Minutes

Town of Johnstown Zoning Board of Appeals

2753 State Highway 29, Johnstown, NY 12095

07/06/2017

6:00 PM

 

PRESENT:  Joseph Cirillo                                                   ABSENT:          Clarence Chamberlain

                  Denis Wilson                                                                           Randy Siver

                  Margaret Wilson

                  Ryan Fagan

                  Connie MacFarland   

 

I.           Call meeting to order at 6:00 pm by Vice Chairman Joseph Cirillo

 

II.         Approve June minutes

Motion made by:  Denis Wilson       Seconded by:  Margaret Graves      In favor: All

 

III.          NEW BUSINESS

 

Use Variance – Jeffrey T. Subik, State Highway 334, Johnstown, NY  12095 (SBL# 173.18-2-11)

To use part of one bay of the old Sammonsville Firehouse, on the ground floor as an Art Gallery/Home Décor Store  (See diagram) Property is not zoned Commercial, is zoned AUZ – Agricultural Use Zone.

 

Discussion:   Mr. Subik was not in attendance for meeting.  The Board recommended scheduling a Public Hearing for variance, if all paperwork required is submitted.  Denis Wilson requested Mr. Subik attend the Public Hearing, with required information regarding the need for the Use Variance.

 

Motion to:            Hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, August 3rd at 6:00 pm by Denis Wilson

Seconded by:  Margaret Graves

In favor:    All                 

 

Area Variance – Robert C. Sweet Jr., 286 New Turnpike Rd., Johnstown, NY  12095 (SBL# 172.-2-10.12)

To build a 30’ X 40’ pavilion, 30 ft from the road.  Town Code requires a 50’ setback.  Request a 20’ area variance.

 

Discussion:  Lisa Sweet stated that it is not a closed structure, and due to the slope of their parcel, they are unable to place the structure further back from the road.

 

Motion to:            Hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, August 3rd at 6:00 pm by Denis Wilson

Seconded by: Margaret Graves

In favor:    All

 

IV:  Other Business (if any): 

 

V:   Motion to close meeting at: 6:11 pm made by:       Denis Wilson

Seconded by:  Margaret Graves             In favor:  All