7/20/17 Planning Board Meeting

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July 20, 2017

 

Administrative:

Chairman Hans Klingzahn opens the meeting at 7:00 pm.

Roll call: Present: Hans Klingzahn, Cris Phillips, Theresa Cuchelo, Matt Vetare, Reylene VanGeldern. Alternate: Stephen Brown and Caitlin Brozier. Also present: Village Treasurer

Dan Borchert, Tom VanTine Building Inspector and Code Enforcement Officer, Sarah Brown, Village Planner, Larry Paggi, Village Engineer, Victoria Polidoro, Planning Board Attorney and Don Van Nostrand, Board Secretary.

Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to accept the minutes for the meeting held on June 15,   2017. Cris Phillips, so moved. Motion seconded by, Reylene VanGeldern. Discussion none, all in favor, Aye. Motion carried.

 

Review:                        

 

          1. T-Mobile                                   - 1004 Main Street           - Sign Permit Application

              Applicant:                                 - Authorized Representative was not present and the

                                                                    application was rescheduled to the next meeting on

                                                                    August 17, 2017.

          2. Friedman Law                          - 1012 Main Street          - Sign Permit Application

              Applicant:                                 - Ronald Friedman         - Business Owner                                                                 

             Applicant Ronald Friedman presented the monument sign for the front of the building located

             at 1012 Main Street which is the suite next to the Fishkill Post Office.

             Building Inspector, Tom VanTine reported that the proposed sign complies with the Village sign

             regulations.            

             Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion.                            

             Cris Phillips moves to approve the sign application for Friedman Law at 1012 Main Street

             as per application. Motion seconded by Theresa Cuchelo. Discussion none, all in favor, Aye.

             Motion carried.                             

         3. A Twist of Fate Salon                 - 29 Elm Street               - Sign Permit Applications

             Applicant:                                    - Sharon Verardo          - Business Owner

             Building Inspector, Tom VanTine stated that the proposed sign labeled 3A is located

             next to the street in the current sign frame  and it complies with the Village code.

             Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion.

             Theresa Cuchelo moves to accept the application for A Twist of Fate Salon at 29 Elm   

             Street per the 3A sign application. Motion seconded by Cris Phillips. Discussion none,

             all in favor, Aye. Motion carried.

             Building Inspector, Tom VanTine stated that the building mounted sign labeled 3B

             replaces the current sign and complies with the Village code.

             Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion.

             Matt Vetare makes a motion to approve A Twist of Fate Salon building mounted sign

             located at 29 Elm Street labeled 3B on the application. Motion seconded by Theresa Cuchelo.

             Discussion none, all in favor, Aye. Motion carried.

 

Public Hearing:   

         1. Verizon Wireless                         - 733 Route 9                   - Site Plan Application

             Applicants:                                   - Allison Phillips             - Attorney

                                                                                                                Young/Sommer LLC

                                                                                                                Executive Woods

                                                                                                                Five Palisades Drive

                                                                                                                Albany, NY 12205

                                                                     - Mark Kulick                - Tillson Technology                       

             Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to open a public hearing for Verizon Wireless

             located at 733 Route 9  for a site plan application.

             So moved, Cris Phillips. Motion seconded by Theresa Cuchelo. Discussion none. All in favor.

             Aye. Motion carried.

             Allison Phillips presented an overview of the project and Mark Kulick presented the technical

             aspect of the project.

             Chairman Klingzahn asked the audience if there were any questions or comments on the

             application. No comments were received.

             Larry Paggi, Village Engineer addressed safety concerns (report on file) on the Route 9 corridor.

             Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion to close the public hearing.

              So moved, Cris Phillips. Motion seconded by Theresa Cuchelo. Discussion none. All in favor.

              Aye. Motion carried.

             Chairman Klingzahn reviews the short environmental form with the board which

             is included in the resolution.

             Sarah Brown, Village Planner reviews the resolution (on file) which the Planning Board adopts

             a negative declaration regarding the proposed actions in accordance with SEQR therefore

             ending the SEQR process and that the Planning Board grants Site Plan approval. A Special Use

             Permit must be granted by the Village Board of Trustees.

             Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion.

             Cris Phillips moves to approve the resolution for site plan approval for Orange County-

             Poughkeepsie Limited Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless. Motion seconded by Reylene

             VanGeldern. Discussion none. All in favor. Aye. Motion carried.

              Chairman Klingzahn informed the representatives that once the conditions are all met

              he would sign off and that the next step would be to go before the Village Board of Trustees

              in their August meeting.     

           4. Holiday Inn Express                      - 21 Schuyler Blvd          - Site Plan Application

               Applicants:                                      - Matish Patel                 - Business Owner

                                                                         - Tom DePuy                  - T.M. DePuy

                                                                                                                     Land Surveying, P.C.

                                                                                                                     2656 Route 302

                                                                                                                     Middletown, NY 10941

                Tom DePuy updated the board on the latest updates to the project.

                Sarah Brown covered her comment letter (on file)

                Village Engineer, Larry Paggi covered his comment letter (on file).

                Attorney Victoria Polidoro, Planning Board Attorney informed the applicants that a parking

                variance would be required on the project. Also, a Full Environmental Assessment Form

                would be required since the Planning Board is lead agency on the project.

                Chairman Klingzahn covered the Part 2 – Identification of Potential Project Impacts in

                detail with the board and entertained a motion to adopt a negative declaration.

                So moved, Theresa Cuchelo. Motion seconded by Reylene VanGeldern. Discussion none.

                All in favor. Aye. Motion carried.

                Chairman Klingzahn informed the applicants that they would be required to go before

                the ZBA Board and then come back before the Planning Board.

               5. Promenade                   - 542 Route 9                         - Site Plan Application

                   Applicants:                   - Mark McKee                      - Promenade Senior Living

                                                          - Jennifer VanTuyl               - Attorney, Cuddy & Feder LLP

                                                          - Allison Sloto                        - Attorney, Cuddy & Feder LLP

                  Jennifer VanTuyl  explained that they had been before the board previously and had received

                  site plan approval for an assisted living facility in part of the site. Part of the building at that

                  time would remain as a hotel and evaluating the project during the construction process the

                  applicant has determined that the project could use additional space.

                   Engineer Mark McKee reviewed the plans and pointed out the proposed changes to the

                   building.

                   Sarah Brown covered her comment letter. (on file)

                   Larry Paggi covered his comment letter. (on file)

                   Victoria Polidoro explained that the application would have to be referred to Dutchess

                    County Planning for their review.

                    Chairman Klingzahn requested a motion to reaffirm a negative declaration on this

                    project.

                    So moved, Cris Phillips. Motion seconded by Matt Vetare. Discussion none. All in favor.

                    Aye. Motion carried.

                    Chairman  Klingzahn informed the clients that the application would be referred to

                    Dutchess County Planning for their review and would put the application on the agenda

                    for the following month.

                  6. Toro Restaurant              - 1069 Main Street               - Site Plan Application

                      Applicant:                         - Scott Buccholz                   - Fusco Engineering

                                                                                                                - 233 East Main Street

                                                                                                                   Middletown NY 10940

                      Scott Buccholz stated that the application submitted is to convert a current office

                      building into a restaurant with an owner/operator apartment on the second floor.

                       Sarah Brown covered her comment letter. (on file)

                       Larry Paggi covered his comment letter. (on file)

                      Attorney Victoria Polidoro suggested that the board make a motion to declare it’s intent to

                      serve as lead agency and direct it’s secretary to circulate to all involved and interested

                       agencies which at this point only includes the department of transportation.

                       Chairman Klingzahn entertains a motion.

                        So moved, Cris Phillips. Motion seconded by Matt Vetare. Discussion none.

                        All in favor. Aye. Motion carried.

             Close Meeting:

             Motion by: Reylene VanGeldern

             Seconded by: Theresa Cuchelo

             Votes for: 5 Votes against: 0 Motion carried. Meeting adjourned.

  

              Respectfully submitted:

              Don Van Nostrand

              Planning Board Secretary

Date: 

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 19:00

Entity: 

Planning Board

Type of Notice: 

Minutes