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TOWNSHIP OF MAHWAH PLANNING BOARD
MINUTES
JANUARY 13, 2003


7:30 P.M. SUB-REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING

I. OPENING STATEMENT

The combined public/work session meeting of the Planning Board of the Township of Mahwah, held at the Municipal Building, 300B Route 17 S., Mahwah, NJ was called to order at 8:00 P.M. by Dr. Ross, Chairman. The Opening Statement was read according to the Sunshine Law, followed by the flag salute and roll call.

These minutes are a synopsis of the meeting. A verbatim audio tape recording is on file with the Board Secretary at the Planning Board Office, 300B Route 17 S., Mahwah, New Jersey. Copies of the tapes may be purchased for a fee.

PRESENT: Mr. Brotherton, Mayor Martel, Dr. Ross, Mr. Trent, Mr. DaPuzzo, Mr. Jandris, Mr. Donigian, Mr. Crean, Mr. Lamster.

ABSENT: Mr. Muscarelle, Mr. DeKramer

PROFESSIONALS: Peter Scandariato, Esq., Michael Kelly, P.E.

II. SWEARING IN OF NEW MEMBERS

Mr. Crean, Mr. Lamster and Mr. Jandris were sworn in as members of the Mahwah Planning Board.

III. BILLS

None.

IV. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion to approve the minutes of the December 16, 2002 meeting with the following revisions was made by Mr. Brotherton and seconded by Mr. Trent. All in favor.

Page 6 – Vista Bahn – Paragraph 3. Change second sentence to read “The applicant proposes slopes up to 1V:0.6H for construction of the roads which exceeds slopes permitted by OSHA.”

Page 6 – Vista Bahn – Paragraph 5. Change 54,000 c.y. to 64,000 c.y.

Page 8, Paragraph 5. Change second sentence to read “He stated … provide for adequate area for bicycles and walking.”

Page 9, Paragraph 7. Add – Soil and rock information must be provided to determine if the roads could be built to all safety standards.

Mr. Scandariato suggested that a sentence be added stating that the applicant was asked for an extension of time so that this could be carried to a subsequent meeting and the applicant refused.

V. RESOLUTIONS:

FROM 10/14/02 MEETING

1. BD-216-239-332, 75 SEMINARY, ELEV. CHANGE

A motion to approve the resolution was made by Mr. Trent and seconded by Mr. Brotherton. A motion to waive the reading of the resolution was made by Mr. Brotherton and seconded by Mr. Trent. A roll call of members present revealed 7 yes votes by Mr. Brotherton, Mayor Martel, Dr. Ross, Mr. Trent, Mr. DaPuzzo, Mr. Jandris and Mr. Donigian.

FROM 11/4/02 MEETING

1. T/A #02-2031, 3 MILLER ROAD
2. BD-216-1404, MYTY, ELEV. & SOIL APPL., BL. 80, LOT 3
3. BD-216-239-338, GENDUSO, 118 SEMINARY, SOIL
4. DKT. #429, FIRST UNION, REVISED LANDSCAPE PLAN
5. DKT. #213, 692 WYCKOFF AVE. ASSOC., AMENDED S/D

A motion to approve the resolutions was made by Mr. Trent and seconded by Mr. Brotherton. A motion to waive the reading of the resolutions was made by Mayor Martel and seconded by Mr. Trent. A roll call of members present revealed 6 yes votes by Mr. Brotherton, Mayor Martel, Dr. Ross, Mr. Trent, Mr. Jandris and Mr. Donigian.



FROM 11/25/02 MEETING

1. BD-216-239-345, 735 RAMAPO VALLEY RD., RIO VISTA
2. T/A 01-2025, PRESTIGE MOTORS, AMENDED APPROVAL

A motion to approve the resolutions was made by Mr. Trent and seconded by Mr. Brotherton. A motion to waive the reading of the resolutions was made by Mayor Martel and seconded by Mr. Brotherton. A roll call of members present revealed 6 yes votes by Mr. Brotherton, Mayor Martel, Dr. Ross, Mr. Trent, Mr. DaPuzzo and Mr. Donigian.

VI. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

A motion to open the meeting to the public was made by Mr. DaPuzzo and seconded by Mr. Trent. All in favor.

A motion to close the meeting to the public was made by Mr. Brotherton and seconded by Mr. Trent. All in favor.

VI. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

A. DKT. #450, OMNIPOIONT, ANTENNA, 82 MC KEE DRIVE

This matter was adjourned to the January 27, 2003 meeting.

VII. WORK SESSION:

A. DKT. #395-F, DANZA, WASHINGTON LANE, FINAL S/D

Bruce Whitaker, the attorney for the applicant appeared. The preliminary plans were approved on July 8, 2002. Since then modifications were made that accommodated what the Bergen County Planning Board requested. The Bergen County Planning Board has signed the map. Boswell Engineering’s report of January 2, 2003 requested an archeological study. The study shows that there were no appreciable issues. The report also required submission of certain deed descriptions. Mr. Whitaker will prepare and submit the deeds to Mr. Kelly for review by Friday. The deeds will reference the subdivision map. The map must be filed first. The current map follows the preliminary map.

A motion to grant conditional approval was made by Mr. Brotherton and seconded by Mr. Trent. A roll call of members present revealed 7 yes votes by Mr. Brotherton, Mayor Martel, Dr. Ross, Mr. Trent, Mr. DaPuzzo, Mr. Jandris and Mr. Donigian. Mr. Crean and Mr. Lamster abstained.

A. COMMITTEE REPORTS

1. T-03-002, TRAILER APPL., 29 BRAMSHILL (BD-216-239-343)

The applicant wants to store construction materials. It is within the setback requirements for a trailer.

A motion to grant conditional approval was made by Mr. DaPuzzo and seconded by Mr. Brotherton. A roll call of members present revealed 9 yes votes by Mr. Brotherton, Mayor Martel, Dr. Ross, Mr. Trent, Mr. DaPuzzo, Mr. Jandris, Mr. Donigian, Mr. Crean and Mr. Lamster.

2. T/A 03-2001, KOLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, 30 INDUSTRIAL AVENUE

The applicant will be using property of 7,100 s.f. They have bathroom facilities on site. They will use 25 parking spaces. There are 10 employees and 1 or 2 visitors. The hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

A motion to grant conditional approval was made by Mr. DaPuzzo and seconded by Mr. Brotherton. A roll call of members present revealed 9 yes votes by Mr. Brotherton, Mayor Martel, Dr. Ross, Mr. Trent, Mr. DaPuzzo, Mr. Jandris, Mr. Donigian, Mr. Crean and Mr. Lamster.

B. OLD/NEW BUSINESS

Storm water controls issued by the DEP were discussed. Mr. Kelly has been in contact with the DEP to review their proposals and will check into the matter further.

VIIX. ADJOURNMENT

A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Mr. Crean and seconded by Mr. Lamster. All in favor.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 P.M.




These minutes were prepared by Joan Mandle



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