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Regular Meeting – May 24, 2017

  Town of Homer Planning Board

Minutes for Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7:00pm

Board Members  (absent *)                                       Others Present

Eugene Wright, Chairman                              Lindsay Andersen, Recording Secretary

Michael McMahon*                                       John Daniels, CEO*

Betsy Gray                                                       Pat Snyder, Attorney

Bruce Crandall

Stuart Young

Chad Butts*

Michael May

Public Attendance:  Atty. David Ames

Public Hearing

Chairman Wright opened the public hearing for an application by Donna Locke for approval to subdivide out 9 acres from a 169 acre parcel at 4624 McDonald Road.

The applicant explained they would like to subdivide approximately 9 acres with the house, barn and two outbuilding and the remaining 160 acres will be sold to East River Dairy.

Attorney Snyder stated that the county returned the application and stated there is no state or countywide impact and the request is technically adequate.

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

Regular Meeting

Chairman Wright opened discussion for an application by Donna Locke for approval to subdivide out 9 acres from a 169 acre parcel at 4624 McDonald Road.

Member May made the motion to declare a minor subdivision and ask the chairman to review part 2 of the short environmental assessment form. Member Gray seconded the motion. With all members in favor saying “aye”, none opposed and none abstained. The motion was carried unanimous 5,0,0.

Chairman Wright reviewed the short environmental assessment form with the board members and all questions were answered no.

Member Crandall made the motion to declare a negative declaration under SEQR. Member Gray seconded the motion. With all members in favor saying “aye”, none opposed and none abstained. The motion was carried unanimous 5,0,0.

Member Young made the motion to approve the subdivision. Member May seconded the motion. With all members in favor saying “aye”, none opposed and none abstained. The motion was carried unanimous 5,0,0.

Public Hearing

Chairman Wright opened the public hearing on an application by R. and A. Rahimi for approval to subdivide a 13.5 acre parcel into 2 parcels of approximately 7.4 acres and 6.1 acres at 985 Wolf Road.

Atty Ames stated he is representing the Rahimi’s. The Rahimi’s had previously subdivided this property and sold lot #9 but later consolidated it again for tax purposes. At this time they have sold lot #8 subject to the subdivision approval.

An adjoining property owner asked to review the proposed maps and had no questions.

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

Regular Meeting

Chairman Wright opened discussion for the application by R. and A, Rahimi for approval to subdivide a 13.5 acre parcel into 2 parcels of approximately 7.4 acres and 6.1 acres.

Chairman Wright reviewed the short environmental assessment form with all of the board members and all questions were answered no.

Member May made the motion to declare a negative declaration under SEQR. Member Young seconded the motion. With all members in favor saying “aye”, none opposed and none abstained. The motion was carried unanimous 5,0,0.

Member Gray made the motion to approve the subdivision. Member Crandall seconded the motion. With all members in favor saying “aye”, none opposed and none abstained. The motion was carried unanimous 5,0,0.

Chairman Wright stated that the applicant had submitted a $50 application fee and an additional $100 needs to be submitted which includes a $50 public hearing fee and a $50 lot fee.

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 7:40pm.

Lindsay M. Andersen, Recording Secretary