Planning Board Meeting
Staff Liaison: Ray Burger
Town Board Liaison: Dan Lamb
Jason Leifer, 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)
Daniel Bussmann (2026)
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.
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