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A word with the developer

Thursday June 16 I had a chance to chat with Bill Kugelman of Philips International. He is the man in charge of the South Peak Subdivision for the developers. Points he made: * There is no firm start date or … Continue reading

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South Peak Subdivision Development Maps

This map shows the outline of the land to be occupied by the South Peak Subdivision Development. Click map for full size image. This map shows the outline of work to be done in Phase 1. Click map for full … Continue reading

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South Peak Subdivision Development: Unanswered Question

Now that the contours of the phased development plan are known, there are a few questions to which we do not yet have the answers: In what order does the development proceed now? That is, do the developers sell plots, … Continue reading

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Developers’ Engineers June 7 2011 Letter to the Planning Board summarizing the latest submissions

In this letter the Engineers conveyed the latest revised plans to the Board. The revisions encompassed changed asked for by the Board at the March meeting. The letter also summarizes activity and filing since the March 2011 meeting. The letter … Continue reading

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Letters regarding drainage, NYSDOT and SWPPP

South Peak Developers’ Engineers Letter to NYSDOT 05-10-11 South Peak Drainage Re NYS Route 212 (pdf) Attached to this letter in the Public File are: 1) A letter dated August 16 2007 to Dewkett Engineering from NYSDOT approving submitted site … Continue reading

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Town Engineers March 24 Letter to Planning Board Re SWPPP

Town Engineers March 24 2011 Letter to Planning Board Re SWPPP (pdf)

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The new developers and engineers

Developers: William Kugelman Saugerties Developers LLC c/o Philips International 295 Madison Ave., 2nd Floor New York, NY 10017 P 212-951-3838 info@pihc.com http://www.pihc.com/ In late 2009 the original developers “212 Developers” sold up and the development was taken over by Saugerties … Continue reading

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March 2011 – Phased development proposed

As of this writing (June 14, 2011) the minutes from the March 2011 meeting are not yet posted. So the items below are as related to me by various people who were at the meeting. The new developers said that … Continue reading

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Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes June 15 2010

Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes June 15 2010 (pdf) South Peak / Rt. 212 Development –Plans presented by Nancy Clark – Pl Bd gave Conditional final approval to 23 lots and DEC approved 18 lots. DEC changed regulations and applicant … Continue reading

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Saugerties Town Planning Boad Minutes January 19 2010

Saugerties Town Planning Boad Minutes January 19 2010 (pdf) Major-Route 212 Developers/South Peak NOW Saugerties Developers LLC-want an extension with all prior Conditional Finals since acquired by another entity. Wayne Graff, Esq., William Kugelman of Philips International and Nancy Clark … Continue reading

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Saugerties Town Planning Boad Minutes March 17 2009

Saugerties Town Planning Boad Minutes March 17 2009 (pdf) 212 Developers/South Peak–Rt. 212-A motion by Furman, seconded by Goldberg to grant a 6-month extension. All in favor, none opposed, carried.

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Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes October 21 2008

Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes October 21 2008 (pdf) “120 day extension will be expiring. Creen and Kane will discuss and contact Steve Faust.”

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Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes June 17 2008

Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes June 17 2008 (pdf) Extension on Major-212 Developers / South Peak-Rt. 212- A motion by Furman, seconded by Leaning to approve another 120 day extension for the Major subdivision for them to receive their approvals. … Continue reading

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Photos of flooding in the South Peak / Osnas Lane Neighborhood

Photos of flooding:

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Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes February 19, 2008

Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes February 19, 2008 (pdf) Major-South Peak / 212 Developer-Rt. 212-Received a letter from Robert Capowski requesting an extension to this project due to not receiving permits in a timely manner. A motion by Furman, seconded … Continue reading

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Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes September 18 2007

Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes September 18 2007 (pdf) South Peak-Rt. 212-wants an extension of Conditional Final for another 120 days. A motion by Hayes, seconded by Furman to grant the extension for another 120 days. All in favor, none … Continue reading

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Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes April 17 2007

Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes April 17 2007 (pdf) Minor-Rt. 212 Developers / South Peak-Rt. 212-Maps presented by Robert Capowski Status-DOT still under review. DEC still in review-stream disturbance. Army Corps was submitted for flagging. Town Eng. Reviewing drainage for … Continue reading

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Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes February 20 2007

Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes February 20 2007 (pdf) This was a large, well attended meeting at which many residents gave their opinions. Major-South Peak/212 Developers-Rt. 212-opened public hearing at 8:40p. Maps presented by Bob Capowski. Subidivision-24 houses with 4 … Continue reading

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Feb 5 2007 – Letter from Dewkett Engineering to Saugerties Planning Board

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February 17 2007 Letter from Pisani to Planning Board

Pisani Letter To Planning Board February 15 2007

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Sun. Feb 11 ’07 – Development – South Peak update

REMINDER: The South Peak Subdivision has a public hearing scheduled for the Planning Board Meeting on Tuesday February 20th 2007 at 7:30pm at the Frank D. Greco Senior Center on Market Street in Saugerties (near the entrance to the playing … Continue reading

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Feb 2, 2007 – Current Situation

IMPORTANT DATES: Town Board Meeting – Wednesday February 7th , 7pm at the Senior Citizens Center The subject of a moratorium on development in the Town of Saugerties will probably be discussed. There is a strong feeling in parts of … Continue reading

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Saugerties Town Planning Boad Minutes December 19 2006

Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes December 19 2006 (pdf) Major-212 Developers, LLC / South Peak-Rt. 212-Maps presented by Robert Capowski-24 building lots. Construct a Town road through to Cottontail to Rt. 212. Comments discussed were grade of road highest is … Continue reading

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Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes September 19 2006

Saugerties Town Planning Board Minutes September 19 2006 (pdf) PRE-HEARING CONFERENCE: 1. Major-212 Developer / South Peak-Rt. 212, Glasco Turnpike and Cottontail Rd.-Maps presented by Kathy Dewkett-Prior submission was for 41 lots now for 24 lots of 3 ¼ acres … Continue reading

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Sep 28, 2005 – Update

Well, it’s been months with no news, not so much as a buzz, so I called the planning board today (9/28) to see if there is anything going on with the Southpeak development. They have heard nothing from Rothe Engineering … Continue reading

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Jan 27, 2005 – Re: A message from the developers

The idea, at this point, is to share information as openly as possible. Any and all information is useful and appreciated. Readers will do with it what they will. Understanding the source of the information and the intent behind the … Continue reading

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Jan 26, 2005 – A message from the developers

SOUTH PEAK NEIGHBORS: In response to the messages listed on your website, we would like to make some clarifications. 1. Although we would like to respond to the references to the newspaper articles from the Saugerties Times, it is impossible … Continue reading

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Jan 26 2005 – South Peak Meeting Jan 29

Things continue to move slowly on the South Peak front, but they are moving. It looks as though the development’s official Stormwater Management Plan will be finalised within the next week. while the formal public comment period may be over, … Continue reading

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December 31 2004 – Update

Happy New Year! I trust the holidays have found everyones well well, and basement dry. While we are waiting for the next shoe to drop, I have been doing a fair bit of talking on the phone and networking. The … Continue reading

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Dec 7, 2004 – Current Situation

First, apologies for the low volume of activity recently. It seems that business for internet retail picks up around the holidays, who knew? My neighbour John and I walked the “South Peak” property with map in hand on Sunday. We … Continue reading

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Dec 2, 2004 – Sharing Information

Hey “Group”! Hope everyone had a nice holiday weekend. I was so frustrated for not being able to attend the public hearing, I called Juanita (head of the planning boards’s secretary)and asked her if I could have a copy of … Continue reading

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Nov 29, 2004 – Correction in Saugerties Times

Hi folks, The Saugerties Times cleared up much of the misinformation in last week’s story in a correction this past Friday. Diane (originally published on the Yahoo Groups site November 29, 2004 )

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Nov 24, 2004 – Saugerties Times

Hello, This week’s Saugerties Time has a awful story (I believe it’s on Page 3) about the hearing. They got an awful lot wrong and should run a clarification/correction which I have requested. It would help if others contacted Steve Hopkins after looking … Continue reading

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November 17 2004 – Notes about the first Public Meeting

Thanks to all who turned out at the Public Meeting last night, Tuesday November 16. South Peak was the very first item on the agenda. After a brief presentation by Richard Rothe, the engineer for the development (and also one … Continue reading

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Planning Board Meeting Minutes November 16 2004

Planning Board Meeting Minutes November 16 2004 (pdf) PUBLIC HEARINGS: 1. Major-South Peak / 2 12 Developers-Rt. 21 2-Opened public hearing at 7:4 1 p.m.-Maps presented by Richard Rothe-41 lots, single family homes, access off town spec. road fiom Rt. … Continue reading

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November 16 2004 – Who are the new owners?

While the letter from Rothe Engineering tells us the the owners of the land to be developed are “212 Developers, Inc.” the only registered company which is close appears to be: 212 Developers, LLC Steve Faust 641 Route 212 Saugerties, … Continue reading

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2004 – First activity of South Peak Development

Saugerties Town Planning Boad Minutes October 19 2004 (pdf) 3. Major-South Peak-Rt. 2 12- Maps presented by Richard Rothe. A 41 lot subdivisio’n. Will have a Town road with extension to looped roads. Have addressed the Federal wetlands, DEC stream … Continue reading

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Tue Nov 16, 2004 3:05 pm – Public Meeting Announcement

Public Meeting Announcement  

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