Agenda for September 19, 2018 meeting
Next town board meeting date was changed at this meeting. Next meeting is scheduled for Friday, October 5, 2018 when the 2019 Tentative Budget will be given to the town board.
"In making a determination as to whether the actions of governmental units are “exempt” from local zoning regulations, the New York Court of Appeals in the 1988 case of Matter of County of Monroe v City of Rochester, 72 N.Y.2d 338, 533 N.Y.S.2d 702, established a new method for resolving inter-governmental land use disputes using the “balancing of public interests” analytic approach. Unless a statute exempts it, the encroaching governmental unit is presumed to be subject to the zoning regulations of the host community where the land is located. Working from that premise, a host community then considers several factors to determine whether or not it is in the public interest to continue to subject the encroaching government to its land use regulations." [to read more...]The public hearing below (where no one from the public spoke) was to determine whether the public interest was being served relative to the placement of a 190 ft. tower in Sherrillbrook Park: