6/19/14 Planning Board Meeting

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Planning Board Meeting Minutes


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

Roll call: Present: Hans Klingzahn, Cris Phillips, Bea Lindsay, Alternates Reylene VanGeldern and Hilary Roberto  Absent: Theresa Cuchelo and Stephanie Renino

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

Chairman Klingzahn established that there is a quorum and that alternate member Hilary Roberto and Reylene VanGeldern would be voting members tonight.

Acceptance of the minutes from the meeting held on May 15, 2014. Motion by Bea Lindsay to approve and seconded by Cris Phillips. Votes For: 5 Votes Against: 0 Motion carried.

Public Hearing:

1. None


1.  Rissin Residence                        - 5 Robinson Street                 - Certificate of Appropriatenes Application

     Applicants:                                 - Jeanne Devine                       - Property Owner

                                                         - Howard Rissin                      -       “             “                                                

Cris Phillips moves to approve a certifcate of appropriateness for Howard Rissin and Jeanne Devine at 5 Robinson Street to enclose their porch. Motion seconded by Hilary Roberto. Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.

2. Jackson Crossing                        - 17 Jackson Street                 - Site Plan Application                        

    Applicants:                                  - Kelly Libolt                           - KARC Planning Consultants

Kelly Libolt provided an update to the board on the project.

Larry Paggi, Village Engineer covered his comment letter (on file) on the project.

Sarah Brown, Village Planner covered her comment letter (on file) on the project.

Victoria Polidoro, Planning Board Attorney covered Part 2 of the EAF (on file) which was provided by the applicant on the project. Victoria noted that under the section of environmental impact to the community the application is checked no. This is based on the public comment session on environmental impact where only one comment was received.

Sarah Brown covered the SEQR Negative Declaration - Notice of Determination of Non-Significance in detail. (copy on file).

Victoria Polidoro reads a resolution (copy on file) that the Planning Board adopts the Notice of Detemination of Non-Significance, finding that the project as proposed will not result in any significant adverse environmental impacts and that a Draft Environmental Impact Statement will not be prepared, and directs the Secretary to the Planning Board to file the notice with the ENB and all interested and involved parties.

Cris Phillips makes a motion to approve the resolution to adopt the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act. Motion seconded by Bea Lindsay. Votes for: 5 Votes against :0 Motion carried.


Chairman Klingzahn asks for a motion for the board to authorize him to sign documents authorizing him to retain Attorney Victoria Polidoro as legal counsel on the Jackson Crossing and Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union projects. Funding for these projects would come from the applicants escrow accounts.

So moved, Cris Phillips. Motion seconded by Reylene VanGeldern Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.

3. Vankiotis – Retail/Office Development - Route 9 - Site Plan Application

    Applicants:                      - Steve Tinkelman           - Tinkelman Architects

                                           -  Bob Turner                   - Tinkelman Architects

                                            - Dino Vankiotis               - Vanikiotis Realty Group

Steve Tinkelman presented the plans for a two story new building to be constructed on the vacant  lot next to the Red Line Diner on Route 9. The plans are for a mixed use building with retail on the first floor and office space on the second floor. (plans on file)

Sarah Brown covered her comment letter (on file) on the project.

Larry Paggi covered his comment letter (onfile) on the project.

The board was receptive to the project and offered suggestions to the developers on the buillding design and colors.

Variances for Side Yard Setbacks and Off Street Parking and Loading will be required and the applicants will be scheduled to go before the Zoning Board of Appeals

Close Meeting:

Motion by Bea Lindsay Seconded by Hilary Roberto

Votes For: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried. Meeting adjourned.


Respectfully submitted:

Don Van Nostrand

Planning Board Secretary


Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 19:00


Planning Board

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