01-20-2016 Planning Board Meeting Minutes

 NEW HAVEN PLANNING BOARD MEETING HELD JANUARY 20, 2016

Call to Order: Linda Bond-Clark called the December 20th meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the New Haven Town Hall. Roll call: Linda Bond-Clark, William Calderone, William Monette and Frederick Wilbur present. Robert Parkhurst, James Searles and Ronald Wilson excused.

Election of Officers:

President: Motion by Frederick Wilbur, second by William Calderone, to nominate Linda Bond-Clark as president. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; William Monette, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye. Carried.

Vice-president: Motion by Linda Bond-Clark, second by William Monette, to nominate Frederick Wilbur as vice-president. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; William Monette, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye. Carried.

Secretary: Motion by Linda Bond-Clerk, second by William Calderone, to nominate Debra Allen as secretary. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; William Monette, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye. Carried.

By-Laws: The By-Laws were reviewed and a number of changes suggested. Motion by Frederick Wilbur, second by William Monette, to have the secretary make the changes to the by-laws to be presented and voted on at the next meeting. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; William Monette, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye. Carried.

Site Plan Review Ordinance: Tabled

Alternate Member: Motion by William Calderone, second by William Monette, to ask the town board to advertise and appoint a new alternate planning board member as it has been discovered that the town clerk cannot be a member of the planning board. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; William Monette, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye. Carried.

Comprehensive Plan: Motion by Fredrick Wilbur, second by William Calderone, to hold a preliminary planning meeting on the Comprehensive Plan and to ask the town board to attend. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; William Monette, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye. Carried. Suggested dates are February 1, 8 or 10 at 7:00.

Attendance at Meetings: Continues to be a problem.

Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 9:04 by motion of William Calderone, second by William Monette. Unanimously carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Debra J. Allen

New Haven Planning Board Secretary