02-17-2016 Planning Board Meeting Minutes

 NEW HAVEN PLANNING BOARD MEETING HELD FEBRUARY 17, 2016

Call to Order: Linda Bond-Clark called the February 17th meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the New Haven Town Hall. Roll call: Linda Bond-Clark, William Calderone, Robert Parkhurst, James Searles, Frederick Wilbur and Ronald Wilson present. William Monette excused.

Pamela Whaley Site Plan Review: Pamela Whaley has submitted a site plan application to operate, Joe’s Shop & Salon, a Barbershop/salon, at 4285 St. Rt. 104, tax map #114.00-05-19. There will be 3 chairs with 2 people working.

SEQR Lead Agency: Motion by Frederick Wilbur, second by Robert Parkhurst, to take lead agency for the SEQR on the project. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, abstain; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye: Ronald Wilson, Aye. Carried.

SEQR Negative Declaration: Motion by Frederick Wilbur, second by Robert Parkhurst, to declare a negative declaration for the SEQR on the project Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, abstain; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye: Ronald Wilson, Aye. Carried.

Complete Application: Motion by Frederick Wilbur, second by Robert Parkhurst, to accept the application as complete. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, abstain; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye: Ronald Wilson, Aye. Carried.

Public Hearing: Motion by Robert Parkhurst, second by Frederick Wilbur, to hold a public hearing on the site plan application of Pamela Whaley at 7:00PM on March 16, 2016. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, abstain; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye: Ronald Wilson, Aye. Carried.

By-Laws: Motion by Robert Parkhurst, second by Fredrick Wilbur to accept the attached By-Laws. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye: Ronald Wilson, Aye. Carried.

Attendance: The problem with attendance at meetings was briefly discussed.

Comprehensive Plan:

Attendance: Members who are not interested in working on the Comprehensive Plan left the meeting. Those remaining were Linda Bond-Clark, William Calderone, Frederick Wilbur, Debra Allen. Also present were James Vergos, William Rombough and Rachel Brooks.

Explanation of Plan: Linda Bond-Clark explained what a comprehensive plan is and what it should include.

Grants: The possibility of getting grant money to work on the plan was discussed.

Meeting dates: Meetings of the Comprehensive Plan Committee will be the 1st Wednesday of each month at 7:00 at the Town Hall.

Committee Members: The Town Board will be asked for approval to advertise for members, which will be appointed by the Town Board. The ideal number of members would be about 20.

Adjournment: Meeting adjourned by motion of Frederick Wilbur, second by William Calderone. Unanimously carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Debra J. Allen

New Haven Planning Board Secretary