Planning Board Minutes
The meeting began with an affirmation of the Open Public Meetings Act requirements and the Pledge of Allegiance. The Board approved the fees of the recording secretary and the attorney. The minutes of February, 2007 were approved.
Roll Call: Present: Mr. Cirillo, Mr. Beninati, Mr. David, Mr. DeLuca, Mr. Soos, Mr. Corcione, Mr. O’Malley, Mr. Pantina, and Mr. Dick. Absent: Mr. Michitsch and Mr. Peters, Mr. Schielke, and Mr. Mancino.
Communications: Mr. Beninati said there were no communications.
Application #30-06, Pellino,
Application # 36-06, Maas, 642 Summit Avenue, Block 150, Lot 33, Variance for a front porch setback. A motion to approve this resolution was made by Mr. Soos, 2nd by Mr. DeLuca. All in favor: Mr. David, Mr. DeLuca, Mr. Beninati, Mr. Soos, Mr. Corcione, Mr. O’Malley, Mr. Cirillo, and Mr. Pantina.
Application #303, United Fire Protection Corp., 1 Mark Road, Block 2, Lot 17, Site Plan and Alterations. A motion to approve this resolution was made by Mr. Corcione, 2nd by Mr. O’Malley. All in favor: Mr. DeLuca, Mr. Beninati, Mr. Soos, Mr. Corcione, Mr. O’Malley, Mr. Cirillo, and Mr. Pantina.
Business: Application #07-01, Tome, 321 North 22nd
Street, Block 19, Lot 15, Minor sub-division. Sworn in: Mr. Richard
Huxford, attorney for the applicant. Sworn in: Mr. Paul Rodriguez, who
would be acting on behalf of Mr. Tome. He is the son-in-law of Mr. Tome
and he lives on
in: Mr. Ed Dec, engineer for the applicant. He said the sub-division
would reduce the area of lot 15 (
Application #01-07, Carvalho and Morales, 249 Faitoute Avenue, Block 148, Lot 9, Variance for an addition/ existing, non-conforming front and side setbacks. Sworn in: Ms. Isabella Morales and Mr. Richard Huxford, attorney. She said the one-story house is smaller than other houses in the area. Photos were shown of the neighborhood.
Sworn in: Alfredo DeSilva, architect, representing Ms. Morales. The 1 ˝ story frame house is on a 75’ x 100’ lot. The present side yard has a non-conforming 3’6” setback, and the existing front yard has a 17’7” non-conforming setback (from the vestibule). The applicant wishes to maintain the existing garage, and moving the vestibule back by 4 ‘6”. They want to expand on the back of the house, and have three and a half bathrooms.
The proposal will not increase the side yard setbacks. The increase to the house will be on the western side of the house. The front setback will become 20’3”, which will be more compliant with the zoning code.
in: Ms. Carol Senatore,
Mr. Beninati made a motion to approve the variance, 2nd by Mr. Dick. All in favor: Mr. David, Mr. DeLuca, Mr. Beninati, Mr. Corcione, Mr. O’Malley, Mr. Cirillo, and Mr. Dick. Opposed: Mr. Soos and Mr. Pantina.
Other Business: Sworn in: Paul Ulrich, 59 Arthur Terrace, wants to install an air conditioning unit on the side of his house. Mr. DeLuca said an ordinance to allow a side yard unit is under review, but could be at least two months before it is passed. Mr. Ulrich may apply to the Board for a variance if he wants his unit installed sooner.
said the library needs a variance for an elevator.
Mr. Beninati passed out financial disclosure questionnaires to the Board members.
had a question about pre-existing, non-conforming zoning offences.
Mr. Dick asked about how the Board deems an application is “complete” in order to schedule before the Board.
A motion to adjourn was made at
Janet M. Murphy, Planning Board Recording Secretary
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