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Facing Planning Board's Wrath, Westchester Burger on its Agenda for Tonight

Mount Kisco planners to get status update on restaurant that lost its outdoor seating due to violations on the site.

Mount Kisco's Planning Board is slated to get an update at tonight's meeting from , the first since members requested that the restaurant's temporary outdoor seating because of outstanding violations on the property.

The burger company did not have anyone show up to the board's last meeting on June 26. At that meeting, Planning Board Chairman Joseph Costenio blasted the restaruant, calling its site "a fiasco." Violations not addressed, Cosentino stated, included fixing the lighting, guard rail fencing and a side exit. The status of trash disposal and off-site parking use by patrons were also concerns raised.

Other board members at the meeting.

Since that meeting, the an official from the restaurant has stated an intention to comply, Mount Kisco Building Inspector Austin Cassidy told Patch.

The burger company is seeking a permanent outdoor seating permit, having expressed its desire to get 13 tables outside.

Little Garden Childcare up for Public Hearing

Also on the Planning Board's agenda is , a proposed facility at 27 Radio Circle meant to have 112 children enrolled. Owners Mark and Beatrice Santora have been at odds with some board members because they want to have the daycare's playground at the front of the property. Skeptical members - a majority of the board are sympathetic to the owners - asked for more information about a rear alternative, which the Santoras provided after initial opposition.

Whether or not Little Garden needs an area zoning variance, something discussed as a possibility, may be known tonight.

The planning board's meeting starts at 7:30 p.m., at

Chris Kaye July 10, 2012 at 11:24 AM
Based on his previous remarks.."Close ‘em down!”, Stanley Bernstein needs to resign. That's not exactly the attitude to work things out.

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