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:
– Special Use Permit Request from Richard Minekime
Supervisor Nellis stated that the
discussion/decision on a request from Mr.
Minekime for a Special Use Permit for his property at 2679
Hemlock Road for a portion of the property to be
used for residential purposes as a caretaker residence had been discussed at
length at a Public Hearing held on September
8, 2004.Supervisor Nellis
stated that the Planning Board reviewed the request and voted 3-2 in favor of
the request from Mr. Minekime for a Special Use Permit.Supervisor Nellis suggested that the Town
Board take action on the request.
MOTION was made by Councilman Krycia to approve the
Special Use Permit with the following conditions:
provide yearly proof that the caretaker is employed in connection with any
permitted use on said lot.
Caretaker’s apartment must conform to all of the Town of Eden
Building Codes as reviewed by our Town Code
Special Use Permit shall be renewable annually, beginning January 1, 2005.
Seconded by Councilman Vacco.
Pew asked if there were any comments regarding the above-mentioned conditions
before the Town Board votes on the Motion.
Harms, representing Page Harms Oil Co., Inc. stated that with a kitchen in the
area it is a dangerous situation with the potential for danger.She assured the Town Board that they are
making mistake by granting this Special Use Permit in a hazardous material area
and that she is holding the Town Board responsible.She thanked Town Board members Krycia and
Vacco for visiting the site.
Minekime stated that the conditions that exist now would be there.Yes, there is a potential for problems, but
they have been there for many years.This is not increasing danger.It
is not meant for families.
discussion the Town Board voted on the Special Use Permit:
October 13, 2004
Town Board Meeting – East Eden Fire Hall
Supervisor Nellis stated that as in
previous years, a Town Board Meeting will
be held in East Eden
on October 13, 2004, if
approved by the Town Board.
MOTION was made by Supervisor Nellis to schedule the
next Town Board Meeting, October 13,
2004 at at the
East Eden Fire Hall; All “Ayes”; Opposed? – None; Abstain? – None; Motion
of Contractor for Concrete Work – Walkway Easement from Weller Subdivision
Supervisor Nellis read correspondence from Ron
regarding approval of the Contractor for concrete work for the new sidewalk
construction for the path between Merrill Place
and Schoolview Drive.Two bids were
received with the following results:
a.T.S. & W. Concrete & Masonry, LLC in the amount
b.Southern Tier Construction in the amount of $7,900.00
The recommendation of Ron Maggs, Highway
Superintendent was to award the
to the low bidder, TS & W Concrete & Masonry, LLC in the amount of
MOTION was made by
Supervisor Nellis to award the bid to TS & W Concrete & Masonry, LLC in
the amount of $7,150.00 on the recommendation of Ron Maggs, Highway
Superintendent; seconded by Councilwoman Pew; All “Ayes”; Opposed? – None;
Abstain? – None; Motion carried.
Councilman Krycia stated that the Economic
Development Committee would be
an Audio Web Conference on October 6,
2004 between and in the EdenTown Hall at a cost of
$500.00.Councilman Krycia extended an
invitation to all residents along with the Chamber of Commerce and members of
the Planning Board with more information will forthcoming in the Penny Saver.
MOTION was made by
Councilman Vacco to allow the Economic Development Committee to expend up to
$500.00 for the Audio Web Conference to be held at the EdenTown Hall on October 6, 2004; seconded by Councilwoman Pew;
All “Ayes”; Opposed? – None; Abstain? – None; Motion carried.
Nellis stated that the resolution that was passed at the September 8, 2004 Town
Board meeting referring to Court Fees has been rescinded by the State Senate
and possibly the Assembly with no word from Governor Pataki.If passed, the Town of Eden
would suffer a loss of $45,000, which could result in a 7% increase in property
Hearing of Visitors:
MOTION was made by Councilman Vacco to adjourn the
Work Session Meeting of the Eden Town Board; seconded by Councilwoman Pew; 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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