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Public Hearing on Modifications & Consolidations of Chautauqua County’s Agricultural Districts
March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the County Legislature of the County of Chautauqua will meet in the Legislature Chambers, Gerace Office Building, 3 North Erie Street, Mayville, New York at 6:35 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, for the purpose of holding a public hearing on the 8-year review modifications and consolidation of Chautauqua County’s Agricultural Districts described below that are recommended by the Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board. All persons attending shall have the right to provide comments and ask questions concerning the 8-year review modifications and consolidation.
FURTHER NOTICE IS GIVEN, that the modifications to add or remove parcels from the Agricultural District are at the request of the landowner and have been filed with the County Legislature. Tax parcels to be added to District 2: 130.02-2-3, 130.02-2-4 and 131.00-1-5. Tax parcels to be removed from District 1: 193.09-1-14 and 193.00-1-41. According to the District Consolidation Plan enacted by the County Legislature in 2015, the remaining 9 districts will be consolidated into 4 districts. This consolidation is only an administrative change, and will not affect the status of land. The consolidated districts and their new 8 year review anniversary dates are as follows: District 1 (Districts 1 & 2 merged) – 1/5/2029; District 7 (Districts 6 & 7 merged) – 9/13/2023; District 8 (Districts 8, 11 & 12 merged) – 2/24/2025; District 10 (Districts 10 & 13 merged) – 2/6/2027. Details regarding the proposed modifications and consolidations can be found at https://planningchautauqua.com/planning/afpb/ag-dist-review/
AND FURTHER NOTICE IS GIVEN, that the public may participate in the public hearing by appearing in person at the Legislature Chambers during the 6:35 p.m. public hearing to make a live statement. The hearing facility is handicapped accessible. The meeting is open to the public and subject to all current COVID-19 guidelines.
Olivia L. Lee, Clerk
Chautauqua County Legislature