MARION ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MINUTES
August 25, 2020
Time: 6:33pm. Gregg Bell called the meeting to order.
Present: Gregg Bell, John Lonneville, Zachary Bartlett, Dan Sargent, Michael Hershelman and Martha
Absent: Andrea Vandergrift
Also present: Corey Murphy, Susan Murphy, and Jim Murphy
6:35 pm – Gregg Bell announced that the voting members are Gregg Bell, Michael Hershelman , Dan
Sargent, Zachary Bartlett and Martha Rich
6:39 pm – Gregg asked the board if they had any comments or questions regarding the previous meeting
minutes or workshop summary. No comments.
Martha Rich made a motion to approve the minutes from July 28, 2020 and workshop summary
Michael Hershelman seconded the motion. All in favor. None opposed. Motion carried.
New Business: Gregg Bell stated that there in one on tonight’s agenda.
6:38pm –Application A-8-20: Corey Murphy: Requesting a special permit to build a family guest cabin for
parents to stay in during visitation at 4064 Hall Center Rd Marion, NY 14505
Gregg Bell asked Mr. Murphy to explain her request:
Corey Murphy stated he is looking to build a family guest cabin for his parents to stay over and
help with the grandchild. The building will be slightly over 1000sq ft and will be built like a barn structure
24’L x 30’W. and will have a loft on the second floor.
6:40pm – The board was presented with proof of the neighbor notifications and had no questions.
Gregg Bell and the board reviewed the Agricultural Data Statement, no significant findings or
questions from the board.
Gregg Bell and the board reviewed the SEAF which is on file in the applicant’s folder.
Martha Rich made a motion to approve the Neighbor Notification, Agriculture Data Statement and
SEAF. Daniel Sargent seconded the motion. All in favor.
6:45pm –Gregg Bell opened the Public Hearing.
6:46pm –Gregg Bell closed the Public Hearing as there were no members of the public with any
6:47pm –Gregg Bell reviewed the Area Variance worksheet with the Board, completed worksheet is
available in applicant’s folder.
6:50pm – Gregg Bell asked the board if they had any additional questions of comments.
No additional questions at this time.
6:57pm –Martha Rich made a motion to approve the application.
Daniel Sargent seconded the motion
6:51pm – All approved. None opposed. Motion carried Application A-8-20 approved.
6:51pm – No old business
6:52pm– Martha Rich moved to adjourn the meeting. Daniel Sargent seconded. Meeting adjourned
Angela Patterson, Secretary
Town of Marion Zoning Board of Appeals