Stillwater Township Planning Board

Minutes of July 21, 2021

The regular meeting of the Stillwater Township Planning Board was held at the Township Municipal Building and was called to order by Chairman Pierce at 7:33 p.m.  He led the Board in the flag salute and he announced that adequate notice of this meeting had been given to the public and the press under the provisions of the “Open Public Meetings Act”, N.J.S.A  10:4-1 et.seq.

Members Present:       Mr.  Donofrio

Ms.  Chammings

Ms.  Stark

Mr.  Pierce

Mr.  Barta

Mr.  Branagan

Absent:               Ms.  Puccio

Also Present:         Substitute Attorney Thomas

Engineer Golden

MINUTES:

Mr. Donofrio made the motion to approve the minutes of May 19, 2021. Motion seconded by Mayor Chammings.  Roll call vote:

Mr.  Barta-Yes                                 Ms.  Chammings-Yes

Mr.  Donofrio-Yes                           Mr.  Pierce-Yes

Mr.  Branagan-Yes                          Ms.  Stark-Yes

PUBLIC SESSION

Chairman Pierce opened the meeting up to the public at 7:35 p.m.  With there being no public comment, the meeting was closed to the public.

BILLS:                                     Dolan & Dolan

Re:  General                                 325.00

Re:  Wills                                     132.00

Re:  Dingertopadre                        74.25

Re:  Wills                                     123.75

Joe Golden

Re:  General                                 220.00

Ms. Stark made the motion to approve the bills, funds permitting.  Motion seconded by Mr. Donofrio.  Roll call vote:

Mr. Barta-Yes                                 Ms. Chammings-Yes

Mr. Donofrio-Yes                           Mr.  Pierce-Yes

Mr.  Branagan-Yes                         Ms.  Stark-Yes

MEMORIALIZING RESOLUTIIONS;

   #20-001  Michael S. Wills & Agnes M. Toccket, Block 4308, Lots 1, 2, & 3

                   Extension Request

Mr. Donofrio made the motion to approve the Resolution.  Motion seconded by Mr. Barta.  Roll call vote:

Mr.  Barta-Yes                                Ms. Chammings-Yes

Mr.  Donofrio-Yes                          Mr.  Pierce-Yes

Mr.  Branagan-Yes             `           Ms. Stark-Yes

OLD/NEW BUSINESS:

   Other

The Board discussed if there was an update on the concerns that were raised regarding 947A Old Schoolhouse Road.  It was noted that the Zoning Officer will perform a site visit next week, to view the matter, from the neighbor’s property.

Barns/Family Farms/Commercial Farms

   Deferred

Airbnb

   Deferred

Liaison Updates-Committee, Mayor, Board of Adjustment, and Environmental

   Mr. Branagan provided an Environmental Commission update:  Fairview Lake Watershed, Member Szabo and Secretary Wunder leaving, and Mr. Sylvester attending the meeting to provide information.

   Mayor Chammings provided the Committee update, which was discussed with the Board:  Presentation of Equipment (Capital Ordinance), sale of properties, new Zoning Officer, Planet Network-Internet, and the Gallagher property.  She also noted the need to work on the Master Plan Reexamination and going out for an RFP for a Planner.  She noted that some issues have been raised by the new Zoning Officer (yards on lake side properties, etc…) that may want to be reviewed.  Board Secretary Schemm stated that there was a recommendation by the Zoning Board many years ago (2014) regarding lake side properties, and it was on the agenda and discussed at many meetings and the topic was finally removed off the Agenda in 2018, with no action.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: 

No public noted at 8:41 p.m.     

ADJOURNMENT:

With there being no further business, there was a motion made and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 8:42 p.m.  In a voice vote, all were in favor at

Respectfully Submitted:

Alfia Schemm

Board Secretary

11/10/21

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