Tompkins County
New York


Scheduling a Public Hearing for Addition to Agricultural District No. 2 (West Side of Cayuga Lake)


Department:Planning, Development, and Environmental Quality CommitteeSponsors:
Category:LandFunctions:Agriculture, Cooperative Extension

Resolution/Document Body

              WHEREAS, Resolution No. 25 of 2004 designated an annual one-month review period when landowner proposals for inclusion of viable agricultural lands within existing certified agricultural districts will be accepted for review and action by the Tompkins County Legislature, and


              WHEREAS, Resolution No. 201 of 2007 revised the schedule of the annual review period so that it begins February 1, and


              WHEREAS, Tompkins County has two (2) New York State certified agriculture districts, District 1 is on the east side of Cayuga Lake and District 2 is on the west side of Cayuga Lake, and


              WHEREAS, one landowner has requested addition of a parcel totaling 1.73 acres to Tompkins County Agricultural District 2 and no landowners have requested addition of parcels to Tompkins County Agricultural District 1, and


              WHEREAS, the County Legislature is required to hold a public hearing and act on such proposals within 120 days under New York State Agriculture District Law, now therefore be it


              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Planning, Development, and Environmental Quality Committee, That the public hearing on additions to the Agriculture Districts of Tompkins County be held at the County Legislature meeting scheduled for June 6, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.,


              RESOLVED, further, That the Clerk of the County Legislature is authorized to place proper notice, including tax parcel number and street address, of this public hearing in the official newspaper of the County as outlined below:

Tax Parcel: 502200  17.-1-15.34

Street Address: Brown Road, Danby