Nellis called the Work Session of the Eden Town Board to order at
Pledge of Allegiance:
Nellis led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag followed by a
moment of silence.
New and Unfinished Business:
Local Law No. 1 –2003, Changes of Local Code
Supervisor Nellis stated that
Proposed Local Law No. 1-2003, Changes in the
Local Code had been discussed at several meetings and had
been reviewed by Bill Trask, Town Attorney and Andrew Reilly, Town Engineer/Planner.Councilwoman Pew stated that she was not in
agreement with some of the proposed changes and felt that the different
committees did not have enough time to review all the changes.Councilman Zittel stated that the changes had
been discussed at length and input was received from other committees.Supervisor Nellis stated that most of the
changes were in connection with the changes made to the New
and that legal counsel properly reviewed it.
MOTION was made by Councilman Vacco to adopt Proposed
Local Law No. 1-2003, Changes of Local Code (Adopted Local Law #2-2003);
seconded by Councilman Zittel; Ayes; Nellis, Zittel, Vacco; Opposed? – Pew;
Abstain? – None; Motion carried.
of Expenditure – Annual Restoration of Vital Records Book
Supervisor Nellis stated that a
memo was received from Mary Jo Hultquist,
Town Clerk regarding the annual
restoration of Vital Records Book.The book to be restored is Minute Book for the Town of Eden
from 1964-1968 at a cost of $1,103.00, and Brown’s River Bindery, Inc. will
complete the work.The program to
restore Vital Record Books was begun by Mary Louise Schwanz, former Town Clerk,
and the funds have been included in the 2003 Town Clerk’s budget.
MOTION was made by Councilwoman Pew to approve the
expenditure of $1,103.00 to restore the Minute Book from 1964-1968; seconded by
Councilman Vacco; All “Ayes”; Opposed? – None; Abstain? – None; Motion carried.
Supervisor Nellis stated that a
memo was received from Andrew Reilly, Town
Engineer regarding a request to build a single family home
on a landlocked parcel, approximately 10 acres, off of Route 62 in the Town of Eden.This parcel previously had a house on it that
has been torn down in the last few years.The owner of this landlocked parcel also owns a property in front of
this parcel that does have frontage on Route 62.
By the code
of the Town of Eden, the landlocked
parcel cannot be built upon because the owner owns an adjoining lot that this
parcel could be combined with to form a conforming lot.
offered the suggestion for the Town to declare this an Open Development Area
under Article 280 A of Town Law and allow the back lot
to be built upon and have access to Route 62 through an easement across the
other lot.A condition of this Open
Development Area would be that a maximum of one home per lot be
constructed.A drawing of the site would
be needed and then the Town Board would need to set a public hearing on forming
an Open Development Area.
MOTION was made by Councilman Zittel to declare this
an Open Development Area and schedule a Public Hearing for May 28, 2003 @ 8:00
P.M. in the Eden Town Hall; seconded by Councilwoman Pew; All “Ayes”; Opposed?
– None; Abstain? – None; Motion carried.
Self Storage – Special Use Permits
Supervisor Nellis read
correspondence from Donald C. Schreiber, Jr. regarding
The Proposed Self-Storage Facility.Mr. Schreiber is requesting a special use
permit as required by Town Law for the development of a self-storage
facility.The property is located at 8750
South Main Street, Eden, New
proposed plans were included for Town Board review.
MOTION was made by Councilman Zittel to set a Public
Hearing for May 28, 2003 @ 8:30 P.M. in the Eden Town Hall; seconded by
Councilman Vacco; All “Ayes”; Opposed? – None Abstain? – None; Motion carried.
Bids – Eden
& East Eden Fire
Supervisor Nellis stated that a Bid
Opening for Miscellaneous Fire Equipment
held on April 16, 2003 @ in the Town Clerk’s office.Kevin Schoenthal, East Eden Fire Chief was
present and read through the itemized bids.The total of all equipment bid for the Eden Fire Department is
$12,496.20 and the total of all equipment bid for the East Eden Fire Department
MOTION was made by Councilman Zittel to accept the
Eden Fire Department bid of $12,496.20 and the East Eden Fire Department bid of
$12,321.05; seconded by Councilman Vacco; All “Ayes”; Opposed? – None; Abstain?
– None; Motion carried.
Nellis stated that Legislator Jeanne Chase will be dedicating a tree at Gorcica
Field in the memory of the late Jim Bulger, Vice-Chairman of the Eden
Recreation Committee on Friday, April
25, 2003 at and
invited all to attend.
Hearing of Visitors:
MOTION was made by Councilwoman Pew to adjourn the
Work Session Meeting of the Eden Town Board; seconded by Councilman Zittel; All
“Ayes”; Opposed? – None; Abstain? – None; Motion carried.
Nellis adjourned the Work Session Meeting of the Eden Town Board at
of Eden, Town Hall, 2795 East Church Street, Eden, New York 14057-0156
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