Town Of Mayfield

June 28, 2006: Minutes




At the regular meeting of The Board of Appeals, Town of Mayfield, Fulton County, New York held on Wednesday June 28, 2006 at the Mayfield Municipal Complex 28 North School St at 7:00 p.m., there were

PRESENT: Myrna Hallenbeck, Board Member

Richard Bumpus Jr. Board Member

James Cownie, Board Member

Richard Dixon, Acting Chairman

EXCUSED: Wesley Muddle, Chairman

OTHERS PRESENT: Michael O達rien, Mike Stewart CEO, Kathy Canary clerk.

Acting Chairman Dixon opened the meeting at 7:00 pm

APPROVAL OF MINUTES-on a motion by Myrna Hallenbeck and seconded by James Cownie the minutes of May 24, 2006 were approved as submitted. ALL IN FAVOR CARRIED 4(four) AYES 0(zero) NAYS.

PUBLIC: none at this time


Myrna Hallenbeck addressed the Planning Board痴 Recommended Adjustments to 2005 Zoning Law. A brief discussion was held as to how the Town Board would incorporate the changes they approve of into law. It was noted by Mike Stewart CEO, that a public hearing would be held for any changes.



An application was submitted on June 21, 2006 for property located at 198 Mariners Rd Gloversville, NY Town of Mayfield Tax Parcel # 120.12-2-53. He is proposing to build a modular home with deck. The proposal does not comply with Section 303 of Local Law 2 of 2005 as it pertains to percent of lot coverage. A discussion was held with Mike Stewart CEO. A motion to establish a Public Hearing for Robert Pawlowski on July 26, 2006 at 7:10 pm was made by Myrna Hallenbeck and seconded by Richard Bumpus. ALL IN FAVOR CARRIED 4(four)AYES 0(zero)NAYS.



Myrna Hallenbeck made a motion seconded by James Cownie to suspend the regular meeting and open the Public Hearing as advertised and scheduled for this evening at 7:10 pm. Following a review of the variance application that was submitted for Michael O達rien, a legal notice was printed on June 20, 2006 in the Leader Herald and June 19, 2006 in the Recorder with a copy of said notice posted on the town bulletin board.



JUNE 28, 2006

The applicant was informed of said public hearing by letter. A copy of said notice was given to the clerk to be included in the record. The board held a discussion with Mr. O達rien and Mike Stewart CEO. The application is to build an attached garage to the principle building, thus making the principle building over the percent of lot coverage permitted in Section 303 of Local Law 2 of 2005. The subject matter of distance between septic and well in relation to the area where the proposed garage would be built should the septic at some time need to be relocated. This was found not to be an issue. Each board member was asked for their input and discernment in this variance.

A motion to close the Public Hearing was made by Myrna Hallenbeck and seconded by Richard Bumpus. The board returned to the regular meeting.

O達rien Application Decision:

The board completed the Area Variance Findings & Decision Form. Each question was addressed and discussed. Due to the nature of the surrounding properties the problem of obstructing the view is not a factor Richard Bumpus made a motion to grant the variance seconded by Richard Dixon. The board conducted a vote on the variance decision, ALL IN FAVOR CARRIED 4(four)AYES 0(zero)NAYS. The Area Variance Findings & Decision will be included in the record.

Next meeting is scheduled for July 26, 2006.

Motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Myrna Hallenbeck and seconded by Richard Bumpus.

Respectfully Submitted,

Kathy Canary

Zoning Board of Appeals Clerk