Volunteer Boards

Planning Board (PB)

The Planning Board is responsible for guiding development of land and growth within the Town of Clinton in accordance with Zoning Law and its amendments, and the subdivision regulations. The Planning Board reviews and approves development in the Town of Clinton.

Composed of 7 members – seven year staggered terms. Of the seven members, one chairperson for a one year term chosen by the Town Board.

Current Membership:

  1. Arthur DePasqua, Chairperson
    Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2018
    Contact: artie@bai-net.com 
  2. Jack Auspitz
    Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2023
  3. Gerald Dolan
    Term: 1/1/2012 to 12/31/2018
  4. Robert A. Marrapodi
    Term: 1/1/2011 to 12/31/2017
  5. Tracie Ruzicka
    Term: 1/1/2014 to 12/31/2020
  6. Paul Thomas
    Term: 1/1/2013 to 12/31/2019
  7. Vacant Seat
  • Arlene Campbell, Board Clerk
  • Michael Appolonia, Zoning Enforcement Officer
  • Pete Setaro, Morris Associates, Town Engineer
  • Donald Cappillino, Town Attorney
  • Eliot Werner, Town Board Liaison Officer

Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)

The Zoning Board of Appeals hears appeals, evaluates requests for interpretations of the Zoning Law, and approves or denies area and use variances. The ZBA is designed to offer relief from the strict interpretation of the Zoning Law.

Composed of 7 members – seven year staggered terms. Of the seven members, one chairperson for a one year term chosen by the Town Board.

Current Membership:

  1. Joseph Malcarne, Chairperson
    Term: 1/1/2017 to 12/31/2023
    Contact: jmalcarne@optonline.net
  2. John Calogero
    Term: 1/1/2014 to 12/31/2020
  3. Charles Canham
    Term: 1/1/2016 to 12/31/2022
  4. Norma Dolan
    Term: 1/1/2013 to 12/31/2019
  5. Chris Juliano
    Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2024
  6. Macy Sharow III
    Term: 1/1/2012 to 12/31/2018
  7. Arthur Weiland
    Term: 1/1/2015 to 12/31/2021
  • Arlene Campbell, Board Clerk
  • Michael Appolonia, Zoning Enforcement Officer
  • Donald Cappillino, Town Attorney
  • Eliot Werner, Town Board Liaison Officer

Recreation Committee (RC)

The Recreation Committee creates recreational opportunities for Townspeople by developing services and programs to offer to our citizens.

Composed of an open number of residents for one year terms. The Chairperson is the Recreation Director who is appointed by the Town Board.

Current Membership:

  1. Dan Harkenrider, Chairperson
    Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2018
    Contact: dan@townofclinton.com
  2. Garrett DeCesare
    Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2018
  3. Katherine Mustello
    Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2018

Board of Assessment Review (BAR)

The Board of Assessment Review (BAR) is a five member board that hears the annual assessment grievances in May of each year.

Current Membership:

  1. Steve Diehl
    Term: 10/1/2016 to 9/30/2021
  2. David Schmidt
    Term: 10/1/2012 to 9/30/2017
  3. Mary Jo Nickerson
    Term: 10/1/2013 to 9/30/2018
  4. James Pellegrino
    Term: 10/1/2014 to 9/30/2019
  5. Chris Juliano
    Term: 10/1/2015 to 9/30/2020

Conservation Advisory Committee (CAC)

The members of the CAC advise the Town Board, planning boards, and zoning boards of appeals on matters related to the environment. By providing a scientific perspective on land-use planning and decision-making, CAC members contribute to the conservation and improvement of the local environment and quality of life for residents.

Composed of 3to 9 residents. Staggered terms, even number of two-year terms, the others one-year terms. Of the members, one chairperson for a one-year term, appointed by the Town Board.

Current Membership:

  1. Barbara Mansell, Chairperson
    Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2019
    Chair Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2018
    Contact: barb@mansell.org
  2. Norene Coller
    Term: 12/1/2017 to 12/31/2018
  3. Bill Relyea
    Term: 12/1/2107 to 12/31/2018
  4. Marian Thompson
    Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2019
  5. Maya Goer-Palenzuela
    Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2019
  6. Jean McAvoy
    Term: 3/1/2018 to 12/31/2018

Scenic & Historic Roads Advisory Committee (SHRAC)

The Scenic and Historic Roads Advisory Committee (SHRAC) provides advice and assistance on Scenic and Historic Roads to the Town Board, reviews development proposals along Scenic and Historic Roads, consults with the Superintendent of Highways periodically to review work plans, and periodically inspects designated Scenic and Historic Roads to ensure that scenic features are being maintained.

Composed of 5 to 7 members for staggered three-year terms. Two members’ terms will expire simultaneously, every year except for the one odd numbered member. Of the members, one chairperson for a one year term chosen by the Town Board.

Current Membership:

  1. Rick McGlauflin, Chairperson
    Term: 1/1/2017 to 12/31/2018
    Contact: twistedoaks@optonline.net
  2. Lynn Tompkins
    Term: 1/1/2017 to 12/31/2018
  3. Judy Malstrom
    Term: 1/1/2017 to 12/31/2018
  4. Chris Palmiero
    Term: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2018

 

Volunteer Boards Notes

Notice of need for members on the following boards:

Planning Board: 1 vacancy
Zoning Board of Appeals: no vacancies
Recreation Committee: Open ended membership, please contact Dan Harkenrider if interested in joining.
Board of Assessment Review: No vacancies
Conservation Advisory Council: 3 vacancies
Scenic & Historic Roads Advisory Committee: 3 vacancies