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. 3
Towns of Hardenburgh, Marbletown, Olive, Rosendale, Rochester and Wawarsing
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Agricultural District No. 3 for Towns of Hardenburgh, Marbletown, Olive, Rosendale, Rochester and Wawarsing was established on December 14, 1973, pursuant to Agriculture and Markets Law. The district currently includes approximately 16,470 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 October 20, 2016 and terminate on November 18, 2016.
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. Maps of the district can also be downloaded from the County Planning Department’s website at http://ulstercountyny.gov/agricultural_district_3_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., (845) 339-2490 bsam[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us
DATED: October 20, 2016 Victoria A. Fabella, Clerk
Kingston, New York Ulster County Legislature