Category Archives: Zoning & Village Center Plan

Village Meeting Minutes – January and February 2013

At the January and February Board of Trustees meetings, the main topics of conversation continued to be the zoning amendment which would permit a Fresh Market grocery store at the former Glennon Cadillac site and the Village Center Master Plan, which will guide redevelopment and zoning in the Village center.

Numerous residents near the Glennon site and their attorney spoke at the board meetings opposing the zoning change. The Village board placed the zoning amendment on hold, citing the community

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Village Meeting Minutes – November and December 2012

At the November and December Board of Trustees meetings, the main topics of discussion were the highway zoning amendment which could permit a Fresh Market grocery store at the former Glennon Cadillac site in the village and the town proposal to grant a variance for the construction of a King Kullen shopping center on County Road 39 in Tuckahoe.

The village board acknowledged that the engineering study completed by Nelson, Pope and Voorhis was inadequate. The board discussed the cost of a more comprehensive

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Village Meeting Minutes – September and October, 2012

At the September and October Board of trustees meetings, the main topics of discussion were the highway zoning amendment which could permit a Fresh Market grocery store at the former Glennon Cadillac site and a presentation from The Center for Municipal Solutions outlining the establishment of a cell tower policy for the Village.

The Village engineering consultants have prepared an environmental impact statement regarding the highway zoning change. This was delivered to

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Village Meeting Minutes – July and August, 2012

At the July and August Board of  trustees meetings, the main topics of discussion were the Southampton Center  for the Arts (including a selection of an architect for the proposed  renovation), the public hearing on the new zoning under the Village Center  Master Plan, a presentation on a requested enovation/relocation of the Southampton Village Volunteer Ambulance Corps building and the completion of  the Highway Zoning change which could permit the approval of the Fresh Market  on the

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Village Meetings Minutes May and June, 2012

At the May and June Board of Trustees meetings, the main topics of discussion were the Southampton Center for the Arts, including a pavilion to be sited at 27 Job’s Lane, the public hearing on the new zoning under the Village Center Master Plan, and recommendations from the US Department of Agriculture regarding the deer problem in the Village and surrounding area.

As the renovation of the 25 Job’s Lane site will take a  minimum of two years, a proposal from the Rockwell Group was considered

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Village Meeting Minutes – March and April, 2012

At the March and April Board of Trustees meetings, the main topics of discussion were the 2012 Budget, deer fencing legislation, and continuing conversation over the proposal to change zoning in a portion of the Village’s highway business district.

The approved budget includes a 3.78% spending increase (to  $24.5 million). Village Property taxes will increase by 2%, just within the state mandated cap. Under the budget, the police department (at $5.9 million) and employee benefits (at $6.7

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Presentations by Robert Gibbs, Retail Planning Consultant

In May the Southampton Association brought nationally acclaimed retail planning consultant Robert Gibbs to a series of meetings with the Village Planning Commission, Trustees, store owners and Town planners.

All agreed it was an extremely productive two days with some interesting retail insights and equally important dialogue between policy makers, businesses and residents. You can view the final meeting on the links below.

Some of the preliminary conclusions were:

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The Village Planning Board proposed Master Plan

April 9, 2012

The Village Planning Board has proposed a new MASTER PLAN  www.southamptonvillage.org/gallery/MasterPlanFinalDraft.pdf and changes to the ZONING TEXT  http://www.southamptonvillage.org/gallery//SouthamptonVillageCenterZoningArchitecturalDesignGuidelines.pdf  for the Village Business District which could have enormous impact on it’s future character.

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BFJ Planning

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Village Residents want Traditional Look Downtown

Hamptons Online

Dec 9, 2008 

Village Residents Favor Maintaining A Traditional Look To Downtown  on the schematic of a downtown district slated to determine “the lookof …  

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