LINDLEY TOWN PLANNING BOARD
May 16, 2011

At 7 pm, Chairperson, Mary Lentzen, called the regular meeting of the Lindley Town Planning Board to order. Board members present included Fran Woodring, Tim Shaddock, Earl Titus, Pat Simcoe and CEO, Dave Fuller. Also 4 visitors were present.

Minutes of the April 18 meeting were read. A Motion to accept the minutes as read was made by Earl, seconded by Fran and passed unanimously.

Discussion began on an application from Michael Pace, 12 County Route 115, Tax map #424.00.01-029.000 to remodel the bar, restaurant, and 6-10 rooms of the former Cowanesque Hotel. A Motion to accept the application with changes in the original CUP to include compliance with signage and a fence around the dumpster was made by Earl, seconded by Tim and passed unanimously.

A short EAF was filed.

Kris West, Senior Field Representative, Southern Tier Office of the Finger Lakes Land Trust gave a brief presentation to the Board on the purpose and goals of the Organization. Founded in 1989 to protect those lands that define the character of the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York they now work in the 12 counties (over 6000 square miles) comprising the Finger Lakes and portions of the Southern Tier region protecting more than 12,000 acres of the region's wetlands, forests, farmland, grassland, and gorges. The FLLT will work with residents, Towns and Counties to protect and conserve desirable properties for future generations.

Discussion began on a Variance request from Kim Snyder, 9313 Primizzi Road (Tax Map #36.08.01-019.200) for placement of a double wide on an undersized lot (0.7 acre). The ZBA has scheduled a Public Hearing for Wednesday, May 18. Many questions were raised including ability to meet set backs, placement of well and septic and location of well and septic of the neighbors on nearby lots. No site plan was submitted. Questions must be answered before approval can be granted.

Mary was unable to make the Town Board meeting but will give the Summary of Planning Board Review of the Comprehensive Plan to the Board for their information.

Fran W. had several concerns regarding health codes, liquor license and other permits that might be required of the Michael Pace request. Mary will consult Pam Gee as to whether or not the Town should have copies of these documents on file.

At 8:30 pm a Motion was made by Fran to adjourn. Pat S. seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

Respectfully submitted,
Janice Oberlander
Recording Clerk

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