01-16-2019 Planning Board Meeting Minutes

NEW HAVEN PLANNING BOARD MEETING

HELD JANUARY 16, 2019

 

Call to Order: Linda Bond-Clark called the January 16th meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. at the New Haven Town Hall. Roll call: Linda Bond-Clark, William Calderone, Josh Downing, Cynthia Giovo, Patricia Parkhurst, Kathy Phelps, James Searles, Sherrie Sitch and Frederick Wilbur present.

Tug Hill Conference: Anyone whishing to attend the Tug Hill Conference in March should let the secretary know by March 1st.

By-Laws: Motion by Kathy Phelps, second by Fred Wilbur to change the meeting time to 6:00 PM each month. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Josh Downing, Aye; Cynthia Giovo, Aye: Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Sherrie Sitch, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye. Carried.

Section 4.4 reading “Section 4.4 Recommendation for Appointment of Members"

The Planning Board shall make a recommendation for the appointment of new members by a vote of a majority of the Planning Board. If there are an insufficient number of members of the Planning Board to constitute a majority of the Planning Board, a vote of a simple majority of the Planning Board members available at such meeting shall be sufficient to vote on whether a recommendation of appointment should be made.” was added.

Motion by Fred Wilbur, second by Josh Downing, to adopt the by-laws as amended.

Election of Officers: Motion by Fred Wilbur, second by Kathy Phelps to nominate Linda Bond-Clark as chairperson. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Josh Downing, abstained; Cynthia Giovo, Aye: Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Sherrie Sitch, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye. Carried.

Motion by Linda Bond-Clark, second by Kathy Phelps to nominate Fred Wilbur as vice chairperson. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Josh Downing, Aye; Cynthia Giovo, Aye: Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Sherrie Sitch, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, abstained. Carried.

Motion by Kathy Phelps, second by Linda Bond-Clark to appoint Debra Allen as secretary. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Josh Downing, Aye; Cynthia Giovo, Aye: Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Sherrie Sitch, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye. Carried.

Site Plan Review Ordinance: Review and amendment of the site plan ordinance continued. Review will continue with section 5.70 at the next meeting.

Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 7:58 by motion of James Searles, second by Frederick Wilbur. Linda Bond-Clark, Aye; William Calderone, Aye; Josh Downing, Aye; Cynthia Giovo, Aye: Patricia Parkhurst, Aye; Kathy Phelps, Aye; James Searles, Aye; Sherrie Sitch, Aye; Frederick Wilbur, Aye. Carried.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Debra J Allen

New Haven Planning Board Secretary