4/18/13 Planning Board Minutes

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April 18, 2013

                                

Administrative:

Chairman Hans Klingzahn opens the meeting at 7:12 pm.      

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

Acceptance of the minutes from the previous meetings held on March 21, 2013. Motion by Cris Phillips to approve and seconded by Stephanie Renino. Votes For: 4 Votes Against: 0 Motion carried.

Public Hearing:

1. Alfresco Restaurante - 1036 Main Street - Site Plan Application - Certificate of Appropriateness

Applicant: Graziano Tassone - Business Owner - Gary Goggerty – Attorney  - Michael Gillespie - M Gillespie & Associates

The public hearing is a continuance of the last public hearing held on December 11, 2012.

Michael Gillespie updates the board on the project and addresses the public comments made at the public hearing meeting held on December 11, 2012.

Sarah Brown, Village Planner, covers her comments (letter on file) on the project. She addressed the turning radius for trucks leaving the site and asked that it be added to the plans.

Gary Gogerty, Attorney, addresses the easement on the shared driveway with the next door neighbor.

The Certificate of Appropriateness was discussed and Mike Gillespie said he would bring materials for the new fencing and color samples to be used on the building to the next scheduled meeting in May.

Jaime McNiff, Paggi Engineering adressed the engineering concerns (letter on file) and asked that a separate meeting be set up in Larry Paggi’s office to review the updated plans in detail.

Victoria Polidoro, PB Attorney, stated that the Board could grant site plan approval tonight by closing the public hearing. Approval would be subject to the conditions at this point and the applicants would have to come back for another meeting for the Certificate of Appropriateness.

No comments were made by the public on this application.

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to close the public hearing for Alfresco Restaurante.

So moved: Cris Phillips. Motion seconded by Theresa Cuchelo. Votes for: 4 Votes against: 0

Motion carried.

Attorney Victoria Polidoro reads the drafted resolution (copy  on file) for the approval of the site plan entitled Alfresco Restaurante prepared by Michael Gillespie and Associates dated May 15, 2012 and last revised March 27, 2013 and authorizes the Chairman to sign the site plan at the compliance of the conditions.

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to approve the site plan with the 16 conditions as specified by the resolution. So moved: Theresa Cuchelo. Seconded by: Stephanie Renino. Motion carried.

 

GJP Enterprises, Inc - 5 Schuyler Blvd - Amended Site Plan Application - Special Use Permit

 (Flory’s Mobil)

Applicant: - Gasper Florys - Business Owner - Dennis Lynch - M.A. Day Engineering, PC

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to open a public hearing for GJP Enterprises, Inc.

located at 5 Schuyler Blvd. Legal notices were placed in the Poughkeepsie Journal on April 3, 2013 and the  adjoining property owners have been notified by certified mail.

Motion by Cris Phillips to open the public hearing for GJP Enterprises. Motion seconded by Theresa Cuchelo. Votes for: 4 Votes against: 0

Dennis Lynch, M.A. Day Engineering, PC updates the board on the project and reviews the drive thru window which requires a Special Use Permit.

No comments were made by the public on this application.

Sarah Brown, Village planner reviewed her comment letter ( copy on file).

Jamie McNiff, Paggi Engineering reviewed the engineering comment letter (copy on file).

The response referral letter from Dutchess County Department of Planning was that the matter was of local concern.

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to close the public hearing. So moved: Cris Phillips.

Motion seconded by Stephanie Renino. Votes for: 4 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.

Victoria Polidoro reads the revised resolution with the items discussed and that the applicant would have to return to the Planning Board or Zoning Board for approval for the face of the proposed menu board and any lighting associated with it.

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to approve the resolution as amended. Cris Phillips makes a motion to approve the amended resolution for Special Use Permit for GJP Enterprises,

Inc, located at 5 Schuyler Blvd. Motion seconded by Theresa Cuchelo. Vote for: 4 Votes against: 0. Motion carried.

 

Lands of Segretti - 36 Weston Avenue - Sub Division Application

Applicant: - Anthony Segretti - Property Owner - Dennis Lynch - M.A. Day Engineering, PC 

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to open the public hearing for Lands of Segretti, Sub Division Application and states that the legal notice was published in the Poughkeepsie Journal

on April 3, 2013 and the adjoining property owners were notified by certified mail. So moved: Stephanie Renino. Motion seconded by Theresa Cuchelo. Votes for: 4 Votes against: 0

Motion carried.

Dennis Lynch of M.A. Day Engineering updates the board on the project.

Anthony Ruggiero resident of 33 Weston Avenue expressed a concern of an existing tree on the property which is not shown on the plan. He said he spoke to the property owner, Anthony Segretti and he was agreeable to take down the tree.

Peter Phillips of the Village Tree Committee did not see a problem with the owner taking down the tree.

Mr Ruggiero expressed a concern about the traffic on the street and asked if a yellow sign warning of kids playing sign could be put up.

Traffic committee will review this request at their next meeting.

Mr Ruggiero also expressed a concern about the design of the house and the board should take that into consideration in granting approval.

Chairman Klingzahn thanked Mr Ruggiero for his comments and asked for a motion to close the public hearing.

Cris Phillips makes a motion to close the public hearing. Motion seconded by Theresa Cuchelo.

Votes for: 4 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.

Sarah Brown reads the resolution (copy on file).

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to to approve the resolution. So moved: Theresa Cuchelo. Motion seconded by Cris Phillips. Votes for: 4 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.

 

Tom VanTine informed the board that the George Carter (past Village Mayor) family came before the Village Board and requested that Givens Lane be renamed George Carter. Since

the access road between Merritt Blvd and Schuyler Blvd was not named it was proposed to the family which they thought was a good idea. By Village code the Planning Board would have to vote on this proposal.

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to name the access road between Merritt and Schuyler Blvd “ George N Carter Way” . So moved: Cris Phillips Motion seconded by Stephanie Renino.

Motion carried.

 

Tom VanTine explains to the board the Village side walk café application procedure and a vote will be required on each application.

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to approve 4 tables for Penelopes Pit Stop located at 1097 Main Street. So Moved: Theresa Cuchelo. Motion seconded by: Cris Phillips Motion carried.

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to approve 6 tables for Tomato Café located at 1107 Main Street. So Moved: Stephanie Renino. Motion seconded by: Theresa Cuchelo. Motion

carried.

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to approve 2 tables for Eleven - 11 Grille & Spirits Located at 1111 Main Street. So Moved: Cris Phillips. Motion seconded by: Stephanie Renino

Motion carried.

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to approve 4 tables for Locanda Restaurant located at 1105 Main Street. Cris Phillips votes no. Stephanie Renino seconds motion and votes no. Votes for: 0 Votes against: 4 Application denied.                                            

 

Close Meeting:

Motion by Theresa Cuchelo. Seconded by Stephanie Renino Votes For: 4 Votes Against: 0 Motion carried. Meeting Adjourned

 

Respectfully submitted,

Don Van Nostrand

Planning Board Secretary

Date: 

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 19:00

Entity: 

Planning Board

Type of Notice: 

Minutes