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Posted on: August 5, 2019

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING-WINNAKEE LAND TRUST, INC. SAWKILL PROJECT

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING WINNAKEE LAND TRUST, INC. SAWKILL PROJECT
UNDER THE TOWN’S COMMUNITY PRESERVATION FUND PROGRAM
TOWN OF RED HOOK

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that concurrent public hearings will be held by the Town Board of the Town of Red Hook on August 13, 2019 at 7:45 o’clock P.M. local time, at the Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571, pursuant to Town’s Community Preservation Fund (“CPF Program”), to hear all interested persons regarding the acquisition of an interest or right in real property to preserve open space pursuant to Section 247 of the General Municipal Law, including the purchase of a contractual right necessary to achieve the purposes of such provisions, for each the projects described below.

With respect to each of the projects described below, the Town’s project partner, Winnakee Land Trust, Inc. has a grant agreement for 80% match funding for acquisition costs under a Department of Environmental Conservation Water Quality Improvement Program Grant.  The Town’s share is not to exceed 20% of the acquisition costs plus estimated additional project related cost and is proposed to be financed from the CPF Program.  

Rural Joy, Inc.:  Application submitted by Winnakee Land Trust, Inc., for acquisition of a conservation easement and public access easement proposed to be held by the Town of Red Hook with respect to an approximately 246.63 acre parcel of property, Tax Map ID No. 6173-00-847544 and an approximately 0.17 acres parcel of property, Tax Map ID No. 6173-00-980322, located at Route 9G, Aspinwall, Kelly and Whalesback Roads, Town of Red Hook, Dutchess County, New York.  The total project cost including proposed program partner funding is estimated not to exceed $811,582, with the Town share estimated not to exceed $176,786.  

Migliorelli and Leone:  Application submitted by Winnakee Land Trust, Inc. for acquisition of a conservation easement and public access easement proposed to be held by the Town of Red Hook with respect to an approximately 89 acre parcel of property, Tax Map ID No. 6273-00-019222 and an approximately 0.58 acre parcel of property, Tax Map ID No. 6173-16-946326, located on and to the rear of Aspinwall Road to Rec Park West, Town of Red Hook, Dutchess County, New York.  The total project cost including proposed program partner funding is estimated not to exceed $415,943, with the Town share estimated not to exceed $96,013.  

All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard in person or by directing comments in writing to the Town Board, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571.  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.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that copies of said applications are available for review at the office of the Town Clerk, Red Hook Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, New York 12571.

By order of the Town Board of the Town of Red Hook, dated August 2, 2019.

Sue McCann, Town Clerk
Town of Red Hook


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