December 21, 2016: Time 7:00PM. Public Hearing Minutes (Draft)
Members Present:Nancy La Bombard, Chairperson Pat Flath
Absent: Jim Dalheim, Jens Sorensen
A public hearing before the Variance Board of the Town of Santa Clara, County of
Franklin, State of New York was held on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 7:00 PM at
the Santa Clara Town Hall, Route 30, Saranac Inn, New York, to consider the
Application of Steve and Andrea Maikowski to construct a small addition of
245.38 sq feet at the back of the cabin. The original cabin was built in 1974
and is situated 31 feet from the Upper Saranac Lake shoreline. This addition
would require a variance from the lake from 75 ft to 55 ft. It would be
constructed on the applicant's property at 722 Bartlett Carry Road, Tupper Lake,
Town of Santa Clara, Franklin County, New York, Tax Map 474.-1-13.
The proposed new addition would require one area variances:
1. A variance for the distance change from 75 ft to 55 ft.
The Variance Committee Members having taken into consideration the benefit to the
applicant, as weighed against the detriment to the health, safety and welfare of the
neighborhood or community and having considered the five factors has decided to GRANT
the variance requested by Steve and Andrea Maikowski.