TOWN OF MACEDON

PLANNING BOARD

November 5, 2018

 

 

PRESENT: Chairman Doug Allen and members Suzanne Airy, Mert Bartels, Mark McEwen, Kevin Rooney & Greg Whitney. Also present were Town Councilman David McEwen, Town Engineer Scott Allen and Board Clerk Susan Bush. Absent was Tom Morrison.

 

Chairman Allen called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

 

A motion to waive reading the Legal Notice was made by Kevin Rooney, seconded by Suzanne Airy. All in favor (Morrison absent); motion carried.

 

PUBLIC HEARING:

 

PB-18-18 Rogers (Allen) 2304 Creek Road One-lot realty subdivision A motion to open the public hearing was made by Kevin Rooney, seconded by Mert Bartels. All in favor (Morrison absent); motion carried. Surveyor Tim Voellinger was present on behalf of the applicant. There was no one else present to speak for or against this application. A motion to close the public hearing was made by Kevin Rooney, seconded by Suzanne Airy. All in favor (Morrison absent; motion carried).

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

PB-18-18 Rogers (Allen) 2304 Creek Road One-lot realty subdivision Preliminary & final Surveyor Tim Voellinger spoke on behalf of the applicant. He explained this proposal involves two parcels (both owned by Rogers): 110+ acres of farmland and 1.5 acres containing the farmhouse & barns. Approximately 3.5 acres are being subdivided from the farmland to be added to the house parcel. A motion for negative SEQR declaration was made by Kevin Rooney, seconded by Mark McEwen. All in favor (Morrison absent); motion carried. A motion was made by Kevin Rooney, seconded by Mark McEwen, to grant preliminary & final approval for a one-lot realty subdivision as submitted. All in favor (Morrison absent); motion carried.

 

PB-17-18 Romig (Dunlap) Macedon Center Road Residential site plan modification with small business Log-in Applicant Jonathan Romig was present and briefly explained his proposal. This is a 12.79 acre parcel, previously approved as a residential building lot. Mr. Romig would like to change the location of the house and build a large barn between the house and the road. The barn would be used for his landscaping business. These changes have necessitated applications to the Appeals Board for variances (location & size of barn) and the Town Board for a Special Use Permit (landscaping business).

 

ZBA REFERRALS:

 

Z-11-18 Romic (Dunlap) Macedon Center Road Area Variance Sections 135-61-B-3 & 5 Accessory structure larger than residence & detached structure in front yard. A motion was made by Kevin Rooney, seconded by Mark McEwen, to give a negative referral for the accessory structure in the front yard and a positive referral for the barn to be larger than the residence. All in favor (Morrison absent); motion carried.

 

Z-12-18 Celso & Johnson 2079 Spruce Run Road Area Variance Section 135 Schedule I Side setback for accessory structure A motion was made by Mark McEwen, seconded by Mert Bartels, for a positive referral for reduced side setback. All in favor (Morrison absent); motion carried.

 

MINUTES:

 

A motion to approve the 09-17-18 minutes was made by Greg Whitney, seconded by Suzanne Airy. All in favor (Morrison absent); minutes approved.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Mert Bartels, seconded by Greg Whitney. All in favor (Morrison absent); meeting adjourned at 8:22 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Susan Bush

Clerk to the Board