Planning Board

Town of Oswego
Planning Board Minutes
December 19, 2011

Chairman: Judy Sabin-Watson
Planning Board Members: Francis Dellamano, Richard Kaulfuss, Lee Phillips, Barry Pritchard, Gary Richardson, Richard Tesoriero
Attorney to the Board: Stephen C. Greene, Jr.

Meeting called to order by Chair Judy Sabin-Watson at 7:00pm.

Members present – Judy Sabin-Watson, Fran Dellamano, Richard Tesoriero, Richard Kaulfuss, Lee Phillips, Gary Richardson, Barry Pritchard, Atty. Stephen Greene, Jr.

Others present – Greg Herrmann, Joshua Dunsmoor, Roger Dunsmoor, Barbara Constanza, Tim Murphy, Sean Creighton, Jane Murphy, Brian Murphy

Approval of 11-21-11 Minutes: Motion made by G. Richardson to approve; seconded by R. Tesoriero. Carried.

Old Business: None.

New Business:

Fred Haynes Boulevard – presentation of initial sketch plan by Sean Creighton (Keplinger Freeman Associates) and Tim Murphy (Fruit Valley LLC) for auto repair center. Propose to develop 3 acres of 4.3 acres for initial phase. No plans yet for future development. Will coordinate with OCWA for water; National Grid for electric; and will use heating oil or propane. Future signage will also be addressed, along with septic and storm water drainage and parking. Anticipating about 3 employees, 4 bays and 7am-7pm hours of operation. There will be holding tanks for oil – nothing in ground. Public hearing is next phase after paperwork submitted.

Barbara Constanza 324 Hall Road – has property for sale – house with pole barn. Lender for buyer is a residential lender – has concerns that it could be a business. F. Dellamano, B. Pritchard, and G. Richardson said nothing needs to be done – meets zoning requirement – has more that 300 feet of road frontage – sell separately. B. Pritchard suggested that surveyor should know what requirements are needed to meet zoning. F. Dellamano suggested B. Constanza be sent copy of approved minutes.

Public Comment: G. Herrmann voiced support of Fred Haynes Boulevard project as good idea for town residents and town taxpayers.

Open Board Discussion:

United Group Housing – B. Pritchard said have not heard anything about Article 78 yet.

Question about apple slicing plant – F. Dellamano will find out more about it.

Ellsworth Heating has taken over vacant Pritchard building on Rt. 104.
J. Sabin-Watson will not be at next meeting. F. Dellamano will chair January meeting.

R. Tesoriero made motion to adjourn; L. Phillips seconded. Carried.
Meeting adjourned at 7:35pm.

Respectfully Submitted,
Teresa M. Botting

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