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June 19,2007

LITTLE SILVER PLANNING BOARD
BOROUGH OF LITTLE SILVER
480 PROSPECT AVENUE
LITTLE SILVER, NEW JERSEY  07739
(732) 842-2400


Tuesday, June 19, 2007                                    7 P.M.
Regular Meeting - Planning Board

Tapes were mostly inaudible.  Testimony regarding Eastview Avenue Associates, LLC, Carriage Park at Little Silver – Kalian will be provided by transcript.

The Regular Meeting was called to order at 7 P.M. by Chairman Jacobi who gave the following Statement of Compliance:  Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by giving of annual notice to the Asbury Park Press and Two River Times and by filing of such notice with the Clerk of the Borough of Little Silver and by prominently posting said notice on the Borough bulletin board.

Roll Call:    Present:        Chairman Jacobi, Mr. Olimpi, Mr. Scott, Mr. Drawbaugh,
Mr. Chimento, Mr. Neff, Attorney Leckstein and Borough Engineer, Mr. Blash

Absent:    Mayor Castleman, Councilman DeNoia, Mr. Lindsey, Mr. Nuara and Mrs. Montella


Correspondence:  Request of Katherine and Robert Cione, 30 Amelia Circle, for extension of time due to extenuating circumstances.  May 2, 2007 report from the Traffic Safety Officer regarding Kalian.  June 7, 2007 letter from Attorney Meese requesting that the Sprint application be carried to July 17, 2007 to allow additional time for negotiation with the lumber yard and waiving time through July 17th.  County Planning Board preliminary approval regarding the Martelli application.  Copy of June 5, 2007 letter of Najarian Associates to the DEP regarding the Kalian application.  Copy of the Borough’s application to DEP for CAFRA Individual Permit.  Copy of purchase order.

Approval of Minutes:  Mr. Neff Moved to approve the June 5, 2007 Minutes.  Seconded by
Mr. Scott and a unanimous voice vote followed.

The Agenda order was altered to dispose of miscellaneous items prior to the start of the main Agenda item, the Eastview Avenue Associates, LLC, Carriage Park at Little Silver – Kalian Application.

Use Variance and Site Plan Application of Sprint Spectrum, L.P. to construct a 112.5’ high monopole, 240 square foot equipment shelter, 8 foot high fencing containing barbed wire – Applicant is requesting that application be carried to the July 17, 2007 meeting.

Mr. Scott questioned whether the Board should have any concerns that this application continues to be carried?  Chairman Jacobi responded that as long as the applicant waives the time within which the Board must act, there is no problem, provided of course that the applicant serves new notice as the Board has required.  Mr. Scott then Moved to carry the application with new notice to the July 17, 2007 meeting as requested by the applicant.  Seconded by Mr. Chimento and a unanimous voice vote followed.

Attorney Leckstein advised that he prepared the Amended Resolution for David Klein, 611 Little Silver Point Road Block 62, Lot 24, in the R-1 Zone.  This is the same Resolution as before except that he changed the language regarding the generator and AC pad, that when it is installed, the neighbors will confer and when happy, the applicant will submit a plan for buffer planting for approval by the Borough Engineer.  This is usually done before the install rather than after, but this was agreed to during the hearing.

Mr. Scott Moved to approve the amended Resolution as presented.  Seconded by Mr. Neff and the following Roll Call was taken:

Affirmative:    Mr. Olimpi, Mr. Scott, Mr. Drawbaugh, Mr. Chimento and Mr. Neff

Negative:    None

Abstentions:    Chairman Jacobi

Chairman Jacobi advised the Board of a request for administrative approval from Rhea Goldsmith, 84 Queens Drive South, on a previously approved application, for the addition of an egress window on the north side of the addition.  The window well will be 61” long and 43” wide and 11’5” from the property line.

Chairman Jacobi called for public discussion and seeing none, called for a Motion.

Mr. Scott Moved to approve the request for administrative approval as noted above.  Seconded by Mr. Neff and the following Roll Call was taken:

Affirmative:    Chairman Jacobi, Mr. Olimpi, Mr. Scott, Mr. Drawbaugh, Mr. Chimento and Mr. Neff

Negative:    None

Abstentions:    None
 
Chairman Jacobi advised the Board of a request for extension of time due to extenuating circumstances from Katherine Cione, 30 Amelia Circle, on an application approved January 3, 2006.  He explained that the applicant was unable to move forward with the approval due to her husband suffering two heart attacks and is requesting that the approval be extended.  He stated that he didn’t have a problem with granting an extension under these circumstances and offered the letter for Board review.

Discussion determined to grant a one year extension from this date.

Chairman Jacobi called for public discussion and seeing none, called for a Motion.

Mr. Scott Moved to approve the request for administrative approval as noted above.  Seconded by Mr. Neff and the following Roll Call was taken:

Affirmative:    Chairman Jacobi, Mr. Olimpi, Mr. Scott, Mr. Drawbaugh, Mr. Chimento and Mr. Neff

Negative:    None

Abstentions:    None

Chairman Jacobi advised that he received a phone message from Borough Hall inviting him to a meeting next Tuesday at 9:30 A.M. regarding the Fort Monmouth closure and redevelopment.  As he will be on vacation, he questioned whether another Board Member would be able to attend?  It was determined that Mr. Scott would attend on behalf of the Board.

Mr. Olimpi reminded Board Members that the July 5, 2007 meeting had been cancelled for scheduling conflicts.

Lastly, Chairman Jacobi noted that Mr. Chimento had indicated a problem with the 7 P.M. start time and questioned the Board as to whether it would like to change the time to 7:30 P.M. or stay at 7 P.M.  As Members were split on the decision, it was determined that a decision should be made at the next meeting when all Board Members were present.

Unfinished Business: 

Site Plan Application – Eastview Avenue Associates, LLC, Carriage Park at Little Silver – Kalian, Block 58, Lots 20.01, 25-40, 44-60 –  ARAH Zone – Continuation of Hearing:

This application, when testimony was concluded was determined to be carried to August 7, 2007 at 7:30 P.M. without further notice.  It was noted for the record that Attorney Gonchar agreed to waive time within which the Board must act through August 7, 2007.

Motion to carry as noted above was made by Mr. Drawbaugh, Seconded by Mr. Neff and a unanimous voice vote followed.

New Business:  None at this time

Resolutions:

The following Resolutions were not presented for the Board’s consideration and will be rescheduled for July 17, 2007:

Application of Julia Lynch to construct a 13’ by 19’enclosed porch addition and a 29’ by 22’ irregular two story addition on  the  property  at 224 Willow Drive,  Block 51, Lot  26, in the R-3 Zone which violates the minimum required lot area of 20,000 square feet where 11,355 square feet is existing; the minimum required improved road frontage of 100 feet where 76 feet is existing; the minimum required rear yard setback for an accessory structure of 15 feet where .8 feet is existing; the minimum required side yard setback for a principal structure of 15 feet on each side where 3.6 feet is existing; the maximum allowable lot coverage of 18% where 31% is proposed and the maximum allowable impervious coverage of 35% where 42% is proposed.

Application of Ling Hu and Bokran Won, M.D. to demolish the existing home and construct a new 75’ by 50’, two story modular home, 24’ by 24’ free-standing garage and a 22’ by 30’ irregular shaped paver patio on  the property  at 28 Bernard Terrace, Block 59, Lot 40, in the R-2 Zone which violates the minimum required lot area of 25,000 square feet where 20,350 square feet is existing; and the maximum allowable building height of 30 feet and 2 ½ stories where 32’6” is proposed.  *Note per Borough Engineer:  Applicant’s architect originally chose not to grade to road to prevent ponding in front yard.  The plan has since been revised to provide proper drainage which requires the house to be raised 10” resulting in the above variance; this revision increased the height variance from the original 31’8” to 32’6”.

Amended Major Subdivision/Site Plan Application of Club Way Associates Birch Avenue, Block
30, Lot 21, Block 30.01, Lots 46-50 and Block 55, Lots 51-54

There being no further business to come before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 P.M. on Motion of Mr. Drawbaugh and Seconded by Mr. Neff.

                        For Chairman K. Edward Jacobi

                        ___________________________________
                        Diane L. Ramsey, Secretary

Dated:  July 6, 2007







         
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Borough of Little Silver
480 Prospect Avenue, Little Silver, NJ 07739
732-842-2400 phone      732-219-0581 fax




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