Planning Board February 13, 2020 Minutes

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Chairman Billy Liggan called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance at 7:40 pm.

Billy Liggan, Chairman Present
Joseph Havranek, Vice Chairman Present
Jere Brown Present
John Ivankovic Present
Nick Mercurio Present
Randi Morf Present
Jim Luckner Present
Andrew Casey (Alternate) Present
Dave Plante, Bergmann Associates Consultant Present via Blue Jeans
Councilman John Hughes, Town Board Liaison Present
Brisa Casas, Planning Board Clerk Present

There is no representative from the Rosendale Environmental Commission.

Minutes:

Motion made by Jere Brown, seconded by John Ivankovic, to accept the minutes from December 12th, 2019.

Roll Vote: Chairman Billy Liggan – Yes, Vice Chairman Joseph Havranek– Yes, Nick Mercurio
– Yes, Randi Morf – Yes, Jere Brown – Yes, John Ivankovic– Yes, Jim Luckner– Yes

Motion carried.

Public Hearing:

Application: #2019-7-Site Plan Amendment-Pine Crest Self Storage
SBL: 71.1-1-29.100
Location: 658 Route 32
Applicant: Charles Wortmann

Charles “Buddy” Wortmann is present on behalf of this application.

The following is discussed about the application:

  • Mr. Wortmann proposes a new temperature-controlled storage building at his facility located at 658 Route 32.
  • The new building will be located in the rear of the parcel.
  • An escrow account was established for Bergmann to review the updated SWPPP.
  • The updated SWPPP was submitted and a Bergmann Associate Engineer is currently reviewing it. The board suggests and authorizes the applicants engineer and Bergmann’s engineer speak directly for any questions pertaining to the SWPPP update.
  • This application will now be submitted to the Ulster County Planning Board for review and comments.

Motion made by Vice Chairman Joseph Havranek, seconded by John Ivankovic, to reaffirm its previous negative declaration of significant adverse environmental impact, pursuant to SEQRA.

Roll Vote: Chairman Billy Liggan – Yes, Vice Chairman Joseph Havranek– Yes, Nick Mercurio
– Yes, Randi Morf – Yes, Jere Brown – Yes, John Ivankovic– Yes, Jim Luckner– Yes

Motion carried.

Motion made by Jim Luckner, seconded by Randi Morf, to open the public hearing at 7:51pm.

Roll Vote: Chairman Billy Liggan – Yes, Vice Chairman Joseph Havranek– Yes, Nick Mercurio
– Yes, Randi Morf – Yes, Jere Brown – Yes, John Ivankovic– Yes, Jim Luckner– Yes

Motion carried.

  • No public comments.

Motion made by Vice Chairman Joseph Havranek, seconded by Nick Mercurio, to close the public hearing at 7:55pm.

Roll Vote: Chairman Billy Liggan – Yes, Vice Chairman Joseph Havranek– Yes, Nick Mercurio
– Yes, Randi Morf – Yes, Jere Brown – Yes, John Ivankovic– Yes, Jim Luckner– Yes

Motion carried.

New Business:

Application: #2020-1-Site Plan Review
SBL: 62.16-1-4
Location: Route 32
Applicant: JH Construction

John Hornbeck and Tyler Brown are present on behalf of this application.

The following is discussed about the application:

  • The applicant purchased a vacant property located on Route 32
  • The parcel is in a B-1 Zone
  • The applicant is proposing to use the property as an office, warehouse and vehicle parking for his existing construction business.
  • Lighting – The applicant submits lighting cut sheets for the outdoor lighting on site.
  • Driveway – The parcel is located on Route 32 and a permit from the NYSDOT is required.
  • Elevations of the building are reviewed and appear to meet the 32 Corridor guidelines
  • A rendering of proposed signage is reviewed
  • Fencing – The applicant said he will be installing fencing, specifically in the rear of the property and will most likely choose chain link fencing with green slats for screening.

Motion made by Vice Chairman Joseph Havranek, seconded by Jere Brown, to classify the project as an unlisted action, pursuant to SEQRA, Part 617.5(c)(12), to declare its intent to serve as SEQRA lead agency and conduct an uncoordinated SEQRA review.

Roll Vote: Chairman Billy Liggan – Yes, Vice Chairman Joseph Havranek– Yes, Nick Mercurio
– Yes, Randi Morf – Yes, Jere Brown – Yes, John Ivankovic– Yes, Jim Luckner– Yes

Motion carried.

Motion made by Jim Luckner, seconded by John Ivankovic, to set a public hearing for March 12th 2020 at 7:00pm.

Roll Vote: Chairman Billy Liggan – Yes, Vice Chairman Joseph Havranek– Yes, Nick Mercurio
– Yes, Randi Morf – Yes, Jere Brown – Yes, John Ivankovic– Yes, Jim Luckner– Yes

Motion carried.

Motion made by Nick Mercurio, seconded by Jim Luckner, to refer this application to the Ulster County Planning Board for review and comments.

Roll Vote: Chairman Billy Liggan – Yes, Vice Chairman Joseph Havranek– Yes, Nick Mercurio
– Yes, Randi Morf – Yes, Jere Brown – Yes, John Ivankovic– Yes, Jim Luckner– Yes

Motion carried.

Motion made by Randi Morf, seconded by John Ivankovic, to refer the complete application for comments to the following agencies: Rosendale Police Chief, Rosendale Highway Superintendent, Rosendale Water/Sewer Superintendent and the Rosendale Fire Chief.

Roll Vote: Chairman Billy Liggan – Yes, Vice Chairman Joseph Havranek– Yes, Nick Mercurio
– Yes, Randi Morf – Yes, Jere Brown – Yes, John Ivankovic– Yes, Jim Luckner– Yes

Motion carried.

Misc:

  • UCPB Info
    • New Paltz – Rise in pedestrian/bike accidents and crashes
    • Comprehensive Plans – Towns should be reviewing and updating their comprehensive plans
    • Sprinklers – Installation may be required even for single family new constriction
    • Part Time work is available for Census Outreach from March to July
    • Gardiner- Short Term Rentals -allowance is 60 days per year, each parcel is allowed one accessory structure that can be rented with no restrictions

Motion made by John Ivankovic, seconded by Jere Brown, to recommend the Maple Hill cell tower submit current structural analysis reports that can be reviewed by Bergmann Associate engineers.

Roll Vote: Chairman Billy Liggan – Yes, Vice Chairman Joseph Havranek– Yes, Nick Mercurio
– Yes, Randi Morf – Yes, Jere Brown – Yes, John Ivankovic– Yes, Jim Luckner– Yes

Motion carried.

Adjournment:

Motion made by Vice Chairman Joseph Havranek, seconded by Jere Brown, to adjourn at 8:42 pm.

Roll Vote: Chairman Billy Liggan – Yes, Vice Chairman Joseph Havranek– Yes, Nick Mercurio
– Yes, Randi Morf – Yes, Jere Brown – Yes, John Ivankovic– Yes, Jim Luckner– Yes

Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,
Brisa Casas
Planning Board Clerk