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CALL TO ORDER / DETERMINATION OF QUORUM
The meeting, held at the Historic Watts dePeyster Hall, was opened at 7:12 pm and a quorum was determined to be present for the conduct of business.
- Chair Laura Gail Tyler
- Karen Cleaveland
- Bob Zises
- Trustee Susan Ezrati
- Bessina Harrar (applicant)
- Bob Juliano
The first item of business was to approve the draft minutes from the January 23, 2012 meeting. Under NEW BUSINESS, the first line in the 3rd paragraph was removed. In the 4th paragraph, second sentence, the work building was changed to dwelling. In the 5th paragraph, the word wide was added after 36.4 feet. Karen Cleaveland moved to approve the minutes as amended, Bob Zises seconded, all in favor. Motion carried.
23 Broadway – Area Variance: The Board reviewed the new application. Ms. Harrar explained that her map was changed to show that the width of the drive is 25 feet through the front and a straight line back to the property line of the house. This was per the discussion at the Planning Board workshop held on February 13, 2012 which was also attended by the ZBA and Ms. Harrar’s surveyor. The Board reviewed the new map. A discussion followed.
The Board scheduled a public hearing on March 26, 2012 at 7:00 pm. A site visit is scheduled for 6:30 pm on March 26, 2012. Ms. Harrar then left the meeting.
The next item of business was for the Board to review the draft Zoning Board of Appeals procedures. A discussion followed. Another draft copy will be typed up with the changes discussed and distributed to the Board for further review.
Karen Cleaveland moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:59 pm. Bob Zises seconded, all in favor. Motion carried.
Claire Roff, ZBA Secretary