TOWN OF MACEDON

PLANNING BOARD

December 16, 2019

 

 

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

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

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

PB-13-19 Tempo LP 311 Route 31 Special Use Permit

 

Eric Hynes and Dave Mol were present to address the board. Town Engineer Scott Allen explained that the company at the above address obtains a special use permit every year and this year he would like to modify the permit from a recreation permit to an auto shop permit. Dave Mol stated that they would be converting the 55X65 barn into a truck repair shop. He explained that he has had an at home business for 10 years and would like to move it to this property. He said he will be the only full time employee and he will have two part time employees.

Motion made by Greg Whitney to give a positive referral for modification of a special use permit, seconded by Kevin Rooney. All in favor; motion carried.

 

ZBA REFFERAL:

 

Z-08-19 Vega 240 Route 31 Area Variance Section 135-62-B A nonconforming building shall not be enlarged, extended or increased

 

Colin Vega was present to address the board. He explained that he would like to purchase the old Cowlick Ice Cream shop and turn it into a fitness center. He explained that they want to tear down the back half of the building and rebuild a 30X40 addition. He also mentioned that he would be purposing to connect to the sewer. He stated that there is a shared driveway easement with the property behind the building.

 

Motion made by Greg Whitney to give a positive referral for the concept subject to demonstrating conformance with the underlying access easements and proof of adequate parking, seconded by Tom Morrison. All in favor; motion carried.

 

 

MINUTES:

 

A motion to approve the 11-04-19 minutes was made by Mert Bartels, seconded by Kevin Rooney. All in favor; motion carried.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Mert Bartels, seconded by Greg Whitney. All in favor; meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Brandi Schutt

Clerk to the Board