LINDLEY TOWN PLANNING BOARD - March 21, 2011

The regular meeting of the Lindley Town Planning Board was called to order at 7:05 pm by Chairperson, Mary Lentzen. The Board members present included the CEO, Dave Fuller, Fran Woodring, Pat Clark, Earl Titus, and Tim Shaddock. Three visitors were also present.

Minutes of the February 21, 2011 meeting were read. A Motion to approve the minutes as read was made by Earl, seconded by Dave and passed unanimously.

Fran received a letter from Chelsie Robertson, Planner for STRPB, stating that if Lindley wishes to use their services, any agreement must be signed, six months notice must be given before the contract begins and the current rate is $51per hour. STRPB is subsidized by the Appalachian Regional Commission.

A representative of the Steuben-Schuyler County Landowners Association spoke to the Town Board concerning gas drilling.

Pat C. spoke with Steuben County Highway Dept. concerning the River Road and was told he must contact Mr. Divens of the Caton Shop but has been unable to reach him.

Mary received a Short EAF from the Town of Erwin amending the zoning law regarding maintenance and repair of non-conforming buildings, uses and lots.

Steve Ritter and the ZBA will be invited to the next Planning Board meeting April 18 to discuss the best ways the two Boards can work together concerning variances and CUPs that will help keep future growth in the Town of Lindley within the Comprehensive Plan. Steve and Mary will form an agenda and distribute to Board members prior to the next meeting.

Copies of the Association of Towns Questions to Ask When Revising the Zoning Law were passed out to Board members.

Kitty Pierce announced the Town Hall has a new bench in front from donations. Thursday, March 24 at 7:00 pm a program on Civil War Vets will be held. Dick asked if the Planning Board sends information to the assessors? Mary stated copies of subdivisions are sent and the County sends them information.

At 7:50 pm a Motion to adjourn was made by Earl, seconded by Fran and unanimously passed.

Respectfully submitted,
Janice Oberlander
Recording Clerk

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