Village of Fishkill
Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
October 24, 2013
Chairperson Cathy Ann Nicholson opens the meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Present: Cathy Ann Nicholson, Tom Newhard, John Depew, Tom Brooks, Terry Palumbo and Greg Gomes. Absent: Dan Roberto. Also present: Sarah Brown, Village Planner, Victoria Polidoro, Planning/Zoning Board Attorney, Tom Van Tine, Building Inspector and Don Van Nostrand, Board Secretary.
Acceptance of the minutes from the last meeting held on May 23, 2013. Motion by John Depew to approve and seconded by Terry Palumbo. Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.
Chairperson Cathy Ann Nicholson announces that there is no public hearing this evening and that there is a review of the Jackson Crossing project for area variances located at 71 Jackson Street. Before we do that I would like to recues myself as chairperson because of a potential conflict of interest.
Chairperson Nicholson recognizes Tom Brooks who volunteers to act as chairman on this project.
Tom Newhard makes a motion to appoint Tom Brooks as acting chairman on the Jackson Crossing project. Motion seconded by John Depew. Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.
Acting chairman Brooks asks the representative of the Jackson Crossing project to identify themselves for the record and to make their presentation to the board.
Jackson Crossing -71 Jackson Street - Area Variance Applications
Applicant: - Kelly Libolt - KARC Planning Consultants
- Eric Neiler - Tinkleman Architect
- Richard Cantor -Teahan, Constantino LLP
Kelly Libolt states that this project is complicated since it involves both the Village of Fishkill and the Town of Fishkill and will involve both the Planning and Zoning Boards in both municipalities. It may also involve the Village Board and Town Board depending in other approvals that may be or may not be necessary.
She stated that she was aware that the board could not take any action tonight and that the presentation was for information only and that they have been advised that the Village Planning Board has requested to be lead agency for the SEQR review on this project.
Kelly Libolt presented the overall site plan and pointed out the different parcels involved in the project.
Eric Neiler of Tinkelman Architecture presented the architectural design of the proposed buildings to be constructed on the site.
Sarah Brown, Village Planner covered the lead agency procedure under SEQR and covered all the involved agencies. At the last Village of Fishkill Planning Board meeting the board has requested to be lead agency on this project.
Tom Newhard makes a motion that the board approves the Village of Fishkill Planning Board to serve as lead agency on the Jackson Crossing project. Motion seconded by John Depew. Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.
Tom Newhard moves to adjourn the meeting. Motion seconded by John Depew All in favor. Aye. Opposed: None. Meeting adjourned.
Donald Van Nostrand
Zoning Board Secretary