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Regular Meeting – January 24, 2018

Regular Town of Homer Zoning Board of Appeals

Minutes for Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 7:00pm

Board Members  (absent *)                                       Others Present

Gary Lawrence, Chairman*                            Lindsay Andersen, Recording Secretary

Jon Miller                                                        John Daniels, CEO*

Gary Sweeney                                                 Pat Snyder, Attorney

Ken Poole

Zachary Young

Daniel Gustafson

Gerald Neuman

Public Attendance:  Attorney Matthew Neuman

Public Hearing

Acting Chairman Gustafson opened the public hearing for an application by Erwin and Denise Boyden for the request of a variance for a minimum lot width requirement for a newly subdivided lot located at 5753 East Homer-Baltimore Road.

Attorney Neuman was present represent the Boyden’s. Attorney Neuman stated an engineer was hired to design a septic system and the design and plans for the system were sent to the Cortland County Health Department.

Attorney Snyder stated that he had spoken to Mike Ryan from the health department and he stated he had reviewed the plans and had also spoken to the engineer, Tim Buhl. Mike Ryan stated he had no objections to the engineered plans or the proposed variance.

With no further questions or comments from the public the public hearing was closed.

Regular Meeting

Acting Chairman Gustafson opened discussion for the application by Erwin and Denise Boyden for the request of a variance for a minimum lot width requirement for a newly subdivided lot located at 5753 East Homer-Baltimore Road.

Attorney Snyder stated that under SEQR regulations a single family, two family, or three family residence is a Type 2 action therefore a short environmental assessment form is not required.

Member Neuman made the motion to grant the variance. Member Miller seconded the motion. With all members in favor saying “aye”, none opposed and none abstained. The motion was carried unanimous 5,0,0.

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 7:20pm.

Lindsay M. Andersen, Recording Secretary