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3 small business projects backed by Planning Board

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 18 December 2015 at 12:00 am

ALBION – The Orleans County Planning Board approved three small business projects on Thursday, including a new tortilla store in Albion, small engine repair and appliance sales business in Yates, and a motor vehicle repair shop in Kendall.

Gabriel Rodriguez wants to put up an 1,800-square-foot building to make and sell tortillas at 439 West Ave., Albion. The site would be next door to Rodriguez’s home, where he also sells boots and clothing.

The tortilla store would share the driveway to the residence and the other business.
The site is west of King Street in a General Commercial district.

Carl Stauffer wants to fix small engines and appliances, and also sell appliances from of 12025 Roosevelt Highway (Route 18), the former site of Murphy’s Fruit Stand.

Stauffer and his family moved to the property in July and have made several improvements, cleaning up the site. The Orleans County Planning Board recommended the Town of Yates give Stauffer a permit for a home business in a residential/agricultural district.

Carl Catracchia II wants to operate White Knuckle Motorsports and Automotive at 2655-2639 Peter Smith Rd., Kendall.

Catracchia says he will repair, maintain an build motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles and work on automobiles at the site, which is in a residential/agricultural district. The Orleans County Planning recommended the Town of Kendall approve the site plan and permit for the business.