Notice of Public Hearing on Requests for Inclusion of Lands in AG District No. 124

Notice of Public Hearing on Requests for Inclusion of Lands in AG District No. 124

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON REQUESTS FOR INCLUSION OF LANDS IN AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT NO. 124

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that one or more requests for inclusion of predominantly viable agricultural land have been filed with the Greene County Legislature and referred to the Greene County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board pursuant to Section 303-b of Article 25AA of NYS Agriculture and Markets Law, and a public hearing will be held by the County Legislature of Greene County, State of New York, in the Legislative Meeting Room, 4th Floor, County Office Building, 411 Main Street, Catskill, New York on the 16th day of December, 2020 at 6:25 p.m. to consider the report and recommendations of the Greene County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board to add the following parcels, totaling 42.21 acres to Greene County Agricultural District No. 124:

2020 Request for Inclusion Ag District No. 124

Coxsackie39.00-4-536.66 acres
Durham/Cornwallville48.02-1-325.15 acres
Durham10.00-2-3030.40 acres

Additionally the following parcel mergers, totaling 27.59 acres are proposed to be added to Greene County Agricultural District No. 124:

Athens139.00-2-221.40 Acres Not Included in AG124
Cairo119.00-1-2616.79 Acres Not Included in AG124
Durham32.00-3-259.40 Acres Not Included in AG124

Agricultural District 124 currently encompasses 816 parcels of approximately 40,915.55 acres within the Greene County Towns of Athens, Ashland, Cairo, Catskill, Coxsackie, Durham, Greenville, Halcott, Hunter, Jewett, Prattsville, Lexington, New Baltimore, and Windham, and the Villages of Athens, Catskill, Coxsackie, Hunter, and Tannersville (entire County of Greene), known as Agricultural District No. 124.

A description and map of the District, and proposed additions and recommendations of the Greene County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board may be examined in the Office of the Clerk of the Greene County Legislature during regular business hours.

All parties in interest and citizens will be heard by the County Legislature at the public hearing.

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