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Zoning Board of Appeals – April 2022

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

April 27, 2022

The Clermont ZBA held its regular meeting on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 7:30 P.M. at the Town Hall. The meeting opened at 7:30pm. The meeting started with a salute to the flag. Members attending were Hank Himelright, Luke Kumburis, Don Van Wagner, Lee Gallant, Ben Peacock and alternate Cheryl Werner.

Hank Himelright asked if anyone had any additions, corrections or omissions to the minutes of the last meeting, March 23, 2022. A motion to approve the March 2022 minutes was made by Don Van Wagner, seconded by Lee Gallant. All in favor. So carried.

There were no new applications brought before the Board.

Hank Himelright announced the appointment of Eli Fieser as the permanent Building Inspector.

Joyful Acres, 485 Lasher Road, Tax Map ID# 200.-1-1.200, represented by Andy Diddio of Taconic Engineering, came before the Board regarding their Special Use Permit. Andy Diddio asked if an amendment was needed to the Special Use Permit was needed for the addition of a farm stand. The farm stand would be 15’ x 25’ with 8 parking spaces, 1 of which would be handicap parking. The farm stand would be an automated system for self serve. Hank Himelright responded a farm stand is an allowable use per the Clermont Zoning Law. Motion was made by Ben Peacock, seconded by Luke Kumburis, to vote if an amendment is required for the Special Use Permit.
The Vote was as follows: Hank Himelright, Abstain; Luke Kumburis, No; Ben Peacock, Yes; Don Van Wagner, Yes; Lee Gallant, Yes.
Motion was made by Don Van Wagner, seconded by Lee Gallant, to accept the application and schedule a Public Hearing for the May 25, 2022 meeting. All in favor. So carried.

With no other business, motion was made by Luke Kumburis, seconded Lee Gallant, to adjourn. The meeting adjourned at 8:45pm

Respectfully submitted,
Desiree M Webber