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Posted on: October 5, 2017

TOWN OF MAMAKATING NOTICE OF HEARING INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW MORATORIUM ON LARGE-SCALE SOLAR ENERGY S

TOWN OF MAMAKATING

NOTICE OF HEARING

INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW

MORATORIUM ON LARGE-SCALE SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS

            PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that there has been introduced before the Town Board of the Town of Mamakating, New York, on October 3, 2017, a local law titled “Moratorium on Large-Scale Solar Energy Systems,” which local law would provide that for a period of four (4) months, no Town board, officer or employee shall approve an application for development of a large-scale solar energy system (solar farm), except, however, if a complete application for approval of a large-scale solar energy system was submitted to the Planning Board and a public hearing was commenced on the application prior to adoption of this local law, review of that application shall continue and the Planning Board’s determination on the application shall be made pursuant to the zoning regulations currently in effect.  The introductory local law contains a procedure for applicants to seek administrative relief from the moratorium.  A complete copy of the Introductory Local Law is available for inspection at the Town Clerk's Office.  

            NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to Section 20 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, the Town Board of the Town of Mamakating, New York, will hold a public hearing on the aforesaid Local Law at  the Town Hall, 2948 Route 209, Wurtsboro, New York, on October 17, 2017, at 6:00 P.M., at which time all persons interested therein shall be heard.

            The Town of Mamakating will make every effort to assure that the hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities.  Anyone requiring special assistance and/or reasonable accommodations should contact the Town Clerk.

Dated: October 4, 2017

                                                            BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE

                                                            TOWN OF MAMAKATING

                                                                       

                                                            JEAN M. DOUGHERTY, TOWN CLERK



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