Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Board of Adjustment Meeting Minutes 10/25/10

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Morris Plains Board of Adjustment held on October 25, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 531 Speedwell Avenue. The following members were present:

Mrs. Rosemary Lopez

Mrs. Ruth Mills

Mr. Martin Reilly

Mr. John Scagnelli

Mr. Roy Stewart, Vice Chairman

Mr. Michael Bozza

Ms. Joan Scaccia

Mr. David Schulz, Chairman

 

Absent: Mr. John Conway

Mr. William Denzler, Borough Planner

Mr. Leon Hall, Borough Engineer

Mr. Michael Sullivan, Board Attorney

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

 

The meeting was called to order by Mr. Schulz. Mr. Schulz made the statement that adequate notice of this meeting has been published and posted in accordance with Chapter 231 of the Public Law of 1975, "Open Public Meetings Act."

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Mr. Bozza moved that the minutes of the September 27, 2010, regular meeting be accepted as submitted, seconded by Mr. Stewart.

Roll Call

Yeas: Mr. Reilly, Mr. Stewart, Mr. Bozza, Ms. Scaccia

Nays: None

Abstain: Mrs. Lopez, Mrs. Mills, Mr. Scagnelli, Mr. Schulz

Absent: Mr. Conway

Motion carried.

COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

Mr. Schulz opened the meeting to the public to speak on matters other than those on the agenda. No comments were forthcoming, and this portion of the meeting was closed to the public.

 

BA-2-10 – Eileen & Kevin Bodnar – 26 Overlook Trail

Block: 72.04 Lot: 20

Mr. Schulz stated this application was approved at the Board’s September meeting. Tonight the Board has the Resolution memorializing this approval. There were no questions or suggestions offered by Board members.

 

Mr. Reilly moved that the Board approve the Resolution, seconded by Mr. Stewart.

Roll Call

Yeas: Mr. Reilly, Mr. Bozza, Ms. Scaccia, Mr. Stewart

Nays: None

Abstain: Mrs. Lopez, Mrs. Mills, Mr. Scagnelli, Mr. Schulz

Absent: Mr. Conway

Motion carried.

A copy of this Resolution is attached and on file in the Board Secretary’s office in the Board of Adjustment’s Resolution Book.

 

BA-6-10 – EJK Realty, LLC – Route 10 East at Candlewood Drive

Block: 115 Lots: 1,2,3,4,5

Mr. Schulz stated this application was approved at the Board’s September meeting. Tonight the Board has the Resolution memorializing this approval. There were no questions or suggestion offered by the Board members.

 

Mr. Bozza moved that the Board approve the Resolution, seconded by Mr. Reilly.

Roll Call

Yeas: Mr. Reilly, Mr. Bozza, Ms. Scaccia, Mr. Stewart

Nays: None

Abstain: Mrs. Lopez, Mrs. Mills, Mr. Scagnelli, Mr. Schulz

Absent: Mr. Conway

Motion carried.

A copy of this Resolution is attached and on file in the Board Secretary’s office in the Board of Adjustment’s Resolution Book.

 

BA-4-09 – Raceway – Route 10 East & Route 202

Mr. Schulz advised that the applicant’s attorney has submiitted a correspondence to the Board withdrawing this application. Tonight the Board has a Resolution acceptiong withdrawal of the appeal.

 

Mrs. Lopez asked if the applicant owes any escrow to the Borough. The Board Secretary advised the applicant owes some money. The applicant owes approximately $3,500 for both applications; and Mr. Sullivan advised that approval of the Resolution tonight will not impact receipt of these outstanding funds.

 

Mr. Schulz will follow up with Borough Attorney Gail Fraser on this. matter.

 

Mr. Reilly move that this Resolution be approved, seconded by Mrs. Lopez.

Roll Call

Yeas: Mrs. Lopez, Mrs. Mills, Mr. Reilly, Mr. Scagnelli,

Mr. Stewart, Mr. Bozza, Ms. Scaccia, Mr. Schulz

Nays: None

Absent: Mr. Conway

Motion carried.

A copy of this Resolution is attached and on file in the Board Secretary’s office in the Board of Adjustment’s Resolution Book.

CORRESPONDENCE AND BILLS

None.

 

NEW BUSINESS

The Board Secretary advised that no new applications have been submitted.

 

OLD BUSINESS

None.

 

There being no further business, Mr. Conway moved that the meeting be adjourned, seconded by Mr. Reilly. Voice vote. All in favor. Motion carried.

 

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Karen Coffey

Board Secretary

 

Maureen Sullivan

Recording Secretary