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Planning Board Agenda, Wednesday, July 12, 2017

CALL MEETING TO ORDER AT 7 PM PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL APPROVAL of June 14, 2017 minutes. OPEN FLOOR to public hearing APPLICATIONS: 1. Site Plan Review: P-2017-013 Leon Blair Site Plan Review – Retail Store 2924 Main St. Peru, NY 12972 7. ANY FURTHER BUSINESS: 8. CEO REPORT: 9. ADJOURNMENT

Sewers Versus Sidewalks

By John T. Ryan Peru – A proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Town of Peru and Buttonwood subdivision developer Donald Swain would exempt Swain from including sidewalks in the next phase of his development. The matter is on the Monday, June 26th Peru Town Board meeting agenda. While the MOU’s details have not […]

June Planning Board Agenda

WEDNESDAY, June 14, 2017 @ 7:00 PM, TOWN OF PERU CALL MEETING TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL APPROVAL of May 10, 2017 minutes. OPEN FLOOR to public hearing APPLICATIONS: 1. Site Plan Review: P-2017-009 D.A.V. – PFC Robert A. LaFountain Site Plan Review – Free Standing Sign 3647 Route 22 Peru, NY 12972 2. […]

Several Applications Before Planning Board

AGENDA – Town of Peru Planning Board, WEDNESDAY, May 10, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m APPLICATIONS: 1. Site Plan Review: P-2017-004 Peru Sand & Gravel LLC Site Plan Review – Operate an Excavation Business Rod & Gun Club Rd. Peru, NY 12972 2. Merge with SEQR: P-2017-005 Robert Kaschak Merge 3086 Main St. Peru, NY 12972 3. Site […]

Maplefields Plans Major Expansion

Peru – Once all approvals are acquired, the Maplefields Convenience Store/Gas Station at 654 Bear Swamp will be ungoing a tear-down and major expansion. Plans have been filed with the Peru Code Enforcement Office and a site-plan will be reviewed by the Planning Board at its Wednesday, April 12th meeting. Plans detail a 5,280 sq. […]

Planning Board April Agenda

WEDNESDAY, April 12, 2017 @ 7:00 PM TOWN OF PERU CALL MEETING TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL APPROVAL of March 8, 2017 minutes. OPEN FLOOR to public hearing APPLICATIONS: 1. Site Plan Review: P-2017-002 R.L. Vallee Inc. – Maplefields Site Plan Review 654 Bear Swamp Rd. Peru, NY 12972 2. Merge: P-2017-003 R.L. […]

Planning Board’s March 8th Agenda

AGENDA Planning Board, WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 @ 7:00 PM TOWN OF PERU CALL MEETING TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL APPROVAL of February 8, 2017 minutes. OPEN FLOOR to public hearing APPLICATIONS: 1. 2-Lot Subdivision with SEQR: P-2017-001 Forrence Orchards Inc. 2-Lot Subdivision 2731 Rt. 22 Peru, NY 12972 ANY FURTHER BUSINESS: CEO […]

AGENDA – Town of Peru Planning Board WEDNESDAY, February 8, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

CALL MEETING TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL APPROVAL of January 11, 2017 minutes. OPEN FLOOR to public hearing APPLICATIONS: 1. Continuation of a Site Plan Review: P-2016-027 College Auxiliary Services PSU Continuation of a Site Plan Review – Hotel/Motel 3714 State Rt. 9 Plattsburgh, NY 12901 2. 2-Lot Subdivision with SEQR: P-2017-000 Karen […]

Setting 2017 Town Priorities

By John T. Ryan Peru – Town Supervisor Peter Glushko included some of his 2017 priorities on the Town Board Monday, January 9th Agenda. Moving forward on sewer system upgrades is definitely priority #1. Glushko requested and received the Board’s permission to contact the town’s bonding attorney to initiate long-term financing of the $4 million+ […]

Dashnaws and Town of Peru Settle Lawsuit

By John T. Ryan Peru – September, 2016 marked the end of a long-running, costly legal dispute between the Town of Peru and Henry and Kevin Dashnaw, owners of Adirondack Golf and Country Club. In a Clinton County Supreme Court Agreement the parties agreed that Fairway Drive, which is adjacent to the Dashnaw’s Adirondack Golf […]

Planning Board Jan. 11 Agenda

AGENDA – Peru Planning Board, WEDNESDAY, January 11, 2017 @ 7:00 PM CALL MEETING TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL APPROVAL of December 14, 2016 minutes. OPEN FLOOR to public hearing APPLICATIONS: 1. Continuation of a Site Plan Review: P-2016-027 College Auxiliary Services PSU Continuation of a Site Plan Review – Hotel/Motel 3714 State Rt. 9 […]

Favro Named as Town, Planning and Zoning Attorney

By John T. Ryan Peru – As of January 1, 2017 Plattsburgh Attorney Matt Favro will be Peru’s new town attorney, planning board attorney and zoning board of appeals attorney. Favro’s appointment was approved at the Town Board’s December 27th meeting. Favro replaces Donald Biggs who has been town attorney since November of 2006. Matt […]

Town Board Agenda

AGENDA TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETING – December 12, 2016, 7:00 PM Call Meeting To Order; Pledge of Allegiance; Roll Call MOTION: Approval of Minutes for the Town Board Special Meeting of November 17, 2016 on the 2017 Final Budget and the Town Board Regular Meeting of November 28, 2016. DISCUSSION/MOTION: Reports from all Departments: (Water/Sewer/Valcour; Highway; Town Clerk; Dog Control; […]

Planning Board’s Three Item Agenda

AGENDA – Town of Peru Planning Board, WEDNESDAY, December 14, 2016 @ 7:00 PM CALL MEETING TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL APPROVAL of November 9, 2016 minutes. OPEN FLOOR to public hearing APPLICATIONS: 1. Site Plan Review: P-2016-025 RL Vallee Inc. DBA Maplefields Site Plan – Sign 654 Bear Swamp Rd. Peru, NY 12972 2. […]

Recent Town Board Actions Reported

Town Court to relocate to Davey Drive by December 6 122 Unpaid Water-Sewer bills to be Re-Levied on 2016 taxes Fence for Small Dogs Area at Dog Park Approved  By John T. Ryan The Peru Town Board has been concentrating on formulation of a 2017 town budget; however, other actions have taken place at recent […]

Planning Board Agenda

WEDNESDAY, November 9, 2016 @ 7:00 PM TOWN OF PERU CALL MEETING TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL APPROVAL of October 12, 2016 minutes. OPEN FLOOR to public hearing APPLICATIONS: 1. Home Based Business P-2016-024 Kerri Bedard Home Based Business 860 Fuller Rd. Peru, NY 12972 ANY FURTHER BUSINESS: CEO REPORT: ADJOURNMENT

Striving to be Fair and Consistent

  By John T Ryan Peru – Since becoming Peru’s Code Enforcement Officer on May 31st, Bob Guynup has discovered that Peru is a very busy small town. A 20+ year Wilmington resident, Guynup said, “Before taking this job I didn’t really know a lot about Peru. I knew it’s a bedroom community. Now I […]

779 Telegraph Rd. Minor Subdivision Before Board

AGENDA Peru Planning Board –  WEDNESDAY, October 12, 2016 @ 7:00 PM CALL MEETING TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL APPROVAL of June 8th, August 10th and September14, 2016 minutes. OPEN FLOOR to public hearing APPLICATIONS: 2 Lot Subdivision with a SEQRA P-2016-023: Karl Scheikert – 2 Lot Minor Subdivision, 779 Telegraph Rd. ANY FURTHER […]

Sign, Signs, Signs

AGENDA  – Planning Board, WEDNESDAY, September 14, 2016 @ 7:00 PM TOWN OF PERU CALL MEETING TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL APPROVAL of August 10, 2016 minutes. OPEN FLOOR to public hearing APPLICATIONS: Site Plan Review P-2016-020: Dave Passino Site Plan – Sign 634 Route 22B Site Plan Review P-2016-021: Dunkin Donuts Site Plan – […]

Several Building Permit Fees to Increase

By John T Ryan Peru – Peru’s residential and commercial building permit applicants will be subject to a new fee schedule as of August 1, 2016. The Town Board unanimously approved the new schedule at its Monday, July 11, 2016 meeting. The Board asked Code Enforcement Officer Bob Guynup to recommend a fee schedule that […]

Your Opinion is Needed

From Don McBrayer, Town Councilor: I’m very excited about about the Main Street Revitalization Plan and have been working hard with the Main Street Plan Committee as we develop a strategy to keep our town pedestrian friendly and a place that will appeal to both small businesses & families. We held our Stakeholders Meeting on […]

New Code Enforcement Officer Hired

By John T. Ryan Effective May 23, 2016, Robert Guynup will be the Town of Peru’s Code and Zoning Enforcement Officer (CEO). Guynup’s appointment was approved at the Monday, May 9, 2016 Town Board Meeting. Guynup replaces Frank Slycord who resigned in early March. Guynup will be on probationary status for one year. He must […]

15 Lot Major Subdivision Plans on Planning Board Agenda

AGENDA PLANNING BOARD WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016 @ 7:00 PM TOWN OF PERU 1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. APPROVAL of April 13th, 2016 minutes. 5. OPEN FLOOR to public hearing 6. APPLICATIONS: 15 Lot Major Subdivision: Winter Lane LLC 15 Lot Major Subdivision Maplewood Drive, Washington Street, […]

Code Enforcement Officer Interviews Next Week

By John T. Ryan The Peru Town Board will be interviewing candidates for Code Enforcement Officer (CEO) on Monday, May 2nd and Tuesday, Mary 3rd. Town Supervisor Peter Glushko said seven applications had been received as of the Monday, April 25th Town Board Meeting. Glushko and Counselors James Langley and Donald McBrayer met with Acting […]

CEO Resigns, CSEA Recognized, Town Court Move Requested, Parks Damaged

By John T. Ryan Code Enforcement Officer Resigns CSEA to Represent Highway Department Employees Judge Kirby Would Still Like to Move Town Court Downstairs Parks Damaged by Motorized Vehicles Frank Slycord, Peru’s Code Enforcement Officer (CEO), has resigned and a replacement is being sought. Town Supervisor Peter Glushko informed the public of Slycord’s decision at […]

Planning Board Has a Two Item March 9th Agenda

AGENDA PLANNING BOARD, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016 @ 7:00 PM – TOWN OF PERU CALL MEETING TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL APPROVAL of November 18th, 2015 and February 10th, 2016 minutes. OPEN FLOOR to public hearing APPLICATIONS: 2 Lot Minor Subdivision with Merge & SEQR: Karen Bulson-Pray 2 Lot Minor Subdivision with Merge 637 Telegraph Rd. […]

Several Town Board Actions Pending

Highway Department: Town Hires Labor Relations Attorney Providing information requested by the Peru Gazette  Intersection Safety: Issues Still Under Review Bear Swamp Road: Sidewalk Plan Under Development Sand-Salt Shed: Repair Alternatives Being Explored Town Hall: Basement Cleanup Initiated By John T. Ryan In addition to the proposed changes in Peru’s Dog Law other business was […]

Rulfs Building Plans Approved

By John T. Ryan If everything goes as planned, in a few months the Rulfs Orchard farm stand will be moving into a new building located about 200 feet west of the existing farm stand. The planned 9,900 sq. ft. farm stand will have enhanced business space, an expanded menu, more parking and a drive […]

Free Standing Dunkin’ Donuts Planned for Bear Swamp Road

By John T. Ryan Peru – Pending a few more governmental approvals, by July 1st Peru should have a new Dunkin’ Donuts adjacent to Langley Insurance on the Bear Swamp Road. The Peru Planning Board approved M & W Foods’ sketch plans at its Wednesday, February 10, 2016 meeting. More detailed drawings must be submitted […]

Site Plan Review For a Dunkin’ Donuts Next to Langley Insurance on Bear Swamp Road.

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2016 @ 7:00 PM TOWN OF PERU APPLICATIONS: 1. Site Plan Review & SEQR: Ray Aley, M&W Foods Site Plan Review Dunkin’ Donuts Bear Swamp Rd. next to Langley Insurance 2. 2 Lot Minor Subdivsion & SEQR: Harney Davey 2 Lot Minor Subdivision for Dunkin’ Donuts Bear Swamp Rd. […]

Planning Board to Elect Officers on January 13

http://www.perutown.com/planning-agenda.pdf

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Planning Board Agenda for May 13th

AGENDA PLANNING BOARD WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 @ 7:00 PM TOWN OF PERU 1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. APPROVAL of March 11th, 2015 minutes. 5. OPEN FLOOR to public hearing 6. APPLICATIONS: 1. Site Plan Review: Thomas Caron Site Plan Review for Auto (cycle) Repair Shop 852 […]

$65k+ Lawsuit, “Wonderful Water,” Technology Upgrades and Peruvian International Festival #2

Peru – Town Board Meeting, Monday, April 27, 2015 – A four-year long court case has been expensive for both the Town of Peru and for Henry and Kevin Dashnaw, owners of the Adirondack Golf and Country Club. The Town of Peru has spent in excess of $65,000. The Dashnaw’s attorney Matthew Norfolk has stated […]

Planning Board Has One Agenda Item on March 11

AGENDA PLANNING BOARD WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2015 @ 7:00 PM TOWN OF PERU CALL MEETING TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL APPROVAL of January 14, 2015 minutes. OPEN FLOOR to public hearing APPLICATIONS:  SEQR & Minor Subdivision & Merge: Champlain Valley Apple Storage Inc. 2 lot Subdivison & 2 lot Merge, 333 Route 22b, P-2015-001    […]

Town’s 2015 Preliminary Budget Hearing Scheduled

By John T. Ryan The Peru Town Board has scheduled a public hearing on the Town of Peru’s Preliminary 2015 Budget for Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 6:30 P.M.  Supervisor Peter Glushko said the Town Board worked hard to keep the budget under the state imposed 1.56% tax cap.  $140,000 in general fund monies will […]

Little Ausable River Trail is Officially Open

Story by John T. Ryan Photos by Tim Mitchell Developing a walking trail in Peru’s hamlet was first suggested in about 2005. On Sunday, October 5, 2014, years of discussions, planning, grant writing, financing, and construction climaxed at a Ribbon Cutting Opening Ceremony for the Little Ausable River Trail. Click here for individual photos. Click […]

Planning Board Has Three Items on its September Agenda

Planning Board September Agenda

Peru Planning Board July 9th Agenda

     AGENDA PLANNING BOARD WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m.

Planning Board Has One Application This Month

Meeting is Wednesday, May 14th at 7 PM.       APPLICATION:  Site Plan Review & SEQR: JBSL Corp. / MX Petro. Corp., Site Plan Review Lot 2 Chamberlain Road ANY FURTHER BUSINESS: CEO REPORT: ADJOURNMENT:

Town Board Appoints New Zoning and Planning Board Members and Agrees to Solicit Walking Trail Construction Bids

By John T. Ryan The Board appointed Bruce R. Germain, Timothy St. Pierre and Steve LaBounty to the Zoning Board of Appeals and Nicholas J. Zagrodzki and Kim Budwick to the Planning Board. Counselor Donald McBrayer favored tabling a vote stating that the Zoning Board members had indicated that they would like to see prospective […]

Town Supervisor Glushko Discusses Peru’s Recent Past and Future

By John T. Ryan Peter Glushko has been serving the Town of Peru for over 15 years – the first eight years as a Town Counselor and the last four years as Town Supervisor.  On January 1st, Glushko began his second four-year term of office. The Peru Gazette interviewed Glushko about the Town’s major accomplishments over the […]

Dog Control and Sidewalk Maintenance Highlight Town Board Meeting

By John T. Ryan Dog Control was the primary subject at the Monday, January 27, 2014 Peru Town Board meeting. The Board passed a revised Dog Control Law. Town Attorney Donald Biggs said the new law incorporates changes in New York State’s Agricultural and Markets regulations and a few other minor items into Local Law […]

Planning Board Feb. 12th Agenda Features Lot Merges

Planning Board Agenda Feb. 12, 2014

Agenda: Planning Board’s January 8th Meeting

Planning Board Agenda

Bear Swamp Road Development Continues; CFA Insurance Agency to Relocate and Expand

By John T. Ryan It appears that the North Country business community has recognized that the Bear Swamp Road is a great place to do business. Livingood’s Restaurant is scheduled to open in a few days; Allen Turner’s four new apartments behind McDonald’s are being rapidly occupied and tonight the Zoning Board gave its approval […]

Here are the Proposed Zoning Law Changes and the Reasons Why

This is a story the Peru Gazette published on February 14, 2012. We have been informed that the only significant change made since that story is the elimination of the so-called agricultural overlays. Why is Peru adopting a new Zoning Law and what changes are being proposed?

More Good News For Beer Lovers

By John T. Ryan Peru should be the home of two microbreweries sometime in 2014. Last month Livingood’s Restaurant announced plans to open a restaurant in November and a brewery a few months later. On October 9th the Town Planning Board approved an application from the Valcour Brewing Company to construct a microbrewery on Route […]

Tonight’s Planning Board Agenda Includes a 7-Lot Quaker Highlands Subdivision and a Route 9 Brewery

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Local Bat Proposed for Endangered Species Protection

Local Bat Proposed for Endangered Species Protection – The Adirondack Almanack – 

Roof Repairs, Stolen Town Truck and Changes to Comprehensive Plan Highlight Town Board Meeting

By John T. Ryan At the September 9th Town Board meeting Peru Highway Superintendent Michael Farrell told the Town Board that repairing the highway department’s garage roof would cost less than expected.  At the Monday, September 25th Board meeting Farrell reported that the town’s engineers think that it’s too late to start the project this […]

Livingood’s Restaurant and Brewery to open in Peru

By John T. Ryan Livingood’s Restaurant, one of the City of Plattsburgh’s most popular downtown eateries, plans to open its doors in Peru. The Town of Peru Planning Board approved the site plan filed by Jessica and Matthew Ray at its Wednesday, September 11, 2013 meeting. The Rays plan to open Livingoods’s Restaurant and Brewery […]

Town of Peru will face budget challenges in 2014

By John T. Ryan Town leaders learned that 2014 budgeting would be a challenge for Peru as it will likewise be for almost all towns. The New York State property tax cap has been set at 1.66% down from 2%.  Inflation declined; therefore by the tax cap must decrease. Tax increases can exceed the cap, […]

Allen Turner is playing a key role in Peru’s growth

By John T. Ryan Peru is one of the few communities north of New York City to experience an increase in population during the past ten years (9.9%). Undoubtedly Allen Turner’s foresight and willingness to take a business risk has played an important role in that growth. During that period Turner constructed twenty-two single-family homes […]

Safe water, natural gas availability, speed limits, the historic register and assessor reappointment highlight meeting

By  John T. Ryan Important decisions having to do with water quality improvement project costs, natural gas availability and speed limits highlighted the Monday, June 10, 2013 Town Board meeting.  Counselors approved two resolutions that could add from $25, 000 to $50,000 to the cost of the water quality improvement project. Bringing natural gas to […]

Pasquales asks for Zoning Law Interpretation – permitted parking at issue

Agenda 06.13-1

Slycord enjoys his Code Enforcement Officer position

By John T. Ryan Two years ago Frank Slycord succeeded Paul Blaine as the Town of Peru’s Code Enforcement Officer. He brought extensive code enforcement training and enforcement experience to his position. Slycord clearly enjoys his job and appreciates its importance to the Peru community. He said, “I work for the people of the Town […]

Transportation Museum to hold grand reopening

Transportation Museum to hold grand reopening » NEW TODAY… » Press-Republican.

Meet Diane Fox: Q&A with Saranac Lake’s soon-to-be superintendent of schools

Meet Diane Fox – AdirondackDailyEnterprise.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Saranac Lake region — Adirondack Daily Enterprise.

“Observer” hired, permit fees may rise and Tuesday business hours changed

By John T. Ryan Supervision of the Water System Improvement Project; increasing permit fees; and changing Tuesday’s business hours were the primary items for discussion and action at the Monday, March 25, 2013 Peru Town Board meeting. The Board decided to hire a “construction observer” to assist with the final phase of the town’s $3.2 […]

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