Montgomery County Legislature Notice Of 30-Day Period For Public Review Of Agricultural District No. 3 Pursuant To The Eight-Year Review Of Agricultural District

February 27th, 2019

Montgomery County Legislature Notice Of 30-Day Period For Public Review Of Agricultural District No. 3 Pursuant To The Eight-Year Review Of Agricultural District

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that Agricultural District No. 3 (Towns of Charleston, Florida, Glen, Root, Village of Fultonville and City of Amsterdam south of the Mohawk River) within the County of Montgomery was established on July 22, 1975 pursuant to Article 25-AA of the Agricultural and Markets Law.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, which the current Agricultural District No. 3 contains 77,491.93 total acres.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that under Article 25-AA, Section 303-a of the Agricultural and Markets Law, the County Legislature is required to review a district eight years after its creation and every eight years thereafter.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that commencing on March 1, 2019 and during the next 30 days, any municipality whose territory encompasses the above mentioned Agricultural District, any State Agency or landowner within or adjacent to the District, may propose a modification to the District.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, which any proposed modification must be filed with the Clerk of the County Legislature within the thirty (30) days specified.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that copies of said 30 day review notice and map are on file with the Montgomery County Clerk, County Office Building, Route 30A, Fonda, NY, and the Department of Economic Development and Planning, Old County Courthouse, 2nd Floor, 9 Park Street, Fonda, NY, and at the Clerks’ offices in the Towns of Charleston, Florida, Glen, Root, Village of Fultonville and City of Amsterdam.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that at the termination of the thirty (30) day period, the districts and proposed modification will be submitted to the Montgomery County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, P.O. Box 1500, 9 Park Street, Fonda, NY 12068 and that thereafter a public hearing will be held on the District #3 proposed modifications and recommendations of said Board.

DATED:  __________________________

Cheryl Reese, Clerk, Montgomery County Legislature, 64 Broadway, P.O. Box 1500, Fonda, NY 12068