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Clarence Zoning Board to hear requests on front-yard setbacks and lots


Seven appeals are on the agenda when the Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Town Hall, One Town Place off Goodrich Road.

Charles Kelkenberg asked for a re-hearing on a request to split a building lot into two parcels at 9275 Martin Road.

Lucas Jones asked for a 14-foot variance to allow a 54-foot foundation wall for a proposed single-family home at 4615 Thompson Road.

Dan Singer requested permission for a 3,456-square-foot third accessory structure at 5510 Old Goodrich Road.

Jeffrey Schneider seeks a variance to allow for a detached garage at 10428 Main St.

There also are three requests for deep front-yard setbacks for proposed single-family homes from Edward R. Lamarca at 10865 Howe Road, and from Charles Kelkenberg for properties at 10620 Keller Road and 10630 Keller Road.

This week in Clarence:

• The Clarence School Board will hold its annual reorganization meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the Lecture Hall at Clarence High School, 9625 Main St.

• A public hearing will be held during the Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Town Hall, One Town Plaza off Goodrich Road, on a request for a temporary conditional permit to allow outside dining at the Oak Stave Drinkery & Eatery, which plans to open next month at 5989 Transit Road at Clarence Center Road.

• Ethan Cox, co-author of “Buffalo Beer: The History of Brewing in the Nickel City,” will be guest speaker at the annual Clarence Historical Society picnic at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St., in the large covered pavilion behind the clubhouse.

The picnic and the program are free and open to the public. Those planning to come should bring a dish, appetizer or dessert to pass. They also should call the museum at 759-8575 or email by Monday with the number of people attending and what dish is being brought to pass. Hot dogs, hamburgers and soft drinks will be provided.

• The Town Ethics Committee will meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in Town Hall.

• The Clarence Summer concert series continues with two performances during the coming week in Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. The Clarence Summer Band plays Thursday night and the Clarence Summer Orchestra offers a program, “Star Wars/Fantasy and Fables,” next Sunday night. Both concerts begin at 7 p.m. In case of rain, the concerts will move to Clarence Middle School, 10150 Greiner Road.

• Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., will host a free community carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, with games, prizes, snacks, a bounce house, entertainment, vendors, face painting, crafts, a petting zoo and pony rides. For more information, call 632-4688.