Planning Board Minutes October 18 2010

October 18, 2010

The regular meeting of the Lindley Town Planning Board was called to order by Chairperson, Mary Lentzen at 7:00 pm. Members present included Tim Shaddock, Pat Simcoe, Pat Clark, Earl Titus and CEO, David Fuller. Two visitors were also present.

Minutes of the September meeting were read. A Motion to accept the Minutes as read was made by Earl, seconded by Dave and unanimously passed.

Mary noted the upcoming Stormwater Symposium scheduled for November 4, 2010 at the Elmira Riverview Holiday Inn and hosted by

Kitty Pierce informed the Board that Sally Orr will be presenting the first part of a collection of youtube Videos on the founding of the US Constitution on October 28 at 7:00 pm. The Public is invited.

Tim gave a demonstration on the many uses of the Power Point Program with the idea the Board's work on Lindley's Comprehensive Plan Update could be presented with this program.

The Board began a discussion on WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO MANAGE LAND USE TO ACCOMPLISH THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, with members submitting their suggestions. Mary will send the list of suggestions to Board members for their study in preparation for the November Board meeting.

Dave submitted a Conditional Use Application Check List.

Kitty stated she has received a copy of the NY State Preservation booklet. Dick Pierce asked if the Town could encourage more home building in Lindley if the current 2 acre lot size minimum could be reduced to 1 acre? Earl stated the 2 acre minimum helps to keep more open space and also allows for sufficient spacing of wells and septic systems. Pat S. noted the 2 acre reasoning should be explained as to why it is a required minimum.

At 8:15 pm a Motion to adjourn was made by Tim, seconded by Earl and passed unanimously.

Respectfully submitted,
Janice Oberlander
Recording Clerk

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