The Farmington Town Board on Tuesday November 12th 2019 appointed a committee to relook the 2011 Comprehensive Master Plan. This committee will meet on the third Tuesday of the month at the Farmington Town Hall at 6:30 pm. The following resolution list the members and the Charge to the committee. These meetings are open to the public. Agendas and minutes can be found under the tab "Meetings, Agendas, Minutes"
Resolution No. 450 of 2019
THE TOWN OF FARMINGTON
Roll Call Vote
Names Ayes Nays Abstain Absent
The following was presented Peter Ingalsbe
By Councilman Casale Steven Holtz
Sec’d by Councilman Bowerman Dr. Michael Casale
Date of Introduction: November 12, 2019 Ronald Herendeen
RE: Establishing the Update Committee for the 2020 Edition of the Town of Farmington Comprehensive Plan; and providing a charge to said Committee
WHEREAS, the Farmington Town Board (hereinafter referred to as Town Board) has the authority that is granted under the provisions of Section 272-a of New York State Town Law to maintain the adopted Town of Farmington Comprehensive Plan (hereinafter referred to as Comprehensive Plan); and
WHEREAS, the latest edition of the Comprehensive Plan was adopted by the Town Board, by Resolution # 209 of 2011, on July 26, 2011; and
WHEREAS, the Town Board also has the authority under the provisions of Section 272-a of New York State Town Law to appoint a committee and to give said committee a specific charge to undertake, prepare and present to the public an update to the Comprehensive Plan; and
WHEREAS, the Town Board has considered the recommendations received at tonight’s meeting from the Town Operations Committee for creating a Comprehensive Plan Committee to be comprised of eleven (11) members; and
WHEREAS, the Town Board has also considered the recommendations received from the Town Director of Planning and Development to have a staff of town advisors to attend workshop meetings of the Update Committee; and
WHEREAS, the Town Board desires to have a final draft of the update to the Comprehensive Plan officially submitted to the Town Board at its first meeting in May, 2020; and
WHEREAS, the Town Board has already directed the Town Director of Planning and Development (hereinafter referred to as Director) to begin working on updates to the various maps contained in the 2011 Edition of the Comprehensive Plan.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Town Board does hereby establish a Comprehensive Plan Update Committee that is to be comprised of a total of eleven (11) members.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Update Committee shall be comprised of the following members: Steven Holtz from the Town Board; Shauncy Maloy from the Town Planning Board; Thomas Yourch from the Town Zoning Board of Appeals; Susan Hilton from the Town Conservation Board; Henry Adams, III from the Town Agriculture Advisory Committee; Donna Herendeen, Town Historian; and the following Town Residents - Bryan Adams, Susan Hopkins Charland, Tim DeLucia, David Plante and Aaron Sweeney.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the following individuals are hereby appointed to serve as advisors to the Update Committee: Don Giroux, Town Highway & Parks Superintendent; Robin MacDonald, Town Water & Sewer Superintendent; Julie LaRue, Town Recreation Advisory Committee; Dan Delpriore, Town Code Enforcement Officer; John Robortella, Clerk of the Update Committee; and Ronald Brand, Town Director of Planning & Development.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Comprehensive Plan Update Committee shall work directly with the Director of Development in making the various amendments to the adopted Town of Farmington Comprehensive Plan for presentation to the Town Board for its consideration and acceptance; and for the commencement of the official amendment process required under New York State Town Law.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that John Robortella is hereby appointed to serve as the Clerk to the Update Committee and to assist the Director of Development in making the final editing changes to the 2020 Edition of the Town of Farmington Comprehensive Plan.
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that the Director of Planning and Development shall serve as the chairperson of said Committee and shall be responsible for preparing meeting agendas, meeting notices, various updates to the chapters of the Comprehensive Plan and provide periodic reports to the Town Board.