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Minutes: January 14, 2015

Mr. Theobald called the meeting to order at 7:16 p.m.

Call To Order

Statement of Compliance

Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, adequate notice of this regular meeting has been provided to the public and the press on January 14, 2014 by delivering to the press such notice and posting same at the municipal building and filed with the office of the Township Clerk.

Salute to the Flag

Roll Call  Also Present
Mayor MarottaP Glenn Kienz, Board Attorney
Diane WexlerP Kim Decker, Board Secretary
Councilmember RizzutoP  
Martin TheobaldP  
Richard SpoerlP  
Joseph TadrickP  
Andrea CoculaP  
Joseph FerrerNP  
Jessica PaladiniP  
Chris Hack (#1 Alt)P  
Ed Rolando (#2 Alt)P  
David Nieves (#3 Alt)P  
Kristi Raperto (#4 Alt)P  

Mr. Theobald reported that Mr. Ferrer informed the board he would not be in attendance.

Public Participation

Open Meeting to the Public for Items Other than Those Listed on the Agenda

No member of the public came forward

Close Meeting to the Public

Public Hearings

None

Resolutions

LU# 11-11-18: Toye Real Estate, LLC - Block 171.17, Lots 6 & 7, - Major Subdivision with Variance Relief - Request for Extension of Time

Eligible to vote: Marotta, Rizzuto, Theobald, Spoerl, Tadrick, Cocula, Rolando, Seufert

Motion: Ms. Cocula made a motion to approve the above resolution. Mr. Spoerl seconded the motion. Roll Call: Marotta - Y, Rizzuto - Y, Theobald - Y, Spoerl - Y, Tadrick - Y, Cocula - Y, Rolando - Y, PASSED

LU# 10-14-9: Carolyn Chave - Block 204.11, Lots 14 & 15, - Lot Line Relocation

Eligible to vote: Marotta, Rizzuto, Theobald, Spoerl, Tadrick, Cocula, Rolando, Seufert

Motion: Mayor Marotta made a motion to approve the above resolution. Roll Call: Marotta - Y RIZZUTO - Y, THEOBALD - Y, SPOERL - Y, TADRICK - Y, COCULA - Y, ROLANDO - Y, SEUFERT - Y, PASSED

Land Use Board Discussion Items (action may or may not be taken)

Minutes

December 10, 2014: Regular Meeting Minutes

Ms. Cocula made a motion to approve the minutes. Mayor Marotta seconded the motion. Roll Call: Marotta - Y, Rizzuto - Y, Theobald - Y, Spoerl - Y, Tadrick -Y, Cocula - Y, Rolando - Y. PASSED

Mr. Theobald read a letter thanking Valerie Seufert for her services and dedication to the board.

Appendix A: Escrows, Board Fees, Bond Reductions and Escrow Closures

Mayor Marotta reviewed with the board the results of meeting with the subcommittee in determining detailed minor decisions of CVS. All white color has been removed and now is a pale beige color. The trim and light now reflect the theme intended. All members agreed with this option. The final decision was made on what type paver would be used. Mr. Kienz asked if in the future would the same pavers be available for future projects. Mayor Marotta assured the board it would be available. The developer’s agreement is next with part of that agreement for CVS is to be opened 24 hours. Mayor Marotta told the board that there is an active conversation between CVS and United Water with a hopeful ground breaking in the spring. Mayor Marotta thanked the board for all of the hard work displayed during the process of approving the project. CVS complemented the land use board for the professionalism and preparation projected throughout the process of presentation and approval.

  1. Board Fees
    1. Board Attorney: Glenn Kienz, Weiner Lesniak LLP
      1. Land Use Board Business: Services through ($0)
      2. First Hartford: LU# 5-14-4 - Services through 11/13/14 ($112.00)
      3. Carolyn Chave: LU# 10-14-9 - Services through 11/7/14 ($96.00)
    2. Board Planner: Jessica Caldwell, J. Caldwell & Associates
      1. Land Use Board Business: Services through 12/10/14 ($230.00)
      2. First Hartford: LU# 5-14-4 - Services through 12/5/14 ($115.00)
    3. Board Engineer: Cory Stoner, Harold E. Pellow & Associates
      1. Land Use Board Business: Services through 11/20/14 ($245.00)
      2. First Hartford Realty: LU# 5-14-4 - Services through 11/17/14 ($854.00)
      3. KDC Solar LLC: LU# 8-11-15 - Services through 11/26/14 ($1,023.63)
      4. Toye Real Estate: LU# 11-11-18 - Services through 11/17/14 ($775.00)
      5. Nextel of New York: LU# 5-11-13 - Services through 11/13/14 ($367.50)
      6. United Telephone: LU# 10-13-8 - Services through 11/3/14 ($61.25)
      7. Mountain Creek: PB# 2-91-4 - Services through 11/25/14 ($918.75)
      8. Daniel Borstad: LU# 10-14-7 - Services through 11/26/14 ($253.00)
      9. Caroline Chave: LU# 10-14-9 - Services through 11/13/14 ($61.25)
    4. Board Recording Secretary: Colleen Ragnetti - ($75.00)

Motion: Andrea Cocula motioned to approve the board fees. Mayor Marotta seconded the motion. All were in favor.

  1. Request for Escrows to be Closed
    1. None

Adjournment

Motion: Mayor Marotta made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:29 p.m. Ms. Paladini seconded the motion. All were in favor.

These minutes were transcribed by Colleen Ragnetti on January 21, 2015.