Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting – May 11, 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, May 11, 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 APRIL 13. 2021 MINUTES
III. PUBLIC HEARINGS & DELIBERATIONS
1) 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, William Brocker, Mike Amato); Consultant: MASS Design; Zone: Poughkeepsie Innovation District Historic Core Subdistrict (PID-HC); Grid #6161-77-091064; File #2021-002
2) 195 MILL STREET: USE AND AREA VARIANCES
Application for Use and Area Variances relative to the conversion of the existing building from a convenience store with one dwelling unit to a convenience store with three dwellings units, requiring variances of Sections 19-3.15(2), 19-3.15(4), 19-3.15(4)(e ), 19-3.15(4)(i) and 19-4.3(11) of the Zoning Ordinance. Owner: Sultan Business Enterprises, Inc; Applicant: Rakan Algananim; Consultant: Paul Tirums, PE; Zone: Medium High Density Residence (R-4) District; Grid #6062-76-951217; File #2021-004/2021-005
3) 67 VERAZZANO BOULEVARD: AREA VARIANCES
Application for Area Variance relative to the conversion of the mixed use building with a vending machine repair facility and 7 dwelling units to a vending machine repair facility and 10 dwelling units, requiring variances of Section 19-4.(a), Section 19-15.(4)(i), 19-4.13 and 19-4.3(11) of the Zoning Ordinance; Owner/Applicant: Robert Cifone; Consultant: Richard Tompkins, RA AIA; Zone: Medium High Density Residence (R-4) District; Grid #6062-68-965306; File #2021-006