Meeting - HABR June 12, 2012 (View All)
HISTORIC AREAS BOARD OF REVIEW
JUNE 12, 2012
MEMBERS PRESENT: Wayne Garrison
ABSENT: Thano Schoppel
ALSO PRESENT: Cheryl Coopersmith, Chief Clerk
Denise Sullivan, Deputy Town Attorney
Ann Marie Ambrose, Official Stenographer
Margaret Raso, Chairperson, called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Hearings on this meeting’s agenda, which are made a part of this meeting, were held as noted below:
APPLICANTS DECISION HABR #
PALISADES LIBRARY APPROVED AS PRESENTED HABR#12-08
78.17 / 2 / 22; R-40 zone
THE DECISIONS RELATED TO THE ABOVE HEARINGS are inserted herein and made part of these minutes.
TO: Jeffrey Small (Palisades Library) HABR # 12-08
97 Duncan Avenue June 12, 2012
Cornwall on the Hudson, New York 12520
FROM: HISTORIC AREAS BOARD OF REVIEW, TOWN OF ORANGETOWN
HABR# 12- 08: Application of Palisades Library for review of a proposed addition. The library is located at 19 Closter Road in the Town of Orangetown, Hamlet of Palisades, New York. Chapter 12, Section 12-4(A), Historic Areas Board of Review.
Tax Numbers: 78.17 / 2 / 22; R-40 zoning district.
Heard by the HISTORIC AREAS BOARD OF REVIEW at a meeting held on Tuesday,
June 12, 2012 at which time the Board made the following determination:
Jeffrey Small. Architect, Maria Gagliardi, Director of Palisades Free Library, and Michael Tersigni appeared and testified.
The applicant presented the following:
- Architectural plans dated 3/21/2012 with the latest revision date of 6/12/2012 signed and sealed by Jeffrey Steeholm Small, R.A..
- Survey dated May 14, 1996 by Steven Collazuol, PLS.
- Twenty-one pictures of the Library and surrounding area.
Jeffrey Small, Architect, explained that the handicap parking will be towards the front of the site. He presented elevations of the building with the new addition and supplied the Board with revised plans detailing the side and back and provided the Board with pictures of the Library and surrounding area. Mr. Small stated that since they submitted the plans to the Board additional details have been added to the plan; that the gutters will match existing has been added; that the siding will be painted Benjamin Moore classic grey to match the existing; that the trim, windows, soffits and fascia shall be Benjamin Moore brilliant white; that the walkway shall be re-built using slate materials; that if they have enough money, they are proposing a grey slate colonial grey roof and if the money does not go that far, the roof of the proposed addition will match the existing roof.
No public comment.
FINDINGS OF FACT:
The Board, after personal observation of the property, hearing all the testimony and reviewing same, found as fact, that: The application as presented would not adversely affect the Historic District and the surrounding area. The design and materials for the proposed addition [Architectural plans dated 3/21/2012 with the latest revision date of 6/12/2012 signed and sealed by Jeffrey Steeholm Small, R.A..] are complimentary to the District.
- The roof, if the budget allows will be grey slate or will be Colonial Gray asphalt shingle (Symphony by Certainteed) to match existing.
- The siding shall be painted cedar clapboard and cedar shingles to match existing painted Benjamin Moore )C-23 Classic Gray.
- T soffits, fascia windows and trim shall be painted Benjamin Moore E-01 Brilliant White.
- The windows shall be Lincoln Traditions SDL with spacer bar.
- The lighting will remain the same.
- The stone or rock will be re-used.
- The walkway shall be either slate (from re-used existing materials).
THis APPROVAL/decision, and any modifications or conditions set forth herein, IS GRANTED BY THE historical area board of review and is LIMITED TO THE SPECIFIC RELIEF REQUESTED AND SUBJECT TO THE CONDITIONS or modifications, IF ANY, SET FORTH HEREIN.
** PRE-1918 CONSTRUCTION: please be advised: In the Historic Area, all construction requiring a building permit or any exterior changes (including paint color) to buildings constructed prior to 1918, requires approval from the historic areas board of review.
prior approval of the historical area board of review is required prior to any change or modification of the requirements and/or conditions set forth in this decision, including, but not limited to:
- roofing SHINGLES (IF CHANGING COLOR)
- decorative siding
- soffits & fascia
- gutters and leaders
- LOCATION OF AIR CONDITIONING UNITS
- WALKWAYS, PATIOS
- POOLS, SPAS AND FENCES
- any change in the above list including color, material and/or manufacturer
if you have any questions, please contact debbie arbolino, clerk to the historic area board of review at (845) 359-8410.
DECISION: In view of the foregoing and the testimony before the Board, the application; [Architectural plans dated 3/21/2012 with the latest revision date of 6/12/2012 signed and sealed by Jeffrey Steeholm Small, R.A..] is APPROVED.
The foregoing resolution was presented and moved by William Walthers seconded Larry Bucciarelli; and carried as follows: William Walther, aye; Margaret Raso, aye; Scott Wheatley, aye; Larry Bucciarelli, aye; Thomas Quinn, aye; and Wayne Garrison, aye. Thano Schoppel was absent.
The Administrative Aide to the Board is hereby authorized, directed and empowered to sign this decision and file a certified copy thereof in the office of the Town Clerk.
Dated: June 12, 2012
HISTORIC AREAS BOARD OF REVIEW
TOWN OF ORANGETOWN
Deborah Arbolino, Administrative Aide
APPLICANT TOWN CLERK
TOWN BOARD MEMBERS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
HABR MEMBERS TOWN HISTORIAN
SUPERVISOR DEPT. OF ENVIRONMENTAL
TOWN ATTORNEY ENGINEERING
DEPUTY TOWN ATTORNEY HABR, PB, FILE
OBZPAE PB, ZBA, ACABOR CHAIRMAN