Village of Fishkill
Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
September 28, 2017
Chairman Tom Brooks opens the meeting at 7:00 p.m. and asks for a motion to
open the meeting.
John Depew makes a motion to open the meeting. Terry Palumbo seconds the motion. Discussion none, all in favor. Aye. Motion carried.
Present: Tom Brooks, Tom Newhard, John Depew, Terry Palumbo, Absent: Ann Trost Also present: Village Board Trustee Anthony Brozier, Tom VanTine, Code
Enforcement Officer and Building Inspector, Sarah Brown, Village Planner and Don Van Nostrand ,Zoning Board Secretary.
Chairman Brooks entertains a motion to accept the minutes for the meeting held
on August 24, 2017. Motion made by Terry Palumbo to approve. Motion seconded by John Depew. Discussion none, all in favor, Aye. Motion carried.
Chairman Brooks announces that this is a continuation of a public hearing from the August 24, 2017 meeting. If anyone from the public present who would like to speak on the project are welcome to come forward. Seeing that there are none
then we can move forward.
1. Holiday Inn Express - 21 Schuyler Blvd - Area Variance Application
(Ram Hospitality Inc.)
Applicants: - Raksha Patel - Business Owner
- Tom Depuy - T.M. Depuy
Land Surveying, P.C.
2656 Route 302
Middletown, NY 10941
Tom Depuy gave a summary of the project and explained that the owners of the
property would like to put an addition on each side of the current building which
would add an additional twenty rooms. Additional parking spaces of 88 spaces
would be required and the applicant can provide 82 spaces which would require
a variance of 6 parking spaces. Also, there is a front yard setback requirement
which has been exceeded. A 50% impervious area in the front yard setback is
required and the applicant can provide 60% thus requesting a 10% variance.
Sarah Brown covered her comment letter (on file).
Chairman Tom Brooks stated that since there was nobody from the public present to comment on the application he would entertain a motion to close the public hearing.
Terry Palumbo makes a motion to close the public hearing. Motion seconded by John Depew. Discussion none. All in favor. Aye. Motion carried.
Sara Brown reads the amended resolution (on file) with the variances that were requested by the applicant.
Chairman Brooks entertains a motion to accept the resolution as amended
to include 60% of the front yard setback allowed whereas 50% is required and
grant the variances as requested. Motion seconded by Tom Newhard. Discussion none. All in favor. Aye. Motion carried.
Chairman Brooks entertains a motion to adjourn the meeting.
Tom Brooks makes a motion to adjourn the meeting. Motion seconded by John Depew. Votes for: 4 Votes against: 0 Discussion: None Motion carried.
Don Van Nostrand
Zoning Board Secretary