The Planning Board will meet Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

At the DPW Building, 61 East Main Street, Dryden

For the purpose of beginning an update of the Town’s Comprehensive Plan

See agenda for details

pb agenda 11-13-19

The next regular Planning Board meeting will be held November 20, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

At the Varna Community Center

943 Dryden Road

Varna, NY




November Meeting Dates:

November 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm – at the DPW Building – to discuss Comprehensive Plan work

November 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm – at the Varna Community Center – regular business meeting





Staff Liaison:   Ray Burger
Town Board Liaison:  Dan Lamb
Alice Green, Alternate

Meetings are open to the public and are held at 6 pm on the 4th Thursday of the month at the Dryden Town Hall.

There are 7 members on the Planning Board who serve seven (7) year terms, with one term expiring each year.

Current members and their term expiration year:
John Kiefer,  Chairman (2020)
Thomas Hatfield (2021)
Martin Hatch (2019)
Craig Anderson (2025)
Joseph Wilson (2024)
David Weinstein (2023)
Anthony Salerno (2022)

The Planning Board is responsible for reviewing and taking action on site plan review applications and most land subdivision applications. During the review process, the Planning Board is required to use the Town’s Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Law, Design Guidelines and SEQR as the criteria in forming their decisions.
The Planning Board works on other land use issues including reviewing and when necessary revising the town Comprehensive Plan. The Planning board pays consistent attention to promoting development consonant with the Comprehensive Plan.

The official copy of the Planning Board minutes are available at the Town Clerk’s Office.
Some minutes are available online.

Enabling Legislation  ny-law-creatibg-planning-board  regarding creation of planning boards

Local Law establishing  training-for-boards  for Planning Board members