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Planning Board – November 2021

November 10, 2021

The Clermont Planning Board held its regular meeting on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. at the Town Hall. Those in attendance were Larry Saulpaugh, Clayton Andrus, Mary Howard, Jennifer Phillips, Ron Miller, Tom Jantzen, and Nathan Hempel. Others present were George Schmitt, Engineer for the Town and Daniel Renehan, Attorney for the Town.

After review of the October 13, 2021 minutes, a motion was made by Jennifer Phillips, seconded by Tom Jantzen, to accept the minutes with corrections. All in favor. So carried.

Motion was made by Jennifer Philips, seconded by Tom Jantzen, to close the regular meeting and open the Public Hearing for ELP Roe Jan Solar LLC. All in favor. So carried.

Fox Hollow Subdivision, 360 Cedar Hill Road,191.-1-32.111, represented by Andy Diddio of Taconic Engineering, presented an update of the site map with roadway locations and road signage, including dead end signs. A draft of the Home Owners Association has been submitted to the Town Attorney for review. Mary Howard read Part 2 of SEQRA with motion made by Clayton Andrus, seconded by Tom Jantzen for a negative declaration. All in favor So carried. The bond amount has been set for the roadway construction at the amount of $472,000. Jennifer Phillips addressed the need for downward lighting to reduce sky glow and the roadway would be constructed to the Town’s specifications with the final paving done at the completion of the project. The Resolution was presented by Mary Howard, seconded by Jennifer Phillips, for approval of the project. All in favor. So carried.

Scott Winters came before the Board seeking information on the addition of an event venue to his property located at 1109 County Route 8. The venue site would be located between County Routes 6 & 8. There would be 24 events per year during the Spring, Summer, and Fall each year. No buildings would be constructed, everything would be brought in for each event and removed rolling the event. A Special Use permit would be needed from the ZBA and site plan approval would be needed from the Planning Board.

With no further business, a motion was made by Ron Miller, seconded by Tom Jantzen, to adjourn. All in favor. So carried. The meeting adjourned at 8:40PM.

Respectfully submitted,
Desiree M. Webber, Secretary