Notice of Public Hearing - 4/8/2020


Pursuant to a resolution adopted by the Town Board of the Town of East Greenbush, the Town Board shall hold a public hearing on April 8th at 6:00 p.m., in the East Greenbush Town Hall, 225 Columbia Turnpike in the Town of East Greenbush, to receive comments from the public on a proposed local law as follows:

A local law creating a Conservation Advisory Council for the Town of East Greenbush.

The proposed local law would create a Conservation Advisory Council in the Town of East Greenbush. Among its duties, the Council would be tasked with advising the Town Board on matters affecting the preservation, development and use of natural and human made resources, features and conditions within the Town of East Greenbush, relating to environmental quality, biological integrity, natural beauty and other conservation factors. In relation to human activities and development, the Council would advise the Town Board on major threats posed to environmental quality. The Council would also review and periodically update the Town’s 2019 natural resources inventory; develop a library of information on effective land management, protection, use and conservation; provide the Planning Board, developers and residents with a source of information about natural resources and potential environmental impacts; review development proposals and conduct site visits for matters pending before the Planning Board; create checklists and best practice guidelines as planning tools for improvement projects; and carry out other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Town Board.

A copy of the proposed local law may be reviewed at the Town Hall, during the Town Clerk’s regular business hours, or on the Town website (direct link to Local Law Draft).


Dated: March 28, 2020


East Greenbush Town Clerk