NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
2018 ANNUAL AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT INCLUSIONS
A public hearing will be held on Ulster County's 2018 Annual Agricultural District Inclusion Program on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 7:20 PM or as soon thereafter as the public may be heard, in the Legislative Chambers, Ulster County Office Building, 244 Fair St. Kingston, New York, 12402.
Annual Addition Process
Pursuant to Section 303-b of NYS Agriculture and Markets Law 25AA, the Ulster County Legislature is required to establish an annual 30 day Agricultural District enrollment period and to act on requests for inclusion of viable agricultural land within existing Certified Agricultural Districts.
Summary of Requests
Requests from fourteen applicants for inclusion into existing Certified Agricultural Districts were received during the enrollment period from March 1 through March 30, 2018. These requests comprise 20 whole tax parcels totaling approximately ¬¬457 acres. These parcels are located in the Towns of Gardiner, Marbletown, New Paltz, Olive, Plattekill, Rochester, Rosendale and Wawarsing.
Availability of Documents
A description of the process, information about the requests and the recommendation of the Ulster County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board (AFPB) may be viewed in the County Planning Department office and on the County Planning Department website at http://ulstercountyny.gov/planning/annual-agricultural-district-inclusions
Citizens are invited to comment on the requests as well as the recommendation of the AFPB. Written comments will be accepted at the public hearing or by mail and email no later than 5:00 P.M. on June 19, 2018 and should be directed to:
Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk
Ulster County Legislature
244 Fair Street
PO Box 1800
Kingston, NY 12402
The Ulster County Legislature is committed to making its Public Meetings accessible to individuals with disabilities. If, due to a disability, you need an accommodation or assistance to participate in the Public Hearing or to obtain a copy of the transcript of the Public Hearing in an alternative format in accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Office of the Clerk of the Legislature at 340-3900.
Dated: June 7, 2018 Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk
Kingston, NY Ulster County Legislature