Referred to: The Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit Committee (Chairman Cahill and Legislators Archer, Corcoran, Delaune, Litts, Maio, and Uchitelle)
Chairman of the Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning, and Transit Committee, Brian B. Cahill, and Deputy Chair Herbert Litts, III offer the following:
WHEREAS, Ulster County has established a 30-day review period for the addition of lands to Agricultural Districts in accordance with New York Agriculture and Markets Law Article 25AA, Section 303-b; and
WHEREAS, the 30-day application period for the additions of lands to Agricultural Districts as set by the County ended on March 30, 2020; and
WHEREAS, the Agricultural Farmland Protection Board received requests from landowners to include parcels of land in Agricultural Districts; and
WHEREAS, Agriculture and Markets Law Article 25AA, Section 303-b requires a Public Hearing to be held concerning the addition of one or more parcels of land to Agricultural Districts; and
WHEREAS, Agriculture and Markets Law Article 25AA, Section 303-b also requires directly notifying, in writing, those municipalities whose territory encompasses lands proposed for inclusion in Agricultural Districts; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that the Clerk of the Ulster County Legislature shall act according to NYS Agriculture and Markets Law Section 303-b to cause a legal notice of said Public Hearing to be published, and to provide a copy of the hearing notice in writing, to all municipalities that have lands proposed for inclusion in Agricultural Districts, and, be it further
RESOLVED, that said Public Hearing will be held on August 11, 2020 at 6:30 PM, or as soon thereafter as the public can be heard, in the Legislative Chambers, Ulster County Office Building, 244 Fair Street, Kingston, New York,
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit on _______________.
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Updated: July 1, 2020
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