06-21-2017 Planning Board Meeting Minutes

NEW HAVEN PLANNING BOARD MEETING HELD JUNE 21, 2017

 

Call to Order: Linda Bond-Clark called the June 21st meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at the New Haven Town Hall. Roll call: Linda Bond-Clark, Patricia Parkhurst, Kathy Phelps, James Searles, Frederick Wilbur, and Josh Downing present. William Calderone and Robert Parkhurst absent.

 

Michael & Deborah Stanley Variance: Michael & Deborah Stanley have submitted an application for a variance to build a garage 10 feet from the property line at 30 Pleasant Point, Tax map # 081.17-01-06.

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; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Joshua Downing, 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; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Joshua Downing, Aye; Carried.

Variances Needed:

  • Distance from western property line.

Basis for Consideration:

  • The location of the proposed building is up hill far enough that it is not encroaching on the embankment to the lake.

  • The applicant submitted letters from both owners of the property to the west showing support for the project

  • The project does not significantly affect the neighborhood.

  • The lot size is sufficient (9.5 acres).

  • There is sufficient road frontage.

  • There is no need to hook to water.

  • The maximum height of the building will be 16 feet 3 inches plus or minus.

Complete Application: Motion by Frederick Wilbur, second by James Searles, to accept the application as complete. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Joshua Downing, Aye; Carried.

Public Hearing: Motion by Frederick Wilbur, second by Kathy Phelps, to hold a public hearing on the variance application of Michael & Deborah Stanley at 7:00PM on July 19, 2017. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye Joshua Downing, Aye; Carried.

 

Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 8:42 by motion of James Searles, second by Patricia Parkhurst. Unanimously carried.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Debra J. Allen

New Haven Planning Board Secretary