Village of Chittenango, New York

Planning Board Meeting

February 13, 2017


Present:   Bob Salmon, Joyce Newkirk, Scott Pellman, Andy Jones, Bob Lake, Doug Brown, Carl Anderson, Jill Doss


Welcome back Andy!  Glad to see you walking! J


Chairman Salmon called the Board meeting to order at 7 p.m.


Carl Anderson introduced himself to the Board.  He was contacted by Mayor Keville to attend the meeting of the Planning Board

Flag Pole – Shawn Skeele

The Secretary advised that she had contact Shawn Skeele in regard to his discussion with the Code Officer to install a 40’ flag pole at his insurance agency on E Genesee Street.  Mr. Skeele advised that he wasn’t planning to proceed with the installation of the pole at this point in time.  He said if he decided to pursue the idea, he would be in touch with the Code Officer and the Planning Board.  The Secretary explained to Mr. Skeele that this idea would need to come before the Planning Board for review.  Mr. Skeele said he would come to the Board if he decided to pursue the idea.


Lake Street School- Boundary Line Adjustment

The Secretary advised the Board that information had been received from Madison County Planning in regard to the boundary line adjustment request before the Board.  The County did a complimentary review of the request and our leaving the request to the decision of the local Board.  Chairman Salmon advised that he had spoken with both Mayor Keville and Scott Mahardy of the School District in regard to the boundary line adjustment request.  The Chairman advised that the requested date for setting a public hearing was being suggested for March 9 at 6:30 p.m., which is a Thursday evening.  The Board discussed the information presented.  Chairman Salmon stated that Mr. Mahardy would need to bring mapping showing exactly what the final property boundary adjustment would be and be prepared to discuss the request and make the presentation for the adjustment requested.  The Board members agreed that the public hearing would be March 9, at 6:30 p.m. for the Chittenango School District boundary line adjustment for the Lake Street School property. 


Next meeting

The next meeting will be March 9 and not March 13, the public hearing and regular meeting will be combined on the 9th.



Chairman Salmon advised that he had received a phone call from Code Officer Geer in regard to the current NAPA building sign.  The sign is broken and they would like to replace the existing sign with the same sign.  They spoke to the Code Officer in regard to the possibility of back lighting the sign.  The Board agreed there would be no need for NAPA representatives to appear before the Board as long as they would be replacing the sign with the same size, color etc.  The possible addition of lighting was not a problem with the Board in regard to the Design Guidelines.  The Board agreed that this review was something that the Code Officer could handle.



The Board spoke briefly about the proposed budget request for 17-18 for the Planning Board.  The Board would like to see the laptop in order to access the pictometry program that the County offers.  They would like to have the projector and screen working in the Board room so that presentations for hearings could be projected for the Board and audience to observe.  These are things they would like to see included in the Planning Board budget request.



The Board reviewed the minutes of January 9, 2017.  Upon the motion made by Andy Jones, seconded by Joyce Newkirk, minutes of January 9, 2017 approved as written.  All members present voting in favor.


With no further business, meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m. upon the motion made by Andy Jones, seconded by Scott Pellman.  All members present voting in favor.


Respectfully submitted,




Jill A. Doss

Secretary to PB

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