Town of North Harmony
Tuesday, 1/9/2018, 7:00 PM
Members Present: Pat Rice Dick Johnson
John Warner Louis Rieg
Phil Strand Walter Geist
Others Present: Dick Sena, Stephanie Gibbs
Mr. Rice opened the hearing at 7:00 PM.
Dick Sena gave Town Report.
Mr. Sena said they had a hearing for the Solar Law and that they need to do the SEQR.
There was discussion on the budget.
Mr. Sena said that the cemetery charges have been raised based on neighboring towns prices.
Mr. Sena said that there has been a lot of interest in the Grandview Property but sewer and water is consistently a problem.
The planning board would like to see some sort of Architectural Plan for new business’ coming into the town.
The planning board discussed that they would like to move away from tin block buildings for example a Dollar General style building they would like more of a small-town look to any business coming into the town.
Mr. Rice said he would contact Mr. McCord to come to the February meeting to discuss creating a law.
There was discussion on pull-barns being build and then turned into homes.
Mr. Sena said there was a lot of buildings and additions going up without building permits in place before they start.
There was discussion between the board members about having some sort of fine or disciplinary action for building without a permit or appearing in front of the zoning board.
Next regular meeting scheduled for February 20, 2018 at 7:00 P.M.
Dick Johnson motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Phil Strand.
Yes (7) No (0)
Meeting adjourned at 8:00PM.
Deputy Town Clerk