Planning Board minutes, 3 February 2021

TOWN OF HALCOTT PLANNING BOARD

Meeting of February 3, 2021

Present:  Adina Johnson, Andrew Kelder, Mark Vogler, Nancy Reynolds
Absent:   Ted Johnson
Public:    Rob Allison

Deputy Chairman A. Johnson opened the meeting with the pledge to the flag at 6:15PM.

Surveyor R. Allison presented preliminary survey maps and EAF forms for a new 5 lot subdivision proposed by 687 Route 1, LLC, on the corner of County Route 1 and Mookas Road. Motion was made to classify it as a major subdivision by A. Johnson, seconded by N. Reynolds, unanimously approved. All lots are located on existing maintained roads and have access to utilities so no required improvements are necessary. Motion to accept the preliminary sketch was made by A. Johnson, seconded by M. Vogler, unanimously approved. A public hearing was scheduled for April 7, 2021, at 6PM. At this time it is planned to have an open meeting, combined with ZOOM for anyone interested who cannot or wish not to attend in person. If health issues become a problem we will meet by ZOOM only.

Motion to accept the minutes of the 12/2/2020 meeting was made by A. Johnson, seconded by A. Kelder, unanimously approved.

Correspondence:  None 

New Business:  Reorganization – the board discussed the reappointment of Ted Johnson as Chairman, Adina Johnson as Deputy Chair and Nancy Reynolds as Secretary. Motion to reappoint was made by A. Johnson, seconded by M. Vogler, unanimously approved.

Old Business:  The list of possible planning board alternates was tabled for this month; we will discuss the issue in the future.

Motion to adjourn was made at 6:45PM by A. Johnson, seconded by N. Reynolds, unanimously approved.

Submitted: N. Reynolds, Sec. 2/9/2021

Planning Board minutes October 7, 2020

Meeting of October 7, 2020

Present:  Ted Johnson, Adina Johnson, Andrew Kelder, Mark Vogler, Nancy Reynolds

Public:    James Zampino, A. Dunn, Harry Johnston, Victoria Tumminia, David Grossman,               Harry Saslow

Chairman Johnson opened the meeting with the pledge to the flag at 6:10PM.

Public hearing for a new garage proposed by J. Zampino, 245 Turkey Ridge Road, was opened at 6:15PM. D. Grossman commented that he, as an adjoining landowner, had no concerns about the proposed garage. The hearing was closed at 6:20 PM. Motion to approve the application was made by A. Johnson, seconded by M. Vogler, unanimously approved. Sketches were signed and dated and part 2 of the EAF form was completed and signed. Site visit had been done on September 6, 2020, by A. Johnson, A. Kelder, M. Vogler and N. Reynolds.

Public hearing for a new mobile home proposed by H. Johnston, 460 Turkey Ridge Road, was opened at 6:25PM. D. Grossman and H. Saslow both commented that they, as adjoining landowners, had no concerns about the proposed new home and welcomed Mr. Johnston as a neighbor. The hearing was closed at 6:30 PM. Motion to approve the application was made by M. Vogler, seconded by A. Johnson, unanimously approved. Sketches were signed and dated and part 2 of the EAF form was completed and signed. Site visit had been done on September 6, 2020, by A. Johnson, A. Kelder, M. Vogler and N. Reynolds.

Motion to accept the minutes of the 9/2/2020 meeting was made by T. Johnson, seconded by 

A. Johnson, unanimously approved.

Correspondence:  None 

Old Business:  The list of possible planning board alternates was tabled for this month; we will discuss the issue at the next meeting.

    4 hour course requirement: all board members will complete online courses.

Motion to adjourn was made at 6:50 PM by T. Johnson, seconded by M. Vogler, unanimously approved.

Submitted: ___________________

                   N. Reynolds, Sec.

10/16/2020

Planning Board minutes, October 2, 2019

TOWN OF HALCOTT PLANNING BOARD
Meeting of October 2, 2019
Present:  Ted Johnson, Adina Johnson, Andrew Kelder, Mark Vogler, Nancy Reynolds
Public:    Dan Siegel, Tim Johnson, David Grossman, Jean Orr

Chairman Johnson opened the meeting with the pledge to the flag at 6:00PM.

Application was made by D. Siegel for a second home on his property on Judd Hill. As the Town of Halcott Land Use Code and Subdivision Law permits only one primary residence on a parcel the application was denied. Motion to deny application and vote on resolution to deny (#R2019-1) was made by N. Reynolds, seconded by T. Johnson, unanimously approved. D. Siegel plans to appeal to the ZBA and will inform us of their decision.

T. Johnson presented preliminary surveys for a proposed minor subdivision of his property on County Route 3. At present the New York Spring Water Company owns a water bottling company on property owned by Mr. Johnson; they would like to buy approximately eleven acres where the building and spring are located.  Mr. Johnson will keep the Planning Board informed as negotiations among him, NY Spring Water and the Watershed Agricultural Counsel (there is a WAC easement on the property) progress.

Motion to accept the minutes of the 1/2/2019 meeting was made by M. Vogler, seconded by A. Kelder, unanimously approved.

Correspondence:  None

Public Comment:  Landowner D. Grossman and Realtor J. Orr asked questions about the Town of Halcott Subdivision Law. Mr. Grossman owns approximately 240 acres of land on Turkey Ridge Road that he wishes to sell to a developer. He will keep us informed as plans progress.

Motion to adjourn was made at 6:40 PM by A. Johnson, seconded by M. Vogler, unanimously approved.

Submitted: ___________________

N. Reynolds, Sec. 10/10/2019

Planning Board minutes, July 7, 2019

TOWN OF HALCOTT PLANNING BOARD

Meeting of July 10, 2019

Present: Ted Johnson, Andrew Kelder, Mark Vogler, Nancy Reynolds
Absent: Adina Johnson
Public: Richard & Diane Mauch

Chairman Johnson opened the meeting with the pledge to the flag at 6:05PM.

Application and site sketches were presented by R. Mauch for the replacement of a single wide trailer with a double wide on Silas Lake Road. Site visit was made on 7/8/2019. As there were no issues or questions the Board agreed that a public hearing could be waived; motion to waive was made by T. Johnson, seconded by A. Kelder, unanimously approved. Motion to approve application was made by T. Johnson, seconded by N. Reynolds, unanimously approved. Sketches were signed and dated and part 2 of the EAF form was completed.

Application and surveys were presented by N. Reynolds for a boundary line change to the property of Joshua Pultz on County Route 3. An adjoining 10.8 acre lot will be combined with the existing 27.3 acre parcel. Motion to approve application was made by A. Kelder, seconded by M. Vogler, approved by T. Johnson, A. Kelder and M. Vogler. N. Reynolds abstained. Survey was signed and dated and part 2 of the EAF form was completed.

Motion to accept the minutes of the 1/2/2019 meeting was made by T. Johnson, seconded by M.Vogler, unanimously approved.

Correspondence: None

Motion to adjourn was made at 6:30 PM by M. Vogler, seconded by A. Kelder, unanimously approved.

Submitted: N. Reynolds, Sec.
7/17/2019

Planning Board minutes, January 2, 2019

Meeting of January 2, 2019

Present:  Chairman Ted Johnson, Andrew Kelder, Sec. Nancy Reynolds

Absent:  Adina Johnson, Mark Vogler

Chairman T. Johnson opened the meeting with the pledge to the flag at 6:05PM.

Reorganization: motion to reappoint Ted Johnson as Chairman, Adina Johnson as Vice Chairman and Nancy Reynolds as Secretary was made by A. Kelder, and seconded by T. Johnson. All nominations were unanimously approved.

Motion to accept the minutes of the 8/1/2018 meeting was made by A. Kelder, seconded by T. Johnson, unanimously approved.

Correspondence:  None

Motion to adjourn was made at 6:20PM by A. Kelder, seconded by N. Reynolds, unanimously approved.

Submitted: N. Reynolds, Sec.  1/5/19