10/30/14 Planning Board Meeting

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Planning Board Meeting Minutes

October 30, 2014



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

Roll call: Present: Hans Klingzahn, Cris Phillips, Theresa Cuchelo, Stephanie Renino

and Reylene VanGeldern. Absent: Alternate Hilary Roberto. Also present: Peter Phillips, Deputy Mayor and Liaison to the Planning Board, Sarah Brown, Village Planner, Larry Paggi, Village Engineer, Victoria Polidoro, Attorney, Tom VanTine, Building Inspector and Don Van Nostrand, Secretary

Chairman Klingzahn established that there is a voting quorum tonight. He also made a sad announcment that one of the board members, Bea Lindsay passed away earlier this month. He asked for a moment of silence in memory of Bea.

Chairman Klingzahn announced that Reylene VanGeldern has been appointed to the full board and welcomed her. Reylene has been a alternate member for a few years.

Acceptance of the minutes from the meeting held on September 18, 2014. Motion by Cris Phillips to approve and seconded by Reylene VanGeldern. Votes For: 5 Votes Against: 0 Motion carried.




            1. Mount Beacon Consulting     - 1073 Main Street              - Sign Permit Application

               Phillip Todd                                                                           - Business Owner


Theresa Cuchelo moves to approve the sign permit application for Mount Beacon Consulting located at 1073 Main Street as per application. Motion seconded by Stephanie Renino. Votes for:

5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.


           2. Jerrico Construction Inc.      - 1072 Main Street               - Certificate of Appropriateness

               Josh Indorf                                                                            - Business Owner


Cris Phillips moves to approve a certificate of appropriateness for 1072 Main Street for all the samples that were provided. Motion seconded by Theresa Cuchelo.

Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0  Motion carried.


         3. Hudson Valley Federal            - Route 9                               - Site Plan Application

             Credit Union


Chairman Klingzahn announces that the Hudson Valley FCU applicant would not be appearing tonight and that some outstanding issues have to be addressed. The applicant has requested that a negative declaration be issued for this project.

Sarah Brown explained that one of the oustanding issues for the project is the conceptual approval by the Department of Transportation. They will not give approval until SEQR is finished on the project and Sarah covered the EAF (on file) in detail.  

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to issue a negative declaration.                                                         

Cris Phillips makes a motion to issue a negative declaration under SEQR for the Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union. Motion seconded by Theresa Cuchelo.

Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried.


         4. Jackson Crossing, LLC            - 71 & 75 Jackson Street     - Site Plan Application

             Applicant:                                  - Kelly Libolt                        - KARC Planning Consultants


Kelly Libolt representative for the Jackson Crossing, LLC project stated that a submittal has been made to the board which reflects all the comments which have been received from the planning board and the public for all of the four boards. The comments are from the Village Planning and ZBA Boards and the Town Planning and ZBA Boards. There have been four public hearings between the Village Planning and Zoning Boards and one with the Town Planning Board. Kelly stated that at last week’s Village ZBA meeting the board granted variances which were requested for area variance and density variance. Kelly also addressed the aquifer and flood plain concerns brought up at the public hearing (response letter on file).


Chairman Klingzahn announced that he received correspondence from the Town of Fishkill ZBA on a requested parking size variance on the Town parcel of this project. The board authorized the Chairman to respond to the Town ZBA to grant the variance so that the overall project is more uniform.

Chaiman Klingzahn read a letter (on file) from the Village Zoning Board Chaiman Tom Brooks on landscaping concerns.

Kelly Libolt addressed the concerns and have contacted the projects landscaping architects.

Sarah Brown reviewed her comment letter on open items (on file).

Larry Paggi reviewed his comment letter on open items (on file).

Victoria Polidoro requested status of the easement for Rosilia and the easement for the M&T Bank. Also, elevations for the Carriage House are required.

Chairman Klingzahn stated that the next review meeting for this project will be November 20, 2014.


        5. Ross Apartments                         - 12 North Street                      - Site Plan Application

                                                                                                                  - Special Use Permit

           Applicant:                                        - William Ross                          - Property Owner

                                                                   - Ciro Interante                        - Architect

Ciro Interante updated the board on the application and said that the owner has decided to reduce the project to two apartments. One apartment would be on the first floor of the barn and the second apartment would be on the second floor. The apartment in the garage would be eliminated.

Sarah Brown reviewed her comment letter on open items (on file).

Larry Paggi reviewed his comment letter on open items (on file).

Plans for the project will be distributed to the fire department for their review and comments.                     

Chairman Klingzahn informs the applicants that the next review for this project will held at the next meeting scheduled for November 20, 2014.

Building Inspector Tom VanTine updated the board on the Village signage laws which are currently under review.

Village Planner Sarah Brown to prepare proposed changes to sign laws based on the board’s discussion.


Close Meeting: 

Motion by: Theresa Cuchelo Seconded by: Reylene VanGeldern

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


Respectfully submitted:

Don Van Nostrand

Planning Board Secretary


Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 19:00


Planning Board

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