Planning Board Public MeetingMinutes June 7, 2016

The following minutes are a summary of the Planning Board meeting of June 7, 2016. Interested parties may request an audio recording of the meeting from the Board Secretary for a fee.

Call to Order & Statement of Compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act: Mr. Nalbantian called the meeting to order at 7:50 p.m. The following members were present: Mr. Nalbantian, Ms. Bigos, Mr. Reilly, Councilwoman Knudsen, Mr. Joel, Ms. Abdalla, Ms. Patire, and Ms. Dockray. Also present were: Gail Price, Esq., Board Attorney, Blais Brancheau, Village Planner; and Board Secretary Michael Cafarelli. Mayor Aronsohn, Ms. Altano, Mr. Thurston, and Christopher Rutishauser, Village Engineer, were not present.

Public Comments on Topics not Pending Before the Board – No one came forward.

Approval of Minutes – The minutes from July 15, 2014 were adopted with the condition that Mr. Cafarelli correct the spelling of Ms. Altano's name. The December 15, 2015 minutes were approved as written.

Housing Element/Fair Share Plan – Work Session – Mr. Brancheau presented the revised draft of the housing element of the master plan. He said when the hearing on the ordinance for the AH-3 zone is scheduled notice will need to be sent to property owners in 200 feet of the zone.

Ms. Dockray asked if the plan amendment should include an amendment to the open space plan. It was agreed that such an amendment could not be adopted before adopting the housing plan, but that it should be made a priority.

The Planning Board authorized finalization of the draft plan and service of notice for a public hearing on the adoption of the plan at the June 21, 2016 meeting of the Board.

Executive Session – The Board moved to executive session.

The Board reconvened the public session and Mr. Nalbantian announced his resignation from the Board effective June 30, 2016. Several Board members commented on Mr. Nalbantian’s service to the Village and as Chairman of the Planning Board.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:02 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

                                                                                                Michael Cafarelli

                                                                                                Board Secretary

Date approved: May 2, 2017

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