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Ulster County Sets 30-day Period for Public Review of Agricultural District

August 10, 2014
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Under Section 303-a of the Agricultural and Markets Law the County Legislature is required to review the Ulster County Agricultural District No. 4 every eight years.  This District currently includes 10,602 acres.  The 30-day review period begins on July 11, 2014 and terminates on August 10, 2014.  The Ulster County Agricultural Farmland Protection Board has been directed to prepare a report as required by Article 25-AA of the Agriculture and Markets Law, and then a Public Hearing will be held on the district, including any proposed modifications.

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County of Ulster

Ulster County Legislature

 

NOTICE of 30-day Period for Public Review of an Agricultural District

Pursuant to the Eight-Year Review of an Agricultural District

 

Ulster County Agricultural District No. 4

Towns of Hurley, Kingston, Marbletown, Olive, Saugerties, Shandaken,

Ulster and Woodstock

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that Agricultural District No. 4, Towns of Hurley, Kingston, Marbletown, Olive, Saugerties, Shandaken, Ulster and Woodstock was established on March 13, 1975, pursuant to Agriculture and Markets Law.  The district currently includes 10,602 acres.

 

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that under Section 303-a of the Agricultural and Markets Law, the County Legislature is required to review this district eight (8) years after its creation and every eight (8) years thereafter.

 

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that during this thirty (30) day period, municipalities and landowners within the district may propose a modification of the district by filing such proposal with the Clerk of the Legislature within thirty (30) days after the publication of the notice.  Such 30-day period shall begin on July 11, 2014 and terminate on August 10, 2014.

 

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that a map of the district will be on file and open to public inspection in the office of the Clerk of the Legislature and County Planning Department, 244 Fair St., Kingston, NY.  A map of the district can also be downloaded from the County Planning Department's website at http://ulstercountyny.gov/agricultural_district_4_review.

 

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that the Ulster County Agricultural Farmland Protection Board has been directed to prepare a report as required by Article 25-AA of the Agriculture and Markets Law.  Thereafter, a public hearing will be held on the district, including any proposed modification and the recommendations of said board.

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Burt Samuelson, Ulster County Planning Dept.,

Telephone: (845) 339-2490

E-mail: bsam@co.ulster.ny.us

 

DATED: July 10, 2014

 

Victoria Fabella, Clerk

Ulster County Legislature