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Zoning Board of Appeals Record of Vote 10/17/17
RECORD OF VOTE
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS - REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017
MEZZANINE CONFERENCE ROOM
MEMORIAL TOWN HALL, 52 LYME STREET
OLD LYME, CT - 7:00 P.M.

I.      Call to Order

Present:  J. McQuade, M. Stone, K. Conniff, N. Hutchinson, M. Hartmann, alternate

Absent:  K. Kotzan and H. Plaut, alternate

II.     Roll Call

III.    Public Hearing:

Case 17-06 – Richard & Karen Conniff, 7 Dennis Road, request variances to construct a 24’ x 24’ garage which will be constructed within the side setback.  

A Motion was made by  M. Stone, seconded by M. Hartmann to Postpone the opening of the Public Hearing for 7 Dennis Road per letter dated October 13, 2017 from the applicant to the November 21, 2017 Regular Meeting.  No discussion and a vote was taken:  In favor:  J. McQuade, M. Stone, N. Hutchinson, K. Conniff, M. Hartmann  In opposition:  None  Abstaining:  None  The Motion passed unanimously 5-0-0

IV.     Open Voting Session:
        
Case 17-06 – Richard & Karen Conniff, 7 Dennis Road, request variances to construct a 24’ x 24’ garage which will be constructed within the side setback.  Public Hearing to open November 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

V.      Regular Meeting

        a) New Business – Election of new Secretary for the ZBA

A Motion was made by M. Stone, seconded by K. Conniff to appoint Karen Conniff as Secretary until the next election of officers.  No discussion and a vote was taken:  In favor:  J. McQuade, M. Stone, N. Hutchinson, K. Conniff, M. Hartmann  In opposition:  None  Abstaining:  None  The Motion passed unanimously 5-0-0
    
                                          – An e-mail from Harry Gough dated July 20, 2017 requesting an
                                    extension of the variance granted for 56 Meriden Road to October of
                                           2018 due to the hold up in the State and Federal grant process.

A Motion was made by N. Hutchinson, seconded by M. Stone to GRANT an extension to commence work to December 16, 2018 for 56 Meriden Road for Variance No. 15-21C, Harry Gough.  No discussion and a vote was taken:  In favor:  J. McQuade, M. Stone, N. Hutchinson, K. Conniff, M. Hartmann  In opposition:  None  Abstaining:  None  The Motion passed unanimously 5-0-0

Karen Conniff recused herself for this matter only

                           –   An e-mail from Heidi Dinino dated September 13, 2017 requesting
                                           an extension of the variance granted for 49 Hartford Avenue and 61B
                                Hartford Avenue for an additional 18 months due to working with
                                    Town and State Officials.  

A Motion was made by M. Stone, seconded by M. Hartmann to GRANT w/condition an extension for an additional 18 months to March 19, 2019 for Heidi Dinino for the variances granted for 49 Hartford Avenue [Sound View Holdings, LLC – Variance No. 16-05] and 61B Hartford Avenue [Sound View Holdings, LLC – Variance No. 10-06]. Conditional upon applicant applying for proper permits as soon as possible.  In full compliance with all existing regulations.  The Board encourages the applicant to move forward within the shortest reasonable time frame. Attorney for the applicant, Bill McCoy stated that approvals for the septic system has not been approved by the State Dept. of Health.  No further discussion and a vote was taken:  In favor:  J. McQuade, M. Stone, N. Hutchinson, M. Hartmann  In opposition:  None  Abstaining:  None  The Motion passed unanimously 4-0-0

                                      –  Zoning Board of Appeals 2018 Regular Meeting Dates

A Motion was made by  N. Hutchinson, seconded by K. Conniff to APPROVE the 2018 Regular Meeting Dates for the Zoning Board of Appeals, as submitted. No discussion and a vote was taken:  In favor:  M. Stone, N. Hutchinson, K. Conniff, M. Hartmann  In opposition:  None  Abstaining:  J. McQuade  The Motion passed. 4-0-1

        b) Old Business – None

        
        c) Minutes –   ZBA Regular Meeting June 20, 2017
                                
A Motion was made by M. Stone, seconded by N. Hutchinson to Approve the Minutes of the ZBA Regular Meeting June 20, 2017, as submitted.  No discussion and a vote was taken:  In favor:  J. McQuade, M. Stone, N. Hutchinson, K. Conniff, M. Hartmann  In opposition:  None  Abstaining:  None  The Motion passed unanimously 5-0-0

                          ZBA Regular Meeting July 18, 2017

A Motion was made by M. Stone, seconded by N. Hutchinson to Approve the Minutes of the ZBA Regular Meeting July 18, 2017 with the following changes:  

Page 2, Case 17-04, paragraph 4 change Ms. Stone to Ms. Hutchinson
Page 3, same Case, first paragraph change Ms. Stone to Ms. Hutchinson
Page 3, New Business, second paragraph, change Ms. Hartmann to Ms. Hutchinson, and line 5 change “remove things” to “make changes”.  

No further discussion and a vote was taken:  In favor:  J. McQuade, M. Stone, N. Hutchinson, K. Conniff, M. Hartmann  In opposition:  None  Abstaining:  None  The Motion passed unanimously 5-0-0
        
d) Correspondence and Announcements – None

VI.     Adjournment  

A Motion was made by M. Stone, seconded by N. Hutchinson to adjourn the September 19, 2017 Regular Meeting.  No discussion and a vote was taken:  In favor:  J. McQuade, M. Stone, N. Hutchinson, K. Conniff, M. Hartmann  In opposition:  None  Abstaining:  None  The Motion passed unanimously 5-0-0

Time adjourned 8:05 p.m.


THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED ZBA MEETING WILL BE
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE MEZZANINE CONFERENCE ROOM


 
 
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