08-17-2016 Planning Board Meeting Minutes

NEW HAVEN PLANNING BOARD MEETING HELD AUGUST 17, 2016

Call to Order: Linda Bond-Clark called the August 78th meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the New Haven Town Hall. Roll call: Linda Bond-Clark, William Calderone, Patricia Parkhurst Robert Parkhurst, Kathy Phelps and Frederick Wilbur present. James Searles absent.

James and Marilyn Kovarik Variance: James & Marilyn Kovarik have submitted a variance application to build an 18 x 28 seasonal storage building on their property, at 298 Shore Oaks Dr, tax map #080.19-02-01.

Complete Application: Motion by Frederick Wilbur, second by Kathy Phelps, to accept the application as complete, pending submission of a line drawing showing the height of the building. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

Variances to be Considered:

  • Less than 1.5 acres

  • 10 feet from western property line

  • Less than 100 feet from the lake

Basis For Consideration:

  • The project is consistent with the character of the area.

  • It is not in an erosion zone.

  • The topological relief shows the property as being flat and it has a permeable sandy soil.

  • They are not considering hooking up to water or sewage.

  • Drainage issues have been addressed in the design.

  • The property is in a flood zone, but the applicants are aware of the consequences with insurance.

  • The applicants have taken into consideration line of site from the neighbors.

  • The building size will be 18 x 28 with a height of 9 feet at the eaves and 16 feet at the peak.

  • Fire loading was discussed and the applicants understand the possibility that a fire wall may be required.

SEQR Lead Agency: Motion by Frederick Wilbur, second by Patricia Parkhurst, to take lead agency for the SEQR on the project. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

SEQR Negative Declaration: Motion by Kathy Phelps, second by Frederick Wilbur, to declare a negative declaration for the SEQR on the project. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

Public Hearing: Motion by William Calderone, second by Kathy Phelps, to hold a public hearing on the variance application of James & Marilyn Kovarik at 7:00PM on October 19, 2016. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried. The extended time before the public hearing is at the request of the applicants as they will be unable to attend in September.

Floyd and Patricia Prosser Variance: Floyd & Patricia Prosser have submitted a variance application to build a third residence on their property, at 75 E Shore Oaks Dr, tax map #096.00-02-19.01

Variances to be Considered:

  • Multiple residences on one property

  • Less than 50 feet from the road

Basis For Consideration:

  • The total lot size is 8 acres.

  • The lot could be easily subdivided in a way that would meet all site plan requirements.

  • Public water is available.

  • The new residence will have a new and separate septic system approved by the Oswego County Health Department.

  • The proposed structure is located in excess of 110 feet from the nearest structure, 69 feet from the nearest boundary, 105 feet from the lake and 40 feet from the road.

  • The property is the last parcel on the dead end private road.

  • A perk test performed by a licensed professional engineer has determined that the soil supports installation of a standard septic system.

  • All other residences on the parcel are currently occupied by family members.

  • The property is in a flood zone, but the applicants are aware of the consequences with insurance.

Complete Application: Motion by William Calderone, second by Frederick Wilbur, to accept the application as complete. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

SEQR Lead Agency: Motion by Patricia Parkhurst, second by Kathy Phelps, to take lead agency for the SEQR on the project. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

SEQR Negative Declaration: Motion by William Calderone, second by Kathy Phelps, to declare a negative declaration for the SEQR on the project. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

Public Hearing: Motion by Frederick Wilbur, second by Robert Parkhurst, to hold a public hearing on the variance application of Floyd and Patricia Prosser at 7:00PM on September 21, 2016. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Robert Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Carried.

James & Marilyn Kovarik Public Hearing: The Kovariks have verbally requested that the public hearing on their variance which is scheduled for October 19, 2016 be postponed to May 17, 2017 due to being out of town. The board agreed to the change of date. The timeframe for taking action is extended to June 21, 2017. A letter will be sent to the Kovariks along with an agreement for them to sign.

Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 8:40 by motion of James Searles., second by William Calderone. Unanimously carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Patricia Parkhurst

New Haven Planning Board Member