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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TOWN OF RED HOOK
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a continued public hearing will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Red Hook on October 12, 2021 at 7:35 P.M. local time, at the Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571, to hear all interested persons on a proposed Local Law No. D (Proposed) of 2021 entitled “A LOCAL LAW REGARDING MICRO HYDROPOWER FACILITIES”, to provide for the installation of micro hydropower facilities in order to further the goals of the Town’s Climate Action Plan, and amend the Town of Red Hook Zoning Law to allow micro hydropower facilities in the Waterfront Conservation District subject to issuance of a special permit, and amend Chapter 100 of the Town Code entitled “Power Plan Site Studies” to exempt micro hydropower facilities from the definition of a “power plant” and from the requirements of Chapter 100.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that copies of said proposed Local Law are available for review at the Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571.
Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, the Town Hall is closed to the general public except by appointment until further notice. Pursuant to NY Laws of 2021 Chapter 417, the public will not be permitted to attend in person. Board members are expected to participate in the public hearing via teleconference or video conference. Please refer to the meeting agenda to be posted on the Town website at https://www.redhook.org listing the specific link which will allow the public to view and listen to the proceedings live, which is expected to be available at www.pandatv23.org (click on “WATCH live”). Project documents will be posted with the meeting agenda on the Town’s website.
All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard as follows: 1) The public is encouraged to submit written comments by email or telephone in advance of the hearing to firstname.lastname@example.org and 845-758-4606 by 4:00 p.m. the day of the hearing. Please note “Local Law No. E (Proposed) of 2021” in the subject. 2) Written comments may be dropped in the Town’s drop box in advance of the hearing at the Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571 by 4:00 p.m. the day of the hearing. Please observe the recommendations of the CDC regarding distancing and use of masks. 3) All comments so received in advance of the hearing will be noted in the hearing record. Interested persons may also comment by email or telephone to email@example.com and 845-758-4622 on the date of the hearing from the time of opening the hearing until the close of the hearing.
All reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. In such a case, please notify the Town Clerk in advance at the above address or by phone 845-758-4606 so that arrangements can be made.
By order of the Town Board of the Town of Red Hook, dated September 22, 2021.
Town of Red Hook