Planning Board Minutes October 8, 2015 6:30 p.m.
David Paterniti – Chairman James Butler
Attorney Joel Seachrist, David Burlee-Cummins Inc.
Mr. David Burlee presented the project plans for Cummins, Inc. to construct a new
110’ x 48’ building on the northwest side of its current wastewater treatment facility at 4720 Baker Street, Lakewood, New York. The purpose of the building is to house a rolling emissions lab.
Chairman David Paterniti noted that the application was referred to Chautauqua County Department of Planning & Economic Development, who found the project to be a matter of local concern.
Attorney Joel Seachrist reviewed the SEQR documents and the Negative Declaration. The following approval was adopted:
Moved by Michael White , seconded by Jim Butler :
WHEREAS, Cummins, Inc. (hereinafter, the “Applicant”) has submitted a building permit application that would allow it to construct a new building adjacent to its current facility on Baker Street, on a parcel designated on the Chautauqua County tax map as Sections 401.00, Block 2, Lot 9, and
WHEREAS, the Town of Busti Zoning Code requires the Town Planning Board to conduct site plan review for new commercial and industrial buildings, and
WHEREAS, the proposed site plan has been subject to environmental review pursuant to Article 8 of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law (State Environmental Quality Review Act), including the preparation and review of a short Environmental Assessment Form, and
WHEREAS, Part 617 of the implementing regulations pertaining to the State Environmental Quality Review Act requires this Board to determine and give notice of the environmental impact of the proposed plan, and
WHEREAS, the Board has determined that the proposed plan will not have a significant environmental impact,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board hereby approves Parts I and II of the Environmental Assessment Form, issues the attached Notice of Determination of Non- Significance, also known as a Negative Declaration, for the proposed use, and authorizes the Chairman to complete and sign the Environmental Assessment Form accordingly.
All aye, carried.
James Butler motioned to approve the plans as presented for Cummins, Inc. to construct a new building adjacent to its current wastewater treatment facility, noting that the a SEQR has been completed and a Negative Declaration adopted. Motion was duly seconded by Janet Briggs.
All aye, carried.
Upon motion made by Michael White, the meeting adjourned at 7:10 p.m.
_____________________ Susan Huffman
Deputy Town Clerk