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Planning Board – February 2019


February 13, 2019

The Clermont Planning Board held its regular meeting on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:30 P.M. at the Town Hall. Those in attendance were Larry Saulpaugh, Nathan Hempel, Mary Howard, Ron Miller, Tom Jantzen, Jennifer Phillips and Clayton Andrus. Others present were George Schmitt, Engineer for the Town, Brian Henchy, Attorney for the Town.

After review of the January 2019 minutes, a motion was made by Mary Howard, and seconded by Ron Miller, to accept the minutes.  All in favor. So carried.

Anne Katrin Spiess, 356 County Route 6, Tax ID# 179.-1-48, represented by Eric Maskell of Natural Energy Solutions, came before the Board presenting the plan for tracker solar panels for the applicants home.  The planned site will not be visible from neighboring homes or County Route 6.  The Board reviewed the site plan.  Jennifer Phillips explained the need for additional wording regarding replacement of existing screening should it become necessary in the future.  Mary Howard made a motion to accept the application as compete.  Seconded by Nathan Hempel.  All in favor.  So carried.  A Public Hearing will be held at the March 13, 2019 meeting.

Tom and Nancy Jantzen, 199 Commons Road, Tax ID# 192-1-28, represented by George Schmitt, for the addition of an accessory apartment.  Motion to close the regular meeting was made by Mary Howard, seconded by Nathan Hempel.  All in favor.  So carried.  Motion to open the Public Hearing was made by Ron Miller.  Seconded by Clayton Andrus.  All in favor.  So carried. There were no attendees in the audience for comments.  Decision from the Board is pending the County Planning Board approval.  SEQRA will be read at the March 13, 2019 meeting.   

Motion to adjourn was made by Mary Howard and seconded byTom Jantzen.  All in favor. So carried.  The meeting adjourned at 8:25pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Desiree M. Webber, Secretary