution circulation.

Chairman Klingzahn asks for a motion to amend the motion on lead agency and to circulate the resolution to the Village Board of Trustees plus the Zoning Board of Appeals. So moved, Cris Phillps. Motion seconded by Theresa Cuchelo. Vote for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.  

Mark Day asked the board if a date could be set for a public hearing.

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to set a public hearing for this project at the next meeting which will be March 21, 2013. So moved: Theresa Cuchelo. Motion seconded by Bea Lindsay. Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.

Chairman Klingzahn discusses Local Law Bill A - 2013 which was referred to the Planning Board by the Village Board of Trustees for comments.

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Sarah Brown and Victoria Polidoro covers the special use permits in the different districts and reviews the updated tables as well as the updated definitions. ( Copy on file)

Chairman Klingzahn asks for a motion that the Planning Board reviewed the proposed law and voted unanimously to recommend the adoption of Local Law Bill A - 2013. So moved: Cris Phillips Motion seconded by Bea Lindsay. Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.

Chairman Klingzahn states that the last item on the agenda this evening is Jackson Crossing for a discussion and before we get started we are going to take a very short adjournment. We are going to go into an attorney-client talk before we get started on this. The board adjourns to the meeting room off of the hall.

Chairman Klingzahn asks for a motion to open up the Planning Board meeting. So moved: Bea Lindsay. Motion seconded by Cris Phillips. Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.

Chairman Klingzahn states that the board was in executive session with the Board’s attorney for legal matters only and no decisions what so ever were made on any item before the board. We were advised by counsel as to certain procedures which we had questions on. Also, please be advised that this is not a public hearing and is not open to the public for comment at this time.

Sooner or later there will be a public hearing and any and all comments will be heard and addressed. There is currently no application before this board.

Dave Stenger informed the board that he had gone before the Village Board on Tuesday night and it was suggested that he go before the Planning Board tonight for a discussion on the Jackson Crossing project. He said he was here tonight to inform the board on what the current status of the project was and presented the latest plans for the Jackson Crossing building.

Chairman Klingzahn thanked Mr Stenger for his presentation and said  that the board could not make any comments on the project until a formal site plan application has been submitted.

Mark Day representing the Lands of Segretti asked to address the board on their application previously discussed.

It was decided that a new plan would be submitted which would mean the public hearing motion for the next meeting would have to be rescinded.

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to rescind the public hearing for this project. So Moved: Cris Phillips Motion seconded by Stephanie Renino. Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.

Mark Day stated he would work with the Village Engineer, Larry Paggi and resubmit a alternative plan for the March 21st meeting.

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Close Meeting:

Motion by Theresa Cuchelo. Seconded by Bea Lindsay 

Votes For:5 Votes Against: 0 Motion carried. Meeting Adjourned

 

Respectfully submitted,

Don Van Nostrand

Planning Board Secretary

Date: 

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 19:00

Entity: 

Planning Board

Type of Notice: 

Minutes