2/23/17 Zoning Board Meeting

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Village of Fishkill

Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting                  

February 23, 2017

Chairman Tom Brooks opens the meeting at 7:00 p.m.

Present: Tom Brooks, Tom Newhard, Ann Trost, Terry Palumbo, John Depew Also present: Tom VanTine, Code Enforcement Officer, Sarah Brown, Village Planner, Trustee Anthony Brozier and Planning/ZBA Secretary Don Van Nostrand

Chairman Brooks entertains a motion to accept the minutes for the meeting held on January 26, 2017..Motion made by John Depew to approve. Motion seconded by Terry Palumbo. Discussion none, all in favor, Aye. Motion carried.

Chairman Brooks announces that there is a public hearing tonight and asks for a motion to open the hearing on the Promenade Senior Living for a area variance application.

Terry Palumbo makes a motion to open the public hearing and John Depew seconds the motion. Discussion none.  All infavor?  Aye. Motion carried.


1. Promenade Assisted Living  - 542 Route 9          - Area Variance Application

    Applicants:                            - Steven Laufer       - Principal of Promenade

                                                                                   Senior Living

                                                  - Jennifer VanTuyl - Attorney,Cuddy & Feder LLP                                                                                                             

Jennifer VanTuyl   presented the overall site plans to convert the current Ramada Inn to an assisted living facility. There is no proposed change in the foot print of the building and there is going to be substantial additional landscaping added. Renderings and elevations of what the building would look like was presented to the board and Jennifer VanTuyl explained that a requirement in the Village Code says that there should be at least 2000 square feet of site area per patient bed. The application is requesting an area variance to provide 1,265.44 square feet of site area per patient bed.

No comments were received from the public.

Sarah Brown read the resolution on the project (on file).

Chairman Brooks entertains a motion to grant the variance on the application.

Terry Palumbo makes a motion to grant the variance on the application. Motion seconded by Ann Trost. Discussion none,  All in favor. Aye. Motion carried.


John Depew makes a motion to close the meeting.  Motion seconded by Ann Trost.

 Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Discussion: None  Motion carried.

 Meeting adjourned..


Respectfully submitted:

Don Van Nostrand

Zoning Board Secretary


Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 19:00


Zoning Board

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