Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting – March 9, 2021
Effective immediately and based upon notices and health advisories issued by Federal, State, and Local officials related to the Coronavirus, the City of Poughkeepsie Zoning Board of Appeals (“ZBA”) will not hold in-person meetings. Until further notice, all future ZBA meetings will be held via videoconferencing, as permitted by the NYS Open Meetings Law. Due to public health and safety concerns, the public will not be permitted to attend at the remote locations where the commission members will be situated. The public, however, will be able to fully observe the videoconference meeting with the information posted below;
Please register for City of Poughkeepsie ZBA Meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 6:30 PM EDT
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
The meeting will be recorded and subsequently posted for viewing on our website and can be found here: https://totalwebcasting.com/view/?id=cop
The ZBA’s agenda is available online below. The public can email written comments for items scheduled for Public Hearing by 5 pm on the day of the meeting addressed to Planning Director Quinn at [email protected]. Members of the public will also be provided the opportunity to give verbal comments during the scheduled public hearing. It is strongly encouraged that those wishing to provide verbal comments during the meeting submit notice and/or written comments to Planning Director Quinn by the deadline listed above.
I. CALL TO ORDER: 6:30PM
II. APPROVAL OF DECEMBER 8, 2020 MINUTES
III. PUBLIC HEARINGS & DELIBERATIONS
1) 45 READE PLACE: AREA VARIANCE
Application for area variance relative to the proposed placement of a second wall sign on the building at 45 Reade Place where there is an existing wall sign and Section 19-4.9(7)(b) of the Zoning Ordinance allows only one. Owner: Nuvance Health/Vassar Brothers Medical Center; Applicant: Michael Zolnick; Consultant: Eric Applebaum; Zone: Hospital Medical (H-M) District; Grid #606`-43-843721; File #2021-001
2) 316 MAIN STREET: AREA VARIANCE
Application for area variance relative to the height of the proposed building at 316 Main Street, to allow six (6) stories where only five (5) are permitted, requiring a variance of Section 19-3.37, Table 3.37-2 of the Zoning Ordinance. Owner/Applicant: 316 Main Street Owner, LLC (Eric Baxter and William Brocker); Consultant: MASS Design; Zone: Poughkeepsie Innovation District Historic Core Subdistrict (PID-HC); Grid #6161-77-091064; File #2021-002
3) 584 MAIN STREET: USE VARIANCE
Application for use variance to allow residential development and offices of the building at 584 Main Street, including construction of an addition, where residential and office uses are not permitted, requiring a variance of Section 19-3.23.1(2) of the Zoning Ordinance. Owner: Hooker 21, LLC (J. Allen Britvan); Applicant: Wulf Lueckerath and Mark Lehman; Zone: Main Street Commercial (C-2A) District; Grid #6161-439917; File #2021-003