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Meeting Minutes - ZBA

Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
6:00 P.M.
** See subsequent minutes for any changes
Members Present: Peter Fjeld, Chair, Donna Swinington, Jeff McDonough
Members Absent: Bill Shouldice
Others Present: Elizabeth Herrmann, Sandra Trombley, Secretary
Call to Order/Roll Call:
Meeting called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Chair and roll call.
Review Agenda:
Agenda Reviewed. Noted that Agenda stated the meeting was at Leicester Senior Center from a prior template and corrected to Town Office.
Added Wellarkes appeal to Old Business.
Approval of Minutes of March 10, 2015:
Motion by Jeff and second by Donna to approve minutes of March 10, 2015. All in favor. So approved.
New Business:
Permit Application #1-15-ZBA for Elizabeth Herrmann for Komesar & Carn Hearing:
Peter read the procedures and swore in Elizabeth Herrmann, applicant/representative of Lloyd Komesar and Maureen Carn.
Board reviewed the permit application, permit amendment plan and plot plan.
Findings of Fact for Zoning Bylaw Section 363 Waivers: Lloyd Komesar & Maureen Carn #212120, 2450 Lake Dunmore Road
Votes by Board
  1. For use permitted within the district as by right use (as opposed to conditional use).
  2. 3 – Yes
  3. Is in conformance with the town plan and goals.
  4. 3 – Yes  
  5. Conforms to the character of the land and design reasonably limits impact upon neighbors.
  6. 3 – Yes
  7. Design used incorporates design techniques, screening or other remedies to limit impact upon neighbors.
  8. 3 – Yes
  9. Accommodates structures providing for disability accessibility, fire safety and other requirements of land or energy conservation or renewable energy
  10. 3 – Yes
Statement of Findings: Acceptable as presented.
Conditions for Approval:   None
Old Business:
Wellarkes Appeal:
There is a merits hearing on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. in this matter at the Addison County Courthouse at 7 Mahady Court in Middlebury.
Motion by Jeff and second by Donna to adjourn ZBA meeting at 6:20 p.m. All in favor. So approved.
Respectfully submitted,
Sandra L. Trombley, Secretary