Planning Board Minutes 8/2/21

TOWN OF BROWNVILLE                                      AUGUST 2, 2021 5:00 PM

PLANNING BOARD                                               TOWN OFFICE, LIMERICK, NY

 

 

PRESENT:   Ron McGregor, Mark Kellar, Norm Peckham, Mike Parks, Charles Petrus,

Tom Charlton, Atty. Joseph Russell and June McCartin

ABSENT:    Tim Cerow

 

MINUTES:   July minutes were accepted with motion from Norm Peckham

and a second from Tom Charlton.  Agreed.

 

PUBLIC HEARING:  Forefront Power – Game Farm Rd. – Solar Array – 5:00 PM

The Clerk read the legal notice to open the hearing at 5:04 PM.  The Clerk

read a letter from Marilyn Robbins Regan, a neighbor to the project with

her interests in the project.  This letter is attached to these minutes.

Approximately six residents were in attendance with questions about the

project.  Most questions were concerns for trees, brush and growth to block

the view of the solar panels. No trees, brush or green growth will be cut for

this project. Replanting will take place if current trees, brush or green

growth should die off.  The Butts Road will not be used as access to the

property.  Hearing closed at 5:55 PM with motion from Mark Kellar and a

second from Thomas Charlton.  Agreed.

 

CORRES:      Nothing further

 

UNFINISHED

BUSINESS: 1. Mark Kellar motioned to accept the Forefront Power application as

presented and Charles Petrus seconded the motion, Norm Peckham

abstained.   All agreed.  The Board did not require a 150 foot buffer from

the property line of Marilyn Regan, as she had requested.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

  1.        None

 

REPORTS:   1. Ron’s activity report for the month reviewed.

 

DISCUSSION: 1. None

 

ADJOURNMENT:

Charles Petrus motioned adjournment at 6:01 PM and Mike Parks

seconded the motion.  Agreed.

Next meeting scheduled for Sept. 13, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

June McCartin