June 15, 2009
Planning Board Minutes
Oswego Town Hall
Chair: Jeffrey Boyer
Town Board Members: Francis Dellamano, Lee Phillips,
Barry Pritchard, Richard Tesoriero, Judy Sabin-Watson, Vacant
Attorney To The Board: Stephen Greene, Jr.
Secretary: Joyce Molinari
Meeting called to order by Chairman, Jeffrey Boyer at 7:01PM

Present: Jeffrey Boyer, Barry Pritchard, Richard Tesoriero, Judy Sabin-Watson, Francis Dellamano, Stephen Greene, Jr., Attorney, Noreen Ruttan, Secretary

Absent: Lee Phillips

Discussion on Minutes of 5/18/09 PB Meeting

Richard Tesoriero stated he felt the motion on United Group approved at the 5/18 meeting was out of order because issue had already been addressed at the 7/21/08 PB meeting.

Steve Greene stated any motion can be amended and it is not out of order.

Francis Dellamano - we, as a Board, should not put ourselves in jeopardy. Motion should be rescinded.

Barry Pritchard - everything pertaining to this issue has already been approved.

Steve Greene presented the Resolution Draft that was sent to United Group.

Barry Pritchard - they were originally trying to hook into the City sewer system. Barton and Logjudice and the DEC must approve their plans.

Francis Dellamano - sewage will be going into pond at the College after processing. People should be able to comment on waste water.

Jeff Boyer - they (United Group), cannot use excessive chlorine in the treatment of waste and that the resolution should stand as written.

Judy Watson – Barton and Logjudice are the experts and working for the Town.

Jeff will contact John Candido (sic).

Motion to accept Minutes of the May 18, 2009 minutes – Barry Pritchard
2nd – Richard Tesoriero. Carried (No nays)

Old Business – none

New Business

Jeff – Daniel Dorsey has proposed a change in the Great Lakes Recycling business on Gardenier Rd. Will represent at the Public Hearing scheduled for June 29, 2009 at 7:10PM

Dan Dorsey – mistake on their part originally. Moved their recycling from 5th Street to the Gardenier Rd. property making it a redemption and retail center (soda, ice, propane exchange). Will not be a convenience store, not a full-fledged store.

Jeff – the Board will need to see the Site Map.

Francis Dellamano – what is the fire code pertaining to propane?

Dan Dorsey – supplier said it only needs to be secure in a cage.

Jeff – revised map should show traffic pattern, signage, ingress and egress, parking.

Judy – hours of operation?

Dan Dorsey – 9:00AM – 4:00PM, Monday-Friday; 9:00AM - 2:00PM, Saturday. They have an permit for the sign.

Pat Jung – part owner of property on Cemetery Road totally 53 acres. Would like to divide the property into 4 lots with road frontage, two of which would be less than 5 acres, 2 acres over 5 acres.

Francis Dellamano – anything under 5 acres is considered a “subdivision.” Must have 4 lots under five acres to be “subdivision.”

Francis Dellamano – back to United Group. Before final report Barton & Logjudice should present their findings to the Planning Board for comment.

Judy Sabin-Watson – she has received a letter from “Concerned Citizens of Oswego Town” concerning the proposed expansion of 104W from Johnson Road to 104A. They are concerned about taking considerable road frontage away from residences and businesses in this area. Already an expansion on 104E from Scriba to Mexico.

Greg Herrmann – has been working with the DOT on this expansion. Eight foot is a ballpark number. In April aerial photos were taken. August timeframe for public comment. Primarily a safety project to straighten Perry Hill, intersections, etc. Studies going back 15 years on accidents in the area. Survey work will be completed first. On going maintenance has been a problem because of the concrete underneath. Project penciled in for 2011.

Barry Pritchard – Hannah’s is putting up a significant new sign. Approximately 6 x 6.

Jeff will check with Wayne Newton concerning this.

Next Planning Board meeting July 20, 2009, 7:00PM

Motion to adjourn at 7:45 – Judy Watson
2nd – Barry Pritchard. Carried

Respectfully submitted by:

Noreen Ruttan, Secretary
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