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Planning Board – September 2023


September 13, 2023

The Clermont Planning Board held its regular meeting on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at 7:30pm at the Town Hall. Those in attendance were Larry Saulpaugh, Mary Howard, Jennifer Phillips, Tom Jantzen, Ron Miller, and Nathan Hempel. Matthew Griesemer, Attorney for the Town was also in attendance.

After review of the August 9, 2023 minutes, motion was made by Mary Howard, seconded by Tom Jantzen, to approve the minutes. All in favor.
So carried.

Micah Geraghty, Cedar Hill Road, Tax ID #191.1-1-87, returned to the Board for a continuation of the August Public Hearing. The Applicant is seeking a Minor Subdivision of 28.22 acres from 1 parcel to 4 parcels. Presenting the project was Darrin Epsom and Christian Denniston, of Kaaterskill Associates. They provided an updated survey and Engineering Plans which included addressing the review letter from CPL Engineering. SEQRA was read by Mary Howard. Motion was made by Tom Jantzen, seconded by Ron Miller, to close the Public Hearing and return to the regular meeting. All in favor. So carried. Motion was made by Jennifer Phillips, seconded by Nathan Hempel, to approve the proposed subdivision, with conditions. Mary Howard voted no, with the remainder of the Board members voting yes to approve. With the majority of Board members approval, the motion was carried. Motion was made by Nathan Hempel, seconded by Jennifer Phillips, to approve the proposed Lot Line Adjustment with conditions. All in favor. So carried. The following conditions were declared by the Board:
1) Should the ultimate area of disturbance be 5 acres or more, the Applicant shall return to the Planning Board for a full SWPPP.
2) The Applicant will comply with National Grid’s requirements. Should this result in a material change to the site plan, the Applicant shall return to the Planning Board for a review of the material change.
3) The applicant will supply deed descriptions for all lots at the earliest available time.
The Lot Line Adjustment is as follows:
Geraghty is 191.1-1-87
Werner is 191.1-1-19.11
The parcels to be revised are identified as tax map parcel 191.1-1-87 & 191.1-1-19.11. The proposed subdivision will create 3 lots from tax map parcel 191.1-1-87 and two right of ways on tax map parcel 191.1-1-19.11.

With no further business, a motion was made by Jennifer Phillips, seconded by Tom Jantzen, to adjourn. All in favor. So carried. The meeting adjourned at 8:15pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Desiree M. Webber,