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
- 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.
Don Van Nostrand
Zoning Board Secretary