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Holmdel Zoning Board Hearing on Development Raises Questions

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HOLMDEL, N.J. - The Holmdel Zoning Board began to hear the application for Verde Green II on June 7. 

Located between the Boxwood Avenue neighborhood and Beau Ridge,the first item was determining whether the application and checklist were deemed complete. While several items were missing, the engineer Robert Bucco, advised the board they could move forward. Information, such as a fiscal analysis and other impact studies, would come later.


The proposal is for eight homes of approximately 3600 square feet and four bedrooms each. The application is designed at the full impervious coverage limit. For a D1 variance, the applicant must provide a significant reason for zoning relief. It wasn't clear what the hardship might be during the meeting as the Chair said that issue would be addressed at a later time.

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Zoning Board members expressed concerns in regard to drainage, the stormwater management plan and the extent to which the amount of impervious coverage is so intense that no expansion would ever be possible for a family who wanted to add a deck, as an example.

The applicant felt the project was more in line with what the community would find acceptable. According to the applicants attorney Sal Alfieri, "maybe we were wrong". Their assertion was that the existing zone may allow for up to thirteen townhome style units. 

Approximately 30 residents attended and asked various questions of the board. Beau Ridge Association President Nancy Cagliostro expressed many concerns on drainage and stated that the community hired a civil engineer. The applicant indicated they would meet with them. Their engineer stated that drainage would improve with the development.

Resident Alex Shlivko asked how many trees there are there and how many were coming down. An answer was not available and should be available at the next meeting.

The Environmental Committee has yet to weigh in.


Next date for the continuing public hearing is June 21st at 7PM. This will begin traffic engineering testimony and a response to other questions from the residents in attendance.

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