NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Amenia will hold a public hearing at the Town Hall, 4988 Route 22, Amenia, New York on October 5, 2017 at 7:00 o’clock p.m., on proposed Local Law No. 2 of 2017, entitled, “A Local Law to Amend Local Law No. 2 of 2011 as Amended by Local Law No. 1 of 2016 and Confirm the Addition to the Zoning Map of the Town of Amenia of 65+/- Acres of Land Located on Sinpatch Road to the Soil Mining Overlay (SMO) Zoning District Subject to Certain Conditions"(the “Proposed Local Law”).  The purpose of the Proposed Local Law is to (1) permit certain limited residential and transit-oriented development uses within the area of the Ridgecrest mine previously added to the Town’s SMO on Sinpatch Road, specified as Tax Map No. 132000-7165-404090; (2) otherwise confirm the boundaries of the SMO for the Ridgecrest mine; and (3) to require a conservation easement on certain portions of the Ridgecrest mine within the SMO, while bringing the conservation easement recording provisions applicable to the Ridgecrest mine (as specified in Resolution No. 3 of 2013) into compliance with Local Law No. 2 of 2011 (as previously amended by Local Law No. 1 of 2016) and the Town Code; and

 

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that the Town Board of the Town of Amenia will also hold a public hearing at the Town Hall, 4988 Route 22, Amenia, New York, on October 5, 2017 at 7:00 o’clock p.m., jointly with the hearing on the Proposed Local Law, on an application from Ridgecrest Farms, Inc. for an amendment of its special permit to conduct soil mining operations at the Ridgecrest mine within a 25’ buffer area along the northern border of its property on Sinpatch Road, specified as Tax Map No. 132000-7165-404090, an approximately 0.8-acre area of additional mining activity (the “Special Permit Amendment”); and

 

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that copies of the aforesaid Proposed Local Law and Special Permit Amendment application materials will be available for examination at the Town of Amenia Town Hall, 4988 Route 22, Amenia, New York, during normal business hours on all business days between the date of this notice and the date of the public hearing;

 

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that all persons interested and citizens shall have an opportunity to be heard on said proposal at the time and place aforesaid.

 

 

DATED:    Amenia, New York

 

                  September 7, 2017

 

 

                                                                                                                        DAWN MARIE KLINGNER,

 

                                                                                                                        TOWN CLERK

 

 

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