West Seneca Planning Board Meeting Minutes 12/10/2009




WEST SENECA TOWN OFFICES   WEST SENECA PLANNING BOARD
1250 Union Road Minutes #2009-11
West Seneca, NY 14224 December 10, 2009


Chairman Robert Niederpruem called the meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. followed by the Pledge to the Flag.

ROLL CALL:   Present -

        Robert Niederpruem Jr., Chairman
        Joseph Ciancio
        Gerald Greenan
        Donald Mendola
        Jim Rathmann
        Anthony Nigro
        Joseph Sherman
        Robert Pinnavaia, Asst Code Enforcement Officer
        Jeffrey Harrington, Deputy Town Attorney

    Absent -   None

Chairman Robert Niederpruem read the Fire Prevention Code instructing the public where to exit in case of a fire or other emergency.


APPROVAL OF PROOFS OF PUBLICATION

Motion by Greenan, seconded by Rathmann, to approve the proofs of publication and posting of legal notice.


Ayes: All Noes: None Motion Carried


APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Motion by Greenan, seconded by Rathmann, to approve Minutes #2009-10 of November 12, 2009.


Ayes: All Noes: None Motion Carried


NEW BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS

SPR2009-09
A request from Synchronet Industries, Inc. for site plan approval for property located at 3654 Clinton Street for use of existing structure as an office building.



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Motion by Greenan, seconded by Mendola, to issue a negative declaration, noting that the project will not have an adverse effect on the environment.


Ayes: All Noes: None Motion Carried

Motion by Greenan, seconded by Mendola, to approve the above request, conditioned on petitioner obtaining an area variance for parking from the Zoning Board of Appeals; and further that petitioner provide greenery along the west side of the building.


Ayes: All Noes: None Motion Carried

2009-17
A request from Jay A. Pohlman, Esq. for a rezoning for vacant property located north of 2250 Transit Road, being part of Lot No. 227, changing its classification from R-60A to C-2, for retail display of plants & shrubs.

Jay A. Pohlman, Esq., attorney, and Rick Flett, property owner, appeared on the request.

Issues were discussed, including the fence on the north property line and parking and drainage issues.

A number of residents had concerns about the drainage at the rear of the property. Ed Zurek, 2268 Transit Road complained of kids entering his yard and if there was to be a barrier, it would need to be a fence.

Motion by Mendola, seconded by Ciancio, to table this item pending submission of survey and site plan of business and proposed 100 x 300 ft parcel and investigation of drainage problems and overall parking on the site.


Ayes:  (6)    Mr. Mendola, Mr. Ciancio, Mr. Rathmann, Mr. Sherman, Mr. Nigro, Chairman Niederpruem
Noes:  (1)   Mr. Greenan
Motion Carried



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2009-B
A request from Metzger Civil Engineering for preliminary approval of the proposed Camelot Square Subdivision, Part III, for 55 lots.

Motion by Greenan, seconded by Nigro, to grant preliminary plat approval, with stub road with second outlet on Camelot, submission of tree survey and provision for a conservation area by way of deed restriction.


Ayes:  (4)    Mr. Greenan, Mr. Nigro, Mr. Sherman, Chairman Niederpruem
Noes:  (3)    Mr. Rathmann, Mr. Mendola, Mr. Ciancio
Motion Carried

SPR2009-10
A request from Young Development, Inc. for site plan approval for property located at 1320 Southwestern Blvd. for a senior housing complex.

Motion by Greenan, seconded by Rathmann to approve the above request.


Ayes: All Noes: None Motion Carried


OTHER BUSINESS:

A request from St. Johnís Lutheran Church for informal discussion on a proposed new church building.

Chairman Niederpruem noted the absence of representative from St. Johnís Lutheran Church.


ADJOURNMENT:

Motion by Greenan, seconded by Nigro, to close the public hearing and adjourn the meeting (9:30 pm).


Ayes: All Noes: None Motion Carried



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Respectfully submitted



Robert Niederpruem, Jr., Chairman


MINUTES PREPARED BY ROBERT NIEDERPRUEM, Jr., in absence of Secretary