MARION PLANNING BOARD MINUTES

November 3, 2020

Time: 7:38pm. Fred Walker called the meeting to order.

Present: Fred Walker, Chairman; David Vinke, Dan Brooks, and Mike Fonte
Absent: April Brooks and John Cornell
Minutes: Fred Walker asked the board if there was any discussion about the minutes of
October 6, 2020. Mike Fonte made some punctuation corrections.
Dan Brooks moved to approve the minutes. Mike Fonte seconded.
All in favor. None opposed. Motion carried. Minutes approved.
New Business: Fred Walker stated that there is one item on tonight’s agenda.

7:40pm – Application #6-20: Ford Subdivision, 4233 Greenfield Dr., Marion, NY. —
Reinstatement of all of the building lots in the subdivision.

7:41pm – Fred Walker reviewed the application and map provided by applicant.

7:57pm – Fred Walker opened the Public Hearing. There were no comments from the public.

7:58pm – Fred Walker closed the Public Hearing.

7:59pm – Fred Walker asked if the board members had any additional questions or comments.
There were no additional questions or comments.

8:00pm – Dan Brooks moved to approve Application 6-20. Mike Fonte seconded the motion.
All in favor. None opposed. Motion carried. Application #6-20 approved.

8:01pm – Fred Walker asked if the Board had any old/new business to discuss.

8:02pm – New Business

The Board discussed restructuring the Planning Board from 7 members to 5 members, and adding 2 alternate
members .This is consistent with the Marion Zoning Board, and the planning boards of the surrounding towns in
Wayne County.
Dan Brooks moved to approve restructuring the Planning Board to 5 members and 2 alternates.
Mike Fonte seconded the motion.
All in favor. None opposed. Motion carried. A letter will be written to the Town Board asking for approval.
The Board discussed changing the Planning Board workshop dates from the fourth Monday of the month
to the third Monday of the month.
This will give the Planning Board more time to review and research applications between the workshop and the
meeting date. It will also avoid conflicting with meeting dates of the Town Board and the Zoning Board.
Dan Brooks moved to approve changing the workshop date to the third Monday of the month.
Mike Fonte seconded the motion.
All in favor. None opposed. Motion carried
8:20pm – Dan Brooks moved to adjourn. Dave Vinke seconded. Meeting adjourned.
Respectfully submitted,
Angela Patterson, Secretary
Town of Marion Planning Board