TOWN OF ROCHESTER PLANNING BOARD
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
September 9th, 2019 7:00PM
Rochester Fire House, Accord, NY
A. CALL TO ORDER
B. PLEDGE TO THE FLAG
C. ROLL CALL
D. ANNOUNCEMENTS and COMMUNICATIONS
• September 30th Workshop Meeting Decision
• NY Planning Federation 2019 Planning and Zoning School Courses
• Recognizing Habitats Field Workshop, Friday, Sept 20th 2:00-5:00PM
Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall, NY
F. ACTION ON MINUTES
• Approve August 12th Regular PB Meeting Minutes
G. APPLICATION REVIEW
1. PB 2019-12 LLI New Application
Glenn Dymond (Applicant & Owner)
Lot Line Improvement
A lot improvement proposing the combination of two contiguous lots: S/B/L 68.3-1-57.100 (+/- 3.3 acres) and S/B/L 68.3-1-58 (+/- 1.7 acres) into a single 5 acre parcel. Both parcels are R-1 zoned and located on Leghorn Road, Kerhonkson, NY
2. PB 2019-11 LLI New Application
Ronnie Sue Jaffee & Geoffrey Gibson (Applicants)
Ronnie Sue Jaffee & Geoffrey Gibson and Jillian Hallas (Owners)
Lot Line Improvement
Applicants propose the transfer of +/- 0.38 acres from S/B/L 59.15-1-9 (owners Jaffe/Gibson) to S/B/L 59.15-1-8 (owner Hallas) and the transfer of +/- 0.31 acres from S/B/L 59.15-1-8 to S/B/L 59.15-1-9 (for a net zero change in acreage for each parcel). Parcels are located at 11 and 13 Lakeview Terrace, Kerhonkson, NY. Both parcels are located in the R-5 zoning district.
3. PB 2019-04 SPA Public Hearing/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: Unlisted Action (‘GOSR’ Lead Agency) Negative Declaration 7/31/2019
4. PB 2019-08 SPA Public Hearing/Continued Application
Let Lee (Qwner) c/o Blake Arrowood/Arrowood Farms (Applicant)
Amend Existing Site Plan Approval
Applicant proposes the amendment of existing SUP/SPA 2016-01&2018-03 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 Public Hearing/Continued Application
PB 2019-10 SBD Public Haering/Continued 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 2019-06 SUP/SPA Continued 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.
SEQRA: Type II
7. PB 2019-11 SBD New Application
Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary (Owner and Applicant)
Applicant proposes the subdivision of a +/- 149.3 acre parcel (S/B/L 69.4-2-11.2) by the separation of +/- 15.373 acres into a second parcel to be transferred to 641 Berme Road, Accord, NY. Existing parcel is accessible by Lucas Turnpike, High Falls, NY and located at 2 Rescue Lane, High Falls, NY. The existing parcel contains a lodge and educational center, animal sanctuary, pasture lands, waterway and undeveloped woodlands. Parcel is AR-3 zoned (agricultural residential), adjacent to Ulster County Ag District #3, within 500’ of the Town of Marbletown, is in the ‘FP’ and ‘AP overlay zoning districts and the DOH Aquifier district and contains ACOE Wetlands.
8. PB 2019-12 SBD New Application
Gerald Rusolo (Owner & Applicant)
Applicant proposes the subdivision of a +/- 15.58 acre parcel (S/B/L 76.4-2-11.300) into two lots by the separation of +/- 3.25 acres into a second parcel. Proposed parcels are to be separated by Berme Road. Existing parcel is parcel #3 of an existing subdivision and is vacant woodlands. Parcel is located at 2021/2022 Berme Road, Accord, NY and is in the R-2 zoning district. No construction is planned at this time.
9. PB 2019-13 SBD New Application
Michael O’Sullivan (Owner & Applicant)
Applicant proposes the subdivision of a +/- 7.46 acre parcel (S/B/L 68.2-1-64.110) into two lots. Lot one of +/- 3.18 acres and lot 2, a flag lot, of +/- 4.28 acres. Parcel is located at 161 Dug Road, Accord, NY and is in the R-2 zoning district and contains lands partially in the DOH Aquifer. Parcel presently contains woodlands and a single family residence. Lot one will maintain the single family residence, Lot two is to remain undeveloped at this time.
10. PB 2019-01 SUP/SPA Public Hearing/Continued Application
Wayward Ranch Animal Sanctuary, LLC (Applicant)
CWC Loosestrife, LLC (Owner)
Applicant 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, Ulster County Ag District #3, ACOE national wetlands on property and within 500 ft of a registered historic property.
H. OTHER MATTERS