Skip to content Skip to left sidebar Skip to footer

Zoning Board of Appeals – October 2021

Clermont Zoning Board of Appeals
1795 Route 9
Germantown, New York 12526

October 27, 2021

The Clermont ZBA held its regular meeting on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. at the Town Hall. The meeting opened at 7:30 pm. The meeting started with a salute to the flag. Members attending were Hank Himelright, Luke Kumburis, Don Van Wagner, Lee Gallant, and Ben Peacock and Cheryl Werner.

Hank Himelright asked if anyone had any additions, corrections or omissions to the minutes of the last meeting, September 22, 2021. A motion to approve the September 2021 minutes was made by Lee Gallant, seconded by Don Van Wagner. All in favor. So carried.

Motion was made by Luke Kumburis, seconded by Don Van Wagner, to close the regular meeting and open the Public hearing for Zachary Aarons. All in favor. So carried.

Zachery Aarons, 45 Hill N Dale Road, Tax Map ID#169.-1-6.210, represented by Suncommon, is seeking an Special Permit to install ground mounted solar panels. There were no comments from the Public. Motion was made by Don Van Wagner, seconded by Cheryl Werner to close the Public Hearing and return to the regular meeting. All in favor. So carried. Motion was made by Lee Gallant, seconded by Luke Kumburis to approve the Special Permit. All in favor. So carried.

ELP Roe Jan Solar LLC, 109 Mill Road, 180.-2-5.111, came before the Board, presenting the proposed project for solar panels to be constructed at 109 Mill Road. It was explained to the Board 10 acres of 35 acres are being used for the proposed solar panels. Placement of the panels has been shifted to the West of the originally intended location to reduce the visual impact to the neighbors. There will be a gate at the entrance of the property and existing vegetation will remain with the exception of some trees being trimmed back for the purpose of solar exposure to the panels. Motion was made by Ben Peacock, seconded by Luke Kumburis, to schedule a Public Hearing for December 15, 2021. All in favor. So carried.

With no other business, motion was made by Lee Gallant, seconded by Cheryl Werner, to adjourn. The meeting adjourned at 8:50PM

Respectfully submitted,
Desiree M Webber