TOWN OF ROCHESTER PLANNING BOARD
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
July 8th, 2019 7:00PM
Rochester Town Hall 50 Scenic Road, Accord, NY
A. CALL TO ORDER
B. PLEDGE TO THE FLAG
C. ROLL CALL
D. ANNOUNCEMENTS and COMMUNICATIONS
F. ACTION ON MINUTES
• Approve June Regular PB Meeting Minutes
• Approve June Workshop Meeting Minutes
G. APPLICATION REVIEW
Open Space Development- Josh and Katrina Gibson
Referred to Planning Board by Town Board.
Applicant wishes to build a residential home on Lower Granite Road.
1. PB 2019-05 SUP New Application
Applicant, Alan Feinberg Owner Mattheos Vrasidas
Special Use Permit
Applicant proposes the conversion of a single family dwelling into a two family dwelling by the addition of a kitchen in the basement of the residence on a +/- 68.6 acre parcel (S/B/L 59.15-1-22.100). Parcel is located at 519 Upper Cherrytown Road, Kerhonkson NY. Parcel is R-5 zoned (rural conservation district).
2. PB 2019-04 SPA Continued Application
Town of Rochester (applicant), Accord Fire District (owner)
Site Plan Approval
Applicant proposes the redevelopment (addition to) of the Alligerville Fire House, (S/B/L 77.2-2-17). Located at 4 Creek Road, High Falls, NY. Parcel is R-1 zoned and adjacent to Ulster County Ag District #3.
SEQRA: preliminary classification as unlisted action by Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (‘GOSR’) Lead Agency
3. PB 2019-06 SUP/SPA New Application
Acorn Waldorf School c/o Motria Shuhan (Applicant), George Schoonmaker (Owner)
Special Use Permit & Site Plan Approval
Applicant proposes the construction of a one level 2,400 sq ft private pre-school/kindergarten, on a +/- 23 acre parcel (S/B/L 69.3-1-20). Parcel is located on Canyon Road, Accord, NY. Parcel is AR-3 zoned, adjacent to Ulster County Ag District #3 lands and contains limited habitat core lands.
4. PB 2019-08 SPA Amend Existing Approval (PB 2016-01)
Let Lee c/o Blake Arrowood/Arrowood Farms
Amend Existing Site Plan Approval
Applicant proposes the amendment of existing SUP/SPA 2016-01 with a production facility expansion connecting current facility (brewery) to a larger to-be-constructed 5,000 sq foot production facility on a +/- 48.5 acre parcel located at 236 Lower Whitfield Road, Accord, NY (S/B/L 68.4-4-23.110). Parcel is in the AR-3 and ‘AP Overlay’ zoning districts and located in Ulster County Ag District #3
5. PB 2019-07 SUP/SPA New Application
PB 2019-10 SBD New Application
Lorraine Nicholson (Owner)
Colony House NY, LLC d.b.a Stonehill’s Farmhouse
Applicant proposes conversion of existing structures into bed and breakfast style inn/lodging, and use of the existing barn and grounds for commercial special events. Vacant land is proposed to be converted into farming and additional paring. Parcel is +/- 19.75 acres (S/B/L 68.4-4-22.116) located at 77 Mill Hook Road, Accord, NY. The parcel presently has two existing single family residences, 4 vacant bungalows, and a 2,500 sq. ft. detached barn and accessory structures. The parcel further contains woodlands/vacant land and lawn/landscaped area. Parcel is AR-3 zoned (agricultural residential).
6. PB 2019-09 SBD New Application
Jane Huey-Chai Lin (Owner) c/o Howard Chang
Applicant proposes a minor subdivision of a +/- 65.9 acre parcel located at 148 Schwabie Turnpike, Kerhonkson, NY (S/B/L 60.3-1-32.100) from one to three lots. Parcel is in the R-5 and ‘FP Overlay” zoning districts, and contains ACOE & DEC wetlands
7. PB 2019-03 SPA Public Hearing/Continued Application
Site Plan Approval/Class II Home Occupation
Applicant proposes the addition of a Class II Home Occupation for a Machinist Shop. The shop is proposed to be conducted in a fully contained 15’6” x 32’ portion of a 40’ x 60’ pole barn on the property. Parcel is +/- 17.2 acres (S/B/L 68.2-2-16.100) located at 54 Cliff Road, Accord, NY. The parcel presently has an existing single family residence with garage and detached pole barn. The parcel further contains woodlands and lawn/landscaped area. Parcel is R-2 zoned (low density residential).
SEQRA: Type II
8. PB 2019-06 SBD
Minor Subdivision Public Hearing/Continued Application
Applicant proposes the subdivision of a +/- 10.7 acre parcel (S/B/L 68.1-1-3.1) into four parcels. Three parcels are proposed to have a shared drive/right–of-way via a flag lot. Parcel(s) is accessible by/located at 273 Ridgeview Rd, Kerhonkson, NY. The parcel presently has an existing single family residence with road frontage onto Ridgeview Rd. The parcel further contains undeveloped gently sloping woodlands. Parcel is R-2 zoned (low density residential).
SEQRA: Unlisted/Uncoordinated Neg. Dec. June 10th, 2019
9. PB 2019-01 SUP/SPA Public Hearing/Continued Application
Wayward Ranch Animal Sanctuary, LLC (Applicant)
CWC Loosestrife, LLC (Owner)
Proposes the establishment of a farm animal sanctuary and construction of a 90’x 60’ dog & cat kennel, on the +/- 63.5 acre parcel located at 30 Loosestrife Lane, Kerhonkson, NY, S/B/L 76.1-2-2.111. Parcel is presently used as a farm and equestrian facility with barn, stables, paddocks, etc. also including a single family residence. AR-3 zoned, AG-3 district, ACOE national wetlands on property and within 500 ft of a registered historic property.
H. OTHER MATTERS